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Scott Number: 113 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5617

Denomination/Type: 2c Post Horse and Rider, brown, perf. 12, G grill

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 80.00

Estimated Retail Value: $ 200.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Manuscript

Cancel Date: September 02, 1869

Cancel or Company Type: Insurance Company/Agent

Company: Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co.

City: Hartford

State: Connecticut

Sequence of five annual life insurance policy renewal receipts from 1865 through 1869, all for the same policy, with the last one bearing an illegal use of the 1869 2-cent post horse and rider as a revenue stamp. Unlike today, life insurance policies were generally a luxury only the wealthy could afford, so they were not common.

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