Dead Letter Office P.O. Dpt.
Double oval handstamp with "DUE 6 cts."
straightline and "Washington D.C. Feb. 4, 1862" cds on yellow cover to Greenup Ky., attempted use of demonetized 3c 1857,
tied by ms. "Springport Ky. Sept. 26" pmk., sent to D.L.O. as per regulations, delivered to addressee postage due with "Greenup Ky. Oct. 23" cds on back, stamp has minor faults, staining removed from bottom and minor edge repairs, Very Fine appearance, a rare "Old Stamps Not Recognized" usage within Kentucky
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