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Scott Number: R36b Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5173

Denomination/Type: 10c Inland Exchange, blue, part perforate

2019 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 4.50

Estimated Retail Value: $ 125.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Manuscript

Cancel Date: June 24, 1863

Cancel or Company Type: Steamship/Shipping/Maritime Company

Company: A. A. Low & Brothers

City: New York

State: NY

10-cent Inland Exchange part perforate on a June 1863 bill of lading for pottery to be carried on the ship Surprise to Hong Kong. Bills of Lading to overseas destinations are quite scarce. The document is on a thin and very delicate tissue paper. No wonder very few survived. Note the large-format embossed seal at right.

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