United States Stamp Values


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1916-19 Rotary Coil Unwatermarked Perforated 10 Horizonal





Denom. Description Mint Used
1 cent Washington green $1.15 $0.75
2 cent Carmine Type II $17.75 $7.75
2 cent Carmine Type III $3.35 $2.00
3 cent Violet Type I $6.50 $1.85


1916-22 Rotary Coil Unwatermarked Perforated 10 Vertical







Denom. Description Mint Used
1 cent Washington green $0.70 $0.45
2 cent Carmine Type II .. $575.00
2 cent Carmine Type III $12.00 $0.75
3 cent Violet Type I $20.00 $3.75
3 cent Violet Type II $15.00 $1.50
4 cent Orange brown $14.50 $4.25
5 cent Blue $4.50 $1.20
10 cent Franklin orange yellow $45.00 $12.50


1917-19 Flat Plate Unwatermarked Perforated 11

The 1917-19 flat plate issue contains several interesting items. The five cent rose error was created when a five cent transfer roll was accidentally used to re-enter three subjects on two cent plate. Also listed in this series is the two cent double line watermark Washington stamp. This variety was created when the Post Office took unused stocks of imperforate sheets with “TWO CENTS” spelled out and reissued them perf 11. 1918 saw the introduction of $2 and $5 denominated Franklins. The stamps were wider than the regular issues and bicolor.













Denom. Description Mint Used
1 cent Washington green $0.60 $0.25
2 cent Carmine Type I $0.60 $0.25
2 cent Deep rose Type Ia $425.00 $215.00
3 cent Light violet Type I $16.50 $0.35
3 cent Dark violet Type II $20.75 $1.25
4 cent Brown $15.00 $0.35
5 cent Blue $13.00 $0.35
5 cent Rose Error $525.00 ..
6 cent Red orange $19.50 $0.40
7 cent Black $37.50 $1.15
8 cent Franklin olive bistre $16.50 $0.75
9 cent Salmon red $19.50 $2.00
10 cent Orange yellow $25.00 $0.25
11 cent Light green $13.50 $2.50
12 cent Claret brown $13.50 $0.45
13 cent Apple green (1919) $15.00 $5.75
15 cent Gray $56.50 $1.40
20 cent Light ultramarine $65.00 $0.50
30 cent Orange red $55.00 $1.40
50 cent Red violet $90.00 $0.75
1 dollar Deep brown $2,250.00 $875.00
1 dollar Violet brown $72.50 $1.50
2 cent Carmine Double-line Watermark $700.00 ..
2 dollar Orange red & Black (1918) $1,025.00 $225.00
5 dollar Deep green & Black (1918) $400.00 $32.50


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These prices for U.S. stamps are provided as a service to Hobbizine readers. They are derived from numerous sources such as dealer price lists, advertisements in philatelic publications, and public auction results. Use these values as a guideline for evaluating the reasonableness of dealer prices, setting up trades with other collectors, and estimating the worth of your collection. The value of an individual stamp is dependent on its centering and condition. The prices listed here are for well centered, undamaged stamps. A particularly nice example might sell for more than the amount listed, while a poor copy might be worth less.

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