US 29 – 30A 1857 5¢ Jefferson A11, A22

29 30 30a


Scott#30A 5c President Thomas Jefferson 1860 Used Type II

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US 30 used red cancel, signed catalog $1,400.00

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SCOTT #29 5c JEFFERSON USED STAMP AVG LH - PRICED RIGHT! (INV.1)

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US 30a used red cancel catalog $300.00 x001

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US SCOTT # 30A USED FILLER # 70126

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NobleSpirit NO RESERVE (SA1) Fresh US 30a MH-VF OG 5c Brown Type II =$2,200 CV

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US 30 used red cancel catalog $1,300.00 RL0326

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US Type II 5c Sc 30 $1200 Mint Hinged

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US 30A 5 cent Jefferson Type II ($300.00)

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SCOTT #30 5c JEFFERSON UNUSED STAMP F OG NH - PRICED RIGHT! (INV.1)

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[//56] USA 1860 Scott#30A used cv:$300

$11.53 (3 Bids)
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US # 30A 5¢ Jefferson, brown, VF Used, town cancel, PF (2011)

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MONSTER STAMPS AUCTION $.99CTS SC# 30 PSE CERT UNUSED RARE RG GEM SCV $1250

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Scott 29 1859 5c Brown Jefferson Issue Used Fine with Light Cancel Cat $375

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US SCOTT # 30 TYPE ll USED WITH "ON THE NOSE" RED GRID CANCEL - CV $1475

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US # 30A 5¢ Jefferson, brown, PF (2011) graded "VF 80" Used, red grid cancel

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[dd137] USA 1860 Scott#30A used cv:$300

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US # 30A 5¢ Jefferson F-VF, red "Boston British Pkt" exch office pmk PF (2011)

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US 30a 5c Jefferson Used VF SCV $290

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US 30a 5c Jefferson Used SCV $275

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US 30 5c Jefferson Used VF-XF Strip of 3 w/ CDS & PF Cert SCV $950

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GENUINE SCOTT #29 XF USED 1859 BROWN TYPE-I SCV $375 - ESTATE CLOSEOUT

$197.10
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US 30a 5c Jefferson Used w/ Margin Inscription Cap & Blue Grid Cancel SCV $300

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SCOTT #29 USED PF CERT TYPE-I SCV $375 - DEALER ESTATE CLOSE-OUT PRICED TO SELL

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US 29 5¢ Jefferson Used Pair w/ Stitch Watermark and PF Cert SCV $900

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US 29 5c Jefferson Used Pair on Piece F-VF SCV $850

$282.58
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US 30a 5c Jefferson Used VG-Fine SCV $300

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US 30a 5c Jefferson Used VF-XF w/ Red Grids SCV $450+

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US 29 5c Jefferson Used VF

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US 30A 5c Jefferson w/Scarce RED NYFM Fancy Cancel

$189.95
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Scott #29 5¢ Jefferson VF+ Used Horizontal Pair SCV $800+

$479.95
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US 29 5c Jefferson Used VF SCV $400

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US Sc# 29 USED { SCARCE "TYPE I" STRIP OF 3 } BEAUTY LIGHT CANCEL FROM 1857-61

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US 30a 5c Jefferson Used F-VF SCV $300

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US.# 30A USED REGULAR ISSUE OF 1860 - VF - $275.00 (ESP#5101)

$129.00
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Scott # 29, Used

$79.00
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US Sc# 29 USED { 5c BROWN JEFFERSON } SCARCE "TYPE I" FROM 1857-61 CV$ 400.00

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US 30a 5c Jefferson Used F-VF appr w/ Red Grid Cancel SCV $355

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US.# 30A USED REGULAR ISSUE OF 1860 - F/VF - $175.00 (ESP#8734)

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Scarce Stamps US #30 5c Orange Brown 1860 Used Vertical Pair Fresh CV $3,500+

$1,295.00
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Classic US #30a 5c Brown 1860 VF-XF Used with Part Magenta Cancel

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US.#29 USED .05c REGULAR ISSUE TYPE I MARGIN COPY OF 1859 - VF - $400 (E#9416)

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GOLDPATH US stamp SC# 29 USED FINE CAT $400 _SBH_US

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US Sc# 29 USED { "TYPE I" 5c BROWN JEFFERSON } SCARCE OF 1857 SERIES C

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SCOTT# 29 5 CENT, RED GRID AND BLUE MANUSCRIPT CANCELS, PSAG CERT, GRADED 80.

$475.00
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$US Sc#29 used, VF, "brown" minor perf issues o/w sound, Cv. $350

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SCOTT# 29 USED 5 CENT JEFFERSON PARTIAL CANCEL, 1859, PF CERTS, GRADED VF 80

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GOLDPATH US stamp SC# 29 USED FINE CAT $400 _SBH_US

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US 30 Cents HAMILTON black

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US #30A MH original gum, with cert

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EDW1949SELL : USA 1859 Scott #29 Very Fine, Used. Choice. PSAG Cert. Cat $400.00

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US 30a 5c Jefferson Unused F-VF appr NG SCV $825 (NG)

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* 1857 SCOTT # 29 5-CENT JEFFERSON, Used with Hinge ! Nice quality !

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SCOTT# 29 UNUSED 5c JEFFERSON LARGE PART ORIGINAL GUM, 1859, 2016 PF CERT, LOOK!

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SCOTT# 29 UNUSED OG PH 5 CENT JEFFERSON, 1859. TWO CERTS, HIGH CAT VAL

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US Sc# 29 *UNUSED* { 5c BROWN JEFFERSON } SCARCE "TYPE I" FROM 1859 CV$ 1750.00

$575.00
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US #30A 5¢ brown, type II, used rich color bold cancel, PF cert Grade 90XF

$845.00
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US #29 5c JEFFERSON 1859 TYPE I USED VF 29

$225.00
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US #30A 5¢ brown, used, F/VF, Miller certificate, Scott $280.00

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US # 30A TyII Brown 5¢ Jefferson Full Gum Mint Hinged With Cert

$900.00
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SC# 29 UNUSED NO GUM 5 CENT JEFFERSON, 1859, FINE, 2017 PF CERT, HIGH CV

$725.00
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STUNNING GENUINE SCOTT #30 TYPE-II USED RED GRID CANCEL SCV $1475 PSE CERT

$445.50
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Scott 30A 1860 5c Brown Jefferson Issue Used Fine with Red Grid Cancel Cat $365

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Scott 30A 1860 5c Brown Jefferson Used VF with Light Red Cancel Cat $365

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STUNNING SCOTT #30A TYPE-II USED BLUE FANCY CANCEL XF - PRICED TO SELL

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SCOTT #30 5c ORANGE-BROWN W/ RED CANCEL, VF APPEARANCE W/ APEX CERT, CAT $1400

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US Sc# 30a TYPE II USED { 5c DARK BROWN JEFFERSON } "SCARCE PAIR OF 1857 CV$ 600

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GENUINE SCOTT #30A USED 1860 TYPE-II SCV $290 - AFFORDABLE BISHOP ESTATE SALE

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US #30A 5¢ brown, type II, used w/red grid cancel, VF, Miller cert, Scott $365.

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US #30A 5¢ brown, type II, used, w/blue grid cancel, VF, Scott $300.00

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KAPPYSSTAMPS SCOTT # 30A CATALOG $300 REBACKED (PSE CERT) SHOW PIECE STAMP!!!

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US #30A 5¢ brown, type II, used, fresh and F/VF, Scott $300.00

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Scott 30 1861 5c Jefferson lssue Type II Unused Fine NG Cat $500

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SC# 30 USED 5c JEFFERSON, 1861, GRID OF SQUARES CANCEL, 2016 PF CERT, VF

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Scott 30A 1861 5c Brown Jefferson Issue Type II Unused Fine NG Cat $825

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US #29 5¢ brown, type I, og (disturbed), scarce, Miller cert, Scott $5,500.00

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EDW1949SELL : USA 1861 Scott #30 Used. Red cancel. PSAG Cert. Cat $1400

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US Stamp Scott# 30A Jefferson 1860 L78

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US #30A 5¢ brown, type II, LH, Miller certificate, Scott $2,200.00

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GENUINE SCOTT #30 MINT OG LH 1861 ORANGE BROWN TYPE-II SCV $1200 - ESTATE SALE

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SCOTT# 30 UNUSED PART ORIGINAL GUM LH 5 CENT JEFFERSON, 1860, PSAG CERT. GEM!!

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SCOTT# 30 UNUSED ORIGINAL GUM H 5c JEFFERSON, 1861, VERY FINE, PSAG CERT.

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US #30A 5¢ brown, unused no gum, VF, Miller certificate, Scott for no gum $825.

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US #30A 5c BROWN JEFFERSON TYPE II SCARCE USED cv=$850 30

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US Sc# 30 *UNUSED H* { 5c ORANGE BROWN JEFFERSON } BEAUTY "SCARCE OF 1861 SERIES

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US #29 5c BROWN JEFFERSON TYPE I SCARCE MOGNH cv= $12,000+ 29

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RARE GENUINE SCOTT #30A MINT OG H 1861 BROWN TYPE-II SCV $2200 - ESTATE SALE

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EDW1949SELL : USA 1860 Scott #30 Used. Very light cancel. PSAG Cert. Cat $1,400.

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KAPPYSSTAMPS SF019 US SCOTT # 30A USED VERY FINE CATALOG = $825

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US Sc# 30 *UNUSED NG H* { 5c ORANGE BROWN JEFFERSON } TYPE II "SCARCE OF 1861

$275.00
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EDW1949SELL : USA 1860 Scott #30A Used. Choice, large stamp. PSAG Cert. Cat $300

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Scott #30A Jefferson Unused Pair of 2 Stamps with PF Cert (Stock #30A-pf)

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SCARCE STUNNING GENUINE SCOTT #30A MINT OG H 1860 TYPE-II SCV $2200

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Scott# 30A 5c US Type II Unused NG Brown 1860 Postage Stamp PSE Certified 2014

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US Sc 30 MLH. 1861 5c orange brown Jefferson, Excellent Color, Rare

$625.00
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UNITED STATES SCOTT #30A

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Scott U.S. #29
Series of 1857-61 5¢ Jefferson
Type I
First Day of Issue: April 4, 1859
Quantity issued: 500,000 (estimated)
Printed by: Toppan, Carpenter & Co.
Printing Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 15.5
Color: BrownTrimmed copies of U.S. #29 are often passed off as the scarcer imperforate 5¢ Jefferson of the Series of 1851-57, but the colors are noticeably different. The perforated version ranges from a yellowish brown to a dark brown, while the imperforate is a distinct red brown. A single plate was used to produce all U.S. #29 stamps.
Scott U.S. #30
Series of 1857-61 5¢ Jefferson
Type II
First Day of Issue: May 8, 1861
Quantity issued: 570,000 (estimate)
Printed by: Toppan, Carpenter & Co.
Printing Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 15.5
Color: Orange brown

The opening shots of the American Civil War were discharged on April 1, 1861. All U.S. stamps then in print were demonetized (proclaimed no more legitimate for postage) so they couldn’t be utilized by the Confederates. A sensible measure of time was conceded after the threats broke out for Unionists to trade the old stamps for another arrangement that was immediately printed and discharged in August, 1861.

U.S. #30 was issued amid that brief interim and utilized for a brief timeframe before it was demonetized. As a result of the brief time of use, numerous stamps were discovered unused in the South after the war. That is the reason U.S. #30 is more significant in postally utilized condition.

Scott U.S. #30A
Series of 1857-61 5¢ Jefferson
Type II
Earliest Known Use: May 4, 1860
Quantity issued: 825,000 (estimate)
Printed by: Toppan, Carpenter & Co.
Printing Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 15.5
Color: Brown
U.S. #30A closely resembles the imperforate U.S. #12 and U.S. 27-30. While the 5¢ Jefferson Type I stamp has complete projections, the projections on this Type II stamp are partially cut away at the top and bottom.

 

An Innovation is U.S. Stamps

At the point when the world’s first postage stamps were discharged, no procurement was made for isolating the stamps from each other. Post office assistants and stamp clients only cut these “imperforates” separated with scissors or tore them along the edge of a metal ruler. A gadget was required which would isolate the stamps all the more effortlessly and precisely.

In 1847, Irishman Henry Archer protected a machine that punched openings on a level plane and vertically between lines of stamps. Presently stamps could be isolated without cutting. Punctures empowered stamps to stick better to envelopes. He sold his development to the British Treasury in 1853. That same year, Great Britain created its initially punctured stamps.

The 1857-61 issues were the initially punctured U.S. stamps. Their outlines were repeated from the imperforate plates of 1851. Since the same plates were utilized, the puncture stamp sorts don’t contrast much from the comparing imperforate stamps. The whole arrangement (U.S. #18-39) is noted for having thin edges.