United States

United States 1869 Issue       
A site with many rarities of the 1869 issued featured including inverts and covers

Confederate States Forgeries & Bogus        
A site with information on forgeries and bogus issues of the Confederate States.

Putting Together Colorado Territory        
The Frederick Mayer collection of Colorado postal history presented for a general audience.

Pony Express Mail Stolen
A cover that was stolen by Indians from the Pony Express in July, 1861.

Birth Of The Navy
A 1775 folded letter that was censored in Machais, Maine and sheds light on the first Naval engagement of the War.

1833 Fur Trapper Letter
A letter from Ft. Vancouver on the Pacific Coast that traveled overland to Massachusetts in 1833.

1825 Taos (New Mexico) Cover

The Harrisburg Precancels
The Pennsylvania State Legislature began using precancels on mail earlier than is generally recognized. This article shows usage  on 1857 issue and discusses these interesting items.

US Carrier Markings Of 1835-1836
I present my arguments that the markings of the Northern Liberties News Rooms in Philadelphia should be classified as US Carrier markings.

Richard C. Frajola, P.O. Box 2679, Ranchos De Taos, NM   87557