Lot# 29 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 29 Canada - Postal History

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    Catalog# : 4
    4, 1852 3d Deep red, horizontal bottom margin pair (pos 99-100 of pane A) with good to large margins the other sides and a striking 6-10 mm sheet margin at right and bottom, the lower outer margin showing a small portion of frame of pos 10 of pane B, tied by target cancel to folded letter sheet addressed to New York, adjacent London U.C. DE 13 1854 cds, red "CANADA PAID 10 cts.", "Suspension Bridge N.Y. Dec 14 transit cancel, stamps with a light pre-printing bend, light diagonal cover crease affecting the stamps slightly, Very Fine showpiece, this is the only known partial gutter pair of all pence issues and is considered by many to be one of the most important 3d items Canadian Philately, ex-Brouse, Dale-Lichtenstein, Wilkinson, Hackmey, illustrated in Arfken, Leggett, Firby & Steinhart (p 35); 1997 BPA certificate
    Start Price : 21,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 21,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold