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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.

City: Chicago

State: Illinois

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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