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Scott Number: R15c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4270

Denomination/Type: 2c U.S. Internal Revenue, perforated

2023 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.

City: Troy

State: New York

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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