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Scott Number: R6c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5491
Denomination/Type: 2c Bank Check, orange, perforated
2022 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.45
Estimated Retail Value: $ 150.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Other
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: ??? 186?
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
City: New Albany
2-cent orange Bank Check used illegally as postage on a cover going from New Albany to Fort Wayne, Indiana. It was canceled, caught, correct postage affixed, and then canceled again. The lower-left circular handstamp as well as the bullseye tying the revenue stamp both run underneath the postage stamp, with the right circular handstamp subsequently struck after the postage stamp was affixed. Reduced at right.
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