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Scott Number: R6c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 2902
Denomination/Type: 2c Bank Check, orange, perforated
2019 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.45
Estimated Retail Value: $ 100.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Stencil
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel or Company Type: Photographer
Company: R. E. Merrifield
A very scarce and unusual CDV, in that it shows both stencil cancel designs used by R.E. Merrifield, one as a cancel on the stamp, and the other as a back mark on the photograph. This larger, more ornate design was also used to cancel stamps. See this stamp for an example. Ex-Baryla, from his award winning Civil War Sun Tax exhibit.
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