Lot 1149Nova Scotia, 1865 (Nov. 8) Charlottetown P.E.I. to St. John's, Newfoundland, blue folded letter from the Boyd correspondence bearing P.E.I. 1863, 3d blue (6, 6f), single and pair, right stamp showing compound perf at right, all tied by matching grid cancels, "Prince Edward Island, NO 8, 1865" origin backstamp, red crayon "4" d stg. packet credit rating, St. John's (11.13) arrival backstamp; tiny edge tear at left, Very Fine, ex-Seybold, Lichtenstein.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
A REMARKABLE PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 9D PACKET RATE COVER TO NEWFOUNDLAND.
When this was sold in the Lichtenstein sale, it was the most expensive P.E.I. cover realized.