Details For Cover ID# 28900

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: markrogers
Added on:Nov 9, 20
Edited on:Nov 9, 20
Postmark: Aug 2, 1856
Origin: Millersburgh, Ohio, UNITED STATES
Destination: San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES

10c Ty II, #14, Top row sheet margin stamp, paying the 10c rate for a letter carried over 3000 miles.

Sheet margin stamps this large are somewhat scarce on the 10c stamp.This would have gone by steamer, via Panama.

There was a sailing out of New York on August 5th (the Illinois), and another on August 22nd (the George Law), according to Frajola's listing (MWE).

Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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[SNS 6] SNS# 6 [1855 10¢ Green - USA Stamps 1851-1856 Issue]