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Scott Number: R27c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4411

Denomination/Type: 5c Inland Exchange, red, perforated

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.60

Estimated Retail Value: $ 35.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle

Cancel Color: Black

Cancel Date: March 24, 1865

Cancel or Company Type: Metallurgical/Mining

Company: Delaware Mining Co. of Michigan

City: Philadelphia

State: Pennsylvania

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?'

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