CANADA 1859 SG26 Cover from Kingston to New York with perforated 3d Beaver

Stock Code: P201006501

1859 (JY 1) cover from Kingston to New York, franked at 6d, being the ½oz single letter rate to the USA, by 1858-59 3d red 'Beaver', perf 11¾, vertical pair, tied by individual strikes of '18' numeral with very fine red 'KINGSTON / U.C' despatch cds at lower left and 'PAID' h/s alongside. A remarkable and wonderful showpiece item of the highest rarity, demonstrating usage of the 'PENCE' issue on the FIRST DAY of the 'CENTS' issue. Ex Warren Wilkinson. [N.B. The Wayne Smith census of the perforated 'PENCE' issues records just 18 covers bearing the perforated 3d to the USA, very few of which can have been used on the day decimal currency stamps were introduced.]

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CANADA 1859 SG26 Cover from Kingston to New York with perforated 3d Beaver - £3,950.00


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