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Scott Number: 68 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4933

Denomination/Type: 10c Washington, green, perf. 12

2023 Scott Catalog Value: $ 75.00

Estimated Retail Value: $ 100.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Manuscript

Cancel Date: May 05, 1864

Cancel or Company Type: Unknown

Illegal use of 10-cent George Washington (Scott #68) postage stamp as revenue. The handwriting on the stamp matches that of the check signature, however it appears to be overpaying the tax rate five-fold. The check tax was only 2 cents.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

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