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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Dec 16, 21
Edited on:Dec 16, 21
 
Postmark: circa 1872
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: South Bend, Indiana, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

1870 Reay issue 1c blue on manila wrapper (W77) with fancy star cancel from New York, corner card "Cook's Tours to Palestine, the Nile, &c." to South Bend, Ind.

Thomas Cook's First Grand Tour of Egypt and Palestine/ Syria was held in the spring of 1869. Cook's double voyage to the Nile and Holy Land was repeated in 1870 and 1872. This wrapper probably held travel literature advertising his excursion of 1872.

Owner's ID: 2591
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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