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Scott Number: 290 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3906
Denomination/Type: 10c Trans-Mississippi, gray violet, perf. 12
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 35.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 500.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: June 20, 1899
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
City: Huron County
10-cent Trans-Mississippi, Scott #290, improperly used as revenue on a marriage certificate. The 2-cent Trans-Mississippis are findable used as revenues without too much difficulty, whereas the other denominations are extremely scarce. Same document as the one shown on this page, also an illegal usage from the same county, dated 8 days later. Each document contributes to the validity of the other.
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