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1-cent Franklin

1c ultramarine Franklin pair

Scott Catalogue USA: 156
Description:

unused; 1-cent Franklin with 'secret' mark located in the pearl at the left of the numeral '1'. It is a small crescent. All values from the 1-cent through 15-cent printed by the Continental Bank Note Company have an identifying 'secret' mark (each value differs).

Date:
August 22, 1873
Medium:
white wove paper; ink (ultramarine); gum / engraved
Museum ID:
2005.6603.5.1.2
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Credits:
The Benjamin K. Miller Stamp Collection, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
  • Miller Collection
  • 1c ultramarine Franklin pair
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