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 — Great Britain to Nova Scotia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2205
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Sale 1218, Lot 2205, Great Britain to Nova ScotiaRed “MISSENT TO/HALIFAX” handstamp indicating mistakenly sent to Halifax, England

(Liverpool, England to Halifax, Jun. 4, 1833). Folded letter datelined Liverpool Jun. 4, 1833 with part of red departure datestamp on back and addressed to Halifax, red “MISSENT TO/HALIFAX” two-line handstamp applied in Halifax in England with Jun. 5 datestamp, rated “8” (crossed out) re-rated “2/6” collect for transatlantic mailing, Very Fine and interesting cover, only recorded example of this Halifax marking in red, ex Smith

E. 300-400
300