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Scott Number: R1c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5643
Denomination/Type: 1c Express, red, perforated
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 1.50
Estimated Retail Value: $ 100.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: November 24, 1865
Cancel or Company Type: Express, Carrier, or Delivery
Company: Harnden Express Co.
Express company receipt. The revenue stamps overlapping is nominally illegal, although universally condoned. Note that the two 1-cent Express stamps are paying the 2-cent recipt tax, not the 2-cent express tax, which by late 1865 had long since been repealed.
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