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Lot Catalogue Number Description Catalogue Value or Estimate
88 Domestic Rates and Markings Nice lot of 57 covers - most are displayed on pages with detailed write-up and illustration of markings. Ranging from 1820s to 1860s (plus one Trans-Atlantic cover dated 1802), a wide assortment of manuscript rates shown often related to distance, some with circular PAID marking, decimal era rate handstamps and a few endorsed "Money Letter", otherwise mainly unpaid letters with manuscript rates (to collect). Many different town postmarks noted. Usual file folds, some light ageing and faults in places; a useful group for studying rates, overall F-VF

Photo (29K) Photo 2 (29K) Photo 3 (21K) Photo 4 (24K)
Est. 1,500.00 +
89 Stampless Covers Eleven covers noting "FRED, N: N.B. / 29, AUGUST 1810" two-line handstamp on rather tatty cover, 1823 St. John to Fredericton, endorsed "Enclosing 1/3/4 in Cash and rated "1N2" - earliest recorded cash letter according to J.R. Saint; 1856 St. John Paid cover to Kingston, Jamaica; a neat Canterbury Paid SP 2 1859 double arc datestamp in red on cover to USA; three Star Circle cancelled covers, etc. Fine or better; an interesting group.

Photo (19K) Photo 2 (19K)
Est. 500.00 +
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