What does it mean when your stamp is upside down?


  1. What does it mean when your stamp is upside down?
  2. Is it OK if a stamp is upside down?
  3. Does it matter if the envelope is upside down?
  4. How much is an inverted Jenny stamp worth?
  5. Why is inverted Jenny valuable?
  6. What year is the inverted Jenny stamp?

What does it mean when your stamp is upside down?

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.

Is it OK if a stamp is upside down?

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 the envelope is upside down?

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 .

How much is an inverted Jenny stamp worth?

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

Why is inverted Jenny valuable?

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

What year is the inverted Jenny stamp?

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.