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1759 Boston manuscript stampless to Newport RI 2dwt rate 45.7

1759 Boston manuscript stampless to Newport RI 2dwt rate 45.7

Early Boston stampless cover from the colonial period. Manuscript “Bo” postmark aiwth 2dwt (pennyweight) rate marking, addressed to Newport RI. Light toning and edge tears. This was the single rate for 60-100 miles. Letter is fragile so I didn’t open to it to read; small nibble at upper left. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. See additional […]

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1764 Boston MA ship stampless from London UK to Newport RI 4.16 rate 45.1

1764 Boston MA ship stampless from London UK to Newport RI 4.16 rate 45.1

Pretty early Boston MA stampless folded letter, originating in London UK but entering mails at Boston MA on way to Newport RI. Attractive and fresh for a colonial! Your satisfaction is guaranteed. See additional auctions under IDs paperhistory and budgetcoverbox. Please consider joining the American Philatelic Society! This may change for bulkier items. If you’d […]

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1783 Boston MA to New Milford red straightline stampless confederation 45.15

1783 Boston MA to New Milford red straightline stampless confederation 45.15

Boston to New Milford CT, Feb. Clear strike of red straightline handstamp with matching “13/FE” Franklin mark, manuscript “2 16″ (2dwt 16gr) rate for 100-200 miles on folded letter datelined Feb. 13, 1783 and addressed to New Milford Conn. Tiny tear on file fold at bottom, pretty cover from the early confederation period. Your satisfaction […]

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1844 U. S. A. Ols Boston To Springfield With Hale & Co Local Cut Square, Used

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1844. OUTER LETTER SHEET BOSTON TO SPRINGFIELD WITH HALE AND CO. CUT SQUARE LOCAL STAMP. Fine Condition, Very Fine Used. (Any lines across the stamps are due to the mounts, not on the stamps). NO HIGHER RESERVE – THE START PRICE IS THE RESERVE. Please await invoice in this case. MAILING […]

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