Kanada (CANADA & B.N.A) - Neubraunschweig 1856
Katalog Scott 1, 2
New Brunswick 1856, 3d dark bright red and 6d olive yellow, mixed margins, on cover send to CALIFORNIA VIA PANAMA with "26" grill cancel, 3d tied by manuscript "Forwd 3", indicating that a 3c charge was added to be collected from the addressee, blue New Brunswick circular handstamp, red Ophir circular datestamps & manuscript "Missent", originally to Ophir, California but redirected to Sacramento, very light Shediac dispatch & "St.John Feb.22, 1856" backstamps, very fine.
Provenance: ex Argenti, Wellburn, Koh (estimated up to 9000 USD), J. Robertson. Shown in Argenti (p.46).
ONLY TWO COVERS TO CALIFORNIA WITH THE FIRST ISSUE OF NEW BRUNSWICK HAVE BEEN RECORDED, (SPECIAL RATE OF 9 PENCE INSTEAD OF THE USUAL 6 PENCE RATE TO THE USA) AND THIS COVER IS THE UNIQUE EXAMPLE THAT WAS ADDITIONALLY RATED FOR FORWARDING.
(Neubraunschweig Postgeschichte, postal history)
verkauft / sold