Lot# 58 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 58 Canada - Postal History

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    Catalog# : 5d
    5d, 1857 6d Grey violet on thick hard paper, two singles plus the ½d Deep rose (Scott 11) tied on folded letter sheet addressed to France by 4-ring "21" cancel with adjacent Montreal FE 7 1859 cds, routed via London with transit and arrival marks front and back; the address partially excised and re-written, otherwise Very Fine; a marvelous franking and one of only two covers recorded at the 12½d letter rate to France via Cunard Line (this sent on "Arabia"); ex-Nickle, KL, Wilkinson, Hackmey, illustrated in Arfken, Leggett, Firby & Steinhart (p 286), Firby-Willson (p 23); 1995 BPA certificate
    Start Price : 15,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 15,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold