Rhode Island Tercentenary Issue First Day Cover
300th Anniversary of the Settlement of Rhode Island
Issued on May 4, 1936 in Providence, RI - Scott #777

Unlisted Cachet Design with First Day Cancel on Date for RI Tercentenary
with Texas Centennial Issue instead of the RI Tercentenary Issue

I suspect that the Cachet Maker sent his covers to the Providence Post Office to receive cancellations for the RI Tercentenary Issue and one of the clerks/postal workers inadvertently placed the Texas 3-cent issue on the cover by mistake. The Texas Centennial stamp was issued just two months earlier on March 2, 1936.

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