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Source:   Right pane; Issue of 1847 [4].

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10c black Washington pair on cover

Image ID: 2005_6603_2_28_7

10c black Washington pair on cover (1847)

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Image Title

:  10c black Washington pair on cover

Published Date

: 1847


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Item Physical Description

: Paper ink (black)


: Used position 71-72R. This is another Ludlow Beebee letter that was deposited in the Boston post office before the mails for New York City closed. It was therefore not necessary to carry it to trainside for delivery to the route agent prior to the train's departure. It is a double-weight letter that traveled over three hundred miles, prepaid with a horizontal pair of 10-cent stamps. The red "sl-20" rate mark was not an additional collect rat ....
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Standard Reference

: Scott Catalogue USA 2


: Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps / Right pane; Issue of 1847 [4].


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Digital ID

: 2005_6603_2_28_7

Record ID

: 1089559

Digital Item Published

: 10-19-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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