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Scott Number: R25c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5110

Denomination/Type: 5c Express, red, perforated

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.40

Estimated Retail Value: $ 600.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Design/Symbol

Cancel Color: Black

Cancel Date: December 09, 1864

Cancel or Company Type: Bank/Banker/Broker

Company: Isaac Nathans

City: Philadelphia

State: Pennsylvania

Pawnbroker's ticket for a watch, with the stamp canceled by a stylized Star of David handstamp cancel. 'S.G.N.' stands for Samuel G. Nathans, presumably a relative or predecessor. Pawn tickets from the Civil War are exceptionally rare, with only a handful known.

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