Details For Cover ID# 28896

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: markrogers
Added on:Nov 9, 20
Edited on:Nov 9, 20
Postmark: Jul 19, 1856
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: London, UNITED KINGDOM

Pair of 12c #17's, paying the 24c British Open Mail rate to London, from New York.

Carried by American Packet, on the Collins Line "Baltic", which departed NYC July 19, 1856, and arrived in Liverpool on July 30.

The red "3" is a 3c credit to the UK for internal British Transit.
The US retained 21c, which included 5c US internal transit, plus 16c american packet fee.

Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
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