Details For Cover ID# 27281

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: paulorgantech
Added on:Jul 20, 18
Edited on:Sep 8, 19
 
Postmark: Sep 18, 1862
Origin: Philadelphia, UNITED STATES
Destination: Newcastle, Delaware, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Domestic letter franked with the standard 3 cents rate plus 1 cent for carrier to the mails. Philadelphia was one of the cities to accept the carrier rate payment using the one cent stamp. The carrier rate was one in a series of measures, adopted by the post office dept to eliminate the private carriers who were filling this needed service. Year dated postmark.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 16] SNS# 16 [1861 1¢ Blue - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]
[SNS 18] SNS# 18 [1861 3¢ Rose - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]