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cover 1sh reddish mauve horizontal strip of three (3; S.G.5), good to large margins all around, used with 1p dull red (1; S.G.2), close to good margins, tied
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cover 1sh reddish mauve horizontal strip of three (3; S.G.5), good to large margins all around, used with 1p dull red (1; S.G.2), close to good margins, tied by St. John "1" oval grids to Aug. 1853 cover to Pesth, Hungary; endorsed "via New York" and "via France", showing St. John N.B. AU 30 1853 Paid d.s., red Paid In America Liverpool 14 SEP 1853 , red Calais 15 SEPT 53 and red "PD" in oval, backstamped St. John New Brunswick AU 30 1858, blue St. Andrews AU 31 1858, blue New Brunswick h.s., red London 15 SEP 15 1853, black Ligne De Calais 15 SEPT 53 and bold Pesth 21 9; rated 2/4 amended to 2/6½; 3sh 3p to Hungary, a wonderful item
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This is, without question, the most important cover of New Brunswick and it is one of the most important covers in the philately of British North America

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cover 1sh reddish mauve horizontal strip of three (3; S.G.5), good to large margins all around, used with 1p dull red (1; S.G.2), close to good margins, tied by St. John "1" oval grids to Aug. 1853 cover to Pesth, Hungary; endorsed "via New York" and "via France", showing St. John N.B. AU 30 1853 Paid d.s., red Paid In America Liverpool 14 SEP 1853 , red Calais 15 SEPT 53 and red "PD" in oval, backstamped St. John New Brunswick AU 30 1858, blue St. Andrews AU 31 1858, blue New Brunswick h.s., red London 15 SEP 15 1853, black Ligne De Calais 15 SEPT 53 and bold Pesth 21 9; rated 2/4 amended to 2/6½; 3sh 3p to Hungary, a wonderful item

literature

Illustrated Argenti's New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, plate 8, 1962

Illustrated Robson Lowe's The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, Vol. 5, P. 347, 1973

provenance

Dale-Lichtenstein, 1970

S.G. sale, New York, 1980


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