BINGHAMTON/JUN 17/830 AM/N.Y. Black 25mm CDS, year (1929) outside of circle; Black duplex (1) and 1 in circle killers. Magenta "Via Air Mail"; First Day cover, special Binghamton cachet. Binghamton was one of sixteen different New York cities that issued first day covers for the Sullivan Expedition stamp. Franked with four 2 cent carmine (#657) overpaying the 5 cent airmail rate.
BINGHAMTON/JUL 11/830 AM/1930/N.Y. Black 22mm CDS; Black Universal Ca400 machine cancel killer ties a pair of the 5 cent Beacon airmail (# C11). Stamps paid the 5 cent overseas surface rate plus the 4 cent airmail surcharge for airmail service within the United States to the US exchange office. Thus the stamps represent 1 cent overpaid.
BINGHAMTON/MAY 4/7 PM/N.Y. 28mm Black CDS, year (1934) outside of circle; Black duplex (1) and 1 in circle killers. Pair of purple "Via Air Mail" handstamps. Franked with a 3 cent violet coil (#721) on 5 cent blue airmail entire (#UC2), which paid the 8 cent airmail rate for a one ounce letter, effective July 6, 1932.
BINGHAMTON/MAY 19/10 AM/1938/N.Y. 22mm Black CDS, black wavy line machine cancel. Blue "VIA AIR MAIL" in ribbon with arrow; Special Binghamton National Air Mail Week cachet. Red "THIS LETTER CARRIED ON SPECIAL/FIRST FLIGHT FROM ENDICOTT, N.Y./Sam A. Mauriello, Pilot." Franked with 6 cent dark blue and carmine airmail stamp of 1938 (#C23) paying the airmail rate.
BINGHAMTON/MAR 3/230 PM/1941/N.Y. 30mm Black CDS; Duplex (1) killer. Magenta "VIA AIR MAIL". Censored cover to Melbourne, Australia with examiner markings. "AIRMAIL/IN USA" notation means letter was sent by airmail within the United States (probably to the west coast), but then went to Australia via surface (ship) mail. 6 cent orange postal stationery (#UC3) paid the domestic airmail portion of the postage, while the 2 cent carmine defense issue (#900) paid the surface rate from the United States to Australia.
BINGHAMTON/MAR 27/1 PM/1942/N.Y. 30mm Black CDS; Duplex (2) killer; and 22mm Black CDS with Black "BUY/DEFENSE SAVINGS/BONDS AND STAMPS" slogan cancel. Magenta "VIA AIR MAIL"; Arlington Hotel corner card. Franked with 5 cent ultramarine (#887) and 1 cent green (#889).
BINGHAMTON/NOV 25/1 PM/1942/N.Y. 30mm Black CDS; Duplex (2) killer. Magenta "VIA AIR MAIL"; Wartime censored cover to Barbados, British West Indies with examiner markings. Franked with five, 3 cent violet prexies (#807), three 2 cent carmine defense issue (#900), a single 1 cent green defense issue (#899),and a single 3 cent Win The War issue (#905) paying the 25 cent per 1/2 ounce airmail rate effective January 15, 1941.
BINGHAMTON/JUN 9/430PM/1943/N.Y. 30mm Black CDS; Duplex (2) killer. Magenta "VIA AIR MAIL"; Wartime censored cover to England, with examiner markings, franked with 30 cent blue transport issue airmail stamp (#C30).
BINGHAMTON/SEP 30/1230 PM/1951/N.Y. 23mm Black CDS; Slogan cancel, "HIRE THE HANDICAPPED/IT'S GOOD BUSINESS". TWA First Flight. Inaugeration of flight service to Broome County. Franked with 6 cent carmine airmail issue (#C39).
Home, Next Page, Previous Page, Index Page,