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astrobock
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posted 06-10-2013 05:34 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for astrobock     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
SpaceshipOne Mojave CA Oct 4, 2004 postmark. I've been seeing a lot of them on eBay lately, but I don't think they are authentic USPS postmarks.

Can anyone confirm or provide more information please? eBay lot 190796963746 shows an example. Thank you.

eurospace
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posted 06-11-2013 07:59 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for eurospace   Click Here to Email eurospace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It looks like an ordinary circular post office date stamp (without killer bars) to me. I have seen many of them and also got it on my own covers back in 2004.

On this type of covers, the stamp and then the postmarker are, by the way, the first things to be applied. The silk cachet is then applied by the cover manufacturer thereafter.

Ross
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posted 06-11-2013 08:51 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ross   Click Here to Email Ross     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'm no expert but the postmark looks OK to me. I've got similar postmarks from known dealers for more than one mission.

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