Bidboard # 1921
Lot # 145
Catalogue Value or Estimate: $3,125.00
Price Realized: $500
Canada Covers # 2

Sound 3 margin (just in at lower left) example of the 1851 issue 6d slate violet Prince Albert Pence Issue imperf on laid paper, properly used on Kennedy correspondence, Montreal July 3rd 1851 cross-border to New York City. Cancelled with a "Sock on the Nose" clear 7-ring concentric target cancel and tied by a Montreal double split-ring cancel in red. Proper transit markings including "10" (US currency equivalent) in red. Kennedy was a well-known New York banker with ties to the Canadian fur industry. For fun, check out 58 Wall Street (Kennedy's address) on Google street view! 2021 Scott Classic for #2 on cover US$2,500.00=