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ALTON AND WATKINS NEW YORK, PLUS SOUTH NORWALK CONNECTICUT DEAD POST OFFICE POSTMARKS ON ONE 1888 COVER - POSTAL-HISTORY ALTAY AND WATKINS NEW YORK, PLUS SOUTH NORWALK CONNECTICUT DEAD POST OFFICE POSTMARKS ON ONE 1888 COVER

It's a triple header. Cover originated in Althay NY and was addressed to South Norwalk. Enroute, it received a Watkins postmark on the flap side and then it received a South Norwalk Connecticut mark when the cover was forwarded to New York City. This is a must unusual item for dead post office cover collectors.

$10.00
PROVIDENCE RHODE ISLAND 1846 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO REV. BADGER, NEW YORK

The letter is addressed to the Rev. Milton Badger, secretary of A.H.M.S., New York. The initials stand for the American Home Missionary Society.  Rev. Badger was Associate Secretary of the Society and received field reports from missionaries on a regular basis. There is no content to this SFL. However a note on the side indicates it came from Miss E. A. Alwood, Providence on behalf of Rev. H. Foote.

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france-1822-stampless-folded-letter-to-ternay-france FRANCE - 1822 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO TERNAY FRANCE

Small early stampless folded letter postmarked at station 23 Sailland (unable to find community location. needs further research). Note No. 42 center left of front page.  Apparently the correspondents numbered their letters so they would know if one was lost in transit.  The writer also references receiving No. 47 from the addressee.  Vertical mark running from middle top to bottom is the postage charge.

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new-york-city-advertising-cover-trask-leeds-merchants-to-beers-roxbury-ny-postal-history NEW YORK CITY 1861 TRASK & LEEDS MERCHANTS ADVERTISING 1861 COVER TO ROXBURY NY. 2 SCOTT#26

Two distinctly different Scott #26 stamps on this cover. Right stamp is sharp and clear. Left stamp indicates overinked press. Both adorn a roughly opened all-over advertising cover for Jas. W. Trask & Co. (Jas. H. Leeds) produce commission merchants butter, cheese, lard and provisions, 236 Front Street, New York.

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WASHINGTON DC 1906 SPECIAL DELIVERY COVER. SUPER POSTAL MARKINGS.

If you collect postal markings, special delivery or just very interesting covers...this lot is for you. Absolutely super postal history item. This 1906 Boston cover was sent special delivery from Washington DC to Boston MA. On the face it has these postal markings: large double-line box with No Letter; fee claimed by office of first address; and the best feature -- a fee paid Boston time clock receiver mark with the Boston capital building as the hour hand of the clock! Check it out in the lower left corner of the cover. The December 31, 1906 appears to be a receiver from the insurance company addressee. The back features a Boston and Providence Railroad Post Office partial postmark. As you see from the scan, the cover has damage at the upper left corner and a small hole just below that. Cover shows normal wear for a cover of this early vintage. Nice E-6 special delivery stamp along with postal stationery of the time

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NEWBURYPORT MASSACHUSETTS 1865 LETTER TO DOVER NEW HAMPSHIRE - DYING WIFE

Sad letter from A. Caldwell to William Woodman reads as follows: I presume you would like to hear from us as you have always taken so much interest with family -- my wife had an operation performed on her Sunday the 8th & had taken from her two gallons of water which has been a good relief, but has left her very weak. She may continue some time longer with us, but is liable to go at any moment. She is more resigned than before.  Our physician Doctor Barker converses with her very freely, is a very pious man. I consider his visits for her spiritual...good is worth all his pay for other service...he is fully satisified she is prepared to go at any time which is a great consolation.  Please let our friends know the coontents of this In haste yours truly, A Caldwell.

Full postmark. Average Scott #65 stamp.  Bullseye killer.  Stain at top can be seen in scan. Small portion of top left missing. Does not affect postmark.

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ALBANY NEW YORK SCOTT #11 ON COVER TO PHILADELPHIA - POSTAL-HISTORY ALBANY NEW YORK #11 ON COVER TO PHILADELPHIA

Cut close, but not into the stamp. Tiny notch upper left. No contents.

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paris-france-1904-postcard-to-brussels-belgium-with-france-scott-138-and-belgium-scott-j5-and-j8-stamps FRANCE AND BELGIUM -- PARIS 1904 POSTCARD WITH FRANCE #138 AND BELGIUM POSTAGE DUE #J5 AND J8 STAMPS

Nice combination of stamps along with a variety of auxiliary markings indicating transit and local post office delivery. Early Eiffel Tower engraving on front along with souvenir EIFFEL postmark.

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bermuda-1953-wrapper-in-pristine-condition BERMUDA -- 1953 H&G 11 WRAPPER IN PRISTINE CONDITION

Fresh as the day it was printed.

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WORCESTER MASSACHUSETTS STAMPLESS FOLDED COVER FROM GODDARD & RICE TO NEW YORK CITY

Light but full Worcester postmark and red 5 rate on this stampless folded letter from Goddard & Rice to Hendrick Bros., New York City. Goddard & Rice was a prominent manufacturer of wire, principally barbed wire, in Worcester. No content. Great condition.

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