Nova Scotia 5a

Nova Scotia 5a

1856 (July 4) Orange envelope mailed from Pugwash to River John, Nova Scotia, bearing a diagonal bisect of the Six pence dark green paying the three pence domestic letter rate; bisect with large margins on both sides and neatly cancelled by oval mute grid cancel; some cover damage on reverse only, shows a very clear double arc dispatch datestamp of Pugwash; backstamped by famous BNA collector W.H. Brouse during the 1920s. A very rare cover of the Six pence dark green bisect – according to the Arfken & Firby census (this cover is unlisted) it ranks among the earliest as most of the known bisects were used during the first half of 1860, Fine to Very Fine; 2011 Greene Foundation certificate (Unitrade 5a; catalogue value $7,000)
Nova Scotia 5a
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S006682
Price: $3,495.00 (CAD)

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