Details For Cover ID# 29440

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Mar 31, 22
Edited on:Mar 31, 22
 
Postmark: Jul 6, 1857
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Iowa Hill, Placer County, California, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

3c red on white Nesbitt entire (U9) with two 3c dull red type II (11A) and 1c blue type IV (24) tied by strikes of "New York Jul 6" Ocean Mail circular datestamp, addressed to Iowa Hill, California. Endorsed "per str Illinois", docketed "Answered Aug 3rd 1857".

Scarce east to west coast use of a Nesbitt. The steamer Illinois was owned by the US Mail Steamship Co. (USMSC) and operated between New York City and Aspinwall in Panama.

Owner's ID: 2696
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 3] SNS# 3 [1851 1¢ Blue - USA Stamps 1851-1856 Issue]
[SNS 4] SNS# 4 [1851 3¢ Orange Brown - USA Stamps 1851-1856 Issue]