Lot# 1 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 1 New Brunswick

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    Catalog# : 1b
    1b, 1851 3d Dull red, Diagonal bisect, pair with good color and wide remaining margins, just tied by neat pen cancel of the Way Office Kingston Kent on folded letter sheet addressed to Moncton, backstamped "W.O. KINGSTON. KENT N.B MY 28 1860" plus two additional indistinct transit and arrival marks, Very Fine; this cover is the only known example of a 3d double bisect; ex-Banfield, Wilkinson, Hackmey; 1956 PF and 1976 BPA certificatesrnThe «Cents» issue had been released just eight days before this cover was posted except for a 5c value, the infamous «Connell» issue which had been prepared but not officially issued. Since there was no 5c stamp available to pay domestic letter rates until a supply of the newly ordered 5c Queen Victoria issue arrived, bisects of the 10c or remaining Pence issues were permitted.rn
    Start Price : 3,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold