The Executive Departmental Stamp Designs of 1873

Plates of 100 stamps - Perforated 12 - Issued July 3, 1873
Printed by the Continental Bank Note Company on "thin, hard" whitish paper

Number O10
1¢ Franklin
Number O11
2¢ Jackson
Number O12
3¢ Washington
Number O13
6¢ Lincoln
Number O14
10¢ Jefferson

The three cent stamp is found in carmine or violet rose. All of the rest range in color from carmine to deep carmine. The six and ten cent stamps are found in pale carmine as well. There were no American Bank Note printings of the Executive stamps.