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Scott Number: R152a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5616

Denomination/Type: 2c blue, silk paper

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.45

Estimated Retail Value: $ 20.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Manuscript

Cancel or Company Type: Unknown

Two confirming examples of the same diagonal plate scratch just touching liberty's head. Note also that what initially appear to be stray ink dots throughout are also persistent, which means that they are not merely a printing anomaly but more likely plate erosion. The left stamp exhibits an additional plate scratch at upper right which is not present on the right stamp, so presumably the left stamp was printed later, after an additional scratch had occurred.

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