Details For Cover ID# 28678

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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jun 3, 20
Edited on:Jun 3, 20
 
Postmark: Aug 20, 1864
Origin: Geislingen, GERMANY
Destination: Nurtingen, GERMANY
 
Description:

Wurttemberg 3 kreuzer red postal entire with two strikes of "Geislingen 20/8 64" cds to Nurtingen. "Nurtingen 20 Aug" arrival backstamp.

The green diagonal printed inscription on front and back reads "Drei Kreuzer Post-Louvert" (Three Kreuzer Post-Envelope). There is also a transit cds on back which reads Kingdom of Wurttemberg --- Postamt (Post Office) which might be a railroad marking. The two towns are only 47 km apart on modern roads.

Geislungen an der Steige is a town in the district of Goppingen in Baden-Wurttemberg in southern Germany. The name relates to its location "on the climb" (an der steige) of a trade route over the Swabian Jura mountain range.

Nurtingen is a town on the river Neckar in the district of Essingen in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg in southern Germany. In 1864 both towns were part of the Kingdom of Wurttemberg, a member of the German Confederation.

Owner's ID: 2290
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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