Details For Cover ID# 27340

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Aug 9, 18
Edited on:Aug 11, 18
 
Postmark: Sep 14, 1860
Origin: Virginia City, Nevada, UNITED STATES
Destination: Albany, Illinois, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

[Via Central Route westbound + Butterfield Route eastbound], "Via Southern Overland" manuscript directive on cover with Virginia City U.T. Sep 14 1860 manuscript Utah Territory postmark (now Nevada) prepaid with 10c green (#35), cover would have been carried westbound over the Central Route via Placerville to San Francisco and from there on the Southern Route via St. Louis to destination, an exceedingly rare routing and the finest of the two or three known Virginia City Utah Territorial manuscript postmarks, ex Gamett and illustrated in his "Nevada Express" book

Owner's ID: 4501
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 11] SNS# 11 [1857 10¢ Green - USA Stamps 1857-1860 Issue]