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Postal History, Canada continued...

Canada Postmarks continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
552 CVR 2-Ring 5 image#5 - Hamilton on Cover, mailed on DEC.6.1869 (double broken circle free strike) to Toronto, franked with a 3c Large Queen, just tied to the cover by a very fine strike of the obliterator. Missing backflap,still very fine. For a very long time this was considered to be the latest reported date of use for the 2-ring 5, until a more recent one was discovered a few years ago. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$20.00
Will close during Public Auction
553 CVR 2-Ring 5 image#5 - Hamilton on Cover, mailed on AUG.12.1869 (double broken circle free strike) to Port Dover (same day receiver on back), franked with a 3c Large Queen, tied to the cover by a fine-very fine strike of the obliterator. The front of this cover has a corner card for T.W. White, Music Publisher, Organs, etc, and the back has all-over advertizing for at least 23 different Hamilton businesses. Fine-very fine, and shows an unusual endorsement (on lower front) for the company who printed the cover, The Globe Printing Company, Toronto. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
554 O 2-Ring 6 image#6 - London Group of Stamps, with Large Queens: a 1c yellow orange, three 3c red (including an XF strike), a 6c yellow brown (straight edge at right) and a 12½c blue. Also a 1c yellow Small Queen with a blue green strike. Strikes range from fine to extremely fine. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$65.00
Will close during Public Auction
555 CVR 2-Ring 6 image#6 - London on Cover, being a folded insurance policy from the Agricultural Mutual Assurance Association of Canada dated (inside) Sep 15, 1869, covering the insured's house, barn, outbuildings and contents for a value of $1,600 for $24 (for three years). Franked with a 1c yellow orange Large Queen, properly tied by a fine-very fine strike of the obliterator. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$150.00
Will close during Public Auction
556 CVR 2-Ring 6 image#6 - London on Cover, mailed London (broken circle free strike MAR.5.1870) to Wardsville, with contents from the Huron and Erie Savings and Loan Society turning down a loan application for a cheese factory. The cover is franked with a lovely deep copper red shade of 3c Small Queen and is an early usage for this issue, properly tied by a very fine strike of the obliterator. Docketing and slightly reduced at right, still fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$95.00
Will close during Public Auction
557 O 2-Ring 7 image#7 - St John Group of Stamps, with Large Queens: 1c yellow orange, 2c green, three 3c red (papers, shades), 6c brown and 12½c blue. Small Queens with 3c (three different shades including one on paper dated FEB.15.1871) and a 6c yellow brown. We note many different types of numeral 7s, with strikes ranging from fine to very fine. A nice lot. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
558 CVR 2-Ring 7 image#7 - St John Group of Covers, with five 3c Small Queen covers, dating between DEC.22.1870 and MAR.25.1873. The earliest is franked with a vertical pair of blood red shade stamps (addressed to Maine), others show a nice range of early shades. Possibility of different numeral 7 obliterators, etc. One is addressed to Miss Amelia Pickard in Halifax, which is the correspondence that included eight perf 12½ stamps (unfortunately not this one, but the shade is correct). Overall fine to very fine group. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
559 O 2-Ring 8 image#8 - Ottawa Group of Stamps, with a 2c Large Queen and two different shades of the 15c Large Queen. Fine-very fine strikes. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
560 O 2-Ring 9 image#9 - Kingston Group of Stamps, with a 1c yellow orange Large Queen (short perfs at top right) and a 12½c blue (small thin). Fine strikes. (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
561 O 2-Ring 10 image#10 Sydney Group of Stamps, with three 3c Small Queens (including a fair blue strike and two other very fine strikes on different shades), and two 6c Large Queens (two shades with fine or better strikes - one has a straight edge). (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$40.00
Will close during Public Auction
562 CVR 2-Ring 11 image#11 - Fredericton on Cover, mailed Fredericton (DEC.13.1878 free strike) to Somerset, England, franked with a 5c Small Queen (toned perfs), properly tied by a light but just readable strike of the obliterator. Bath (DEC 25) and Frome (DEC 26) backstamps, roughly opened at top and with aging, still a scarce numeral on this stamp. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$45.00
Will close during Public Auction
563 CVR/O 2-Ring 11 image#11 - Fredericton Group of Stamps and Covers, with two 3c SQ (shades) and two 3c LQ. Also two 3c SQ covers (both 11½ x 12 perf) dated DEC.31.1877 and MAY.1.1879, both with light but legible obliterators and very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
564 CVR/O 2-Ring 12 image#12 - St Catharines Group of Stamps and Covers, with two 3c Large Queens, a 1c yellow orange SQ, two 3c rose SQ, and a 6c brown SQ. Also two 1872 3c Small Queen covers (a folded circular has a crease and the cover with tear on back) and a single 1c orange Small Queen franking on a sealed (undated) cover to Arkell (Wellington County). Strikes range from poor (but legible) to very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
565 CVR/O 2-Ring 13 image#13 Belleville Group of Stamps and Covers, with a 1c yellow orange SQ, seven 3c SQ (all early shades including some ex. Hennock stamps), a 2c LQ and three 3c LQ (shades). Also three covers: 1871 and 1872 (both very fine) plus an 1873 cover franked with a 6c SQ and addressed to Pueblo, Colorado (a rare destination in this early period). This cover's obliterator is illegible, but datestamp confirms. The address is to "ATRR", a railroad which made it to the Colorado border by 1873 and Pueblo only in 1876 (part of contents included, reduced at right). Strikes in this lot are overall fine or better. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
566 CVR/O 2-Ring 15 image#15 - Brantford Group of Stamps and Cover, with three 3c rose SQ, a piece with a pair of 3c rose QQ (damaged but apparently dated JUL.22.1871) and a 6c yellow brown Large Queen. Also a cover mailed SEP.16.1871 to Pepperell, Massachusetts, franked with a horizontal pair of 3c deep rose SQ, properly tied by two fine strikes of the obliterator (cut down slightly at right). Overall fine strikes. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$35.00
Will close during Public Auction
567 CVR/O 2-Ring 18 image#18 - Yarmouth Group of Stamps and Cover, with a 1c SQ, 3c SQ (Copper Red shade), 2c grass green LQ, 3c LQ and two shades of 6c Large Queens. Strikes are legible to fine. Also a very fine 3c SQ cover dated JUN.19.1874 with stamp just barely tied by a blurry strike of the obliterator. Accompanied by write-up of addressee, with modern picture of house. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
568 CVR/O 2-Ring 21 image#21 - Goderich Group of Stamps and Covers, with four 3c red Large Queens (we note at least two different instruments, shades), 1c yellow SQ, four 3c SQ (shades, etc) as well as three 3c SQ covers: MAR.25.1870 (an early usage, accompanied by a biography of Horatio Hale, the addressee), DEC.2.1872 to same addressee and AUG.12.1876 on an unusual yellow cover with glued address label. Mostly fine or better strikes. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
569 CVR/O 2-Ring 23 image#23 Woodstock Group of Stamps and Cover, with a lovely 2c deep green Large Queen (with plate scratch at left, very fine), a faulty 1c SQ and a lovely 3c deep copper red Small Queen with a very fine strike. Also a very fine 3c SQ cover mailed on JUN.20.1870 to Durham County (Ingersoll backstamp) franked with a 3c deep rose-copper shade tied by a faint obliterator. A nice group. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
570 CVR/O 2-Ring 24 image#24 - Stratford Group of Stamps and Cover, with two shades of 3c SQ (with the usual faint strikes), a 3c Large Queen (fine strike) and a small yellow piece franked with a 2c, 3c and 6c SQ with three fine strikes. Also a very fine 3c Small Queen (11½ x 12) cover mailed on JAN.18.1876 addressed to Clinton. The stamp is barely tied by an illegible obliterator, but datestamp confirms. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$40.00
Will close during Public Auction
571 O 2-Ring 25 image#25 - New Glasgow Group of Stamps, with a 3c SQ (legible strike over a manuscript cancel) and a 6c yellow brown Large Queen with a very fine strike (only part of 5 showing and a few faults, still a scarce stamp with this cancel). (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$15.00
Will close during Public Auction

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