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Scott Number: R79a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3828
Denomination/Type: $1.60 Foreign Exchange, green, imperforate
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $1400.00
Estimated Retail Value: $2000.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: April 15, 1865
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
Company: Failing & Hatt
City: New York
State: New York
Wonderful and scarce usage of an R79a bottom sheet margin single on a promissory note taxed as an inland exchange, dated the day of Lincoln's assassination. I have only been able to find records of three other examples of R79a still on documents. Ex-Curtis.
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