Broome County, New York Postal History

Binghamton: May 29, 1830 - Present

Binghamton - Registry Bill with Postmaster's cancel - 1882

BINGHAMTON, N.Y./REG.BUS./MAY/17/1882/CORRECT/GEO.W.DUNN, P.M. 31mm Blue postmaster's handstamp for
                                                               validating registry information for registered item
                                                               mailed to Binghamton from Coventry, NY.

Binghamton - 1882

BINGHAMTON/SEP/2/6AM/N.Y. 28mm Black CDS with time denoted. Black quartered killer
                          on 3 cent blue green banknote (#207) on grocers ad cover.

Binghamton - 1885

L.M.AGT. BINGHAMTON/FEB/14/N.Y. 27mm Black CDS; Mail agent.
                                Black killer on 2 cent brown on white stamped envelope, die 1 (#U277).

Binghamton - Postmaster's handstamp - 1888

E. H. FREEMAN, Postmaster Violet postmaster's straight-line handstamp
                          on Certificate of Depost on Money Order Account
                          from the postmaster at Oxford, NY.

Binghamton - 1888 Double Weight, Registered Usage

REGISTERED/MAY 11, 1888/BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Magenta straight line town.  Manuscript #614.  Black cork killers
                                         on three 2 cent green (#213) and a pair of 4 cent green (#211).  The
                                         stamps paid the 4 cent, 2 ounce first-class rate effective July 1, 1885
                                         and the 10 cent registration fee for no indemnity effective May 1, 1879.

Binghamton - 1889 Registered Usage

REGISTERED/MAR 3, 1889/BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Magenta straight line town.  Manuscript #864.  Black cork killers
                                        on 2 cent green (#213) and 10 cent brown (#209).  The stamps paid
                                        the 2 cent per ounce first-class rate effective July 1, 1885 and
                                        the 10 cent registration fee for no indemnity effective May 1, 1879.

  
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