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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.
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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