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Scott Number: R173 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4610
Denomination/Type: $1 dark green, rouletted 5.5
Estimated Retail Value: $ 10.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Multiple cancel types
Cancel Color: Magenta/Purple
Cancel Date: August 06, 1900
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. Presumably these were used on passage tickets or similar documents. Unsure as to the significance of the punched cancel.
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