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Scott Number: 68 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4933
Denomination/Type: 10c Washington, green, perf. 12
2020 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.
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