The United States Imperforate Issues 1851 - 1856
& Their Importance in an Expanding Postal System
Purpose: This exhibit is a comprehensive study of the five imperforate sumps issued between 1851 and 1856. It also shows a diverse range of uses including how the stamps were treated by the post office, the innovative uses patrons found for the mails and how the post office addressed their needs in a period of profound change in the country.
Awarded Champion of Champions, Hartford, CT, August 2014
The images are thumbnails. Click to see larger version. PDF file here.
Richard Frajola (Sep 2014)