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J19 - What Is This Triangular Cancel ?

 
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Posted 10/28/2020   11:14 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add sopotsopot to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I have not encountered such a form of postal cancel so far. The stamp also features the popular blue cancel with the letter N in a circle. But the triangular one is a mystery to me.



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Posted 10/28/2020   6:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add revcollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The triangular markings I have seen on US postal history (or covers coming here)have been Dead Letter Office markings, but there might be others as well.
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Posted 10/29/2020   08:19 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A first for me, not encountered before in 20 years of collecting.
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Posted 10/29/2020   08:50 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add littleriverphil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
With the marking on the due stamp, it seems it could be a postage due marking.

http://goscf.com/t/68515
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Edited by littleriverphil - 10/29/2020 08:50 am
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Posted 10/29/2020   10:31 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The blue cancel is the "string of pearls" precancel of New York City. Tracing from the Oct 1975 U.S. Specialist:


Black triangle marking from the dead letter office, the word "LETTER" is readable on the stamp in original post. Typical example shown from Kelleher sale 721:
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Edited by John Becker - 10/29/2020 1:35 pm
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Posted 10/29/2020   11:32 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add sopotsopot to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The blue cancel is exactly what John Becker writes about


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Posted 10/30/2020   7:20 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Interesting.
Nicely solved !
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