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$5 black Columbus Specimen single

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2005_6603_6_38_16

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$5 black Columbus Specimen single

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Title
$5 black Columbus Specimen single
Collection

Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps

Engraved & printed by the American Bank Note Company; "Specimen"; Issue of 1893.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Genres
Postage stamps
Engravings
Notes
Citation/reference: Scott Catalogue USA 245S
Content: Unused "specimen" overprint overprinted for distribution to officials not enough of the one dollar value in stock to make complete sets
Physical Description
Extent: Paper ink (black)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0bdf1c0-c625-012f-770d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "$5 black Columbus Specimen single" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-7e41-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "$5 black Columbus Specimen single" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-7e41-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1893). $5 black Columbus Specimen single Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-7e41-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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$5 black Columbus Specimen single