Details For Cover ID# 29035

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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA with US stamp(s)
Entered by: nusivar
Added on:Feb 6, 21
Edited on:Feb 6, 21
 
Postmark: circa Nov 12, 1936 (India Airmail to England, By Boat to USA, Airmail Within USA?)
Origin: Camp PO, INDIA
Destination: Berwyn, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

1936 Attempted Airmail cover from India to USA: Sender specified Airmail from India to England, By Boat to USA. Cover bears 4x2As6pies (10 As) Indian stamps with Airmail label. However, Indian PO defaced Airmail label with red marking indicating the cover was sent by surface mail to England and not by airmail. However, on arrival in USA, the cover was deemed to be underpaid with 79c. Back of cover bears USA 10c + 2x30c or 70c postage (vs. 79 postage due) which are cancelled by Berwyn PA Dec 12, 26 cancels.

What did US postage cover? Was the cover sent by Airmail from New York to Berwyn?

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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