Canadian Countermark

Currency:CAD Category:Coins & Paper Money / World Coins - Canada Start Price:100.00 CAD Estimated At:200.00 - 250.00 CAD
Canadian Countermark
100.00CAD+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Jul 20 @ 22:55UTC-4 : AST/EDT

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Canadian Countermark - W.J. WALLACE / PORT HOPE on rev. of Province of Canada cent, 1859 (M.I. 984, Brunk W-121).

William John Wallace was a machinist, according to Bradstreet’s reports of the Dominion of Canada for 1878, published by The Bradstreet Co., N.Y. The Federal Census of 1891 listed him as a machinery manufacturer who was born in Ontario in 1841, and the Port Hope Weekly Guide issue of August 31, 1894, contains his obituary, his death date given as August 24th. (Marked Impressions).

Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.