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Scott Number: R6c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5170
Denomination/Type: 2c Bank Check, orange, perforated
2019 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.45
Estimated Retail Value: $ 75.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: March 19, 1866
Cancel or Company Type: Steamship/Shipping/Maritime Company
Company: Neptune Steamship Co.
City: New York
Lovely 2-color printed bill of lading from 'The Neptune Line of Screw Steamers, direct between Boston and New York via Long Island Sound. Steamship vignette at upper left. This appears to have been the first leg of a journey with Hong Kong as the ultimate destination.
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