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Handstamp, DUPLICATE

Description:

Postal employees used this handstamp on office records and official correspondence to distinguish between an original document and a duplicate. This handstamp is not considered an auxillary markings device because it was not designed for use as a directional or informational marking on a mail-piece.

Markings:
"DUPLICATE"
Medium:
wood (natural); rubber (red)
Dimensions:
Overall: 6.7 x 2.7 x 2.2cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/16 x 7/8in.)
Museum ID:
2006.2041.15
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Glossary

  • Auxiliary handstamp, DUPLICATE
  • Auxiliary handstamp, DUPLICATE
Additional Records
  • Handstamp, DUPLICATE
  • Handstamp, FOR DEPOSIT ONLY
  • Handstamp, NOT ISSUED
  • Handstamp, TACOMA, WASH
  • Harrisville, RI, duplex handstamp
  • Horse fancy cancel handstamp
  • J. Stryker personal handstamp
  • Jackson, NH, circular hammer handstamp, REC'D
  • Kansas City, MO, Air Mail Field duplex handstamp
  • Kansas City, MO, Air Mail Field duplex handstamp
  • Kansas City, MO, precancel handstamp
  • Kicking mule fancy cancel handstamp
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