Lot# 50 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 50 Canada - Postal History

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    Catalog# : 7
    7, 1855 10d Blue, tied by black target cancel to envelope addressed to Edinburgh, Ancaster MR 8 1855 cds at lower left, nice strike of 3-line "CONVEYEDBY UNITED STATES PACKET.", also black "MORE TO PAY" and tax mark "6"; stamp clear to wide margins except just touching bottom right corner, a Fine and rare entire; ex-Nickle, Richardson, Carrington, Wilkinson, Hackmey, shown in "Canadian Philatelist" (vol 56, no 3, p 88),rnPrepaid at the Cunard rate, but apparently arrived too late and was directed via the U.S. Collins Line which required and extra 6d postage which was collected on delivery. A rare example of the so-called "Crimean War rate" and the only example sent short paid.
    Start Price : 4,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 4,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 USD