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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Feb 8, 18
Edited on:Feb 9, 18
 
Postmark: circa 1865
Origin: UNITED STATES
Destination: Oakland, California, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

1864 2c black on light manila wrapper (#W57) with cork cancel, addressed to Oakland, California. Unusual double impression of indicia, one albino. Ex-Meyerson.

Although postal regulations required letter mail be marked with the date and origin of mailing, nothing was specifically said about other types of mail except that all stamps were to be cancelled. So in the case of printed matter rate, such as this, examples are sometimes encountered without a circular date stamp, as that took extra time to apply and was eliminated to save time, especially in big cities.

Owner's ID: 1884
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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