The Stella Post Office was established on October 2, 1890. The first postmaster of Stella was Henry R. Butman. The Stella Post Office ceased operation on June 30, 1902 when service began to be provided from the Binghamton Post Office.
STELLA/AUG/11/1893/N.Y. Black 28mm CDS, target cancel on 1 cent deep blue (# 230). Stamp pays the 1 cent per 2 ounce third class single piece rate which became effective May 1, 1879.
Back of above envelope: All over advertisement for Lennox soap.
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