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Lot 10003
Canada » Nova Scotia » Outgoing Mail
Estimate: 400 – 600 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Transatlantic Mail
Sold for USD 800
Description:

1855 (Sep 9). Cover (slightly reduced at left) from Amherst to Liverpool, prepaying the 1/2 oz rate with 1851-60 3d deep blue, diagonal half and two singles, used to accommodate the new 7 1/2d rate to U.K., showing complete to ample margins, tied by faint strikes of barred oval hs, the bisect additionally tied by red Packet Letter Paid tombstone transit from Liverpool, red “5” British debit, embarked at Halifax on the Cunard SS “Canada”; vertical crease passing through the stamp at right; only 22 covers with this bisect franking to England have been recorded; cert. RPSL (2018).

SG 2+2a