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    Lochiel, Arizona: Rare Postal Cover. Rare canceled postal cover, 6" x 3.5", dated October 24, 1887, from Lochiel, Arizona Territory. On the envelope is the printed return address of the Cameron Brothers, who were two brothers (Colin and Brewster) from Pennsylvania who arrived in Arizona in the 1880s and founded the San Rafael Cattle Company. It has been said that Colin Cameron introduced Hereford cattle to Arizona and shipped cattle from Arizona to markets in the eastern United States. Now a ghost town, Lochiel was first settled on the late 1870s in southern Pima (now Santa Cruz) County, located on the border between Mexico and Arizona. This is purported to be the only postal cover of this type known to exist. The cover is in good condition.


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