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Scott Number: R155 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5105
Denomination/Type: 2c pink Washington, type III, blue large I.R. overprint, perf. 12
Estimated Retail Value: $ 200.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Other
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: September 20, 1898
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
2-cent with blue I.R. overprint used illegally as postage on a Spanish American War patriotic cover, with 2-cent Trans-Mississippi subsequently affixed to legitimately pay the postage.
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