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Scott Number: R37c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4550
Denomination/Type: 10c Power of Attorney, blue, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 1.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 150.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Oval
Cancel Color: Red
Cancel Date: October 02, 1868
Cancel or Company Type: Insurance Company/Agent
Company: John R. Wiltsie & Son
Ornate 2-color insurance policy from the Market Fire Insurance Co., featuring a bold red oval handstamp from the insurance agent. Document also features an ornately engraved revenus stamp placeholder in red that explains the rates to be affixed (see composite image below).
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