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Scott Number: R27c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5341
Denomination/Type: 5c Inland Exchange, red, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.60
Estimated Retail Value: $ 375.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Blue
Cancel Date: May 1871
Cancel or Company Type: Insurance Company/Agent
Company: American Lloyd's
Just a beautiful document! An 1871 certificate of classification for the schooner W.H. Green, from American Lloyd's Insurance Co. In addition to the large green underprint of the company logo, it has the corresponding green embossed seal, an attractive maritime vignette at top center, and a boldly struck example of a 'JOHN DEVEREUX SURVEYOR FOR AMMERICAN LLOYDS' handstamp cancel typing R27c to the document. Very rare.
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