Details For Cover ID# 28281

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jun 13, 19
Edited on:Jun 13, 19
 
Postmark: circa 1891
Origin: New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Wipkingen, SWITZERLAND
 
Description:

1887 1c blue on manila wrapper (#W301) with 1890 4c dark brown Small Bank Note (#222) tied by mute New York station "D" oval cancel, paying 5X the 1c printed matter rate to Wipkingen, bie (near) Zurich, Switzerland. Wipkingen arrival circular datestamp on back.

Wipkingen is currently a district of Zurich, formerly a city of its own with its own post office, having been incorporated into Zurich in 1893. Consequently this use must date sometime between 1890 and 1893.

Owner's ID: 2178
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 62] SNS# 62 [1890 4¢ Dark Brown - USA Stamps 1890-1893 Issues]