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Printer:
American Bank Note Company  Search this
Depicts:
Christopher Columbus, Italian, 1451 - 1506  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (brown red) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 1 1/2 in. (2.54 x 3.81 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1893
Description:
mint
Design of the stamp is believed to be after a painting by Leutze painted in 1841. Printed in sheets of 100, cut into panes of 50 for distribution.
Neither sheets of 100 nor panes of 50 are known to remain intact. Largest known multiple is a block of 25. Quantity issued: 45,550.
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.1639
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm816b1d706-234c-4a2b-9fb3-a5ef6f49e1b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.1639