Scott 367, 2c Lincoln, tied by Bonner Springs Kans. 12, 1909 FIRST DAY duplex cancel.
THIS IS RARE BECAUSE THE POPULATION OF BONNER SPRINGS IN 1910 WAS ONLY 1,447! This has been off the market since.Addressed to John Lewis Childs, Floral Park N. Other first day covers from this era are addressed to Childs, who has his own wiki page. Childs was a Republican member of the New York State Senate in 1894 and 1895. He also established Flowerfield, which still exists today as a wedding venue, around 1909 -- the same year as this First Day Cover. Childs died aboard a New York Central train from Albany to NYC in 1921. Child's ornate 18 room Victorian house in Floral Park was demolished in 1850. This item is in the category "Stamps\United States\Covers\FDCs (pre-1951)\Pre-1930". The seller is "kupersmitphilatelicauctions" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.