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Scott Number: R166p Collection Reference No. for Communications: 2777
Denomination/Type: 4c pale rose, hyphen hole-perf. 7
Estimated Retail Value: $ 75.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Blue
Cancel Date: December 03, 1900
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
Company: P.V. Obiecunas
Transatlantic money wire taxed as an outgoing bill of exchange (4 cents per $100). As the money went by 'wire' there was no tangible bill of exchange to tax, so the tax was applied to the receipt for the money wire. Very rare.
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