Columbian 1893 Deal Rejected
Francisco dealer offered $10,000 to
the Post Office Dept., for ten thousand sets of the Columbians, 1¢
to $5, which were to be withdrawn from issue at the end of that year,
"stamps to be cancelled to order, with several different styles of
and with the further stipulation that the deal be kept
His proposition drew a fast, but curt rejection from the Department.
- George B. Sloane
June 2, 1951
Posted September 25, 1999
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