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5-dollar Columbus

Columbian Exposition wrapper with complete set

Scott Catalogue USA: 230—245
Description:

This wrapper (outer covering of a package) has as its postage all 16 commemorative stamps (USA Scott 230—245) issued in conjunction with the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago, Illinois, in 1893. The wrapper was postmarked at Crow Wing, Minnesota, on May 18, 1893, transiting Chicago, Illinois, to the addressee in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Date:
May 18, 1893
Markings:
cancel: Crow Wing, Minn., May 18, 1893
Medium:
paper; ink (multiple colors)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 8 7/8 x 12 1/8 in. (22.54 x 30.8 cm)
Museum ID:
1992.2012.1
Place:
Minnesota


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