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[*] posted on 4/17/2015 at 11:10
Elongated oval postmark on Scott 23

Attached are scans of a blue, elongated postmark on Scott 23.

I can find no reproductions of a similar postmark. Any suggestions?

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[*] posted on 4/18/2015 at 12:41

I don't think it's a postmark. Some companies "tied" the stamps on their envelopes with a company cachet, presumably to prevent the stamp being removed from the envelope. Those cachets are most often across the lower third of the stamp.

I'm attaching (I hope!) an example of this practice from Riga.

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