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10-cent Washington

10c Washington bisect on cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 2c
Description:

used; only horizontal split of this issue known. The bottom half of a 10-cent issue used as a single five-cent stamp for a letter traveling less than three hundred miles. It was mailed on June 11, 1851. The townmark is struck twice, once to cancel the stamp. The letter is addressed to Jno. B. Brooke, Esq. who was the county clerk of Prince Georges county, Maryland.

Date:
June 11, 1851
Markings:
c-BALTIMORE/JUN/11/Md [1851] (blue) [townmark] townmark used as cancel [cancel]
Medium:
paper; ink (black)
Museum ID:
2005.6603.2.6.1
Place of Origin:
Baltimore, Maryland
Place of Destination:
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Credits:
The Benjamin K. Miller Stamp Collection, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

  • Miller Collection,
  • 10c Washington bisect on cover
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