Canada 36c

Canada 36c

1886 (August 3) Clean cover bearing a vertical bisect of the Two cent, half used as a One cent for the local drop letter rate, nicely tied by oval mute grid cancel, clear Guysborough, NS split ring dispatch at left. A rare and unusually choice example of the Two cent bisect on cover, Very Fine; 1998 Greene Foundation certificate (Unitrade 36c; catalogue value $2,750) Unauthorized by the Canadian postal administration, this cover demonstrates the on-going accepted postal method of bisecting stamps from early Colonial era throughout the Maritimes where Pence stamps were readily bisected into halves or even into quarters to make up the necessary postal rates.
Canada 36c
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S006923
Price: $2,295.00 (CAD)

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