Details For Cover ID# 28752

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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: rkmatta
Added on:Aug 2, 20
Edited on:Sep 25, 20
 
Postmark: Nov 1908
Origin: UNITED KINGDOM
Destination: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

30c and 50c postage dues on incoming wrapper from the UK carried on the S.S. Oceanic dated on arrival in NYC Nov. 30, 1908. Rated 50c less 3c credit for UK 1 ½ p stamp for a deficiency of 47c, which was doubled for international mail. Not checked for watermark, but presumed to be watermarked J43 and J44 based on date. This may be a unique usage for any small 50c postage due stamp prior to the perf 11 issue of 1917.

 
Certificate? Yes
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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