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12c Washington bisect on transcontinental cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 17a
Description:

The cover originated in San Francisco and was sent to Philadelphia. The 6c cross country rate was paid with a bisected 12c stamp. The bisect was not accepted in Philadelphia and was treated as an unpaid letter for which the rate was 10c.

Date:
1852
Markings:
cancellation mark over stamp in bottom left corner; postmark "10" in circle in top right corner; handwritten address at center of cover
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 1/16 x 5 1/8 in. (7.78 x 13.02 cm)
Museum ID:
2008.2006.193
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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