Details For Cover ID# 29229

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Nov 2, 21
Edited on:Nov 2, 21
 
Postmark: Mar 2, 1904
Origin: Key West, Florida, UNITED STATES
Destination: Sydney, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
 
Description:

5c chocolate Columbian Expo postal entire (U350) with 4c deep red brown (296) and  5c ultramarine & black (297) Pan-American Expo Issues and 1c blue green (300), 5c blue (304) and 8c violet black (306) tied by smudge cancels, Key West, Florida Mar 2, 1904 registered cds to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, with San Francisco Reg, Div. transit (Mar. 12, 1904) and Sydney Registered arrival markings on back (Apr 15, 1904). Sender's blue return label on reverse (plus corner card) indicating it was sent by Dr. C.H. Gardner, U.S. Marine Hospital, Key West, Fla. San Francisco registry label.

The 28c postage paid is made up of 8c registry fee and 20c postage, which is 4x UPU rate. The cover shows wrinkling at its edges confirming it was overweight, in this case up to 2 oz.

Owner's ID: 2553
 
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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