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Source:   1847-1851; End of the 1847 issue; Beginning of the 1851 issue.

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10c black Washington bisect on cover

Image ID: 2005_6603_3_1_3

10c black Washington bisect on cover (June 30, 1851)

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Image Title

:  10c black Washington bisect on cover

Published Date

: June 30, 1851


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Item Physical Description

: Paper ink (black)


: Diagonal bisect of 10 cent stamp used as 5 cents on cover mailed June 30, 1851, the last day on which 5 cent rate was in effect bisect cancelled with blue grid commonly used in Philadelphia at the time

Standard Reference

: Scott Catalogue USA 2A


: Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps / 1847-1851; End of the 1847 issue; Beginning of the 1851 issue.


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Digital ID

: 2005_6603_3_1_3

Record ID

: 1089790

Digital Item Published

: 10-26-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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