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Scott Number: R85a Collection Reference No. for Communications: 727
Denomination/Type: $3 Charter Party, green, imperforate
2020 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 200.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 250.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Blue
Cancel Date: December 02, 1868
Cancel or Company Type: Merchant
Company: Alsop & Co.
City: San Francisco
Commission merchants. One of the California late imperf usages (normally a date this late would be a red flag for a trimmed stamp, but late date cancels used on imperfs in California are a known legitimate usage).
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