Details For Cover ID# 28323

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Jul 2, 19
Edited on:Jul 8, 19
 
Postmark: circa 1851
Origin: Quinebaug, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
Destination: Noose Neck, West Greenwich, Rhode Island, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

[Jenny Lind (the Swedish Nightingale)] albino embossed portrait on small cover used with blue Quinebaug, Ct postmark and arc "Paid 3" rate, also includes a second folded letter with same postmark and "5 Paid" used before 1851, very fine

from Wiki: "In 1850, Lind went to America at the invitation of the showman P.T. Barnum. She gave 93 large-scale concerts for him and then continued to tour under her own management. She earned more than $350,000 from these concerts, donating the proceeds to charities, principally the endowment of free schools in Sweden."

Owner's ID: 0204
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes