Details For Cover ID# 26062

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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA with foreign stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Aug 6, 17
Edited on:Aug 2, 18
Postmark: Oct 3, 1859
Origin: Honolulu, Hawaii, UNITED STATES
Destination: Parkesburgh, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

[Butterfield Route] "OVERLAND" straight line handstamp on cover from Hawaii to Pennsylvania, Hawaii 5c Blue (#8) tied with U.S. 12 Black (#17) by red Honolulu Oct 3 postmark and San Francisco Oct 24 black postmark, both stamps with additional manuscript cancels, cover edge worn and minor faults, PF cert, six known Overland covers with this combination, ex Kramer

Carried on the bark Yankee, which departed Honolulu on 3 Oct. 1859, arrived in San Francisco on 21 Oct. 21. Arrival was one day late for the regular twice-monthly sailing for Panama and was marked with the "OVERLAND" handstamp to alternate routing over the Butterfield route. The San Francisco Oct. 24 postmark date corresponds with the regular Monday stagecoach departure.

Owner's ID: 3265
Certificate? Yes
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
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