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Scott Number: R83a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 2189
Denomination/Type: $2 Probate of Will, red, imperforate
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $5500.00
Estimated Retail Value: $5000.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: February 22, 1864
Cancel or Company Type: Manufacturer/Industrial Trade
Company: H. L. Aldrich
State: Rhode Island
H.L. Aldrich was a cotton mill owner. Wonderful use of R83a on document, along with an R42c and R5c. The manuscript cancel is very bold and crisp. Part of the adjoining stamp is visible at lower right.
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