Category: Postmarks with Stories (page 1 of 2)

June 27, 1942: Amherstburg, Ontario

With a nod to our own current Bob-Lo Boat postcard, this postmark dates more or less to the mid-point for the Bob-Lo Island amusement park.

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February 29, 1948: Bowling Green, Ohio

As the printed envelope says, “The rarest postmark date in every four years is, of course, February 29.” And in this case, it fell on a Sunday.

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October 31, 1934: US Railway Postal Car Exhibit

Closing day of the Chicago World’s Fair, held May 26, 1933 through October 31, 1934.

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May 26, 1934: US Railway Postal Car Exhibit

This marked the terminal stop of the Burlington Zephyr on its historic dawn-to-dusk run (“the longest nonstop train trip the world had ever witnessed”).

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September 1, 1989: Saline, Michigan

The first mailing address for our business under D² Enterprises was Post Office Box 26 in Saline, Michigan, starting on August 12, 1983.

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