CANADA 1858 SG17 Cover from Newboro with ½d deep rose horizontal strip 6

Stock Code: P201006838

1858 (MR 1) cover from Newboro to Ottawa, franked at 3d, being the single letter rate, by 1852-57 ½d deep rose HORIZONTAL STRIP OF 6 on machine-made wove with close to good margins (except just in on stamp 4 and touching on stamp 1), tied/cancelled by three crisp target cancels, with despatch cds at lower left. Backstamped with 'CITY-OF-OTTAWA / U.C' arrival cds (MR 3). A couple of unobtrusive filing folds (affecting stamps 1 and 5), nevertheless a wonderful and extremely rare showpiece item with exceptional provenance. Ex Nickle (Firby 29 Oct 1988, lot 388), de Volpi and Jarret, and illustrated in "Canada's Pence Era: The Pence Stamps and the Canadian Mail 1851-1859" by Arken, Leggett, Firby and Steinhart. [N.B. Of the 12 covers recorded with this franking, only TWO bear intact strips of 6.]

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CANADA 1858 SG17 Cover from Newboro with ½d deep rose horizontal strip 6 - £3,950.00


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