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Scott Number: R155 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5251

Denomination/Type: 2c pink Washington, type III, blue large I.R. overprint, perf. 12

Estimated Retail Value: $ 125.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Manuscript

Cancel Date: July 01, 1898

Cancel or Company Type: Bank/Banker/Broker

Company: German Savings Bank

City: Chester

State: Iowa

Very interesting bank check, dated July 2, 1898, but the stamp (tied) is dated July 1, 1898, the first day of the tax. So was this a clerical error, a postdated check, or something else?

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