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
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2185
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Sale 1218, Lot 2185, New Brunswick Ship Letter MarkingsSteamer Maid of Erin mourning cover carried across the Bay of Fundy

(St. John to Moncton, Nov. 27, 1857). Petite mourning cover with manuscript “per Steamer Maid of Erin with one parcel” ship-name directive along top and addressed to Moncton, with original letter regarding a death, Very Fine, the Maid of Erin was one of two steamers that provided a twice-weekly service along the Bay of Fundy, the other was the Pilot, ex “Maritimus”

E. 300-400
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