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Scott Number: R24c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5751

Denomination/Type: 5c Certificate, red, perforated

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.50

Estimated Retail Value: $ 75.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle

Cancel Color: Black

Cancel Date: February 26, 1868

Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity

Company: Chenango County Clerk's Office

City: Chenango County

State: New York

1868 certificate of citizenship, where someone drew the name 'John T. Brownson' in multiple colored inks, simulating a 3D typography effect... a lot of effort for a legal document. Also note the dual-date formatting, indicating not only the calendar year, but also 'the year of our Independence the ninety second' since 1776.

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