Details For Cover ID# 26705

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jan 8, 18
Edited on:Jan 8, 18
Postmark: circa 1868
Destination: Paris, FRANCE

2c black "F" grill (#93) tied by segmented cork cancel on newspaper wrapper to Paris, France, with "30" centimes due (double rate) handstamp in brownish red.

The U.S. newspaper rate to the French border was 2c, payable in advance. France collected 15 centimes per 40 grams of weight for its portion of the postage. In this case, it was 30 centimes, which paid for a newspaper weighing between 40 and 80 grams (about 1-1/2 to 3 ounces).

Owner's ID: 1834
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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[SNS 17] SNS# 17 [1863 2¢ Black - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]