Postmark

Dublin Core

Title

Postmark

Alternative Title

Postmark

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Post offices
Handstamps (Philately)--United States
Postmarks--United States

Description

A notary/corporate postmark used to officially apply to a piece of mail as it passes through the mailstream. It includes town data and was part of a process where postal workers would stamp markings indicating routing, directory service, postage due, censorship, registration, special delivery, forwarding, carriage by special transportation, etc.

Source

Original color digital image, September 2015: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Downtown Orlando Post Office, Downtown Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca.1949

Is Part Of

Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Downtown Orlando Post Office, Downtown Orlando, Florida.
Downtown Orlando Post Office Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

188 KB

Medium

1 color digital image

Language

eng

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

Downtown Orlando Post Office, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Orange County Regional History Center and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Frye, Stephen
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Hanmer, R. F. A Collector's Guide to U.S. Machine Postmarks, 1871-1925: With Examples of Later Types. North Miami, Fla. (P.O. Box 611388, North Miami 33261-1388): D.G. Phillips Pub. Co, 1989.

Transcript

ORLANDO
FLA.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 color digital image

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