Hover your cursor
over the image to see a zoom at right.
Scott Number: R15c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4372
Denomination/Type: 2c U.S. Internal Revenue, perforated
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.25
Estimated Retail Value: $ 30.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Oval
Cancel Color: Blue
Cancel Date: June 19, 1873
Cancel or Company Type: Insurance Company/Agent
Company: A. E. L. Keese Life & Fire Insurance Agency
State: Washington, DC
Undetermined 2-cent orange (I've classified it as R15x as that is what is most likely, given the date of use) on a holographic check with a great blue oval cancel.
If you have any information or comments about this cancel or stamp, please email me.