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Scott Number: 286 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5346

Denomination/Type: 2c Trans-Mississippi, copper red, perf. 12

2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 2.75

Estimated Retail Value: $ 200.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Boxed

Cancel Color: Magenta/Purple

Cancel Date: July 26, 1898

Cancel or Company Type: Bank/Banker/Broker

Company: Citizens National Bank

City: Des Moines

State: IA

2-cent Trans-Mississippi used illegally as a revenue stamp on a July 1898 check, caught, a 2-cent battleship documentary subsequently affixed and both stamps tied by a boxed bank handstamp.

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