Jamaica Long-Island, N.Y. June 15, 1828.
Perfect strike of rimless town circle with unusual "Long Island" designation, manuscript date with year, "PAID"
handstamp and "18-3/4" rate on Jun. 11, 1828 folded letter to Boston, light wear along file fold at right not touching any postal markings, still Extremely Fine, described in Postal History Journal
(Feb. 1992) by Calvet M. Hahn as "unique...the only non-county geographic marking among New York stampless...earliest handstamp marking from Queens County", ex Dunsmoor, Mayer and Hahn, with 2015 P.F. certificate
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