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Scott Number: 279B Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5449
Denomination/Type: 2c Washington, red, type IV, watermark 191, perf. 12
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.40
Estimated Retail Value: $ 80.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Single Line
Cancel Color: Magenta/Purple
Cancel Date: March 20, 1899
Cancel or Company Type: Other/Miscellaneous
Company: Maine State Grange
2-cent Washington used illegally as a revenue stamp on a National Shoe & Leather Bank check, caught, and a 2-cent battleship documentary subsequently affixed to legitimately pay the tax.
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