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Scott Number: R33c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5232
Denomination/Type: 10c Certificate, blue, perforated
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.35
Estimated Retail Value: $ 80.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: February 1867
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
State: New York
It's too bad that the stamp is munched, otherwise this would be a several hundred dollar cover. 10-cent Certificate used illegally as postage on an 1867 cover to Canada, not caught by the postal authorities. Hamilton, Canada receiving mark on reverse.
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