Bureau of Printing and Engraving

Bureau of Printing and Engraving Washignton District of Columbia


Stock #: 238080
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Washignton
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: W. B. Garrison
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Bureau of Printing and Engraving is a branch of the United States Treasury and the most intersting part of its work is keeping the nation supplied with money. It covers an area of 207,049 square feet and gives employment to about 4100 people. Its average total daily output is between six and seven million dollars in value, the highest bill printed having a face value of $10,000.00. Besides the engraving of plates for, and printing United States gold and silver certificates and National Bank notes, here are also made Postage and Internal Revenue stamps, checks, bonds, and all government paper securities. No. 61492, this series, shows the perforating of stamps and 61585 the U.S. Treasury
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