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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:May 29, 22
Edited on:Jun 4, 22
Postmark: Mar 6, 1891
Origin: Leavenworth, Kansas, UNITED STATES
Destination: Seoul, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

1890 5c Chocolate Small Bank Note (223) tied by quartered cork, "Fort Leavenworth Kan. Mar. 6" (1891) circular datestamp on 3c Green entire to Seoul, Corea (Korea) where forwarded to Philadelphia, sender's instructions "via Yokohama, Japan" crossed out, bold "TOO LATE"in oval handstamp, nice range of transit markings front and back including San Francisco (Mar. 10 and June 11), Nagasaki (Apr. 26), Seoul (no date), Kobe (May 16), Yokohama (May 18) and Philadelphia (June 13). Ex-Johnson.

Addressed to Major John Gregg Lee (1856-1891) who served as a trainer and advisor to the miltary of the Korean King Gojong. With original enclosure, which is a $2 annual dues notice for the Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Jan. 31, 1891. Korea joined the UPU on 1 January 1900.

Owner's ID: 2721
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 63] SNS# 63 [1890 5¢ Chocolate - USA Stamps 1890-1893 Issues]