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Fort Victoria 1929

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2001-06-076i

A portion of a parcel cover with a 14 cents U.S. adhesive of the series 1922 has a printed label affixed with the inscription:

POST OFFICE NEW YORK N Y

This article (damaged by water) is part of the contents of the mail sacks for Bermuda on board the S.S. Fort Victoria, which vessel in a dense fog, was rammed by the S.S. Algonquin and sank in New York Harbor December 18, 1929.

J. J. KIELY, Postmaster.

N.Y.P.O.-12.20.29-1,000.