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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:May 6, 20
Edited on:May 6, 20
 
Postmark: Mar 2, 1861
Origin: Clinton, Texas, UNITED STATES
Destination: Gonzales, Texas, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Clinton Tex. Mar 2" (1861) circular datestamp on 3c red on buff Star Die postal entire (U27) with pen cancel, to Gonzales, Texas. Very rare use.

The Ordinance of Secession in Texas took effect on this date, March 2, 1861. Texas was admitted to the Confederacy three days later. Thus the period of use of U.S. stamps in Texas as an Independent State lasted only three days.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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