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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

City: Auburn

State: Maine

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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