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Scott Number: R13c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4092
Denomination/Type: 2c Proprietary, blue, perforated
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.40
Estimated Retail Value: $ 150.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Oval
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: May 26, 1865
Cancel or Company Type: Photographer
Company: S. F. Sterlin
Interesting Civil War satirical patriotic piece ridiculing the Confederacy that shows Jefferson Davis in a dress. The caption reads 'Brutal attack on helpless women by the U.S. government'. The dialogue has a woman saying 'You had better not provoke the president, he might hurt some of you' and a Union soldier replying 'Yer dont say'.
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