Iowa: The Pentacrest.

(C-0038) State University of Iowa cacheted envelope from mid-1880’s  U.S. #210  1883 2¢ Washington   Earliest Known Use: October 1, 1883 This cacheted envelope is postmarked January (late 1880’s?) 5:30 am in Iowa City, Iowa. It’s a letter written on State University of Iowa stationary and includes a beautiful cachet etching of the University campus.
(P-0025) U.S. #300   1903 1¢ Franklin  First Day of Issue: February 3, 1903 Postmarked August 12, 1905.
(P-0022) U.S. #300   1903 1¢ Franklin  First Day of Issue: February 3, 1903 Postmarked August 29, 1905.
(P-0023) U.S. #323 1904 1¢ Robert R. Livingston First Day of Issue: April 30, 1904  City: St. Louis, Missouri  Postmarked March 23, 1906.

(P-0238) U.S. #300  1903 1¢ Franklin  First Day of Issue: February. 3, 1903  Postmarked October 19, 1907.

(P-0027) U.S. #300  1903 1¢ Franklin  First Day of Issue: February. 3, 1903  Postmarked November 1, 1907.
(P-0028) U.S. #300  1903 1¢ Franklin  First Day of Issue: February. 3, 1903  Postmarked July 8, 1908.
(P-0203) U.S. #405 1¢ Washington Postmarked Nov 3, 1913 in Iowa City.
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(P-0024) Missing stamp – Postmarked April 11, 1914.
(P-0032) Missing stamp-Postmarked Feb 7 (circa 1915?)
(P-0030) U.S. #405 1912-14 Regular Issue Series 1¢ Washington. Earliest Known Use: February, 1912. Postmarked July 13, 1919 in Iowa City.
(P-0030) “One of the very fine University buildings.”
(P-0033) U.S. #1286A  1968 Prominent American Series – 12¢ Henry Ford  First Day of Issue: July 30, 1968  City: Greenfield Village, MI  Postmarked in 1981.

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