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Scott Number: R37e Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5219
Denomination/Type: 10c Power of Attorney, blue, half used as 5c on document
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 300.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 250.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: February 01, 1870
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
Diagonally bisected 10-cent Power of Attorney, plus a 25-cent Insurance, paying the correct 30-cent tax on an 1870 promissory note. The document itself is pretty beat up, but this is only the second reported example of R37e.
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