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Incredible Souvenir Sheet for 1989 World Stamp Expo, showing the 4 examples of 1869 US Abraham Lincoln Stamp in the issued colors, but also 3 trial color combinations.
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Catalog Value =$30
90¢ World Stamp Expo ‘90
Issue Date: November 17, 1989
City: Washington, DC
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed and engraved
On November 17, 1989 - the opening day of the World Stamp Expo '89 - this souvenir sheet made its debut. Its first-day ceremony was only the first of eleven similar ceremonies that were held during the philatelic exposition.
U.S. #2433 pictures the classic 1869 Abraham Lincoln Pictorial stamp (U.S. #122) in four different colors – the issued color plus three of the trial proof color combinations. The souvenir sheet was issued imperforate and was the first in that form since the SIPEX sheet of 1966.