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Scott Number: R27a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5169

Denomination/Type: 5c Inland Exchange, red, imperforate

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 10.00

Estimated Retail Value: $ 150.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Manuscript

Cancel Date: April 10, 1863

Cancel or Company Type: Unknown

Privately rouletted imperf of the 5-cent Inland Exchange, on piece. Upper left corner was torn when the document was torn, and then reattached. There are a handful of known examples of privately rouletted 1st issue revenues, most being 2-cent denominations. This is the first 5-cent I've seen.

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