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5c Thomas Jefferson trial color card proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 42TC
Description:

Trial color proof prepared for the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta.

In 1881, the American Bank Note Company printed card proofs of all previously issued stamps in five colors—black, scarlet, brown, green, and blue—for the Post Office Department to show at the International Atlanta Cotton Exposition.

Date:
1881
Medium:
cardboard; ink (black)/ engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 13/16 in. (2.54 x 2.06 cm)
Museum ID:
2008.2006.33
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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