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Scott Number: R10c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5390
Denomination/Type: 2c Express, orange, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 14.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 200.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: March 31, 1866
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
City: Bennington County
Mortgage with two $2 Conveyance paying the tax, but what is more interesting is the use of a quadrisected 2-cent Express (R10c) as sigillums (seals for the signature). Very unusual usage, the first example I have seen of a revenue stamp used in this manner.
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