Lot 941860-63, 1¢ Black on Yellowish, horizontal pair, manuscript cancelled on On Her Majesty's Service Adjt. Office military envelope to Leander Morse M.D., Surgeon of the 3rd Annapolis Regiment at Lawrencetown; left stamp faulty at top and some toning affecting stamps, Fine. SG No. 9.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
A VERY RARE 1860 ISSUE USE AT THE 2¢ SOLDIER'S LETTER RATE.
A cover from this correspondence to Leander Morse Md., Surgeon was offered in the Koh sale.
Lot 951860-63, 1¢-5¢ Cover Balance, group of four covers comprising #8 used on circular from Halifax to Yarmouth at the 1¢ printed matter rate, #9 on cover to Wilmot, #9 on blue cover from Halifax to Windsor sent at the 2¢ county rate though outside of Halifax County and not taxed on arrival, and #10 on cover from Yarmouth to Lockes Island, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 8-10 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 961860-63, 1¢ Black on Yellowish, vertical pair, tied by two strikes of open oval grid cancels on cover to Big Loraine C.B., reverse with "Sydney C.B., AP 3 66" origin cds; some edge wear, F.-V.F., A scarce 2¢ County Rate within Cape Breton, ex-Siverts.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 971860-63, 1¢ Black on Yellowish + 2¢ Violet, two singles of 2¢, all tied by oval grid cancels on cover to St. Peters on Cape Breton, reverse with "Halifax, Nova Scotia, AP 22 1865" origin cds and St. Peters C.B., AP 24 1865" arrival cds; some minor perf toning, F.-V.F., ex-Lichtenstein.
Scott No. 8 + 9 (2) Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 981860-63, 1¢ Black on Yellowish, top imprint selvage single tied by light strike of oval grid cancel on July 11th 1867 printed circular to Halifax; small spindle hole, Very Fine; with 2004 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 991860-63, 5¢ Blue, rich color, tied by open oval grid cancel on blue cover to Bridgewater, Halifax (7.12.1866) origin backstamp and matching "More-To-Pay" straightline and "CTS / 7" due rating handstamp, partial Bridgewater (7.13) arrival backstamp; partial flap, Very Fine. SG No. 24.
Scott No. 10 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1001860-63, 8½¢ Green on Yellowish, well centered, rich color on bright paper, tied by oval grid cancel on blue folded letter to Sydney C.B., endorsed "pr Steamer"reverse with Halifax (11.29.1860) origin and North Sydney arrival cds; refolded, Extremely Fine, ex-Brouse (backstamp), W.S. Davy, Fairbanks. SG No. 14.
Scott No. 11 Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
This was carried from Halifax to Cape Breton by the Newfoundland steamer, which was mostly in the summer only. The 8½¢ rate was raised to 10¢ after January 5, 1862.
Lot 1011860-63, 8½¢ Green on Yellowish, pretty shade, tied by "H" open oval grid cancel on blue folded cover to North Sydney C.B., endorsed "p. Steamer" at bottom left, reverse with Halifax (9.19) origin and North Sydney C.B. (9.21) arrival cds; cover tear at top center, some edge separation, Very Fine, ex-Brouse (backstamps), MacDonald. SG No. 14.
Scott No. 11 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1021860-63, 10¢ Vermilion, vertical pair, tied by two strikes of oval grid cancels on registered cover from Halifax to Annapolis, red "Registered" crown handstamp, reverse with Halifax (10.19.1863) origin and Annapolis (10.21) arrival backstamps, Very Fine, ex-J.R. Saint; with 1983 V.G. Greene certificate. SG No. 28.
Scott No. 12 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
A CHOICE REGISTERED USE PREPAID BY 10¢ VERMILION PAIR.
Lot 1031860-63, 10¢ Vermilion, Horizontally Bisected, top half with rich color, tied by bold oval grid cancel on blue cover to Sherbrooke, St. Mary, reverse with Halifax (3.23.1867) origin cds and Sherbrooke (3.25) arrival cds; part of backflap missing, Very Fine, ex-Pack, Carnegie. SG No. 28a.
Scott No. 12b Estimate $750 - 1,000.