Lot# 56 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 56 Canada - Postal History

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    Catalog# : 7
    7, 1855 10d Blue, horizontal strip of four tied on slightly oversized quadruple-rate blue OHMS envelope addressed to Scotland by light square grid cancels, adjacent Toronto cds and red "PAID LIVERPOOL BR. PACKET" cds; stamps ample margins to just in at left, the outer stamps with tears and top right corner rounded, the central pair very fine, envelope with some age marks and a small tear at left; still Fine; carried on Cunard's "Arabia" from Boston, the largest multiple of the 10d on cover and the highest rated stamped cover to Scotland; ex-W.E. Lea, Richardson, Wilkinson, Hackmey, illustrated in Arfken, Leggett, Firby & Steinhart (p 231) and "Gems of Canadian Philately" (p 25)
    Start Price : 6,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 6,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 6,000.00 USD