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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA with foreign stamp(s)
Entered by: longbert
Added on:Feb 14, 22
Edited on:Feb 14, 22
Postmark: Oct 17, 1876
Origin: ITALY
Destination: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

This October 17, 1876 letter addressed to Philadelphia was erroneously franked for 30 cents instead of 40 cents (General Postal Union rate for countries beyond 300 nautical miles). The Italian post office affixed the "T" stamp and handwritten the number "30" to indicate the amount of the stamps applied by the sender. Which of the New York and Philadelphia offices calculated the tax to be paid and put the "DUE 4" stamp?

Owner's ID: 6116
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No