Lot# 31 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 31 Canada - Postal History

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    12, 15, 1858 3d Red, 1859 5c Vermilion, 3d pos. A47 with major re-entry in combination with 5c both tied by good strikes of circular grid "16" to envelope addressed to Easton Penn, adjacent Hamilton SP 2 1859 cds, lightly struck "CANADA PAID 10 Cts." exchange handstamp, Very Fine; one of the great rarities of Canadian Philately and the finer of the two recorded mixed pence/ cents issue covers; ex-Dale-Lichtenstein, W.E. Lea, Carrington, Wilkinson, Hackmey (2011), illustrated in Boggs (p 204)rn1 July 1859 marked the changeover day from the Pence to Cents issues. The Pence issues were not demonetized but the postmasters were instructed to return existing stocks to the PO Department on 1 July. Some of the Pence issues remained in the hands of the public resulting in some combination frankings. The PO Department issued instructions to the postmasters directing them to allow such uses.
    Start Price : 9,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 9,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 9,000.00 USD