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The John Birkinbine II Collection of Arizona and New Mexico Postal History
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Sale Number 1189, Lot Number 1176, Arizona Territory Post Offices, cont.“Tucson A T 23 Mar.” (1867), “Tucson A T 23 Mar.” (1867)“Tucson A T 23 Mar.” (1867). Circular datestamp ties 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Providence R.I., stamp with faults including tear and small piece out of margin, Fine strike for this which is only found with worn, weak impressions, this is the earliest recorded Tucson postmark after the re-establishment of the post office after the Civil War (June 5, 1866), the Tucson, New Mexico Territory datestamp, was modified by substituting “AT” for “NM”

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The John Birkinbine II Collection of Arizona and New Mexico Postal History
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Sale Number 1189, Lot Number 1177, Arizona Territory Post Offices, cont.“Tucson A T (day?) Nov.” (1867), “Tucson A T (day?) Nov.” (1867)“Tucson A T (day?) Nov.” (1867). Typical part strike of circular datestamp ties 3¢ Rose (65) on yellow cover to Gertrude Cranston in Lima N.Y., stamp with s.e. at right and cancelled by pen, sender’s directive “Via Santa Fe” (Route 17203 to Prescott, then Santa Fe), original letter enclosure from Camp Tubac datelined “Tubac Nov. 3rd 1867”, Fine, this datestamp is only found with worn, weak impressions, the Tucson, New Mexico Territory datestamp, was modified by substituting “AT” for “NM” -- also see lots1122-1124

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Sale Number 1189, Lot Number 1178, Arizona Territory Post Offices, cont.1867 November--Wells, Fargo & Co. Way Mail to Tucson, 1867 November--Wells, Fargo & Co. Way Mail to Tucson1867 November--Wells, Fargo & Co. Way Mail to Tucson. 3¢ Pink on White entire (U58) to Mr. L. M. Jacobs in Tucson, blue “Wells, Fargo & Co. Express San Bernardino” oval handstamp struck over embossed stamp, this way cover was picked up by Wells Fargo between Los Angeles and San Bernardino, it was handstamped at the express office in San Bernardino and put into the post office there (because there was no receiving office in Tucson) and carried on Route 17212 Hardy Toll Road to Prescott, then Route 17203 to Tucson, “San Bernardino Cal. Nov. 19” circular datestamp and target cancel, minor edgewear and sealed flap separation at bottom, Very Fine, Tucson became the capital of Arizona Territory only 18 days before this was mailed

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Sale Number 1189, Lot Number 1179, Arizona Territory Post Offices, cont.“Tucson Ari. Aug. 21” (1868), “Tucson Ari. Aug. 21” (1868)“Tucson Ari. Aug. 21” (1868). Blue circular datestamp with matching target cancelling 3¢ Red, F Grill (94) on “Territory of Arizona Office of the Governor” imprint cover to Governor Andrew J. Faulk at Yankton, Dakota Territory, marked “Personal”, answer docketing of Sep. 27, 1868, stamp with slightly blunted perfs at top, still Very Fine and desirable use between the governors of Arizona and Dakota Territories, the second governor of Arizona Territory, Richard C. McCormick, was in office from July 1866–March 1869

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Sale Number 1189, Lot Number 1188, Arizona Territory Post Offices, cont.Tucson, TucsonTucson. Balance of three covers, 1867-69 uses, each bearing 3¢ 1861-67 Issue, one with two stamps on a 3¢ Pink entire, each with Tucson circular datestamp including “Ari.” and “Ariz.” styles, the 9c cover with faulty edges, few other small stamp flaws, Fine appearing trio

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