Details For Cover ID# 29878

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: markrogers
Added on:Mar 25, 24
Edited on:Mar 25, 24
Postmark: Mar 16, 1858
Origin: Hartford, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
Destination: Shanghai, CHINA

Strip of three 10c Type III (33) stamps, plus a single 3c Ty III (26) all tied by magenta grid cancels, with Hartford CT originating CDS. This pays the 33c rate to Shanghai via British Open Mail.

Red "New York, Br. Pkt, Mar 17" backstamp and magenta manuscript "28" cent credit. Carried on Cunard "Europa", to Liverpool. Backstamped Hong Kong on May 22.

Rev. Henry Blodgett correspondence.

Certificate? Yes
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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[SNS 11] SNS# 11 [1857 10¢ Green - USA Stamps 1857-1860 Issue]
[SNS 9] SNS# 9 [1857 3¢ Dull Red - USA Stamps 1857-1860 Issue]