#3094 – 1996 32c Rebecca Everingham Riverboat

Condition
Price
Qty
- Mint Stamp(s)
Ships in 1 business day. i
$1.60
- Used Stamp(s)
Ships in 1 business day. i
$0.20
3 More - Click Here
Mounts - Click Here
Condition
Price
Qty
- MM63725 Horizontal Strip Mounts, Black, Split-back, 215 x 32 millimeters (8-7/16 x 1-1/4 inches)
Ships in 1 business day. i
$7.50
- MM67150 Horizontal Mounts, Black, Split-back, Pre-cut, 45 x 32 millimeters (1-3/4 x 1-1/4 inches)
Ships in 1 business day. i
$8.00
 
U.S. #3094
32¢ Rebecca Everingham
1996 Riverboats
 
Issue Date: August 22, 1996
City: Orlando, FL
Quantity: 23,025,000
Printed By: Avery Dennison
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
11 x11.1
Color: Multicolored
 
The deep, slow-moving rivers of the South were well suited for the deep-hulled, northern-made steamboats. As they forged inland, they opened up the wilderness, contributing significantly to the growth and prosperity of the South. One such area developed was the Chattahoochee-Apalachicola river basin which stretches from Apalachicola, Florida on the Gulf of Mexico to Columbus, Georgia, 700 miles upstream. 
 
Besides ending the use of slave labor, the Civil War also wreaked havoc with the South’s transportation system. However, steamboats made a quick comeback because cotton and tobacco remained in high demand. The Rebecca Everingham made its appearance at this time. 
 
Launched in 1880, the Everingham was one of the finest boats floating south of the Mason-Dixon Line. It glided at an average speed of seven miles an hour and regularly carried 900 bales of cotton, 75 cabin passengers, and as many on deck as could be squeezed aboard. The affluent enjoyed Victorian staterooms and dining rooms that rivaled those found in the finest hotels. So modern and up-to-date was the Everingham, she even carried cork life preservers as a precaution. But like so many steamboats fueled by burning wood or coal, the Everingham was short-lived, burning to the waterline in 1884.

 

Read More - Click Here

  • U.S. Album with 100 postally used stamps, 1,000 hinges, and a free stamp collecting guide U.S. Stamp Starter Kit

    This is a great album to start with because it pictures U.S stamps that are easy to find and buy. Pages illustrated on one side only, high quality paper, every stamp identified with Scott numbers. Includes history of each stamp. Affordable - same design as Mystic's American Heirloom album.

    $14.95
    BUY NOW
  • 3-Volume American Heirloom Album and 200 Used US Stamps 3-Volume American Heirloom Album

    America's best-selling album. Pictures most every U.S. postage stamp issued 1847-2016, over 5,000 stamps with Scott numbers. Pages filled with stamp history. This album is a great value!

    $49.95
    BUY NOW
  • Mystic Premium Hingeless American Heirloom Album Volume I, 1847-1934 Premium Hingeless American Heirloom Album

    Similar to standard American Heirloom album but includes mounts that are already attached to pages, saving you time and effort. Sturdier pages than American Heirloom. Includes Scott numbers and stamp history. This volume is for stamps issued 1935-1966, over 600 stamps. Higher quality album than Heirloom.

    $99.95
    BUY NOW

 

U.S. #3094
32¢ Rebecca Everingham
1996 Riverboats
 
Issue Date: August 22, 1996
City: Orlando, FL
Quantity: 23,025,000
Printed By: Avery Dennison
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
11 x11.1
Color: Multicolored
 
The deep, slow-moving rivers of the South were well suited for the deep-hulled, northern-made steamboats. As they forged inland, they opened up the wilderness, contributing significantly to the growth and prosperity of the South. One such area developed was the Chattahoochee-Apalachicola river basin which stretches from Apalachicola, Florida on the Gulf of Mexico to Columbus, Georgia, 700 miles upstream. 
 
Besides ending the use of slave labor, the Civil War also wreaked havoc with the South’s transportation system. However, steamboats made a quick comeback because cotton and tobacco remained in high demand. The Rebecca Everingham made its appearance at this time. 
 
Launched in 1880, the Everingham was one of the finest boats floating south of the Mason-Dixon Line. It glided at an average speed of seven miles an hour and regularly carried 900 bales of cotton, 75 cabin passengers, and as many on deck as could be squeezed aboard. The affluent enjoyed Victorian staterooms and dining rooms that rivaled those found in the finest hotels. So modern and up-to-date was the Everingham, she even carried cork life preservers as a precaution. But like so many steamboats fueled by burning wood or coal, the Everingham was short-lived, burning to the waterline in 1884.