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15 cents greenLithographed Hoyer & Ludwig Richmond
Stone A-B October 16, 1861
Stone 1 October 23, 1861
Stone 2 December 2, 1861
Sheet of 2 panes of 100 each
Imprint on Stone A&B none on 1&2
Colors: Light green, dark green, bright green, dull green, olive green
Estimated printing: 9,250,000
210 cents blueLithographed Hoyer & Ludwig Richmond
One Stone November 8, 1861
Sheet of 2 panes of 100 each - 50 stamp transfer stone
Imprint on two different locations
First printing was deep blue others of lighter blue
Colors: Deep blue, blue, light blue
Estimated printing: 4,650,000 both printers

Lithographed J.T. Patterson Co. Augusta, GA
Earliest use July 25, 1862
Sheet size unknown pane of 100
Sheets printed with and without imprints
Printed in conjunction with Hoyer & Ludwig
Colors: Blue, light blue, dark blue, indigo, greenish blue, milky blue

32 cents greenLithographed Hoyer & Ludwig
One stone March 21, 1862
Sheet of 2 panes of 100 each
50 stamp transfer stone
No sheet imprint
Colors: Green, light green, dark green, yellow green, emerald green
Estimated printing: 2 million
45 cents blueLithographed Hoyer & Ludwig
Same transfer stones as green issue
Two stones: Stone 2 March 4, 1862; Stone 3 April 10, 1862
Sheet of 2 panes of 100 each - 50 stamp transfer stone
No imprint
Colors: Dark blue, indigo, pale blue, deep blue, light milky blue
Estimated printing: 6.7 million
510 cents roseLithographed Hoyer & Ludwig
Same transfer stone as blue issue
One stone rose March 10, 1862
Carmine May 27, 1862
Sheet of 2 panes of 100 each - 50 stamp transfer stone
Last of lithographed stamps
Produced in mid 1862
Colors: Rose, deep rose, rose pink, carmine, brown rose, salmon
Estimated printing: 1,150,000
65 cents blueTypographed - Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd. London
Engraved in relief on steel electrotyped
Flat bed printed - 4 panes of 100 to a sheet
Delivered to CSA in half sheets of 200
No imprint on sheet
First shipment captured by federal warship taken to Philadelphia - 54 plates survived. Rediscovered 1954
Second shipment entered Wilmington, NC
April 1862 - Earliest known use
April 16, 1862
Colors: Blue, light blue
Estimated printing: 12 million
75 cents blueTypographed Archer & Daly Richmond
Plates supplied by Thomas De La Rue, printed in Richmond
4 panes of 100 to a sheet
No imprint
Earliest known use: August 15, 1863
Colors: Blue, light blue, dark blue, cobalt blue
Estimated printing: 36,250,000
82 cents red brownLine engraved steel plate Archer & Daly
Plates engraved by Frederick Halpin
Sheet of 200 divided into 2 panes
Earliest use: April 21, 1863
No imprint
Colors: Pale rose red, brown red
Estimated printing: 1,650,000
910 cents blueLine engraved Archer & Daly
One plate made of copper sheet believed to be two panes of 100
No imprint
Earliest use: April 23, 1863
Colors: Milky blue, blue, dark blue, gray blue, pale milky blue, opaline blue
Estimated printing: 1,000,000
1010 cents blueLine engraved Archer & Daly
Engraved in steel by John Archer transferred to copper plate which had been prepared with rule lines being placed to guide location of stamp
Sheet believed to be 100
No imprint
Earliest use: April 19, 1863
Colors: Milky blue, blue, greenish blue, deep blue
Estimated printing: 500,000
1110 cents blueType I line engraved Archer & Daly
Two steel printing plates No. 1 and No. 2 sheet of 2 panes of 100
Sheet exists with and without imprint
Experimental 12 perf exist
Earliest known use: May 1, 1863
Latest known use: April 29, 1865
Colors: Milky blue, blue, dark blue, greenish blue, green
Estimated printing: 23.8 million

Keating & Ball, Columbia SC
In 1864 when Richmond seemed to be in danger of capture, printing plates were moved to Columbia.
Imprint removed and Keating & Ball added
Plate numbers not removed
Sheet of 2 panes of 100
Earliest known use: October 4, 1864
Latest known use: May 4, 1865
Colors: Blue, dull blue, dark blue
Estimated printing: 7.5 million

1210 cents blueType II line engraved Archer & Daly
Two steel plates No. 3 and No. 4
Sheet of 2 panes of 100
Sheets exist with and without imprint
Experimental 12 perf exist
Earliest known use: May 1, 1863
Latest known use: April 26, 1865
Colors: Milky blue, light blue, dark blue, greenish blue, green
Estimated printing: 23.8 million
Keating & Ball, Columbia SC
Plates moved imprint replaced with Keating & Ball - same plate numbers
Estimated known use: October 4, 1864
Printed until February 17, 1865 - Columbia occupied
Last date of official use: May 22, 1865
Colors: Blue, dull blue, dark blue
Estimated printing: 7.5 million
1320 cents greenLine engraved Archer & Daly
Steel plate of 2 panes of 100
Panes exist with and without imprints
Earliest known use: June 1, 1863
Colors: Deep green, yellow green, milky green, bluish green
Estimated printing: 2,350,000
141 cent orangeTypographed Thomas De La Rue & Co. London
Engraved in relief on steel electrotyped and flat plate printed
Sheets of 4 panes of 100 each - delivered in 2 panes of 100
Stamp never issued, no genuinely used copies exist
Colors: orange, dull orange, deep orange
Estimated printing: 400,000


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