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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

City: Pittsburgh

State: PA

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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