Canada 10
Gary J. Lyon (Philatelist) Ltd.
Item # S007757

Canada 10

1858 (August 31) Light blue envelope mailed from Montreal to New York, bearing an unusually choice example of the imperforate 6 pence reddish purple on very thick fibrous soft paper, surrounded by very large margins and attractively tied by a four-ring '21' cancellation in black, Montreal AU 31 1858 double arc dispatch at left, PAID handstamp in red; couple edge wrinkles to cover only, no backstamp as customary for mail to the United States; a spectacular and very elusive franking, especially so with an Extremely Fine example of this distinctive, sought-after stamp. (Unitrade 10)

Expertization: 2019 Greene Foundation certificate
Provenance: Sam Nickle, Firby Auctions, October 1988; Lot 416

Regular price $10,500.00 $0.00 Unit price per
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