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3c American Authors Ralph Waldo Emerson die proof attached to plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 861P
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (bright red violet) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 8 x 6 in. (20.32 x 15.24 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 2, 1940
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.15924.2
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5c Army West Point plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 789
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 21 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. (54.61 x 44.45 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 19, 1937
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21090.1
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5c Army West Point die proof attached to plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 789
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (ultramarine) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 1/2 x 4 in. (8.89 x 10.16 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1937
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21090.2
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5c Seal of the US Naval Academy plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 794
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 21 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (54.61 x 43.82 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 18, 1937
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21094.1
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5c Seal of the US Naval Academy die proof attached to plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 794P
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (ultramarine) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (8.89 x 9.84 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1937
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21094.2
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5c American Authors Louisa May Alcott plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 862
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 18 7/8 x 21 in. (47.94 x 53.34 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
December 14, 1939
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21679.1
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5c American Authors Louisa May Alcott die proof attached to plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 862P
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (blue) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 8 x 6 in. (20.32 x 15.24 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
December 19, 1939
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21679.2
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3c Pan American Union plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 895
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (purple) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 18 7/8 x 21 5/8 in. (47.94 x 54.93 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
March 8, 1940
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21738.1
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3c Pan American Union die proof attached to plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 895P
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (lavender) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 8 x 6 in. (20.32 x 15.24 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
March 12, 1940
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21738.2
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3c Pony Express plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 894
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (purple) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 22 x 18 3/4 in. (55.88 x 47.63 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
March 14, 1940
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21749.1
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3c Pony Express die proof attached to plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 894P
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (henna brown) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 6 x 8 in. (15.24 x 20.32 cm)
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
March 20, 1940
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.21749.2
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2c Panama-Pacific Exposition block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 398b
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (carmine lake) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. (4.76 x 6.35 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1913
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.230499.1.1-4
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Taussig US first airmail flight signed by Woodrow Wilson cover and letter

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA C3
Signer:
Woodrow Wilson, American, 1856 - 1924  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 4 11/16 x 7 5/16 in. (11.9 x 18.5 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
District of Columbia
Place of Destination:
New York
Date:
May 15, 1918
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Object number:
1978.0014.1
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$2 Beer revenue stamp proof single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA REA29P4
Depicts:
Alexander Hamilton, American, 1757 - 1804  Search this
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
National Bank Note Company  Search this
Medium:
card; ink (red brown, black) / engraved
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 15/16 x 2 7/8 in. (7.4 x 7.3 cm)
Type:
Revenue Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1871
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Object number:
1999.2018.467
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Nathanael Greene free frank on Valley Forge cover

Writer:
Nathanael Greene, American, 1742 - 1786  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink; wax seal (red)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 5/8 x 5 3/4 in. (9.21 x 14.61 cm) Height x Width (unfolded): 8 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. (20.96 x 32.39 cm) Height x Width (completely unfolded): 12 1/2 x 16 in. (31.75 x 40.64 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Destination:
Connecticut
Place of Origin:
Pennsylvania
Date:
April 2, 1778
Topic:
Early Nation's Period (1776-1800)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
2005.2027.4
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Sanitized mail

Medium:
paper; ink; plastic
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 9 × 12 1/2 in. (22.86 × 31.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place:
SINGAPORE (British commonwealth republic)
Date:
2002
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Object number:
2002.2003.3
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Doremus lamppost mailbox

Manufacturer:
Reading Stove Works  Search this
Designer:
Willard D. Doremus  Search this
Medium:
metal; paint (olive green)
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 53 × 13 × 8 in. (134.62 × 33.02 × 20.32 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
United States of America
Date:
Patent date: 1894
Object number:
1989.0566.1
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Office of the Chief of Staff cover

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA C25
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 4 x 7 1/2 in. (10.16 x 19.05 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Date:
1945
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
2011.2004.1
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Painting of John Wanamaker

Depicts:
John Wanamaker, American, 1838 - 1922  Search this
Medium:
canvas; wood; paint (oil)
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 57 1/2 × 47 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (146.05 × 120.65 × 8.89 cm)
Type:
Art
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1919
Object number:
0.283371.7
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Post office structure from Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

Associated Organization:
Dillsburg (PA) Post Office (USPS)  Search this
Manufacturer:
Federal Equipment Company  Search this
Medium:
oak; brass; iron ; steel; glass
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth (.1.2 Bin Crate Dimensions Curseen Morris): 63 1/2 × 84 × 60 1/2 in. (161.29 × 213.36 × 153.67 cm)
Type:
Structures & Furnishings
Place:
Pennsylvania
Date:
1913-1971
Object number:
0.295370.1
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