Canada, Used to New Hampshire: 1851, 6d slate violet, laid paper, possible sheet margin at top, margins all round, frame line touched at top left corner and right bottom, cancelled on magnificent, ornate advertising envelope depicting in deep blue, B.P. PAIGE & CO MANFS. OF PATENT THRASHING MACHINE, MONTREAL” in emblem with large thresher, cover bearing red MONTREAL JA 4 1853 origin c.d.s., CANADA and in arc exchange, Greene Cert. (2016) (Scott 2). Est. Cash Val. $1,000 – 1,250 First Issue covers of Canada are virtually unknown with formal advertising. We note only Brigham has 2 covers with the 6p. None were in Dale-Lichtenstein, Nickle, Burrus or Wilkinson. Perhaps less than 5 exist. for exhibition.
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