Canada #15 5c Vermilion Beaver, 1859-1867 First Cents Issue Single Usage on January 16, 1862 Cover To St. Joseph
A fine small cover franked with the 5c vermilion Beaver stamp from the 1859-1867 First Cents Issue. Sent from St. George to St. Joseph on January 16, 1862. St. George split ring CDS showing the date filled in in pen on the face and January 17, 1862 St. Francoise split ring backstamp. The circular blackout cancel applied to the stamp is unusual. Some light age stains and minor flap damage, but a fine cover overall. Est $35.