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Bug Light, Boston Harbor, Mass

Bug Light, Boston Harbor, Mass Massachusetts
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Stock #: 194445
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Suffolk
Publisher: Hugh C. Leighton Co.
Postmark: 1907 Sep-19
PM City: New York
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series 4002
Really a guide through the Narrows. Dubbed "Bug Light," facetiously from its squat appearance. Black lantern on white hexagonal building; pile foundation. Carries a fixed red light of the fifth order, 45 feet above mean high water, visible 8 1/2 nautical miles. Established 1856