Details For Cover ID# 28699

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: paulorgantech
Added on:Jun 12, 20
Edited on:Jun 12, 20
Postmark: Dec 11, 1861
Origin: San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES
Destination: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

US Scott 65, 68, and 70 pay quadruple the regular letter rate for mail that crossed the Rockies prior to 1863, on a tattered cover which may have contained tin types. The cover was carried by Wells Fargo to the port for the trip via Panama, the entered the mails in New York for Boston.

Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 18] SNS# 18 [1861 3¢ Rose - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]
[SNS 20] SNS# 20 [1861 10¢ Green - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]
[SNS 23] SNS# 23 [1861 24¢ Red Lilac - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]