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Scott Number: R27a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5169
Denomination/Type: 5c Inland Exchange, red, imperforate
2020 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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