Philatelic Cover - 100th Anniversary U.S. Postal Mail Car

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Philatelic Cover - 100th Anniversary U.S. Postal Mail Car

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Title:  

Philatelic Cover - 100th Anniversary U.S. Postal Mail Car
Date:
1962

Content Description: 

Philatelic Cover - 100th Anniversary U.S. Postal Mail Car .6a) Mark Twain Hotel business letter envelope. Logo and return address in upper left corner. Lower left corner has cachet commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 1st railroad mail car. Address typed at center. Upper right corner has stamps: One with etching of Casey Jones at center bordered by two steam locomotives (purple); below are two half cent Ben Franklin stamps (orange). Cancelled. On back is illust. of Mark Twain Hotel at bottom center, on center of flap is oval picture of Twain. Inside is blue index card for support (removed). Cancel on the front reads 'Centennial 1st U.S. Mail sorted in transit 1862-1962'. Postmarked Hannibal July 28, 1962

Physical Description: 

Envelope, Philatelic Cover

Location:
120 North Main,Missouri,Hannibal,63401
Identifier:
F.90.30212.6a

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