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cover 3p dull red bisect, 1sh reddish mauve single and pair in a pale shade (1b, 3; S.G.2a., 5), tied or cancelled by Bathurst "4" oval grids to
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cover 3p dull red bisect, 1sh reddish mauve single and pair in a pale shade (1b, 3; S.G.2a., 5), tied or cancelled by Bathurst "4" oval grids to Nov. 1859 cover from Bathurst to Callao, Peru; backstamped Bathurst NO 14 1859 and other faint d.s., showing red London Paid NO 28 59 and black Panama DE 30 1859 transit d.s.; stamps with some faults, the cover sympathetically restored at corners; a remarkable franking to a very rare destination, 3sh 1½p postage paid to Peru
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notes

The 1859 Table of Single Rates of Postage showed the rate to Callao as 3/0½; the bisect of the 3p resulted in an overpayment of 1p

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cover 3p dull red bisect, 1sh reddish mauve single and pair in a pale shade (1b, 3; S.G.2a., 5), tied or cancelled by Bathurst "4" oval grids to Nov. 1859 cover from Bathurst to Callao, Peru; backstamped Bathurst NO 14 1859 and other faint d.s., showing red London Paid NO 28 59 and black Panama DE 30 1859 transit d.s.; stamps with some faults, the cover sympathetically restored at corners; a remarkable franking to a very rare destination, 3sh 1½p postage paid to Peru

literature

Nicholas Argenti's New Brunswick and Novia Scotia, p. 48, 1962

provenance

Seybold, 1910

Colonel Green

Argenti, 1963

Cartier, 1977


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1840 1d. black Plate 4, S.G.AS23,
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1840 1d. black Plate 4, S.G.AS23,

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120,000 GBP