Lot 99 — Canada 1877 two cent Small Queen on Valentine cover

Lot 99Lot 99 Canada #36 1877 2c Small Queen on Complete Valentine Cover, mailed Ottawa FEB.14.1877 (St. Valentine’s Day) and addressed locally. Franked by a deep green 2c Small Queen (probably affixed with glue, thus stained) paying the double weight drop letter rate and tied by Ottawa fancy geometric cancel. A lovely and scarce embossed cover, with a few small tears and overall light toning. Ex. Tong. Estimate $350.