Hover your cursor
over the image to see a zoom at right.
Scott Number: R28c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3225
Denomination/Type: 5c Playing Cards, red, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 40.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 500.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Script
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel or Company Type: Photographer
Company: Matthew Brady
An unusual double strike of 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.
If you have any information or comments about this cancel or stamp, please email me.