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Medium:
hard white paper; ink (brown)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 7/8 x 7/8 in. (2.22 x 2.22 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1875
Description:
unused; perf 12; re-issue from 1869 issue; without grill
In 1875, Post Office Department officials decided to exhibit samples of all previously issued stamps at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia the following year. Since this required a special printing, the department ordered extra copies for sale to stamp collectors.
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Object number:
0.260305.152.65.2
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.260305.152.65.2