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Scott Number: R140 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3046
Denomination/Type: 30c orange and black
2019 Scott Catalog Value: $ 260.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 450.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: April 06, 1872
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
Horizontal strip of 5. I don't normally go after multiples or play the '11th largest known multiple' game, but I made an exception for this piece. Even though it is the 3rd largest reported multiple (there is one block of 6 and one strip of 6), the quality of the individual stamps in this strip is MUCH nicer than those other multiples, with each stamp having centering well clear of the perforations, but also there is a margin imprint capture at lower right. Ex-Morrissey.
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