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Lot 219



Canada, Registry, 1876, 8¢ dull blue (F3), Tied on cover to Mirfield England by Montreal fancy "Star"Canada, "Montreal C.E. My 10 77", "Normanton c MY 22 77 " backstamp, additionally franked with 5¢ Small Queen, three red straightline "Registered" handstamps, a little scattered toning, barely affects the 8¢, couple light horizontal folds, virtually unnoticeable from the front, an attractive and fine usage.
Scott $12,000

ONE OF THE FINER EXAMPLES OF THIS GREAT RARITY OF CANADIAN POSTAL HISTORY, ONLY 16 OF WHICH HAVE BEEN RECORDED USED IN THE PROPER 1876-1877 PERIOD.




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