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Scott Number: R164p Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5650
Denomination/Type: 2c carmine rose, hyphen hole-perf. 7
Estimated Retail Value: $ 20.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Magenta/Purple
Cancel Date: December , 1901
Cancel or Company Type: Unknown
Company: Jas. B. Haines & Sons
Block of 4 plus a single. Very unusual document. Not only is the date of the cancel two plus years PRIOR to the date the document was written, but the anti-protest clause at right is overly dramatic, encouraging the bank to 'PUSH VIGOROUSLY' for payment.
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