- What does it mean when your stamp is upside down?
- Is it OK if a stamp is upside down?
- Does it matter if the envelope is upside down?
- How much is an inverted Jenny stamp worth?
- Why is inverted Jenny valuable?
- What year is the inverted Jenny stamp?
This is not an accident, it’s an antiquated but still-living little language in the placement of a stamp. An upside-down stamp means “I love you.” The stamp posted slightly off-kilter means “I miss you.” There’s a lot more crammed into the placement of one little square on a slightly larger square.
Originally Answered: Can you put a stamp upside down? No. So long as it is the correct amount of postage, and placed in the proper location (upper right-hand corner), the machines that cancel the stamps and sort the mail don’t care which way it’s oriented.
Does it matter if you address an envelope upside down? – Quora. How the address on the letters does not matter to a machine it can read it no matter what. If hand sorted the person doing this does not need the writing orientated to how the envelope is sealed .
Only one pane of 100 of the invert stamps was ever found, making this error one of the most prized in philately. A single Inverted Jenny was sold at a Robert A. Siegel auction in November 2007 for $977,500….Inverted JennyNo. in existence100Face value24 US¢Estimated valueUS $1,593,000
Only one pane of 100 of the invert stamps was ever found, making this error one of the most prized in philately. A single Inverted Jenny was sold at a Robert A….Inverted JennyEstimated valueUS $1,593,000
1918The “inverted Jenny” postage stamp, one from a sheet of 100 printed in 1918 for the first U.S. airmail service, depicts an upside down biplane and had a face value of 24 cents.