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Posted 08/08/2018   8:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add wert to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi guys
This may be a silly question, but because of my lack of knowledge on American stamps, I will ask the question anyways.

This Inter Revenue stamp has a hand cancel which looks like a "W.K.D."
Is this a possible postmaster initial or just a random cancel..I know, silly question.

Robert

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Posted 08/08/2018   8:32 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
An internal revenue stamp very commonly used on checks, thus canceled by the user - the writer of the check (or other taxed document), although it should also have a date. A typical use:

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Posted 08/08/2018   9:07 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Not silly at all wert. A great question as was the answer. I learned something. Thank you.
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Posted 08/08/2018   9:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wert to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
John..Thanks for the quick reply..But I do like this stamp..Got a few of them..Hey reminds me of Newfoundland stamps..haha

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Edited by wert - 08/08/2018 9:11 pm
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