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Scott Number: 113 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 2671
Denomination/Type: 2c Post Horse and Rider, brown, perf. 12, G grill
2023 Scott Catalog Value: $ 140.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 350.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Oval
Cancel Color: Blue
Cancel Date: March 09, 1870
Cancel or Company Type: Insurance Company/Agent
Company: Carlton & Lee
Beautiful illegal usage of 2-cent horse and rider (Scott #113) postage stamp as revenue on a receipt. The vast majority are found with manuscript cancels, whereas this one has a bold blue oval handstamp cancel. The stamp color is bright and fresh as well.
If you have any information or comments about this cancel or stamp, please email me.