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Postage Dues (#1)

Item # Description Price Picture
7123 #J1 and #J2, F-VF, tied by bold DETROIT, MICH., SEP 14 postmark with "[DUE] 3 CENTS" in circle, on intact MICH. STATE FAIR, Detroit, Sept. 15-19, 1879 advertising cover, tear at top.  Interesting $40
6539 #UX9, VF, mailed to Denmark, HAMILTON, O., 1887 NOV 27 postmark and ellipse, small DUE hand stamp, cover rated full UPU 5 for "via english Enclosed mail" docketing on front, red crayon 10 crossed out, red 8 added for 2x deficiency giving credit to the 1 postage paid by the card indicia.  A very interesting example of the application of postal regulation and postage due on a card. SOLD

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