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Suit: 2 of Hearts 
Country: USA 
Name: Inverted Landing of Columbus 
Year: 1869 
Denomination: 15 cents 
Description: Columbian Exposition Issue. This series included THREE FIRSTS in its claim to fame: It was the first U.S. pictorial to show something other than individual personages; it was the first ever bi-colored issue in the United States, and it was the first U.S. set of inverted errors. The frame was printed inverted in relation to the center. This stamp depicts the Landing of Columbus after Vanderlyn's painting which hangs in the Rotunda of the Capital at Washington D.C 
Color: Brown & Blue 
Used/Unused: Unused 
Perf/Imperf: Perforated 
Catalog: Scott 119b 

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