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Scott Number: R81c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4900
Denomination/Type: $2 Conveyance, red, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 4.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 650.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Single Line
Cancel Color: Multicolor
Cancel or Company Type: Steamship/Shipping/Maritime Company
Company: Pacific Mail Steamship Co.
City: New York
2 strikes of HENRY CHAUNCEY in blue, plus 5 strikes of RISING STAR in red. Very rare, one of only a handful of multi-ship examples known, and the only reported example with cancels in 2 different colors.
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