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Stamp auction - 2 April 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 2 April 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 160 - Nova Scotia
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1851 6d yellow green, clear to good margins FU grid cancel, tiny thin mentioned for accuracy. SG.6. Cat. £550 £100 to 120 £95.00
1851-60 3d bright blue clear to good margins FU with oval grill SG.3, another close to large margins FU, creased. (2) Cat. £300 £80 to 100 N/S
1853 1d red brown, lightly cancelled VFU example. SG.1. Cat. £475 £120 to 150 £160.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855 cover, Halifax (JU 10) to Pictou with three 3d, left stamp damaged at upper left, others with good to clear margins, tied by barred cancels. Pictou JU 19 arrival cancel on back. Cover faults but 9d pays the triple rate for internal use which is uncommon. £80 to 100 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1860 cover addressed to Rocks Island, franked with 6d dark green bisected, tied by barred oval h/stamp, b/stamps incl. Halifax Oct. 19. 1860 c.d.s. Cover has repaired tears, nevertheless a rare item, SG.6a with clear 1978 Fridl Cert. Cat. £5000 £600 to 800 £600.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1862 cover, Pictou (MA 8) to Providence, Rhode Island, with a 10c lightly tied by a barred cancel. A red circular 'PAID 10c' h/stamp was applied in the USA. £70 to 100 N/S
1863 M or part o.g. selection comprising yellow paper 8½c & 12½c, white paper 1c, 2c (3), 8½c & 10c good to FU examples 1c, 2c (3), 5c (10), 8½c (2), 10c (3), 12½c (5) SG. from 15, 17, 18/29, Cat. £725. Plus 1851 1d badly cut into, 3d deep blue rebacked (BPA Cert), also perf 1c, 8½c, 10c & 12c opted SPECIMEN. (40) £100 to 150 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1865-68 covers (2) franked with a 5c, the 1865 to Wallace, received AP 18, the 1868 cover Halifax (FE 1) to Pictou with an arrival c.d.s. FE.3.68. Also a partial 1841 outer wrapper, Halifax to Edinburgh. (3) £60 to 75 £60.00
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