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Unusual Revenue Used Illegally as Postage Cover

Unusual Revenue Used Illegally as Postage Cover

Not entirely sure what the story is here. Horizontal pair of R196 or R207 used illegally for postage on a December 1914 cover. The cover appears to have originated in McKinney, Texas, althrough there is no return address, addressed to recipient in Mississippi. I’m not sure how it routed through Mexico though. It was caught by the Mexican (postal?) authorities. The violet handstamp reads: Recibida en el Departamento de Rezagos sin la estampilla correspondiente. Which per Google translates to: Received…

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