Details For Cover ID# 28715

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jun 21, 20
Edited on:Jun 21, 20
 
Postmark: circa Feb 6, 1857
Origin: Charleston, South Carolina, UNITED STATES
Destination: University, Virginia, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Charleston S.C. Feb. 6" circular datestamp ties 1851 3c dull red type I (11) on buff cover to University, Virginia, with blue embossed corner card of "Charleston Hotel, D. Mixer, Proprietor, Charleston, S.C." Charleston 30mm postmark type A-25 known used from 1856-1861.

The Charleston Hotel was built in 1839 at 200 Meeting Place, Charleston, S.C. It was designed by architect Nathaniel E. Potter, and was described as a striking structure, with Parthenon-style facade denoting architecture of the Greek Revival period. Source: Southern Patriot (Charleston) newspaper (published 1825-1848), issue of October 26, 1839.

Owner's ID: 2311
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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[SNS 4] SNS# 4 [1851 3¢ Orange Brown - USA Stamps 1851-1856 Issue]