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$1.92 brown Ceres Specimen single

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$1.92 brown Ceres Specimen single

Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps

Newspapers and periodicals; Overprinted "specimen"; Issue of 1875-1885.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875 - 1885
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Postage stamps
Postage stamps
Citation/reference: Scott Catalogue USA PR71S
Content: Unused Ceres single printed by the American Bank Note Company overprinted "Specimen" for distribution to foreign countries through the Universal Postal Union
Physical Description
Extent: Paper ink (brown)
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 050da2c0-c624-012f-b57e-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

  • 1875: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "$1.92 brown Ceres Specimen single" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875 - 1885. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-a08d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "$1.92 brown Ceres Specimen single" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-a08d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1875 - 1885). $1.92 brown Ceres Specimen single Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-a08d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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$1.92 brown Ceres Specimen single