Star Wars Droids stamps receive Scott catalog numbers
Scott Catalog News by Charles Snee
Another month has passed, and that means it’s time to reveal another batch of new Scott catalog numbers.
The editors of the Scott catalogs each month assign catalog numbers to new issues from the United States, United Nations and postal services from around the world.
The new Scott numbers detailed here are for recently issued U.S. stamps. New Scott numbers for worldwide stamps are given in the Scott New Listings Update in the expanded monthly issue of Linn’s Stamp News.
Included in this month’s listings are Scott numbers for just one issue: the 10 nondenominated (55¢) Star Wars Droids forever stamps issued May 4 in a decorative pane of 20. Minor-number listings are also provided for the imperforate Star Wars Droids stamps from no-die-cut press sheets.
What do these Scott numbers signify? In short, each stamp’s listing in an upcoming edition of the 2022 Scott catalogs.
Having these numbers handy will allow you to easily locate these stamps in the Scott catalogs and learn about their production and values.
Now that you have some context, here are the new U.S. Scott numbers:
Scott Number Description
5573 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – IG-11
5574 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – R2-D2
5575 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – K-2SO
5576 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – D-O
5577 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – L3-37
5578 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – BB-8
5579 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – C-3PO
5580 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – Gonk Droid
5581 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – 2-1B Droid
5582 (55c) Star Wars Movie Droids – Chopper
b. Block of 10, #5573-5582
c. Imperforate block of 10, #5573a-5582a
All of the numbers will appear in the Scott New Listings Update section of the June 21 Linn’s Stamp News. For further information, contact Martin J. Frankevicz.
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