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I have the 1962 Internal Revenue commemorative stamp; however, I also have the same stamp without the "established 1862" date on it.  Are these two separate stamp issues, or might I have an error?

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Hi Hal,
Thanks for the question
Hal, these are 2 separate issues, they are listed in the Scott Specialized Catalog as Cat. #R733 & R734.
R733 has the overprint and has list values of 40c used, $1 mint, and $1.25 mint never hinged. The R734 with "established 1862" REMOVED is slightly better with list values of 70c used, $3 mint, and $5 mint never hinged. Sorry to say it is not an error, but I hope this helps.
Thanks again for the question,
Mike

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My specialty is United States Errors, but I can answer most questions on United States stamps (except covers). I have been collecting U.S. stamps for about 35 years, and U.S. Errors for approximately 25 years. I have been selling both online for about 4 years. I am also a member of the APS (American Philatelic Society)

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As I said above, I have been collecting U.S. stamps for about 35 years, and U.S. Errors for approximately 25 years. I have been selling both online for about 4 years, mostly on Ebay and Bidstart.com.

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