#205 – 1882 5c Garfield, yellow brown

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U.S. #205
1882 5¢ Garfield

Earliest Known Use: February 18, 1882
Quantity issued:
 170,894,020 (estimate)
Printed by: American Bank Note Company
Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 12
Color: Yellow brown
 
An officer in the Union Army during the Civil War, James A. Garfield also served for nine terms in the House of Representatives before being elected as our 20th President. Issued five months after his assassination, the intended color was black, to symbolize mourning. Mrs. Garfield, however, did not like the proofs and suggested brown be used instead.
 
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U.S. #205
1882 5¢ Garfield

Earliest Known Use: February 18, 1882
Quantity issued:
 170,894,020 (estimate)
Printed by: American Bank Note Company
Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 12
Color: Yellow brown
 
An officer in the Union Army during the Civil War, James A. Garfield also served for nine terms in the House of Representatives before being elected as our 20th President. Issued five months after his assassination, the intended color was black, to symbolize mourning. Mrs. Garfield, however, did not like the proofs and suggested brown be used instead.