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Scott Number: R86c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3229

Denomination/Type: $3 Manifest, green, perforated

2019 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 55.00

Estimated Retail Value: $ 40.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Single Line

Cancel Color: Blue

Cancel or Company Type: Steamship/Shipping/Maritime Company

Company: Pacific Mail Steamship Co.

City: New York

State: NY

Multiple strikes from the Pacific Mail Steamship 'China'. The color of the cancels is barely discernable on the front of the stamp, but the cancels were struck so heavily that their impressions are readable in the paper and the cancel actually breaks through the paper in several places.

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