PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 1872 SG41a Cover
Stock Code: P189010875
1872 (JY 11) cover from Charlottetown to Montague Bridge, franked at 3c internal rate by 1872 6c black, perf 12 to 12¼ large holes, VERTICAL BISECT, tied by "CHARLOTTE-TOWN" split-ring cds with additional strike at left. Slight cover faults (repaired tear) still an exceptional usage of the highest rarity. Of the 10 recorded 6c bisect covers, this is the only one which is cut vertically, the other nine all being cut diagonally. Ex Wilkinson (June 2007), Dr R.V.C. Carr (C.G. Firby, April 1999), Bartlett. RPS cert (1958).
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