Details For Cover ID# 28226

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Apr 17, 19
Edited on:Apr 20, 19
 
Postmark: Aug 2, 1859
Origin: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
Destination: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Blood's Penny Post (1c) black (#15L18) with portrait of Henry Clay, uncanceled on buff envelope with "Blood's Penny Post Aug 2. 8. A.M. 1859 Philada." 24mm double circle datestamp. Corner card of "City Surveyor, Second Disctrict."  Locally addressed, with original enclosure datelined "Phil Aug 1, 1859".

Envelope has ornate embossed design on rear flap that reads "Hufty's Safety Envelope Philada".

Owner's ID: 2146
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.