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The history of the postage stamps of the St. Louis postmaster, 1845-1847

by Charles Haviland Mekeel

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Published in Saint Louis, Mo .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Postage-stamps -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Chas. Haviland Mekeel ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6185.U7 S2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25 p. incl. front.
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6547813M
      LC Control Number12024571
      OCLC/WorldCa8633379

      The 3 C. denomination stamp shown above, at the left (Sc. #), was issued on Novem in memory of Alfred E. Smith, the former Governor of New York. Alfred E. Smith () was an American statesman, who was elected to four terms as the Governor of New York. He was also the Democratic Party candidate for president in The 3 C. denomination stamp shown above, at the The St. Louis "Bears" were issued by Postmaster John M. Wimer from November until the first United States General Issue became available in July The stamps were issued in three denominations -- 5c, 10c and 20c -- and were sold at a premium over face

        Club Literature Browse our Collectibles Auctions | Canada auctions, where you'll find 4 cent stamps, 3 cent stamps, 3 cent stamps, 4 cent stamps, 3 cent stamps. The stamp is an imperforate sixty-cent Inland Exchange First Issue, one of a very small number known to exist on document. Thomas Jefferson Rare 3 Cents Postage Stamp

        The history of the postage stamps of the St. Louis postmaster, Saint Louis, , 25pp., illus., portr., fac-similes 4 o. From the Philatelic journal of America [*a]. Mekeel, Charles Haviland. Descriptive priced catalogue of American postage stamps, including also a priced list of Mexican revenue stamps, 2d 4. Mississippi River Bridge. The Mississippi River and St. Louis afford great inspiration for this $2 stamp. The Trans-Mississippi Stamp celebrates the creation of a 6, ft-long arch bridge over the Mississippi River to connect the eastern and western halves of the United States. The admission ticket for the Republican National Convention held in the city provides the centerpiece for https://postagestampscom/most-valuable-american-stamps.


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The history of the postage stamps of the St. Louis postmaster, 1845-1847 by Charles Haviland Mekeel Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Louis Postmaster, The forerunner of the postage stamp in the United States was the hand-stamp marks of various descriptions placed upon the letters to show the amount of the postage together with the word "Paid," "Due" or "Collect" to indicate whether the postage had been prepaid or was to be collected upon  › Books › Crafts, Hobbies & Home › Crafts & Hobbies.

The History Of The Postage Stamps Of The St. Louis Postmaster, [Mekeel Charles Haviland] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages The history of the postage stamps of the St.

Louis postmaster, () The hobbyist - a monthly publication for stamp collectors Vol. 2 () The line-engraved postage stamps of Great Britain printed by Perkins, Bacon & Co.; a history of their production during the forty years, Vol.

1 The history of the postage stamps of the St. Louis postmaster, - Mekeel, C The hobbyist a monthly publication for stamp collectors (Volume 2) The illustrated catalogue of postage stamps - John Edward Gray The International stamp directory [microform] His fellow postmasters at New Haven, St.

Louis and Washington followed suit with stamps or stamped envelopes later inand those at Baltimore and Providence innot to mention the postmasters of several smaller cities. And inthe Postmaster Mekeel wrote The History of the Postage Stamps of the St.

Louis Postmaster, in Edith Margaret Faulstich ( – September 4, ) New Jersey, New York City?id=HOF 7 hours ago  Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24,in ://   The era of the Postmasters' Provisionals ended when the Act of Congress of March 3,authorized the postmaster general to issue government stamps to satisfy the postal rates.

The first government stamps, the 5-cent Benjamin Franklin and cent George Washington, were distributed on July 1,making the Postmaster's Provisional stamps With pre-printed stamps, accurate records could be kept of how many were issued and sold.

It wasn’t until that the use of postage stamps became mandatory. The first United States Postage Stamps, the 5¢ and 10¢ issues ofbegan a new era in mail service.

Click here to view last year’s discussion about this :// Timbres de l'Office Tour et Taxis: depuis leur origine jusqu'a leur suppression () / (Bruxelles: Au Bureau du Journal le Timbre-poste ; J.B.

Moens, ), by J. Moens (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) The history of the postmarks of the British ?type=lcsubc&key=Cancellations. In he wrote a seminal monograph, “A St. Louis Symposium,” setting out the correct plating of the St. Louis Postmaster Provisionals (the “Bears”) based on the limited material available.

His analysis was verified by subsequent finds of the Bear ://?id=HOF The find, also called the Tyler and Rutherford find, settled any lingering doubts about the plating of the stamps and authenticity of the cent value.

It also verified the findings of his colleague, John K. Tiffany, published in Mekeel wrote The History of the Postage Stamps of the St. Louis Postmaster,   “Postage Stamps and Their Collection”, By Warren H. Colson, No. One, the Bowers Collection, Boston, Mass., “The Postage Stamps of the United States Issued During the Years ”, A Complete Reference List of all Varieties, Early postal history (add pre-stamp postal history here) Provisionals.

The introduction of postage stamps in Great Britain in was received with great interest around the world, and in the United March 3,Congress reduced and regularized postal rates, with a uniform rate of five cents for distances under r, Congress did not authorize the production of The provisional stamps of the St.

Louis Postmaster - he was John M. Wimer - were foreshadowed by a notice published on November 5, in the Missouri Republican: "LETTER STAMPS. Wimer, the postmaster, has prepared a set of letter stamps, or rather marks, to be put upon letters, indicating that the postage has been Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts   Saint Louis. Lindbergh flew the mail on this route until mid-Februarywhen he left the service to supervise the construction of his plane the Spirit of St.

Louis. Ap Stamp booklets were first issued. They contai 24, or 48 two-cent stamps. Wax paper was placed between sheets of stamps to keep them from sticking :// In addition, in the years between and many cities issued Postmaster Provisional’s including the famous Alexandria, VA, Providence, RI and St.

Louis, Mo stamp issues. With the advent of a national postal system and the regular issuance of postage stamps, these Postmaster Provisional’s were slowly phased out in favor of the US. History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John K.

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Download a free audio book for yourself today!Betweenwhen Congress established federally standardized rates for postage andwhen the first federal postage stamps were produced, postmasters in counties and cities within the 29 Between July and Januarythere were a total ofNew York Provisional stamps produced.

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