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Scott Number: R15c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4433
Denomination/Type: 2c U.S. Internal Revenue, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.25
Estimated Retail Value: $ 300.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: September 26, 1868
Cancel or Company Type: Bank/Banker/Broker
Company: C. F. Adae
Purchased from a seller in Germany, this is an R15c on an attractive foreign exchange with two vignettes from the European Exchange Office of C. F. Adae, a Cincinnati, Ohio banking house. Not only is there a German revenue stamp also affixed to the reverse (combination usages of both U.S. and non-U.S. revenue stamps on the same document from this era are quite scarce), but the R15c is tied not only by a C.F. Adae circular handstamp cancel, but also a blue oval of Reverchon & Co., a German banking house in Trier. Fantastic document!
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