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Scott Number: RB11a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5644
Denomination/Type: Proprietary: 1c green, silk paper
2022 Scott Catalog Value: $ 5.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 100.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Blue
Cancel Date: ??? 18??
Cancel or Company Type: Bank/Banker/Broker
Company: First National Bank
Four 1876-81 checks from the First National Bank in Hartford, CT with 2-cent Propritary revenue stamps used illegally/improperly as documentaries. The top two 1876 checks have RB11a (silk paper) affixed, and the bottom two 1881 checks have RB11b (watermarked USIR) affixed.
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