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Auction: 23026 - Stamps and Covers of the World
Lot: 1207

1857 thick soft paper 6d. reddish purple pair cancelled by 4-ring "51" on 1858 (30 Dec.) envelope registered from Brockville to Chicago, showing despatch c.d.s., straight-line "registered" and "paid 3d" handstamps in orange with, on reverse, Windsor and arrival datestamps. The only recorded multiple of the rare 6d., and the only multiple rate registered cover to the U.S. with 3d. registration fee paid in cash. Photo

Seybold, Dale Lichtenstein, Hart, Nickle and Wilkinson
Joseph Hackmey

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