Lot# 59 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 59 Canada - Postal History

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    Catalog# : 13
    13, 1859 6d Brown violet, Perf 11¾, horizontal pair plus single ½d Deep rose (Scott 11) tied on small envelope addressed to France by "21" numeral cancels and Montreal MR 19 1859 cds, London and French transit marks address side, several French backstamps; the left 6d vertical crease where the stamp was affixed around the edge of the cover, backflap missing, otherwise Fine; a remarkable franking of perforated pence values with the largest recorded multiple of 6d on cover and one of only two covers known at the 12½d Cunard Line rate to France (this carried on "Arabia"); ex-Dale-Lichtenstein, Wilkinson, Hackmey, shown in Arfken, Leggett, Firby & Steinhart (p 285)
    Start Price : 15,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 15,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold