Details For Cover ID# 27184

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:May 24, 18
Edited on:May 24, 18
 
Postmark: circa Aug 10, 1856
Origin: Searsmont, Maine, UNITED STATES
Destination: Rattlesnake Bar, California, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

6c green on buff Nesbitt postal entire (#U14) upgraded with 1c blue type V (#9) and 3c brownish carmine shade (#11), tied by two strikes of "Searsmont Me. Aug 30" cds, paying 10c transcontinental rate (effective April 1, 1855), to Rattle-Snake Bar, Placer County, Cal.

To see another cover to Rattlenake Bar, part of this same correspondence, and with information about this mining camp and its post office, see Cover ID 22682.

Owner's ID: 1978
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 4] SNS# 4 [1851 3¢ Orange Brown - USA Stamps 1851-1856 Issue]
[SNS 3] SNS# 3 [1851 1¢ Blue - USA Stamps 1851-1856 Issue]