Special Philatelic Cancellation at NMAH P.O

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Summary

A special philatelic cancellation is used on letters sent out of the National Museum of American History Post Office that commemorates the opening date of the National Philatelic Collection exhibit highlighting the introduction of Rural Free Delivery.

Subject

  • Headsville Post Office
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Philatelic Collection

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," April 1986, p. 2.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

April 11, 1986

Topic

  • Postage stamps
  • Exhibitions
  • Postal service

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