|Stamps - Postal History - Post 1900|
Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions / The Westpex Sale - 25/04/2019 / 1861-66 Issue / Lot 1330
1861, 12¢ black, used with 3¢ rose (65) and British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 2½d dull rose (2) , piece out prior to use at bottom left, tied by cogwheels, matching "San Francisco Cal. Dec 12, 1862" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Niagara, Canada West , red "Chicago Ill., Paid 15" transit, "G.w.R., East, JA 2" arrival backstamp; slightly reduced, few faults, Fine and scarce use, There is no indication of where this originated as the British Columbia stamp was cancelled on arrival in San Francisco. Scott No. 69 Estimate $500 - 750.