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Posted 02/16/2011   01:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mhc99 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This first day cover dated Feb 16, 1948 commemorates Princess Elizableth's marriage to Philip Mountbatten.


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Posted 02/16/2011   11:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bfranton to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's slightly late Feb 15

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Posted 02/17/2011   9:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fredcdobbs to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Feb 18 1959

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Posted 02/17/2011   10:56 pm  Show Profile Check tomiseksj's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add tomiseksj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Rochester, New Hampshire Feb 17, 1896.

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Posted 02/18/2011   10:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add backroads to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
One for the 17th, yesterday, and one for the 18th, today. As a complete aside, does anyone know when the airogram format disappeared from general usage and why?







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Posted 02/18/2011   9:20 pm  Show Profile Check tomiseksj's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add tomiseksj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Another for Feb 18th. This is an LL plate block of the 1960 4c Olympic Rings and Snowflake (Scott 1146) -- alignment of the cancel is quite impressive.

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Posted 02/18/2011   10:20 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bfranton to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I think I'm reading this correctly... Feb 18.

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Posted 02/20/2011   01:27 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add backroads to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here are a couple of interest for Feb. 20, including an early stick and tick which is a tad late for the intended Christmas Card rush.





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Posted 02/20/2011   11:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bfranton to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's another Feb 20

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Posted 02/21/2011   10:06 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fredcdobbs to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Feb 21 1914


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Posted 02/22/2011   9:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fredcdobbs to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I will keep it going for another day, Feb 22 1938

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Posted 02/22/2011   11:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add backroads to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
And for the 23rd, a postal card from Switzerland.

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Posted 02/23/2011   09:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Should have posted this yesterday (but I forgot) ... anyway a commemorative for George Washington's real Birthday on February 22nd:

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Posted 02/23/2011   10:05 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's one purely for fun. I was looking for a February 23rd cover to post here (didn't find one) but I did come across this so I thought I'd include it.



What's wrong? Can you see it?

Answer: The date is shown to be February 23, 1980 but if you look at the catalogs, the correct day of issue should be February 25, 1980. That also goes along with the fact that the cachet even notes the celebration of "National Letter Writing Week" (do we have that anymore?) from February 24 to March 1, 1980, so it wouldn't make sense that the stamps were issued before that date.

Upon closer inspection, the day of issue is correct at February 25th. It's just that the postmark hit the stamp right at its bottom perforation and created the optical illusion that the "25" was a "23".

Sure had me fooled for awhile until I enlarged it to see the true date!
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Good eye Wt1.
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