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Source:   Left page, Issue of 1847


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10c black Washington single on cover
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Image ID: 2005_6603_2_17_8

10c black Washington single on cover (June 4, 1848)

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Image Title

:  10c black Washington single on cover

Published Date

: June 4, 1848

Medium

: null

Item Physical Description

: Paper ink (black)

Notes

: Used position 80L. The stamp prepaid a single rate for a cover that traveled more than 300 miles, from New York City to Queenston, U.C., a Canadian exchange office on the Canadian-U.S. border. It entered the mails at New York City on June 4, 1848.The stamp exhibits a large sheet margin at right. The sender wrote the ms "paid to the Lines".At Queenston, the ms "4 ý" was applied to indicate a collect charge to the addressee for the Canadian po ....
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Standard Reference

: Scott Catalogue USA 2

Source

: Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps / Left page, Issue of 1847

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Digital ID

: 2005_6603_2_17_8

Record ID

: 1089688

Digital Item Published

: 10-22-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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