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Scott Number: R196 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5335

Denomination/Type: 1c rose, watermark 190, perf. 10

Estimated Retail Value: $ 35.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Other

Cancel Color: Black

Cancel Date: February 26, 1917

Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity

Company: USPS

City: New York

State: NY

Two 1-cent documentaries used illegaly as postage on a 1917 cover, caught by the USPS and held for postage, with a coil pair of 1-cent Washington stamps (Scott #490) affixed to pay the postage. Nice 'THIS IS THE MAIL FOR WHICH YOU SENT POSTAGE' block letter marking at left. Mousies had some chompies at lower right.

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