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90-cent Perry

90c Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry special printing single

Scott Catalogue USA: 177
Description:

unused

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 wove paper; ink (violet carmine) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/8 x 1 in. (2.86 x 2.54 cm)
Museum ID:
1980.2493.1018
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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