Hoboken Eagle Cancel Die 1 Information
By Robert J Payne & A J Savkis
[From the Machine Cancel Forum January 2004 Issue #207]
Figure 2A, above: A typical Hoboken Eagle, printed in BLACK ink.
This example is the very common DIE 1
Figure 2B, below: Eagle close-up
Ribbon in eagle's mouth has no color in it. There are no fine lines inside.
The olive branch in the eagle's right claw has a strong center stem. The leaves are individual.
Figure 2C, below: SOLDIERS MAIL close-up.
Middle bar of E is almost as long as top and bottom bar.
Second S of SOLDIERS is well proportioned.
DIE 1 -- BLACK INK ONLY
DATED USE ON MAIL:
Earliest Known Use (EKU)
Last Known Use (LKU)
Embarkation TO EUROPE
1918 05 18
1918 10 09
Home FROM EUROPE
1918 12 22
1919 08 25
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