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Philadelphia Maritime Markings January 2018

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“BRIGG’S DESPATCH 2” RED NEGATIVE HANDSTAMP AND PARTIAL BLUE PHILADELPHIA PMK. ON 1848 PRINTED NOTICE USED LOCALLY

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“BRIGG’S DESPATCH 2” RED NEGATIVE HANDSTAMP AND PARTIAL BLUE PHILADELPHIA PMK. ON 1848 PRINTED NOTICE USED LOCALLY. AND WE ARE OF THE OPINION THAT

IT IS A GENUINE USAGE, THE NOTICE WITH A COVERED NICK AT BOTTOM RIGHT AND ADDITIONAL SMALL FAULTS. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Shared courtesy of The Philatelic Foundation. Not to be used for commercial purposes.

 

PHILADELPHIA 1836 BLOODS PENNY POST

Written by on November 27, 2017 in Featured, Philadelphia with 0 Comments
Entire letter 1836 refering to cotton which is ‘very dangerously high and will we think give way within 6 days’. Fine cover from Bloods Penny Post.
 

Jacobson – Litiz to Bethlehem

Written by on April 3, 2013 in Featured, Lancaster, Northampton with 0 Comments
A 5 cts. 1847 from a small Pennsylvania town.  Alexander [THE UNITED STATES 1847 ISSUE: A COVER CENSUS] records this cover and one other 5 cts. 1847 cover from Litiz. According to the Official Record Book of the Post Office Department [July 1, 1847 - June 30, 1851], 200 5 cts. stamps were delivered to Litiz.

A 5 cts. 1847 from a small Pennsylvania town.
Alexander [THE UNITED STATES 1847 ISSUE: A COVER CENSUS] records this cover and one other 5 cts. 1847 cover from Litiz.
According to the Official Record Book of the Post
Office Department [July 1, 1847 – June 30, 1851],
200 5 cts. stamps were delivered to Litiz.

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