#2521b – 1991 4c Make up rate, imperf pair

U.S. #2521b Imperf Pair
1991 4¢ Make-up Rate
 
Issue Date: January 22, 1991
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 1,850,000,000
Printed By: American Bank Note Company
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: 11
Color: Bister and carmine
 
Although this stamp was criticized for its lack of design, it served a very functional purpose - to "make-up" the 4¢ difference between the old 25¢ rate and the new 29¢ rate. This was the first non-denominated stamp of its kind.
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U.S. #2521b Imperf Pair
1991 4¢ Make-up Rate

 

Issue Date: January 22, 1991
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 1,850,000,000
Printed By: American Bank Note Company
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: 11
Color: Bister and carmine
 
Although this stamp was criticized for its lack of design, it served a very functional purpose - to "make-up" the 4¢ difference between the old 25¢ rate and the new 29¢ rate. This was the first non-denominated stamp of its kind.