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Scott Number: R162 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5366
Denomination/Type: 1/2c dark gray, rouletted 5.5
Estimated Retail Value: $ 75.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Blue
Cancel Date: May 18, 1899
Cancel or Company Type: Railroad
Company: Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad et al.
Very scarce solo use of half-cent battleship documentary on an 1899 2-day traveler's accidental death and injury policy from The Travelers Insurance Company. The full name of the railroad in the cancel is Lake Superior & Mississipi and Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad.
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