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Lot Catalogue Number Description Catalogue Value or Estimate
349 1839 (March 25) Folded entire lettersheet with handwritten "Guysborough March 25 1839" dateline, endorsed "on Service" and mailed to Halifax, rated "Free" in manuscript at lower left with partially legible and very scarce double oval "POST OFFICE / GUYSBORO" Way Office handstamp and Antigonish Star Circle cancel (Macdonald Types 229 and Type 56 respectively). Some light soiling, Fine and very scarce; ex. J.R. Saint (1993), Sandy Clark (2011)

Photo (28K)
Est. 300.00 +
350 1853 Folded lettersheet addressed to Honorable Joseph Howe, Parrsboro April 23 1853 dateline with a multi-signature petition on surveying a road / connection. Letter endorsed "Way" in manuscript entering mail at Amherst where it was rated "3" in red along with a superb, highly detailed strike of the elusive Amherst Crown Paid Circle handstamp, very fine Amherst AP 26 1853 double arc dispatch along with neat oval "H" (Halifax) AP 28 1853 arrival backstamp. An exceptionally choice cover bearing unusually clear strikes - no doubt among the finest extant, Extremely Fine

Photo (22K) Photo 2 (22K)
Est. 2,000.00 +
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