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Scott Number: RB24 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5203
Denomination/Type: 1c dark green, watermark 191R, rouletted 5-1/2
Estimated Retail Value: $ 75.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Other
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: June 07, 1899
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
1-cent Proprietary battleship revenue stamp, used illegally as postage on cover. It was caught and held, with 1-cent postage due stamp affixed. Nice straight-line 'DUE 1 CT' marking below the revenue stamp.
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