PHSC – SYMPOSIUM 2019 - July 18-21, 2019 - Sheraton Hotel, 116 King Street West, Hamilton, ON

1856, stampless cover from Hamilton UC to Wurttemberg via Cunard Persia from New York. Canada Art 19, Calais transit.

1856, stampless cover from Hamilton UC to Wurttemberg via Cunard Persia from New York. Canada Art 19, Calais transit.

Regular price
$1,000.00
Sale price
$1,000.00

1856, stampless cover from Hamilton UC to Herrenberg, Wurttemberg, rated 1/4 Currency, via closed bag mail from Hamilton via Cunard Persia from New York to Liverpool and London England (b/s). Canada Art 19, Calais transit, Stuttgart, Dolf Lingen and Herrenberg (b/s). Rated 21/6 total 27Kr due (21Kr French debit to Thurn & Taxis, 3kr Thurn & Taxis plus 3kr internal to Wurttemburg). This cover was rated 21kr in error as if it originated from England, not Canada and should have been rated 39kr plus 6kr for a total of 45 Kreuzer collect. The Post Office shortchanged itself by applying the wrong postal convention rates. Very scarce. HD0000028

Ex Wilkinson, Stallkart, Steinhart, Hobden, Montgomery. $1,000.00