Details For Cover ID# 28895

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: markrogers
Added on:Nov 9, 20
Edited on:Nov 10, 20
Postmark: circa May 30, 1850
Origin: Trenton, New Jersey, UNITED STATES
Destination: New York, New York, UNITED STATES

#1, red-brown, carried on the Camden & Amboy RR.

The "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD" stamp (Towle 240-D-1) was applied in red, along with the numeral 5.

The PHILADA* marking is really more of a WAY marking than a route agents marking, since it was actually applied at the destination in New York City.

A map of this route is on page 506, figure NJ2, of Hugh Feldman's book on US Contract Mail Routes by Railroad.

This was route 1352.

Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 1] SNS# 1 [1847 5¢ Brown - USA Stamps 1847 Issue]