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Scott Number: R6c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 2341
Denomination/Type: 2c Bank Check, orange, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.45
Estimated Retail Value: $ 150.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: October 04, 1862
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
Company: George Opdyke, Mayor
City: New York
An extremely early usage (the first day of the tax was October 1, 1862). Cut cancel goes through the stamp, but the actual stamp itself is incidental to the document.
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