Canada 36, 37a
Gary J. Lyon (Philatelist) Ltd.
Item # S007522

Canada 36, 37a

1872 (September 12) Cover from Ottawa to Chur, Switzerland bearing a lovely franking consisting of 3c rose red and 2c emerald green pairs neatly tied by segmented corks, First Ottawa printings perf 11.85, Ottawa split ring dispatch at left, oval "PD" handstamp in red with manuscript "20" and "3" in red crayon, red London Paid 25 SP transit; on reverse Basel and Chur CDS receivers. A gorgeous and unusual franking paying a pre-UPU 10 cent letter rate (effective as of February 1870 to late September 1874), Very Fine (Unitrade 36 early printing, 37a) ex. Frank Laycock (Robson Lowe Ltd., June 1980; Lot 274)
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