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Posted 09/16/2020   5:20 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Ecostic to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I have a handful of covers that I cannot read the name of the town on the cancel, if anyone recognizes them it would be a great help.

Here's the first:



The cancel:





Any help is greatly appreciated, I have a few others I need help with and I'll post them here soon.
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Posted 09/16/2020   5:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ecostic to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I think this one is "YORK" but I don't know which state.
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Posted 09/16/2020   6:02 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gettinold to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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Try running the image thru this software: http://retroreveal.org/
Retroreveal is a fantastic tool that might help you.
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Posted 09/16/2020   8:29 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ecostic to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That's amazing, thank you so much!



http://retroreveal.org/images/ss/52572

Looks like YORK BREN, couldn't find anything about it on google, but this has put me a whole leap ahead of where I was. Thank you!
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American Stampless Cover Catalog, 4th Ed, Vol II, page 107, among the maritime mail markings:

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New York Exchange Office datestamp and accountancy marking. Red was used for credits, Black was used for debits. 7c of the postage was credited to the U.S. and the other 3c for foreign postage.
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