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Sale 1211 — The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 October, 2019

Category — 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 310, 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues, 3¢ 1857 Type I in combination with pair of Canada 1852 3p Beaver Imperforate stamps

3¢ Rose, Type I (25), pre-printing paper fold, tied by "Schenectady N.Y. Mar. 24" (1859) circular datestamp on forwarded cover originating in Canada with horizontal pair of Canada, 1852, 3p Red on Wove (4; SG 18), large margins to in at right, bottom left corner clipped, tied by "18" in concentric circles cancel from Kingston, red "CANADA" in framed arc with matching "Kingston U.C. Mr. 20 '59" circular datestamp, forwarded to Painted Post, New York, small edge nicks and tears at left and right have been skillfully mended, Very Fine and beautiful appearance, a remarkable and very rare combination of the 3¢ Type I Perforated 1857 Issue and Canadian 1852 3p Imperforate issue, ex Piller, with 1994 B.P.A. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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