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3-cent Locomotive

3c Steam Locomotive re-issue single

Scott Catalogue USA: 125
Description:

unused; perf 12; re-issue of 1869; 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 (ultramarine) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 7/8 x 7/8 in. (2.22 x 2.22 cm)
Museum ID:
1980.2493.1003
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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