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Description US Postage stamp: Abraham Lincoln, Memorial Issue of 1866, 15c, black.
The first Lincoln postage stamp.
Source U.S. Post Office; Photo obtained / rendered by Gwillhickers
Author U.S. Government, Post Office Department
National Bank Note Company

Engraving of Lincoln by Joseph Ourdan, modeled after a photograph by C.S.German


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