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Scott Number: RB14b Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5734

Denomination/Type: Proprietary: 4c red brown, watermark 191R, perforated

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 9.00

Estimated Retail Value: $ 40.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Printed

Cancel Color: Black

Cancel or Company Type: Druggist/Pharmacist/Patent Medicine

Company: Hamlin's Wizard Oil Company

City: Chicago

State: Illinois

Interesting and scarce 4-line cancel. The grayness of the ink as well as the edges initially caused me to believe it a counterfeit cancel, but per Mike Morrissey, it matches an example in his collection, and he believes it legitimate.

If you have any information or comments about this cancel or stamp, please email me.

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