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What colors are in the stamp blue color scheme?

What do you know about the colors of postage stamps?

  • The colors of postage stamps are at once obvious, and among the most difficult areas of philately. Different denominations of stamps have been printed in different colors since the very beginning; as with their successors, postal clerks could distinguish the Penny Black and Two pence blue more quickly by color...

What is a bi-colored stamp?

  • Stamps with two colors ("bi-colored") began to appear very early, although typically reserved for higher values, due to the added expense of multiple print runs.

How are stamp color nomenclature and stamp catalogs related?

  • In general, collectors follow the stamp catalogs in matters of color nomenclature, even though the different catalogs are not consistent with each other. Although there are a great many named colors, the selection used by philatelists is limited to several dozen, modified by adjectives such as "dark", "light", "pale", "bright" and "deep".

image-What colors are in the stamp blue color scheme?
image-What colors are in the stamp blue color scheme?
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