United States - Regular Issue Seals


Catalog: Scott #OX17

Date issued: 1916

Printing: Black on pink paper

Perforation: 12

Inscription: "Post Office Department. / OFFICIALLY SEALED. / United States of America" with Liberty head in central vignette and "lace" scrollwork background design within frame

Control Number: none

Description: Locally delivered 1916 window envelope "Received in Bad Condition / at St. Louis, Mo." and repaired with three official seals. This seal is much more scarce than Scott catalog value would indicate, as it was replaced after only one year of use.






Catalog: Scott #OX18a

Date issued: 1917

Printing: Black on white paper

Perforation: 12

Inscription: "Post Office Department. / OFFICIALLY SEALED. / United States of America" with Liberty head in central vignette and "lace" scrollwork background design within frame

Control Number: none

Description: Five "CHICAGO, ILL." precancelled seals used to repair and reclose badly damaged 1920 incoming registered cover from Warsaw, Poland.

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