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Stamp of Canada » Nova Scotia » Outgoing Mail 1851 (Sept 18). Stampless cover from Halifax to Barcelona (Spain)
Stamp of Canada » Nova Scotia » Outgoing Mail 1851 (Sept 18). Stampless cover from Halifax to Barcelona (Spain)
Stamp of Canada » Nova Scotia » Outgoing Mail 1851 (Sept 18). Stampless cover from Halifax to Barcelona (Spain)
Stamp of Canada » Nova Scotia » Outgoing Mail 1851 (Sept 18). Stampless cover from Halifax to Barcelona (Spain)
Lot 10002
Canada » Nova Scotia » Outgoing Mail
Price realised
400 USD
Estimate
350 – 500 USD
Auction date
Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1851 (Sep 18). Cover from Halifax to Barcelona, Spain, “2/10” in ms at top left prepaying the single rate to the Spanish border, “HALIFAX/PAID/NOVA SCOTIA” in red, 2s3d notation at top left to denote the British claim, “PF” oval indicating rate paid including the French port and blue “10Rs~” paying the full rate in Spain, as there was not an Anglo-Spanish postal treaty into force, carried by the Cunard SS “America” to Liverpool; a rare stampless usage to this destination.