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


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$5 black Columbus Specimen single
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Image ID: 2005_6603_6_38_16

$5 black Columbus Specimen single (1893)

Image Details

Image Title

:  $5 black Columbus Specimen single

Published Date

: 1893

Medium

: Engravings

Item Physical Description

: Paper ink (black)

Notes

: Unused "specimen" overprint overprinted for distribution to officials not enough of the one dollar value in stock to make complete sets

Standard Reference

: Scott Catalogue USA 245S

Source

: Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps / Engraved & printed by the American Bank Note Company; "Specimen"; Issue of 1893.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Digital ID

: 2005_6603_6_38_16

Record ID

: 1087316

Digital Item Published

: 10-3-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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