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Scott Number: R28c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3225

Denomination/Type: 5c Playing Cards, red, perforated

2023 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

City: Washington

State: Washington, DC

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.

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