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Scott Number: 113 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5672

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: $ 500.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Oval

Cancel Color: Blue

Cancel Date: February 02, 1870

Cancel or Company Type: Manufacturer/Industrial Trade

Company: Rose, Dinsmore, & Co.

City: New York

State: New York

1870 receipt, with 2-cent tax initially paid by the supplier (Rose, Dinsmore & Co., manufacturer of railway car springs) on February 2, improperly using a 2-cent horse and rider (Scott #113). When it reached the (audit?) office of the New York Central Railroad on February 25, a revenue stamp was properly affixed. Very scarce; currently the only reported example of both a #113 and revenue stamp on the same document.

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