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Source:   Issue of 1847 [2].


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10c black Washington bisect on cover
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Image ID: 2005_6603_2_6_1

10c black Washington bisect on cover (June 11, 1851)

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Image Title

:  10c black Washington bisect on cover

Published Date

: June 11, 1851

Medium

: null

Item Physical Description

: Paper ink (black)

Notes

: Used only horizontal split of this issue known. The bottom half of a 10-cent issue used as a single five-cent stamp for a letter traveling less than three hundred miles. It was mailed on June 11, 1851. The townmark is struck twice, once to cancel the stamp. The letter is addressed to Jno. B. Brooke, Esq. who was the county clerk of Prince Georges county, Maryland.

Standard Reference

: Scott Catalogue USA 2C

Source

: Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps / Issue of 1847 [2].

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Digital ID

: 2005_6603_2_6_1

Record ID

: 1089786

Digital Item Published

: 10-22-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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