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Scott Number: 76 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4914
Denomination/Type: 5c Jefferson, brown, perf. 12
2020 Scott Catalog Value: $ 180.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 350.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Embossed
Cancel Date: February 05, 1865
Cancel or Company Type: Druggist/Pharmacist/Patent Medicine
Company: Sterling's Ambrosia Manufacturing Co.
City: New York
An illegal use of 5-cent Thomas Jefferson (Scott #76) postage stamp as revenue tied by embossed company seal to a certificate for the second installment payment on a purchase of one share of stock in 'Sterling's Ambrosia Manufacturing Company.' Sterling's Ambrosia was a hair tonic.
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