Details For Cover ID# 28730

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: tankcurator
Added on:Jul 17, 20
Edited on:Jul 17, 20
 
Postmark: Jun 18, 1896
Origin: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES
Destination: Snohomish, Washington, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Business size "Penalty" Envelope for the US Land Office, Seattle Washington, US Department of the Interior. Used for official business, it was sent by Registered Mail, requiring the addition of a Scott's US #272 8-cent Violet Brown, tied by a single black double oval Seattle WA postmark with no date. Stamp is also tied by a watery green, three line registration marking dated June 18, 1896. Additional markings include a four digit number in darker green and two strikes of a note to the postmaster in violet to return the envelope if not delivered in 40 days in violet. A straight line italic violet "NOT CLAIMED" near center, with a pointing hand marking in violet "RETURN / TO / SENDER". Additional Seattle registration marking on reverse dated August 8, 1896 indicating its return to the Seattle post office. Addressed to a lawyer Mr. D. Hawk.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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[SNS 92] SNS# 92 [1894 8¢ Violet Brown - USA Stamps 1894-1903 Regular Issue]