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Sale 76: Gems of Philately

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British Columbia & Vancouver Island

Lot 301    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, 2¢ on 3d brown, perf 14, horizontal strip of three with wing margin at right having partly trimmed perfs, tied by two strikes of "35" barred oval handstamp on orange buff cover to Salem, Oregon, blue "Victoria B.C., May 5, 1871" origin cds and slightly indistinct Portland (5.9) transit cds; minor edge wear, Very Fine.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

The 6¢ rate to the United States was in effect after July 1, 1870. The 3d, selling then as four for 25¢, was used more commonly for this rate.

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