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Lot 31

Canada, "RERISTERED" misspelled handstamp, two stampless folded letters from Brant, U.C., one handstamped "PAID" with manuscript "3", the other a double rate usage, with "PAID" and manuscript "Money" and "6", both are postmarked by Brant broken circles with manuscript 1855 dates of 19 July and 25 Oct respectively, the first with all markings in red, the second in black; Very Fine.
Estimate 750 - 1,000

Brant was the only one of the 1,293 post offices issued REGISTERED handstamps to get this misspelled version. It was in use until March or April of 1856 when Brant was supplied with a corrected version.

Realized $1,200

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