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Photograph of Captain Benjamin B. Lipsner and Major Cushman A. Rice with flag

Medium:
paper; emulsion; linen
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 4 5/16 × 3 9/16 in. (10.95 × 9.05 cm)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1918
Topic:
Benjamin B. Lipsner Airmail Collection  Search this
Postal Employees  Search this
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Object number:
1982.0157.708
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8dc8961dc-ad95-4fb4-978f-c2500d776c14
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1982.0157.708
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Rural Free Delivery mailbox

Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
6.25 x 6.5 x 17.75 in (15.88x 16.51 x 45.08 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
Ohio
Date:
1900-1920
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
1992.2002.157
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8738f349c-cfdf-4191-9f53-8c3fc461975c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1992.2002.157
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New Hampshire and Vermont postal route map

Medium:
paper; wood; metal; ink
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
New Hampshire
North Stratford post office
Vermont
Date:
1912
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Maps  Search this
Postal Administration  Search this
New Acquisitions  Search this
Object number:
2021.2001.1
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm882c706a7-d323-4415-869a-0f81e613fada
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2021.2001.1
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Flight report by pilot James Edgerton

Associated Person:
J. C. Edgerton  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 6 × 3 7/16 in. (15.24 × 8.73 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 15, 1918
Topic:
Benjamin B. Lipsner Airmail Collection  Search this
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Postal Administration  Search this
Object number:
1982.0157.689
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm88955a65a-dbcd-4c12-9d1e-7355b83c07de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1982.0157.689
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List of the first airmail mechanics and pilots

Medium:
paper; ink; pencil
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 10 1/2 × 8 in. (26.67 × 20.32 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1918
Topic:
Benjamin B. Lipsner Airmail Collection  Search this
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Postal Administration  Search this
Object number:
1982.0157.705
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm822da8493-1aae-4990-95a3-3da65cd38edd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1982.0157.705
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Post route map of Maryland, Delaware, and D.C.

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 35 1/2 × 51 in. (90.17 × 129.54 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
July 1917
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Benjamin B. Lipsner Airmail Collection  Search this
Postal Administration  Search this
Object number:
1982.0157.811
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm862f51a0f-ada4-4d54-82d3-e5588cd70652
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1982.0157.811
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1c Columbus in Sight of Land pair on cover

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 230
Medium:
paper; ink (deep blue)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 5/8 × 6 1/2 in. (9.21 × 16.51 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
New Jersey
Place of Destination:
New York
Date:
April 16, 1894
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Covers & Letters  Search this
Object number:
0.233749.22
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm837dd82f4-708b-402d-a594-2c8be7a29088
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.233749.22

Rural Free Delivery segregated saddlebag

Medium:
leather; cotton; metal (silver)
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 41 x 14 x 4 in. (104.14 x 35.56 x 10.16 cm) Height equals full, spread length; depth equals single depth of one bag
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
Virginia
Date:
c. 1896
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
1990.0149.1
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm83ed932df-f2ae-4aec-83a7-dfd16e27cfdf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1990.0149.1
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Owney tag

Medium:
metal (copper)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Type:
Seals, Symbols & Signage
Date:
1885
Topic:
Popular Culture  Search this
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Object number:
0.052985.58
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8f3ecd691-00a3-4bfd-89a9-a500ae5c17dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.052985.58
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2c Cordoba with overprint single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Canal Zone 21
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 3/16 x 15/16 in. (3 x 2.4 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Canal Zone (U.S. government reservation; PANAMA)
Date:
1906
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
U.S. Related Areas  Search this
Object number:
2011.2005.122
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ddfd3d32-a4bb-4b91-b6cb-a55a482e6d67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2011.2005.122

10c Sugar Cane Field single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Cuba 231
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 7/8 x 7/8 in. (2.3 x 2.2 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Cuba (U.S. administration)
Date:
1899
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
Object number:
2011.2005.135
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On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8f0fb894a-80dd-4871-9efb-6c2e07acd632
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2011.2005.135

24c Curtiss Jenny inverted block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA C3a
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (4.45 x 6.99 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Date:
1918
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
The William H. Gross Collection
Object number:
2013.6617.1.1-4
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On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8abfac271-21d7-48ff-9896-e9d68583e5cd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2013.6617.1.1-4
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10sh St. Paul after Shipwreck Specimen single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Malta 65
Medium:
paper; ink (black); adhesive
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 5/16 x 1 1/8 in. (3.4 x 2.8 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Malta
Date:
1919
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2009.2004.77
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8f4b15589-4563-4879-b3c6-748c27a29a59
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2004.77

Letter from President Benjamin Harrison

Medium:
paper; ink
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place:
United States of America
Date:
October 28, 1891
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Covers & Letters  Search this
Object number:
2006.2022.3
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8c82128f3-5ad9-42cf-82ce-254d988bbd72
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2022.3

1c Columbus in Sight of Land block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 230
Medium:
paper; ink (deep blue)/ engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 x 3 in. (5.08 x 7.62 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1893
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2006.2034.13.1-4
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On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm87d954bef-6a42-458c-a3d5-ab80b8d73116
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2034.13.1-4

4c Fleet of Columbus block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 233
Medium:
paper; ink (ultramarine)/ engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 x 3 in. (5.08 x 7.62 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1893
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2006.2034.16.1-4
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On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ac705fb8-796b-4454-b978-2260d87f924e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2034.16.1-4

5c Columbus Soliciting Aid from Queen Isabella block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 234
Medium:
paper; ink (chocolate)/ engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 x 3 in. (5.08 x 7.62 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1893
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2006.2034.18.1-4
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On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm83826c091-6c30-42b9-acad-e1a03ee8509e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2034.18.1-4

6c Columbus Welcomed at Barcelona block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 235
Medium:
paper; ink (purple)/ engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 x 3 in. (5.08 x 7.62 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1893
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2006.2034.19.1-4
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8b7b7bf5e-9501-44dd-a2f6-52c11b6df310
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2034.19.1-4

8c Columbus Restored to Favor block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 236
Medium:
paper; ink (magenta)/ engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 x 3 in. (5.08 x 7.62 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1893
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2006.2034.20.1-4
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8b6bd9cd6-2215-40ac-85b7-833f77a4d1ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2034.20.1-4

10c Columbus Presenting Natives block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 237
Medium:
paper; ink (black brown)/ engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 x 3 in. (5.08 x 7.62 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1893
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2006.2034.21.1-4
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8f4e93f2b-8e51-4068-9ea7-6714ef559aa5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2034.21.1-4

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