|Title||Commemorative envelope depicting Elysian Field baseball game, Hoboken. Postmarked 1983.|
|Object Name||Cachet, Postal|
|Collection||Hoboken Postal Collection|
Commemorative limited edition first day cover depicting Elysian Field baseball game, Hoboken. Postmarked Hoboken, July 6, 1983. 3-1/2" x 6-3/8" wide; printed paper hand-folded to format.
Souvenir created and issued by Garik Cachets.
Text on envelope front-
First Day of Issue: baseball pastimes... A Commemoration of Babe Ruth and Baseball History. [black-and-white cropped image of Currier & Ives 1866 print of baseball at Elysian Fields, Hoboken] "Here is where it all began, the Elysian Fields in Hoboken, N.J. on June 19, 1846"
United States postage used: a 1939 3-cent commemorative stamp: Centennial of Baseball, 1839-1939; Babe Ruth commemorative twenty-cent stamp.
Imprinted on back: Issued by Garik Cachets. Baseball Event / FDC Cover Special No. 073 of 75. Also text about the early history of baseball with reference to [Abner] Doubleday at Cooperstown in 1939 and Hoboken in 1846.
|Year Range from||1983|
|Year Range to||1983|
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