Details For Cover ID# 28288

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Jun 14, 19
Edited on:Aug 13, 19
 
Postmark: Mar 15, 1756
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

[Earliest Reported Handstamped Postmark of North America (domestic mail)] 15 March 1756 folded letter of David Vanhorn in New York to Thomas Fayerweather in Boston, "NEW / YORK" two line postmark and "4 dwt" manuscript rate, this letter is the listing copy in ASCC as the earliest date for the postmark which is the earliest handstamped postmark used on domestic mail (there is a earlier handstamped marking found on packet service letters that may have been applied in England according to Robson Lowe), ex Frajola auction #1 (1981), lot #4

Owner's ID: 251
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes