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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

State: NY

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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