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::: Inventory of 1, 12 and 18 Covers in the Convention Period :::

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Hono. Date Hono. Cancel Ship Notes
1. Oct. 24, 1871 277.12 Moses Taylor 10/24-11/5 Scott No. 34, to Alfred, Maine; stamp is not tied to the cover
2. Aug. 23, 1875 233.24 Cyphrenes 8/24-9/3 Scott No. 34, to New York City, NY
3. Dec. 7, 1875 233.23 Vasco da Gama 12/12-12/22 Scott No. 36, to Riverhead, NY
4. Feb. 2, 1876 233.24 Mikado 2/4-2/13 Scott Nos. 30a and 32 to Charlotte Dana, Boston; combination used to pay 6 single letter rate
5. Dec. 4, 1876 222.02 City of New York 12/5-12/12 Scott Nos. 34 and 36 and US 5(x3) to D. McAurther, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; combination used to pay quintuple rate
6. Jan. 1, 1877 233.24 Zealandia 1/1-1/10 Scott No. 36 and US 10(x2) on REGISTERED cover to Fitzsimmons, Reading, Mich.; double weight
7. Apr. 25, 1877 221.02 Zealandia 4/27-5/5 Scott No. 36 and US 5 (pair) on Registered cover to Fitzsimmons, Reading , Mich. from William R. Buchanan w/REGISTERED and stamped "24288" and m/s "3570"; double weight
8. May 2_, 1877 221.02 City of Sydney 5/23-5/31 Scott Nos. 30a (x2), 33 and 35 (x2) double weight to Adams, Cincinnati, Ohio w/T.G. Thrum merchant mark on face
9. Mar. 9, 1878 221.02 St. Paul 3/11-3/19 Scott No. 36 to Collins, Sussex Co., Delaware on US Consulate envelope; double weight
10. ?, 1878 ? Zealandia 3/19-3/27 Scott No. 34 and US 10 to Lancashire, England; triple weight
11. Feb. 17, 1879 234.62 Zealandia 2/18-2/26 Scott No. 30a and 1 US No. 156 on newspaper wrapper; paid 1 plus 1 transient newspaper rate
12. Mar. 4, 1879 221.02 Ella 3/4-3/20 Scott No. 34 and US 10 on REGISTERED cover to Hunnewell, Mass.; triple weight
13. Dec. 2, 1879 237.12 Ella 12/4-12/23 Scott No. 34 and US 5(x2) No. 185 on REGISTERED cover to Du Bois, U.S. Mint, Philadelphia; triple weight
14. Jan. 17, 1880 234.62 backstamp Zealandia 1/20-1/29 Scott No. 34 and US 15 No. 163 to Yokohama, Japan, w/On His Hawaiian Majesty's Service/Department of Foreign Affairs imprint; triple weight
15. Jan. 19, 1880 234.62 Zealandia 1/20-1/29 Scott Nos. 34 and 36 to Francisco, Columbia, Ohio, w/printed "Legation of the United States"; quintuple weight
16. Aug. 2, 1880 237.12 City of New York 8/2-8/10 Scott No. 36 to Fox, Buffalo, NY; double weight
17. Aug. 2, 1880 237.12 City of New York 8/2-8/10 Scott No. 34 to Francisco, Columbus, Ohio w/Columbus cds dtd 8/17; quintuple weight
18. Feb. _, 1881 234.62 backstamp Australia 2/16-2/22 Scott No. 34 (x2) to Copenhagen, NY
19. Apr. 11, 1881 NZ Marine PO City of New York 4/16- Scott No. 36 to Dunedin, New Zealand w/NZ Marine PO cds (McNaught type 6) dtd 11 Apr 81 (cds dtd on stmr. departure from SF but cover mailed aboard en route between NZ and Honolulu) and NZ receipt cds dtd 7 MY 81; single letter rate to NZ
20. June 4, 1881 235.32 Australia 6/6-6/14 Scott No. 36 to Francisco, Columbus, Ohio; double weight
21. June 4, 1881 235.32 Australia 6/6-6/14 Scott No. 33 and 36 (pair) with US 5 and 10 (x2) Nos. 185 and 188 to England w/Hono. cds on back and rcvg cds dtd 7/5; quintuple weight
22. Oct. 22, 1881 235.32 City of New York 10/25-11/1 Scott No. 34 (x5) and US 10 on REGISTERED cover to Hunnewell, Mass.; fifteen times single letter rate

Note: A cover dated June 7, 1873, with postmark type 277.12. addressed to Paris, bears a Scott No. 34 and no other stamp. I believe the Scott No. 34 probably did not originate and a United States stamp is missing.


2/_ 234.62 backstamp ? ? Australia 2/16-2/22 Aall (Siegel #805, lot 449) Scott No. 34 (x2) to Copenhagen, NY

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