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QUESTION: Could you Tell me if these stamps are worth anything, I found them in my Fathers Things after He passed away. I also Have the Deed they Go with .If that makes any difference ? Thanks for your time ? Kori


I can't quite make out the details, but it looks to me like you have some $2.20 and $3.30 1952 dated red documentary issues.  Those two issues are designated Scott number R603 and R606 respectively.  Fault-free, eye-appealing examples of each in used condition have retail values of $70 and $90 apiece.  If they are instead dated 1953 or 1954, the values are substantially less.  I can't make out the state revenues.

-Mark Leon

I deal in United States Stamps
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and Halloween Costumes!

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They are dated series 1953 How much is substantially less ?, However the 10 cent one is dated 1944. Thanks again Kori


The 1953 $2.20 and $3.30 dated reds are designated R637 and R640, and are valued at $6.00 and $17.50 respectively. The ten cent 1944 revenue, Scott R392, is valued at 25 cents.

-Mark Leon

I deal in United States Stamps
American Art Glass
and Halloween Costumes!

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I am a collector of United States postage stamps, and also a stamp dealer. I`m a member of the American Philatelic Society (APS). My principle area of interest and expertise is in United States Stamps.


I've been selling stamps on the internet since early 1996. I maintain a stamp web page that concentrates on mint US stamps issued generally between 1890 and 2009. I'm an active seller on since 1996, under the user id "mleon". You can find my web page at

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, 1984.

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