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Scott Number: R164 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4828
Denomination/Type: 2c carmine rose, rouletted 5.5
Estimated Retail Value: $ 100.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Other
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: April 24, 1902
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
City: San Francisco
2-cent battleship used illegally as postage on cover. Caught and sent to Dead Letter Office where it waited until postage was paid for and then regular postage stamp affixed. Great auxiliary markings.
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