Lot 5, Canada 1851 three penny red beaver on laid paper, 1852 cover Québec City to Coaticook, sold for $1552

Lot 5, Canada 1851 three penny red beaver on laid paper, 1852 cover Québec City to Coaticook, sold for $1552Lot 5 Canada #1 1851 3d red Beaver Imperforate on Laid Paper on Cover, mailed Québec City on AUG.20.1852 and addressed to Coaticook (in the Eastern Townships, a rare destination in this period and could be unique), with dateless receiver on back, in red. Franked with a 4-margin (including three large) laid paper imperforate, tied to cover by a bold target, which has been removed to confirm laid lines and hinged back. Cover is a tiny bit stained and there is an opening tear on the back flap, still an appealing cover franked with Canada’s first stamp. Accompanied by a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$2,000, sold for C$1,350.00 plus buyer’s premium.
2016 V. G. Greene Foundation Certificate

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