1894 First U.S. Government Printing #246-263

The Government Takes Over!
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing, a division of the Treasury Department, began printing U.S. postage stamps in 1894, modifying the 1890 American Bank Note Company designs by adding triangles to the upper corners. These stamps for sale online include triangles on the 2¢ denomination that exists in three versions -- Types I, II, & III.

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