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Scott Number: R163 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4353
Denomination/Type: 1c pale blue, rouletted 5.5
Estimated Retail Value: $ 50.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: April 14, 1928
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
State: New York
Out-of-period attempted illegal use of two 1-cent battleship documentary revenue stamps as postage. Cought and 'Held for Postage' with the postage paid and affixed 4 days later. Then stamped 'THIS IS THE MAIL FOR WHICH YOU SENT POSTAGE'.
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