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Scott Number: 113 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4855
Denomination/Type: 2c Post Horse and Rider, brown, perf. 12, G grill
2020 Scott Catalog Value: $1430.00
Estimated Retail Value: $1100.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: January 01, 1872
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
City: East Middlebury
Block of 4 and a single, used illegally as revenue stamps, paying 10-cents tax on a January 1, 1872 promissory note. Used blocks of #113 are incredibly scarce, considerably more so than mint blocks. To my knowledge, this is the only reported revenue usage of a #113 block.
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