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Scott Number: R167 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4351

Denomination/Type: 5c lilac, rouletted 5.5

Estimated Retail Value: $ 150.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle

Cancel Date: November 28, 1898

Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity

Company: USPS

City: Philadelphia

State: PA

Two 5-cent Trans-Mississippi and 5-cent documentary battleship illegally used as postage on cover front to England. Attempted payment of 15-cent UPU rate. Philadelphia blue circles around revenue stamp and T/25 (5 cents) Liverpool transit, London Foreign Branch markings.

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