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Scott Number: RB27p Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4808
Denomination/Type: Proprietary: 2c violet brown, watermark 191R, hyphen hole perf. 7
Estimated Retail Value: $ 300.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Multiple Line
Cancel Color: Magenta/Purple
Cancel Date: July 01, 1898
Cancel or Company Type: Manufacturer/Industrial Trade
Company: A. L. Howe for Arkansas Construction Co.
City: Kansas City
Not only a first day of tax usage, which are highly sought after, but also an illegal/improper usage, with RB27 2-cent proprietary battleship used instead of a documentary. A double whammy!
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