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6-cent Columbus Welcomed at Barcelona

6c Columbus Welcome at Barcelona single

Scott Catalogue USA: 235
Description:

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Design of the stamp is taken from one of the panels of the bronze doors in the Capitol Building. The doors were designed by Randolph Rogers. The design is entitled "Columbus Welcomed at Barcelona". 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: 4,707,550.

Date:
1893
Medium:
paper; ink (purple) / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.1621
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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