Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Hold-To-Light - New U.S. Custom House in New York City

Hold Card To The Light.

New U.S. Custom House.
New York City.

undivided back, Hold-to-Light postcard (hold it up to the light, and the windows, moon and flag light up)

postmarked in October, 1907 from New York, N.Y, Sta. A - with a 1 cent stamp

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The Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House (originally U.S. Custom House) is a building in New York City, built 1902–1907 by the federal government to house the duty collection operations for the port of New York.

The building is now the home of the New York branch of the National Museum of the American Indian as well as the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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