RS116c John F. Henry Medicine Stamp, pink paper

$80.00

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

RS116c

Condition

VF used, jumbo, small thin

Denomination

4c

Paper

Pink Paper

Number Issued

593,010 (pink and watermarked papers)

Issued

First issued Feb, 1870. Last issued Feb. 20, 1883

Cancel

Uncancelled

Catalog Value

40.00

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