Details For Cover ID# 29282

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Dec 19, 21
Edited on:Dec 21, 21
 
Postmark: Nov 15, 1853
Origin: Meriden, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
Destination: Chester, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Meriden Ct. Nov 15" red 30mm circular datestamp and matching "Paid 3" circular handstamp on folded letter datelined "Meriden Bank Nov. 15th 1853" to Chester, Conn. "Paid M.B'K." (Paid Meriden Bank) red 16 x 10mm boxed handstamp at lower left.

The boxed Paid marking is a private marking applied by Meriden Bank to instruct the postmaster to charge the postage to Meriden Bank's P.O. box account. Note that the shade of red ink is different from that of  the circular postmarks, confirming that.

Owner's ID: 2596
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes