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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Sep 2, 17
Edited on:Sep 2, 17
 
Postmark: Nov 16, 1892
Origin: Anaconda, Montana, UNITED STATES
Destination: Anaconda, Montana, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Anaconda Mont. Nov 16 10:30 AM 1892" duplex postmark ties 1890 small American Bank Note1c dull blue (#219) on locally addressed cover. Purple 3-line marking "General Delivery/ Nov 16 1892/ Anaconda, Mont."

General Delivery is a service where the post office holds the mail until the recipient calls for it. It is a common destination for mail for people who are visiting a particular location and have no need, or no way, of having mail delivered directly to their place of residence at that time.

Anaconda is the county seat of Deer Lodge County, in southwestern Montana, located at the foot of the Anaconda Range. Anaconda was founded by Marcus Daly, one of the so-called "Copper Kings", who financed the construction of a smelter on nearby Warm Springs Creek to process copper ore from the Butte mines. The post office in Anaconda was established in 1883.

Owner's ID: 1622
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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[SNS 59] SNS# 59 [1890 1¢ Dull Blue - USA Stamps 1890-1893 Issues]