Sale 1106 — 2015 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Category — Western Mails, continued

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3080
c
Sale Number 1106, Lot Number 3080, Western Mails, continued5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Horizontal pair, tied by "New York Mar. 18 6AM PO" duplex datestamp and oval grid cancel struck mostly off of cover, used with two Canada, 1872, 3c Dull Red (37), with Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank crossed out, to Paris, France, one Canada stamp uncancelled, the other just tied by blue 1878 Paris transit double-circle datestamp, blue "Wells, Fargo & Co. Victoria" oval handstamp, small filing holes, slightly reduced at top, some slight wear including toning affecting few perfs

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE MIXED-FRANKING EXPRESS USE FROM VICTORIA TO FRANCE.

Ex Burrus

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750