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Mail Between Canada and United States continued...

Canadian Intaglio Town Markings
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
2112 c ImageThe rare Amherstburgh crown intaglio seal handstamp

(Amherstburgh to York, ca. 1830s). Fine strike of Post Office Amherstburgh” crown intaglio seal handstamp on folded cover to James Baby in York, manuscript 11d” rate, Fine and rare strike of this intaglio seal, these brass seals were supplied for sealing letters and packets to the Post Office Department, occasionally postal clerks used them as town markings, the addressee, James Baby, was a judge in Upper Canada and son of Jacques Baby and nephew of Francois Baby, likely written by Baby’s sister Suzanne, who married the founder of Amherstburgh, ex Sanderson (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $1,500.00
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2113 c ImageRare example of the Niagara crown intaglio seal handstamp

(St. Thomas, Upper Canada to Niagara, Aug. 7, 1861). Light strike of St. Thomas U.C. Aug. 7, 1861” circular datestamp on buff cover to Niagara, red Paid 5” handstamp though obliterated by 23” 4-ring target cancels upon arrival in Niagara with Niagara” crown intaglio seal handstamp at bottom and UNPAID 7” handstamp, Clifton and London transit backstamps, Very Fine, an attractive use of the Niagara intaglio seal handstamp, ex Sanderson (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

Will close during Public Auction
2114 c ImageThe only recorded example of the Port Hope crown intaglio seal handstamp on a Money Letter

(River Trent to Newcastle, Nov. 16, 1846). Neat River Trent, U.C. NO 16, 1846” circular datestamp (manuscript 16” inserted) on large folded court document to Newcastle, manuscript Money” at top left and rated 1/6” indicating the Money Letter charge and double rate, with Cobourg and Port Hope transit backstamps, the latter where the red Port Hope” crown intaglio seal and FORWARDED” handstamp were struck, content refers to £1 15sh enclosure, some minor edgewear and flap tears as to be expected with a letter this size, Very Fine, this is the only recorded Port Hope intaglio seal, ex Sanderson (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $250.00
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