|Title||Postal card cancelled with Hoboken, NJ star postmark, Feb. 29, .|
|Collection||Hoboken Postal Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
Postal card cancelled with Hoboken, N.J. star postmark, February 29, . 3" x 5-1/8" wide.
Sent by Mills & Arnot (building supplies?) of Hoboken, Feb. 29, 1892, to a Tilghman, 1118 South Eleventh St., Philadelphia.
An official U.S. Post Office one cent postal card, an early form of the postcard. The "star" cancel, a duplex, was not uncommon in this period. The star form seen is solid and centered in a vertical striped oval.
|Year Range from||1892|
|Year Range to||1892|
Mills & Arnot
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