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New Hampshire Stamps and New Hampshire First Day Covers Collect New Hampshire Stamps and First Day Covers: (top left) Daniel Webster stamp was issued on October 24, 1932; (top right) red, white and blue illustrated “Patriotic” cover from Boston, Mass., to Hollis, N.H., picturing Col. Ephraim Ellsworth of New York; (bottom left) Cog Railway, First Day of Issue; (bottom right) Old Man in the Mountain June 21, 1955 First Day of Issue, at the Franconia, N.H.

Collect New Hampshire — on Stamps

by John F. Dunn

Collect New Hampshire Yes, New Hampshire. With our long, rich history, there is a
tremendous amount of material around which you can build a New Hampshire Collection.
With this in mind, here are a few examples of the variety that is available to
New Hampshire buffs.

This Daniel Webster stamp was issued on October 24, 1932 to celebrates the 150th anniversary of the great orator’s birth. One of the First Day of Issue covers for the occasion was created by the Exeter Chamber of Commerce. In addition to Washington, D.C., other towns from which Daniel Webster covers are known cancelled on the first day of issue of this stamp are Franklin and Hanover, New Hampshire.

I could not find any information on the addressee on the cover—Edmund E. Thurston of Exeter—(perhaps one of our readers can), but it suggests another form of collecting that some use, which is by family name, whether or not the person is a family member. …

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