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Stamps (Philately)/1902 stamp marked Minniapolis


Would a 1902 Lincoln blue five cent stamp be more valuable if it is clearly marked Minneapolis across the front?


It reads like your stamp could be a pre-cancel, which are generally valued less by the average stamp collector.

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Mark Leon


I am a collector of United States postage stamps, and also a stamp dealer. I`m a member of the American Philatelic Society (APS). My principle area of interest and expertise is in United States Stamps.


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