2¢ - Carmine rose, light carmine rose
Printing Method: Flat plate
Subject: Battle of White Plains
Number issued: 40,639,485
Scott #: 629
Issued: October 18th, 1926
40¢ - 80¢
No postmark with gum (MH)
Full perfect gum, no postmark
no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH)
A sheet of 100 of #629, there are four panes to a sheet of 400
A first day cover of #629, October 18th, 1926
The vignette was an oil painting submitted to the Post Office called 'Alexander Hamilton's Battery' by Edmund Ward, it later became a mural at the old White Plains Post Office.
One interesting fact is that Post Office was not sure about having the word DEATH on a stamp so the right flag was draped to show 'Liberty or D' only.
#629 was issued with the following plate #'s