The State Department Stamp Designs of 1873

All were printed on 100-subject plates except the dollar values which were printed on 10-subject plates
Perforated 12 - Issued July 3, 1873 - Printed by the Continental Bank Note Company on "thin, hard" whitish paper

Scott O57
1¢ Franklin
Scott O58
2¢ Jackson
Scott O59
3¢ Washington
Scott O60
6¢ Lincoln
Scott O61
7¢ Stanton

Scott O62
10¢ Jefferson
Scott O63
12¢ Clay
Scott O64
15¢ Webster
Scott O65
24¢ Scott
Scott O66
30¢ Hamilton
Scott O67
90¢ Perry
Scott O68
$2 Seward
Scott O69
$5 Seward
Scott O70
$10 Seward
Scott O71
$20 Seward

The colors for the individual State Department Officials are listed below. Note that the first color listed is the most common color for that denomination. No State Department officials were issued by the American Bank Note Co.

Scott O57 - 1¢ Dark green, light green, dark yellow green
Scott O58 - 2¢ Dark green, yellow green to dark yellow green
Scott O59 - 3¢ Bright green, dark green, yellow green
Scott O60 - 6¢ Bright green, dark green, yellow green
Scott O61 - 7¢ Dark green, dark yellow green
Scott O62 - 10¢ Dark green, bright green, yellow green
Scott O63 - 12¢ Dark green, dark yellow green
Scott O64 - 15¢ Dark green, dark yellow green
Scott O65 - 24¢ Dark green, dark yellow green
Scott O66 - 30¢ Dark green, dark yellow green
Scott O67 - 90¢ Dark green, light green, dark yellow green
Scott O68 - $2 Green and black, yellow green and black
Scott O69 - $5 Green and black, yellow green and black
Scott O70 - $10 Green and black, yellow green and black
Scott O71 - $20 Green and black, yellow green and black