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2 edition of Railway mail postmarks of Wisconsin and upper Michigan found in the catalog.

Railway mail postmarks of Wisconsin and upper Michigan

Merwin A. Leet

Railway mail postmarks of Wisconsin and upper Michigan

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Published by Wisconsin Postal History Society in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin,
  • Michigan,
  • Upper Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Postmarks -- Wisconsin -- History.,
    • Postmarks -- Michigan -- Upper Peninsula -- History.,
    • Railway mail service -- Wisconsin -- History.,
    • Railway mail service -- Michigan -- Upper Peninsula -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMerwin A. Leet ; edited by James B. Hale.
      SeriesBulletin / Wisconsin Postal History Society ;, no. 12, Bulletin (Wisconsin Postal History Society) ;, no. 12.
      ContributionsHale, James B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6185.U7 W574 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107 p. :
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2301065M
      LC Control Number86174318

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