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Scott Number: R187 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4451
Denomination/Type: $5 gray, open numerals surcharged in black, hyphen-hole perf. 7
2020 Scott Catalog Value: $ 11.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 75.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Magenta/Purple
Cancel Date: May 07, 1901
Cancel or Company Type: Steamship/Shipping/Maritime Company
Company: Compagnie Generale Transatlantique
City: New York
French shipping line. The word 'ENTREPONT' on the interior of the cancel means STEERAGE. See this stamp for a similar cancel. Presumably these were used on passage tickets or similar documents.
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