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Scott Number: R206 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3664
Denomination/Type: 1/2c rose, watermark 191R, perf. 10
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Magenta/Purple
Cancel Date: February 19, 1915
Cancel or Company Type: Insurance Company/Agent
Company: Fidelity and Deposit Co. of Maryland
Either an R195 and three R199 or an R206 and three R210, or some combination thereof, paying 12.5 cents tax on an insurance continuation certificate. When I saw it, it occurred to me that I had not seen a fractional documentary rate on a document before. No idea as to its scarcity.
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