Arago: Exhibits

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CONTINENTAL AND NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANIES.

$6 Newspaper and Periodical plate proof

Beginning in 1861, the National Bank Note Company and the Continental Bank Note Company produced a wide variety of stamps. The $6 newspaper stamp is a Continental product.

Special Tax Stamp:

In addition to many postage stamps, National Bank Note printed the 2-cent Liberty documentary revenue stamp of 1875.