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Scott Number: R4c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3920
Denomination/Type: 1c Telegraph, red, perforated
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 20.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 25.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: March 30, 1864
Cancel or Company Type: Metallurgical/Mining
Company: Quincy Mining Co. of Michigan
City: Portage Lake
1864 time draft on onion-skin paper, amount $100, stamped with 1-cent Telegraph (R4c) tied by bold 'QUINCY MINE PORTAGE LAKE' datestamp. Endorsed by signature, turning this into a bearer note used as provisional currency.
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