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Scott Number: 63 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4790
Denomination/Type: 1c Franklin, blue, perf. 12
2023 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
State: New York
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.
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