“La Paz Arizona Dec. 4” (1867).
Mostly clear strike of circular datestamp, target cancels 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to San Francisco, carried by Colorado River steamboat Colorada II
to Yuma where “Yuma A.T. Dec. 7”
circular datestamp struck, rebagged for land route to San Francisco, with original letter datelined at La Paz, Very Fine, a rare Arizona Territory cover with the La Paz circular datestamp spelling out “Arizona” (two known) and carried via Colorado River steamboat, except for a duplicate that was sold to another collector, the covers offered in lots 1209-1214 are the only Colorado steamboat covers that John Birkinbine was able to acquire in more than 60 years of collecting.
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