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Scott Number: R33c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5232

Denomination/Type: 10c Certificate, blue, perforated

2020 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

Company: USPS

City: Hammondsport

State: NY

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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