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90-cent Lincoln

90c Abraham Lincoln re-issue single

Scott Catalogue USA: 132
Description:

unused; perf 12; re-issue of 1869

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 (carmine, black) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 1 in. (2.54 x 2.54 cm)
Museum ID:
1980.2493.1010
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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