Details For Cover ID# 25704

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:May 23, 17
Edited on:May 25, 17
 
Postmark: Dec 16, 1886
Origin: Giddings, Lee County, Texas, UNITED STATES
Destination: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

2c green Grant Letter Sheet postal entire (#U293), 33 perforations at top variety (the scarcest type), with "Giddings Texas Lee County 16 Dec 1886 M. A. Clark  P.M." circular datestamp with teeth and "U.S. Mail" in intertwined letters cancel. Addressed to New York City, N.Y. with "New York Rec'd Detention" partial arrival marking on reverse.

Margaret A. Clark was postmistress of the Giddings post office from May 24, 1886 until July 21, 1889. Information courtesy of Fred Ekenstam.

Owner's ID: 1491
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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