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Stampless Cover

1853 (October 24) Envelope franked with Canadian Postage Stamps – used from the United States; bearing a 6 pence slate violet on laid paper, touching design at foot to large margins on other sides tied by pen cancels, Ledyard, Connecticut dispatch datestamp shown at left, not accepted by Postmaster and according to regulations was rated “6d” (due), U States cross border exchange marking in red, Brockville and Perth OC 28 receiver backstamps. Cover has minor toning of no importance for this striking usage, ONE OF TWO RECORDED USES OF THE 1851 Six pence from the United States, Fine (Unitrade 2) Expertization: 2013 Greene Foundation certificate

Literature: Illustrated in Winthrop Boggs handbook on page 86 (Figure 49)

Provenance:
⋅ Dale-Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc., Sale 10, December 1970; Lot 20
⋅ Dr. John L. Robertson, April 2004; Lot 206
⋅ Warren Wilkinson, June 2007; Lot 180
⋅ Joseph Hackmey, March 2011; Lot 10339
⋅ Daniel Cantor, September 2011; Lot 339
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Price: $4,500.00 (CAD)

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