Lot 305Newfoundland, 1857, 4d scarlet vermilion, large margins all round, rich brilliant color, tied by neat oval grid cancel on 1859 folded letter sheet to Baltimore, Md., red St. John's circular datestamp and bold "Boston Br. Pkt., 5, Sep 29" cds, Extremely Fine, rare cover from the Tucker find, Pratt records thirty two examples of the four pence issue on cover.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 4 PENCE SCARLET VERMILION ISSUE ON COVER.
Current Opening Bid: $2,000
Lot 306 oNova Scotia, 1851, 6d yellow green, barred oval cancel, four large margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, ex-Caspary & Mayer; with 1986 B.P.A. certificate. SG No. 5.
Scott No. 4 $850.
Current Opening Bid: $425