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Scott Number: 286 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5228
Denomination/Type: 2c Trans-Mississippi, copper red, perf. 12
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 2.75
Estimated Retail Value: $ 225.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Multiple Line
Cancel Color: Magenta/Purple
Cancel Date: January 19, 1899
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
Company: Major H. H. Bandholtz
2-cent Trans-Mississippi commemorative plate number single used illegally as revenue stamp on an 1899 check, signed by (then) Major H. H. Bandholtz, of future Philippines 'O.B.' overprint fame.
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