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Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

Category — Canada - 1851-59 Pence Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
565
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 565, Canada - 1851-59 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7; SG 15), CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7; SG 15)CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7; SG 15). Three full and well-balanced margins, the fourth margin is a phenomenal 15mm sheet margin at top, spectacularly rich color in a dark shade, intense detailed impression, tied by a choice strike of a seven-ring cancel on cover to Norfolk, England, "Peterboro C.W. Ja 25 1855" datestamp, red Liverpool tombstone transit handstamp, receiving backstamp of Feb.13, very minor cover restoration at top edge

EXTREMELY FINE. A MAGNIFICENT COVER BEARING AN INCOMPARABLE 1855 10-PENCE BLUE WITH ENORMOUS SHEET MARGIN USED DURING THE FIRST MONTH OF ISSUE.

We know of no other 1855 10p Blue with a sheet margin approaching this size, either on or off cover. In terms of eye-appeal and overall desirability, this can be considered the finest example known on cover.

Ex Beckeman. With 1973 B.P.A. certificate.

E. 10,000-15,000
16,000
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