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SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION COVER WITH FANCY CANCEL POSTMARK - POSTAL-HISTORY SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION COVER WITH FANCY CANCEL POSTMARK

Handwritten date in lower left corner. Early style return address vertical at left along with Department of Public Instruction Official Business corner card upper left. Sacramento postmark along with large pie wedge fancy cancel. Opened roughly at right but stamp not damaged.

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saudi-arabia-1950s-postal-history-cover-to-boston-from-arabian-american-oil-company SAUDI ARABIA - MID-1950S COVER FROM ARABIAN AMERICAN OIL CO. TO BOSTON

Clean cover with Scott #s 161, 163 and 168 regular issues and RA8 postal tax stamp. 

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EASTPORT-MAINE-JOHN-FRENCH-PROVISION-CO-1866-POSTAL-HISTORY-COVER-TO-MOUNT-MARIAH-CHAPTER-MASONS-BANGOR-MAINE EASTPORT MAINE JOHN FRENCH PROVISION CO. 1866 COVER TO MOUNT MARIAH CHAPTER MASONS BANGOR MAINE

Very clean cover with Scott #65 stamp (well centered for issue). John French & Son dealers in flour, corn & fish - lumber &C embossed advertisement on back flap. Note postmark, with French selling lumber, it looks like a fancy cancel tree. Sent to Mount Mariah Chapter of Masons in Bangor Maine.

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MILWAUKEE WISCONSIN 4-CENT STAGECOACH COIL 1982 FIRST DAY COVER - 5 STAMPS INCLUDING LINE PAIR. SCOTT1898A

Unaddressed ArtCraft First Day Cover from the Transportation Series of the 1980s. Pristine condition. Includes line pair in a strip of five stamps.

WE HAVE A SUBSTANTIAL NUMBER OF FIRST DAY COVERS -- REGULAR ISSUES, AIRMAILS, SPECIAL DELIVERIES, COMMEMORATIVES -- RANGING FROM EARLY TO RECENT.  PLEASE CONTACT US FOR YOUR FIRST DAY COVER NEEDS.

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POSTAL HISTORY - MYSTIC RIVER CONNECTICUT 1800S COVER WITH 3-CENT BANKNOTE STAMP Mystic River Connecticut 1800s cover with 3ct Banknote & Letter

LETTER IS FROM CHARLES R. HEATH, THEN PRINCIPAL OF MYSTIC RIVER HIGH SCHOOL AND IS TO CHALKLEY COLLINS IN CLARK'S FALLS, CONNECTICUT, RESPONDING TO A LETTER SENT BY COLLINS ASKING ABOUT BECOMING PRINCIPAL AT THE SCHOOL. HEATH SAYS: "I HELD THAT POSITION LAST YEAR AND EXPECT TO NEXT. THE SCHOOLS IN THIS VICINITY ARE PRETTY HARD AND IN ADDITION TO THAT, THEY EXPECT A GREAT AMT OF WORK FOR VERY SMALL PAY. I GOT ALONG VERY SMOOTHLY LAST YEAR, HAVE NOT HEARD ONE WORD OF COMPLAINT. I AM GLAD TO HEAR THAT YOU SUCCEEDED SO WELL IN BELVIDERE. ...PERHAPS THERE MAY BE A CHANCE FOR YOU AT STONINGTON POINT ABOUT A $500 JOB."

NICE POSTMARK ON COVER. INTERESTING READING. STAMP IS DAMAGED.

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GREAT BRITAIN - FRANCE -- 1902 BANK DRAFT J. BETSCHEN BANK SIGNED BY J. BETCHEN - FINANCE GREAT BRITAIN - FRANCE -- 1902 BANK DRAFT J. BETSCHEN BANK SIGNED BY J. BETCHEN

1902 bank draft from the renowned J. BETSCHEN BANK. Draft is written in French. However, was drawn in sterling and bears a BRITISH POSTAGE REVENUE STAMP. Click on headline to see scan of reverse side of check bearing signature of J. Betschen. 

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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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hillsborough-pennsylvania-civil-war-era-postal-history-cover-to-judge-russell-russell-gettysburg-pa HILLSBOROUGH PENNSYLVANIA DEAD POST OFFICE CIVIL WAR ERA COVER TO JUDGE SAMUEL RUSSELL, GETTYSBURG PA

Interesting cover from a number of viewpoints. First, addressed to Judge Samuel R. Russell. Second, note difference in size and color of the two Scott #65 stamps. The left stamp is considerably smaller due to close perfs. The right stamp is much lighter in color, possibly rose. And finally, there is an incomplete Hillsborough PA dead post office postmark -- a premium DPO. Judge Samuel Riddle Russell, b. 21 June 1801 Gettysburg PA; lawyer, judge, graduated Princeton.

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DAYTONA BEACH FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL SPEED TRIALS 1933 CACHET COVER -- NASCAR

Nice early souvenir cover. Great for racing and NASCAR memorabilia collectors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BARNSTABLE MASSACHUSETTS 1887 A. F. SHERMAN REGISTER OF DEEDS COVER WITH HANDSTAMP POSTMARK ADDRESSED TO ACTRESS CORDELIA HOWARD MACDONALD BARNSTABLE MASSACHUSETTS 1887 A. F. SHERMAN REGISTER OF DEEDS COVER WITH HANDSTAMP POSTMARK ADDRESSED TO ACTRESS CORDELIA HOWARD MACDONALD

1887 cover from A. F. Sherman, Register of Deeds to Cordelia Macdonald, Bourne. No content. Notch below stamp and a bit wrinkled at each end, otherwise a clean cover. Cordelia Howard Macdonald was an actress of note, having portrayed Eva in Uncle Tom's Cabin first in Boston and then in venues throughout New York and New England and finally nationwide. She came from a theatrical family. She died in 1941 in Bourne.

 

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