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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
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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