Details For Cover ID# 27115

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Apr 29, 18
Edited on:May 1, 18
 
Postmark: Jun 19, 1865
Origin: New Orleans, Louisiana, UNITED STATES
Destination: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

[Pioneer Express] Provost Marshal General's Office, Department of the Gulf, Official Business. imprint cover used from New Orleans to Philadelphia, fair strike of "Pioneer Express Co., New Orleans, June 19, 1865" circular datestamp, entered the mails with pair 2c Black (#73) tied by Cairo Ill. duplexed datestamp, ex Allen and Faust, illustrated in Allen, PF cert, the only reported example from New Orleans

Pioneer Express carried express matter onboard the Atlantic & Mississippi Steamship Co. steamer "Mississippi" that ran between New Orleans and Cairo, IL briefly after the War. At this date, F. A Starring was Provost Marshal General, Department of the Gulf.

Owner's ID: 3481
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? Yes, for US$ 1250.   Interested in this cover? Contact frajola.
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 17] SNS# 17 [1863 2¢ Black - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]