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Scott Number: R86a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4285

Denomination/Type: $3 Manifest, green, imperforate

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 250.00

Estimated Retail Value: $ 185.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle

Cancel Color: Blue

Cancel Date: January 29, 1869

Cancel or Company Type: Merchant

Company: Alsop & Co.

City: San Francisco

State: California

One of the California late imperf usages (normally a date this late would be a red flag for a trimmed stamp, but late date cancels used on imperfs in California are a known legitimate usage). Commission merchants. Ex-Curtis.

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