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Posted 04/20/2017   7:05 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Daveinva47 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Postal stationery experts I need your help. The photos show a red Washington 2 cent that ID as belonging to the 1899 group (probably a U358); but my reference (such as it is) skips from 1932 to 1950 on stationery.

I know it's postmarked 1934, so I guess what I'm wondering is or was there more issues between '32 and '50 that this belongs to? Or is this an example of someone using a really old piece of postal stationery to mail something?

Thought?
Thanks,
Dave



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Posted 04/20/2017   7:48 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add littleriverphil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I think that is U79 printed 1993 er 1893. If so, someone used an old stamped envelope and added 740 to make up the then current 1st class rate. Philatelic?
Try to identify the Stamped envelope here.

http://dubinweb.com/envelopes.html
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Posted 04/20/2017   9:02 pm  Show Profile Check Petert4522's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Littleriverphil, I guess you mean 1893?


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Posted 04/20/2017   11:22 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add littleriverphil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I did mean 1893. Makes an unusual mixed use.
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Posted 04/21/2017   08:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Daveinva47 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yep, I think it's U79 also. Thanks for the link to the dubinweb site, I've been looking for help with stationery ID and this should work out real well!
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Posted 04/21/2017   09:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add littleriverphil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
Thanks for the link to the dubinweb site, I've been looking for help with stationery ID


You're welcome. I use that site often.
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Edited by littleriverphil - 04/21/2017 09:59 am
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