Details For Cover ID# 28536

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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA with foreign stamp(s)
Entered by: tankcurator
Added on:Mar 27, 20
Edited on:Mar 27, 20
 
Postmark: May 20, 1892
Origin: COLOMBIA
Destination: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Single Scott's Columbia #131 10-centavo orange tied to cover with large blue killer. Oval town cancel in violet at bottom dated May 20 1892, but rest of cancel unreadable. Addressed to "B.S. Pray" an import-export company in Boston who dealt primarily with South America. At top center front is a partial inverted violet postmark with integral bullseye killer - all that is readable is CERREOS NATIONALE and the date 6 June 1892. On the reverse the envelope is sealed with red wax and an impression of a standing lion. Three handling postmarks - one transit marking in violet from Barranquilla Columbia dated 14 June 1892 - a port on Columbia's northern coast. A double New York / PAID ALL "B" dated June 30 1892 and a Boston Massachusetts postmark dated that same day.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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