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Scott Number: R15c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4270
Denomination/Type: 2c U.S. Internal Revenue, perforated
2019 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.25
Estimated Retail Value: $ 6.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Embossed
Cancel Color: Red
Cancel or Company Type: Druggist/Pharmacist/Patent Medicine
Company: John L. Thompson, Sons & Co.
Interesting item. Stamp is tied by a check protector line embossing the document. Only problem? That style of embossed check protector wasn't made until the 1890s. Presumably when testing new equipment, they pulled old documents to use as test fodder.
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