Details For Cover ID# 27197

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jun 3, 18
Edited on:Jun 3, 18
 
Postmark: Jan 14, 1931
Origin: Brocton, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Talcahuano, CHILE
 
Description:

20c carmine rose flat plate perf. 11 (#567) vert. pair and 10c orange rotary press perf. 11 x 10½ (#642) tied by Brocton N.Y. machine cancel, additional "Brocton, N.Y. Jan. 14 1931" duplex postmark, on airmail cover to Talcahuano, Chile.  Blue illustrated corner card of the Huntley Manufacturing Co., Brocton, N.Y. with emblem shield inscribed "Monitor Works".  25 Jan. 31 Santiago transit postmark and 26 Jan. 31 Talcahuano arrival postmark on back. 50c airmail single rate.

Talcahuano is a port city and in the Bío Bío Region of Chile, and is located in the south of the Central Zone of Chile. Talcahuano is 503 km south of Santiago.

The Huntley Manufacturing Company was founded in 1853 in Silver Creek, New York. They manufactured a wide range of mill equipment for the grain and flour industry, as well as the coffee and peanut business. Huntley moved in 1929 to Brocton, Chautauqua County, New York, on Lake Erie. About this time, they also opened a branch manufacturing office across Lake Erie at Tillsonburg, Ontario. The company added equipment for processing grape juices after their move to Brocton. The corner card on this cover refers to their "Monitor" line of Coffee Machinery, including gas-fired coffee roasters. Huntley went out of business in the late 1940s.

Owner's ID: 1986
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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