Sale 1218 — The "Dubois" Collection of Important Prestamp Covers and Postal Markings of British North America, 1694-1861

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 March, 2020

Category — Other Canadian Markings (by Date)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2116
c
Sale 1218, Lot 2116, Other Canadian Markings (by Date)Tiny “STEAMBOAT” handstamp on a “Way” cover to Hamilton

(Toronto to Hamilton, Sep. 25, 1839). Folded letter datelined in Toronto Sep. 25, 1839 and addressed to Hamilton, manuscript “Way” and “4-1/2” rate at top, tiny “STEAMBOAT” straightline handstamp, Hamilton Sept. 25 arrival datestamp, vertical file fold thru “Way” marking and small internal reinforcement along fold, still Very Fine, the combination of “Way” and “Steamboat” markings is unusual, ex Sanderson

E. 300-400
350