Lot 1147Nova Scotia, 1861 (Apr. 23) St. John's, Newfoundland to Halifax N.S., folded cover bearing Newfoundland 1857, 8d scarlet vermilion, horizontal bisect (8a), bottom half with large margins, tied by grid cancel for the 4d stg. packet rate, red "St. John's, Newfoundland, AP 23, 1861" rimless cds, reverse with Halifax (4.27) arrival oval; some file fold wear, bottom flap removed, Very Fine, ex-Goody, Eastern, Conland.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
THE FINEST OF ONLY THREE RECORDED NEWFOUNDLAND 1857 8D SCARLET VERMILION VERTICAL BISECTS RECORDED BY PRATT.