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Scott Number: R9a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 1041

Denomination/Type: 2c Express, blue, imperforate

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 15.00

Estimated Retail Value: $ 35.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle

Cancel Color: Black

Cancel Date: May 13, 1864

Cancel or Company Type: Other/Miscellaneous

Company: John Wood & Co.

City: Quincy

State: Illinois

Superb jumbo. John Wood was founder of Quincy Il and early land speculator in town. He served as IL governor 1860-1861 (10 months), then was quartermaster for state of Illinois.

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