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Scott Number: R64a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5102
Denomination/Type: 60c Inland Exchange, orange, imperforate
2019 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 110.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 90.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: October 08, 1862
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
This promissory note, dated October 8, 1862, is an incredibly early usage, and is arguably the earliest known use of R64a... but there's a problem. The 60-cent Inland Exchange wasn't delivered until December of 1862, so it could not possibly have been affixed at the time this note was written.
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