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1891 (January 6) Cover mailed from Manitoba to Coventry, England, bearing a single 5c grey, Ottawa printing perf 12, lightly cancelled, partial split ring dispatch at lower left. On arrival, the envelope was found to contain a coin and went through compulsory registration, was then resealed and backstamped with boxed “Found open and resealed in I.B.” and manuscript “contains coin / posted out of course / 8d” for the unpaid 4d British registration fee (double deficiency to collect). A rare cover showing this registration procedure, Fine to Very Fine (Unitrade 42) ex. George Arfken (May 1997; Lot 924)
Price: $1,295.00 (CAD)