Hover your cursor
over the image to see a zoom at right.
Scott Number: R27c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4410
Denomination/Type: 5c Inland Exchange, red, perforated
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.60
Estimated Retail Value: $ 40.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: September 28, 1865
Cancel or Company Type: Metallurgical/Mining
Company: Pennsylvania Mining Co. of Michigan
Sight draft signed by 'Sam W. Hill'. Samuel 'Sam' Hill was a member of the State House of Representatives, surveyor, associated with Douglas Houghton in surveying the Upper Peninsula and he managed the interests of many mining companies. Hill achieved legendary status for his colorful use of profanity which coined the expression 'What in Sam Hill?'
If you have any information or comments about this cancel or stamp, please email me.