Arago: 1-cent Columbus in Sight of Land

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1-cent Columbus in Sight of Land

1c Columbus in Sight of Land single

Scott Catalogue USA: 230
Description:

mint

Design of the stamp is an engraving called "Columbus in Sight of Land" believed to be after a painting by W. H. Powell. Printed in sheets of 200, cut into panes of 50 for distribution. A few sheets of 100 remain intact today, as well as panes of 50. Quantity issued: 440,195,550.

Date:
1893
Medium:
paper; ink (deep blue) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 1 1/2 in. (2.54 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
1980.2493.1606
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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