Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Cancel for February 3: Cornplanter Refining Company

CORNPLANTER
FEB
3
1900
REFINING CO.

While "Cornplanter" is obscured in this cancel from February 3 1900, it is clearer in the example below:


Cornplanter Refining was a crude oil refining company in competition with Standard Oil among others at the turn of the century.  It was based in Warren, Pennsylvania. 

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