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 — New Brunswick Ship Letter Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2184
c
Sale 1218, Lot 2184, New Brunswick Ship Letter MarkingsScarce “ST. JOHN NB/SHIP LETTER” handstamp on cover from London

(London, England to St. John, New Brunswick, Apr. 20, 1843). Folded letter datelined in London on Apr. 20, 1843 and addressed to St. John, New Brunswick, carried privately and entered mails in St. John with “ST. JOHN NB/SHIP LETTER” two-line handstamp (Jephcott 159) and Jul. 1 arrival backstamp, rated “9”, Very Fine, ex “Maritimus”

E. 400-500
300