US 1849 Carriers' Stamp 2c. Charleston, South Carolina Scott. 4LB5


US 1849 Carriers' Stamp 2c. Charleston, South Carolina Scott. 4LB5


Series: Carriers' Stamps
Issued year: 1849
Face value: 2c.

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 4LB5
Michel (Germany): CMCH 3

Paper: Bluish pelure (thin) wove paper
Perforation: Imperforate

Themes: Letter, Alphabet

Description:- US 1849 Carriers' stamp 2c. "HONOURíS CITY POST" Charleston, South Carolina - typeset stamps were the first of the small rectangular issues after the oval first issue. They are found on yellow and bluish pelure paper. Both are extremely rare. Semi official local issues exist in the following towns: Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Louisville, New York and Philadelphia.

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