RS114d John F. Henry, New York

 
 

$3.00

John F. Henry was one of the sons in J.M. Henry & Sons, a proprietary medicine firm operating in the 1850’s in Vermont. In 1865 John went to New York to work for Demas Barnes. Barnes wanted to run for Congress and pursue other activities, so in 1868 Henry took over as successor. By 1869 Henry must have run out of proprietary stamps from Barnes, so he ordered his own. The stamps were issued from October 1869 to February of 1883.

Additional information

Catalog Number

RS114d

Condition

VF, light thin

Denomination

1c

Paper

Watermarked Paper

Number Issued

1,855,676

Issued

First issued Oct. 1869. Last issued Feb. 27, 1883

Cancel

uncancelled

Catalog Value

1.75

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