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Scott Number: R2c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3124

Denomination/Type: 1c Playing Cards, red, perforated

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 250.00

Estimated Retail Value: $ 225.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Manuscript

Cancel Date: October 03, 1863

Cancel or Company Type: Unknown

Company: J.W. Danforth & Co.

City: Greenfield

State: Massachusetts

Used in conjunction with an R19c on a promissory note. Nominally illegal usage, as Playing Cards revenue stamps were not supposed to be used on documents. While the stamps not rare per se, the Playing Cards and Proprietary types are considerably more difficult to find on document than other 1st issue revenue types.

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