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12-cent Washington

12c Washington re-issue single

Scott Catalogue USA: 107
Description:

unused; perf 12; re-issue of 1861-66; 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.

Date:
1875
Medium:
hard white paper; ink (black) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 7/8 in. (2.54 x 2.22 cm)
Museum ID:
1980.2493.532
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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