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Scott Number: R112 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4240

Denomination/Type: 25c blue and black

2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 1.50

Estimated Retail Value: $ 6.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Embossed

Cancel or Company Type: Other/Miscellaneous

Company: Germania Maennerchor

City: Baltimore

State: MD

Unusual embossed cancel with a lyre at the center. Per Wakipedia, a maennerchor is 'the name given to German social clubs, primarily in the northeastern United States, Pennsylvania in particular. The earliest forms of these clubs where singing societies that perpetuated traditional choral music, both German and German-American culture, providing Gemuetlichkeit for new immigrants.'


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