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Posted 02/20/2020   12:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add txstamp to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Fort Des Moines cover, while on the surface, looks like a Fort cover, in fact, is not.

Fort Des Moines shut down in 1846. Until 1857, the city retained the Fort prefix, but was a normal city at the time of this letter (circa mid 1850s).
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Posted 02/20/2020   4:30 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
... Question:::: is it ever ok to erase the pencil scribbles on the cover from previous owners? ...


https://sakuraofamerica.com/electric-eraser ... use a Sakura SE2000 Battery Operated Eraser

http://goscf.com/t/41204&whichpage=3#351421 ... my earlier note on the physics of erasure

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey
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Posted 02/20/2020   4:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks ikey!
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Posted 02/21/2020   02:47 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
3 more
1 x 11a
And 2x26



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Posted 02/22/2020   06:46 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A few more #26 covers


And back....


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Posted 02/22/2020   2:06 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampcrow to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I like the Wales Centre N.Y. cancel.
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Posted 02/23/2020   12:14 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Stampcrow!
It seems to be cancelled but unused? I wonder why?
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Posted 02/23/2020   12:35 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
3 more #26 covers one with a letter to Homer!
Another red Boston and black paid cancel.

Cincinnati blue

And a letter to Homer 1860...

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Posted 02/23/2020   12:37 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Mrita75 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Gorgeous cover. Love them!
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Posted 02/23/2020   12:38 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for your kind words Mrita75.
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Posted 02/24/2020   01:49 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Four more #26 one is a lovely plum colour!
On a sweet embossed cover.





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Posted 02/25/2020   01:54 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A few more if my #25/26 covers
The ugly one is a #25 so I'll keep it as! is



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Posted 02/25/2020   02:00 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
One last #26! A nice claret colour

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Posted 02/26/2020   05:35 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Laurie 02 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's my strip of 3 #24

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Posted 02/26/2020   10:51 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add txstamp to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice cover with the #24s and "Butlerville" Indiana CDS.
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