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Title Postal card cancelled with Hoboken, NJ star postmark, Feb. 29, [1892].
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2009.006.0102
Collection Hoboken Postal Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Postal card cancelled with Hoboken, N.J. star postmark, February 29, [1892]. 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.
Date 1892-1892
Year Range from 1892
Year Range to 1892
Search Terms Mills & Arnot
Post Office
Caption front
Imagefile 069\20090060102-2.TIF
Notes Patent number 1,528,142 - March 1925
Patent number 2,011,195 - 1936
Classification Postal Services
Business & Commerce