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Scott Number: R337 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5442

Estimated Retail Value: $ 35.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Other

Cancel Date: March 18, 1944

Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity

Company: USPS

City: New York

State: New York

2-cent series 1942 red documentary used illegally as postage on a 1944 commercial cover from the Merchants Fire Assurance Corporation of New York to the Collector of Internal Revenue. Mid-20th century nonphilatelic illegal use covers are quite scarce.

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