Dr. Carroll Chase Plate Studies
The Smithsonian Institution has the photographic negatives of Dr. Carroll Chase's reconstructed plates of the U. S. three cent 1851 issue. The Chase prints show each stamp in the same size as the original stamp. Each image shows a complete pane of stamps and measures 11 x 14 inches. The reconstruction includes 13 plates consisting of a left and a right pane, making a total of 26 panes.
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