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10c Washington single

Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson1847-07-01

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

The 10-cent George Washington and the 5-cent Benjamin Franklin were the first federal postage stamps issued by the Post Office Department following the Congressional Act of March 3, 1847. Both stamps were issued July 1, 1847 and were printed by the New York firm of Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson (RWH&E).

Scott Catalogue USA: 2

Museum ID: 1980.2493.23

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  • Title: 10c Washington single
  • Creator: Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson
  • Date Created: 1847-07-01
  • Subject Keywords: stamp, George Washington
  • Medium: thin bluish wove paper; ink (black) / engraving

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