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

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]