Identification Guide for One and One-half Cent United States Postage Stamps

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V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
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(updated 30 September 2014)


Welcome to the online identification guide for one and one-half cent United States postage stamps.

Purpose of this web page: The purpose of this web page is to help you identify the Scott number for one and one-half cent United States postage stamps.

How to contribute: Feedback about this page is welcomed and should be e-mailed to info@vfthomas.com or sent by traditional mail to U.S. Postage Stamp Identifier, c/o V. F. Thomas Co.; P. O. Box 400; Southwest Harbor, ME 04679.






There are 16 United States postage stamps with a denomination of one and one-half cents. You can determine which one you have by comparing your stamp with the images below and then reading what is printed to the right of the matching image. Sometimes that will involve working your way from left to right in a table.



Warren G. Harding
design A156
overprinted "Kans." - Your stamp is Scott #659
"Nebr." - Your stamp is Scott #670
no overprint perf. 11 - Your stamp is Scott #553
perf. 11 x 101/2 - Your stamp is Scott #633
perf. 10 - Your stamp is Scott #582
perf. 10 vert. - Your stamp is Scott #598
perf. 10 horiz. - Your stamp is Scott #605
imperf. design 191/4 x 221/2 mm - Your stamp is Scott #631
design 191/4 x 221/4 mm - Your stamp is Scott #576




Warren G. Harding
design A203
perf. 11 x 101/2 - Your stamp is Scott #684
perf. 10 vert. - Your stamp is Scott #686




George Washington
design A212
Your stamp is Scott #706




Martha Washington
design A277
perf. 11 x 101/2 - Your stamp is Scott #805
perf. 10 vert. - Your stamp is Scott #840
perf. 10 horiz. - Your stamp is Scott #849




Mount Vernon
design A479
Your stamp is Scott #1032