Details For Cover ID# 28985

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Dec 3, 20
Edited on:Dec 3, 20
Postmark: Nov 4, 1902
Origin: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Destination: Brussels, BELGIUM

1898 5c blue (281) tied by "Boston Mass. Nov. 4 1902" machine cds with "North Postal Station" flag cancel to Brussels, Belgium, with two-line "Rec'd. Too Late For Steamer" marking. Endorsed "Via S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse", "Bruxelles Arrivee 14 Nov. 02" backstamp, with original letter. Brussels carrier delivery circular handstamp "56".

Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse was a German transatlantic ocean liner named after Wilhelm I, German Emperor, the first monarch of the (second) German Empire. The liner was constructed in Stettin, Germany (now Szczecin, Poland) for the Norddeutscher (North German Lloyd) steamship line and entered service in 1897. It was the first liner to have four funnels and is considered to be the first "superliner".

Owner's ID: 2400
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No