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Scott Number: R18c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 2906
Denomination/Type: 3c Proprietary, green, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 9.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 350.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Script
Cancel or Company Type: Photographer
Company: Matthew Brady
The scarcer of the two script cancels used by the famous Civil War photographer Matthew Brady. Both the 'Washington' and 'Brady' script cancels were made with similar metal type slugs as those used to imprint photograph mounts. A VERY rare cancel. Ex-Baryla, from his award winning Civil War Sun Tax exhibit.
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