LIRR Postage Stamp themed items

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nyandw
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LIRR Postage Stamp themed items

Post by nyandw » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:25 pm

LIRR-RPO_3-cent_Scott 25,26,26A-series-1857-61_12-17-xxxx.jpg
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I have a number of LIRR stamp related items at: http://www.trainsarefun.com/trainsandst ... stamps.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Anyone else with material of this nature?
Here's one: Postal rates: March 3, 1863 .06 first ounce (.03 for 1⁄2 oz) Roughly .30¢ in today's money to send. But, what buying power in the Civil War era!
I would date this cover as DEC 17, 1863-1882 as the rate changed to 4¢ October 1, 1883. Probably closer to 1863 as the cancellation is a very old type and reads: LONG ISLAND R. R.

Here's one a bit more recent: Oyster Bay Station placed on National Register of Historic Places, 7/06/2005
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Re: LIRR Postage Stamp themed items

Post by fender52 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:31 am

LIRR Cancellations.jpg
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Re: LIRR Postage Stamp themed items

Post by nyandw » Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:31 pm

Perfect, come them coming. :-)

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Re: LIRR Postage Stamp themed items

Post by nyandw » Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:09 pm

Perfect, come them coming. :-)
Port Jefferson & NY Train #645 RPO 7-01-64
Collection: Dave Keller
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Re: LIRR Postage Stamp themed items

Post by nyandw » Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:54 pm

Anyone else?

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Re: LIRR Postage Stamp themed items

Post by nyandw » Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:13 pm

Greenport RPO to Patchogue US Scott UX18 postal card 3/15/1905 Series: 1902-18 ISSUES UX18 1¢ William McKinley, Oval
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Re: LIRR Postage Stamp themed items

Post by nyandw » Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:17 pm

Here's another a bit more recent! Montauk & NY RPO Train #37 6-18-65 Last Mail Run on the LIRR Archive: Dave Keller
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