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10c Washington bisect on cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 2a
Description:

This cover, bearing a 10¢ lower left diagonal bisect, entered the mails at Gardiner ME on May 5, 1851. It is addressed to Mrs. George Evans by her husband. The one-half of a 10¢ stamp prepaid the 5¢ single rate for a letter traveling less than 300 miles. There are 15 known covers in this correspondence, dated between April 26, 1851 and May 26, 1851.

Date:
May 5, 1851
Markings:
c-GARDINER/MAY/5/Me. (red) [townmark] Red grid [cancel]
Medium:
paper; ink (black; red) / handwritten; handstamped; engraved
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 x 5 9/16 in. (7.62 x 14.13 cm)
Museum ID:
2003.2019.3
Place of Origin:
Gardiner, Maine
Place of Destination:
Brattle borough, Vermont

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  • 10c Washington bisect on cover
  • 10c Washington bisect on cover
  • 10c Washington bisect on cover
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