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FILTER: Sale=776, Lot#=28, For all Sale Dates
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1996-04-23
The K.L. Collection of Classic Rarities
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Sale 776, Lot 28, CanadaCANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green on Wove (9; SG 12). Block of four, three large margins, clear at top, fine impression in deep shade, single neat strike of "37" target cancel, "Quebec L.C. Ju 11 1859" circular datestamp on folded letter to New Ross, Ireland, endorsed "pr Hungarian", red "Paid Liverpool Col. Pakcet Ju 21 59 4A" transit datestamp, Dublin (Jun. 22) and New Ross (Jun. 22) backstamps, fresh and clean, file fold thru bottom pair has been neatly pressed and is invisible on face

THE MAGNIFICENT AND UNIQUE 7-1/2 PENCE BLOCK ON COVER. WIDELY REGARDED AS ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING ITEMS OF THE CANADIAN PENCE ISSUE.

This extraordinary cover was absent from the major Canadian Pence Issue collections formed by Reford, Eno, Dale-Lichtenstein, Caspary, Gill, Hillmer, Nickle et al. It was featured on the front cover of the Capex 1987 private treaty sale catalogue published by William and Michael Lea, at which point its existence became widely known.

With 1992 B.P.A. certificate

E. 80,000-100,000
80,000
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