CANADA 1859 SG15 Cover from Quebec to London with 10d Jacques Cartier

Stock Code: P201006521

1857 (NOV 23) cover from Quebec, addressed to 'Edward Best Esq, Geological Survey Office, 28 Jermyn St, London', franked at the British Packet rate by 1852-57 10d blue 'Cartier' on handmade wove with good to large margins, tied by light target numeral which leaves portrait largely clear, with despatch cds alongside and red London arrival cds (DE 15) at right. Minor imperfections (recipient's docketing, wax seal cut out on reverse) still above average for this scarce usage. [The addressee, Edward Best, joined the Geological Survey in 1855 and was promoted to Geologist in 1862.]

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CANADA 1859 SG15 Cover from Quebec to London with 10d Jacques Cartier - £1,250.00


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