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Scott Number: R28c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3946
Denomination/Type: 5c Playing Cards, red, perforated
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 40.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 500.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Ornate/Complex
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
Company: Thomas Groom & Co.
Very rare negative eagle cancel. Thomas Groom & Co. was a playing card importer. Ex-Morrissey. Currently there are only three examples of this cancels known, two on the 5-cent Playing Cards and one on the 4-cent Playing Cards.
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