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

  • Lot# : 16 Nova Scotia

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    Catalog# : 4 var
    4 var., 1851 6d Yellow green, Quadrisect used as 2c, the quadrisect with a huge 12mm bottom selvage and portion of adjacent stamp tied by mute grill cancel on envelope locally addressed in Bridgetown (Oct 1860 dispatch backstamp), with front side notation "recd 29 Octr. 1860", Very Fine; only two quadrisects have been recorded in Nova Scotia philately and one of the great rarities in BNA postal history; ex-Wilkinson, Hackmey; 1969 RPS certificaternThe quadrisect pays the then current 2c drop letter rate. The Pence issues were never demonetized and several examples have been recorded used to pay the new rates in cents.
    Start Price : 25,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 25,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold