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Scott Number: R3c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5336

Denomination/Type: 1c Proprietary, red, perforated

2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.50

Estimated Retail Value: $ 40.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Oval

Cancel Date: October 13, 1869

Cancel or Company Type: Bank/Banker/Broker

Company: Orange National Bank

City: Orange

State: NJ

Two 1c Proprietary stamps on an 1869 bank check. Nominally illegal in two different aspects: First, proprietary stamps were not permitted to be used as documentaries, and secondly, the stamps are overlapping, with the bottom stamp almost completely obscured, which was also not permitted.

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