Hover your cursor over the image to see a zoom at right.
Use your mouse's scroll wheel to change the zoom level.

Or click here to see the full-size high res image

Scott Number: RB12a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4395

Denomination/Type: Proprietary: 2c brown, silk paper

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 3.25

Estimated Retail Value: $ 400.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Manuscript

Cancel Date: October 25, 1877

Cancel or Company Type: Unknown

Doubly scarce: an illegal use of a proprietary stamp as postage on a foreign exchange document, along with German revenue stamps affixed to the reverse. Combination usages of U.S. and non-U.S. revenue stamps on the same document from this era are exceptionally rare.

If you have any information or comments about this cancel or stamp, please email me.

© Copyright 2003-2024, DBH. All rights reserved.
Contact Me    Site Map     Privacy Policy

Member of:
APS logo    American Revenue Association logo