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Scott Number: R28c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5423
Denomination/Type: 5c Playing Cards, red, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 40.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 75.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Blue
Cancel Date: April 24, 1867
Cancel or Company Type: Bank/Banker/Broker
Company: William B. Wesson
5-cent Playing Cards used illegally/improperly as a documentary, along with two 2-cent revenues, paying 9 cents tax on an 1867 land contract: 5 cents on April 24 per agreement, 2 cents on April 24 paying the receipt tax for the payment made at the time the contract was executed, and 2 cents on June 1 paying the receipt tax for the first scheduled payment.
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