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Scott Number: R15d Collection Reference No. for Communications: 2754
Denomination/Type: 2c U.S. Internal Revenue, silk paper
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 1.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 25.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: June 26, 1869
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
City: Cape Girardeau
Three copies of R15d (slk paper) and an R34c on a promissory note, overpaying the tax by 1 cent. This is one of the earliest uses of silk paper I have encountered.
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