Details For Cover ID# 27042

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Mar 15, 18
Edited on:Mar 15, 18
 
Postmark: circa Jul 20, 1863
Origin: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Destination: Clinton, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

3c rose (#65) tied by black cork cancel with red "Boston Mass Jul 20" 26mm double circle datestamp on cover to Clinton, Mass., with embossed colorless corner card "Revere House. Boston."

This Boston postmark is Blake no. 993, which is known in red from 2/21/61 to 7/4/65, so this cover probably dates from 1862 to 1864. The six-segment cork cancel is Blake no. 1032.

The Revere House, in Bowdoin Square, was one of Boston's most prestigious hotels in the mid-nineteenth century. It was named after Paul Revere, but was not Revere's actual house.  Information courtesy of Mark Schwartz.

Owner's ID: 1947
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 18] SNS# 18 [1861 3¢ Rose - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]