Details For Cover ID# 27063

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Apr 4, 18
Edited on:Apr 4, 18
 
Postmark: Dec 28, 1928
Origin: Wilson, West Virginia, UNITED STATES
Destination: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

17c black flat plate perf. 11 Wilson issue (#623) tied by "Wilson. W.Va. Dec 28 A.M. 1928" four-bar duplex postmark on cover to Harrisburg, Pa.

Addressed to well-known stamp dealer Elmer R. Long of Harrisburg, Pa.  An undated ad of his is shown in secondary image.  Coincidently, the date of the postmark is the third anniversary of the issuance of this stamp (issued Dec. 28, 1925).

Wilson is a town located in both Garrett County, Maryland and Grant County, West Virginia, located along the North Branch Potomac River.  The West Virginia side of Wilson once had a post office which closed on July 16, 1988. George W. Wilson, an early postmaster, gave the community his name.

Owner's ID: 1955
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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