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Scott Number: 63 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4790

Denomination/Type: 1c Franklin, blue, perf. 12

2019 Scott Catalog Value: $ 57.50

Estimated Retail Value: $ 175.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Manuscript

Cancel Date: August 15, 1863

Cancel or Company Type: Bank/Banker/Broker

Company: Mechanics' Bank

City: Cazenovia

State: NY

1-cent Benjamin Franklin (Scott #63) postage stamp used illegally as a revenue on a bank check with a great arm-and-hammer vignette in green. Tax was underpaid, as it should have been 2 cents.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

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