Details For Cover ID# 28479

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jan 29, 20
Edited on:Jan 29, 20
 
Postmark: May 8, 1893
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Norwich, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

2c carmine Small Bank Note (#220) tied by "new York P May 8 93" duplex to advertising cover to Norwich, Conn. Illustrated corner card of "Cottolene For Cooking, N. K. Fairbank & Co., Office M., Produce Exchange, New York." Norwich Conn. Rec'd. backstamp.

Cottolene was a brand of shortening made of beef suet and cotton seed oil produced in the United States from 1868 until the early 20th century. It was the first mass-produced and mass-marketed alternative to lard and is remembered today chiefly for its iconic national ad campaign and the cookbooks that were written to promote its use.

Owner's ID: 2235
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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[SNS 60] SNS# 60 [1890 2¢ Red - USA Stamps 1890-1893 Issues]