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1898 Cover From Stamp Dealer

 
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Posted 05/17/2013   4:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add philb to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I had to go to Canada to pick up a cover from 1898 Chatham,New York.. in the neighboring county to me where I grew up ! Into my locals collection it goes !

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Posted 05/17/2013   6:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add I_Love_Stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That's really neat! Hal Holbrook was born there too. He was in the movie Battle of Midway with John Wayne, Henry Fonda!

EDIT: In Holyoke, Mass. I meant.
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Edited by I_Love_Stamps - 05/17/2013 6:15 pm
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Posted 05/17/2013   6:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Jeff, in our little four corners cemetary the entire Ryan family with one exception...the one who changed his name to Jack Lord and starred on the original Hawaii five 0 !
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Posted 05/17/2013   6:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Lee Marvin was from Woodstock New York just accross the river..people that knew him did not speak highly of him...he was strange !
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Posted 05/17/2013   8:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Apparently F.P. Vincent was quite the dealer in stamps in his day. Here's an 1894 page from a price list from him ... (note his firm was established in 1880):

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Posted 05/17/2013   9:31 pm  Show Profile Check Battlestamps's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Battlestamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
He sure didn't like the Native Indian States back then.
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I hope tonymacg does not have a time machine
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Posted 05/17/2013   11:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Not too shabby for a small town dealer..i guess mail order was alive and well !
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