Arago: 50-cent Recall of Columbus

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50-cent Recall of Columbus

50c Recall of Columbus single

Scott Catalogue USA: 240
Description:

mint

Design of the stamp is taken from a painting by A.G. Heaton entitled "Recall of Columbus". Printed in sheets of 100, cut into panes of 50 for distribution. A few sheets of 100 remain intact today, as well as panes of 50. Quantity issued: 243,750.

Date:
1893
Medium:
paper; ink (slate blue) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 1 1/2 in. (2.54 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
1980.2493.1635
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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