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PhilaMercury

Richard Frajola's incredibly rich database of over 11,000 U.S. and foreign 19th Century postal stamp covers. This site, meant as a research resource, allows users to add covers and descriptions from their own personal collections. Includes detailed information and high res scans of each cover, often front and back. There's also a discussion forum, and a variety of special features ranging from the Gold Rush Sampler to the Pony Express Exhibit.

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Richard Frajola talks about postal history, discussing covers, stamp designs and markings, and the detective work involved in determining how letters got to their destination in the 19th century. He can be contacted via his website, PhilaMe…  Read more »