Thomas Edison postage stamps

Collection Type

  • Currency

GUSN

GUSN-222742

Description

Two postage stamps adhered to a piece of paper. Each one is a picture of Thomas Edison and they are three cent stamps. On top of the stamps is the post office delivery stamp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

postage stamps
wood (plant material)
ink
Stamp, Postage

Inscription

"UNITED STATES POSTAGE . THOMAS A. / EDISON" (printed)
"BOSTON, MASS" (It is the only readable part from the stamp that the post office put on the postage stamps.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Exchange Medium

Dimensions

1 7/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3374