Special-Delivery Stamp (10-cent) and Columbian Series – Issue of 1983

As the special-delivery stamp closely resembled the 1-cent and 4-cent Columbian stamps, giving rise to mistakes in the payment of postage and the treatment of mail matter, its color was changed from blue to orange January 24, 1893, and so continued to January 5, 1894, when the printing in blue was resumed. Continue reading “Special-Delivery Stamp (10-cent) and Columbian Series – Issue of 1983” »