U.S. Scott 279B, the 2 cent value from the First Bureau Issue paying the 2 cent first-class rate, on a mourning cover sent from Salem, New York to Eaton, New York and then forwarded to New York City. The cover was mailed from Salem on March 9, 1899. The cover has a Eaton and Oneida, New York receiving marks on the reverse.
U.S. Scott 279B on 1899 Mourning Cover Sent from Salem, New York
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