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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.

City: Marietta

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Express stamps are paying the 2-cent recipt tax, not the 2-cent express tax, which by late 1865 had long since been repealed.

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