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Postal History, Canada continued...

Canada Regular Issues (20th Century) 1900 and on continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
512 PC 75, 89 imageGroup of Three Interesting Picture Post Cards, with two private post cards, one mailed 1900 and one in 1903, each having lovely illustrated advertising and franked with a 1c QV Numeral. Very fine. Also comes with a 1c Edward wrapped around the top left corner of a card simulating a stitched leather card, mailed from Montreal to Québec in 1906. Picture illustrates a windmill, printed in Germany and very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$45.00
Will close during Public Auction
513 CVR 90a, 110 image1927 Toronto Registered Cover, mailed on JUN.25.1927 and addressed to Winnipeg (JUN.27 receivers on back). This large commercial cover is franked with a very fine strip of 10 of the IMPERFORATE 2c King Edward issue, plus a single 4c Admiral paying the 24c sextuple registration rate. Small tears at top and wrinkles, still a scarce franking and rate, fine. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$85.00
Will close during Public Auction
514 CVR 257/262 image1945 Vancouver Registered to China, War Issue Franking, mailed Vancouver BC on MAR 3.1945 (several blackout c.d.s. cancels, plus blank registration box) and addressed to China (Chungking) through Eastern route of Montreal, then Miami and West Africa (no markings for these except a MAR.6 Montreal c.d.s. on back, still endorsed via this route). Also endorsed "By C.N.A.C. from Calcutta". Medium sized cover is franked with ten $1 Destroyers, one 50c Munitions and a 10c Parliament, all from the War issue set, paying a total of $10.60. Censor tape from DB / 196. A few opening tears at left and some light creases, still a great cover for the War issue collector, wartime postal historian, etc. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$350.00
Will close during Public Auction
515 CVR MR4 image1918 Bahamas Special Delivery Admiral Cover to Nassau. Franked with 2c Admiral War Tax and 5d Bahamas Special Delivery overprint, respectively tied by Toronto ??.JUN.1918 c.d.s. and Nassau 06.JUL.1918 c.d.s. Addressed to Nassau, Bahamas with 05.JUL.1918 c.d.s. backstamp receiver. In early 1916, under bilateral agreement, 600 Bahamas 5p stamps overprinted Special Delivery were made available in post offices at Ottawa, Toronto, Westmount (Montreal) and Winnipeg. These stamps were to be affixed to letters addressed to the Bahamas and were cancelled by Canadian postal clerks alongside regular Canadian postage though later (post-1917) examples were postmarked upon arrival in Nassau. A nice example of an interesting episode in Canadian postal history. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
Canada Airmail
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
516 CVR   imageGroup of 100 First Flight Covers, 1928-1939, all with post office flight cachet handstamps.. Mostly franked with C1, C3 or C5, with some minor duplication, mostly fine or better. Nice clean lot, all #8 envelopes or smaller. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
Special Delivery
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
517 CVR   imageGroup of Twelve Special Delivery Covers, 1927 to 1958, with a variety of frankings, postmarks, SD labels, directional handstamps, some cross-border, one censored to Belgium, etc. Overall very fine group. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
518 CVR OE7 image1941 OHMS Perfin Special Delivery on Free-Franked Cover, mailed Ottawa on JUL.5.1941 to Ottawa (same day receiver on back), and re-directed to a different address, with Ottawa Canada c.d.s. canceling stamp and FREE c.d.s. free strike alongside. Endorsed by the Assistant Secretary to the Governor General with his name handstamp, thus no postage required and only Special Delivery fee necessary. Nice crown on backflap and small piece missing from it, still very fine and a scarce rate. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$25.00
Will close during Public Auction
Canada Postmarks
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
519 O   Lot of Canadian Postmarks mostly on cut squares (some cut close), sorted into small boxes or Ziplock bags, with strength in slogans, Maritime town cancels, etc. Probably over a thousand in all. Est $ 75

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
520 O   Collection of Small Queen Postmarks, with a total of 261 stamps (1c, 2c, 3c and 6c), each in cut-down 102 cards, identified as per issue and postmark. We note many earlier shades and many types of postmarks including parcel, precancel, roller, corks, c.d.s. town datestamps, duplex, killers, squared circles, 2-ring numerals, a nice Way Letter, RPOs, etc. A nice lot. Est $ 150

SOLD for C$190.00
Will close during Public Auction
521 O   imageGroup of House of Commons Obliterators, with four stamps, each cancelled by a capital "C" enclosed in two circles. The lot contains very fine strikes on two 15c Large Queens and two 10c Small Queens (one of which has small faults). A nice lot. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$45.00
Will close during Public Auction
522 O   Many Thousands Selected for Cancels, with stamps from Queen Victoria into the QEII era, all with nice clear strikes, many Socked-on-nose. Sorted by province (no Quebec) as well as types including RPO, military, fancy, etc. Mostly fine or better. Est $ 100

SOLD for C$190.00
Will close during Public Auction
523 O   Small Carton with Mostly Modern Quebec Cancels, various types on postcards, covers and on piece. Includes many POCONS, also small book of c.d.s. and meters. A wide variety of cancels including smaller post offices. Mostly fine or better. Est $ 100

SOLD for C$15.00
Will close during Public Auction
524 O   imageGroup of Specialized Cancels on the 5c Perforated Beaver Issue, with 5 stamps, showing "Late" (from Too Late), "PAID" (alongside a partial "SWE..." town cancel), "REGIST", a manuscript cancel "29" (probably a registration number) and "CAN..." in arch (cross-border marking). A few small faults, still a nice group. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
525 O   imageStockbook Full of Cancels on Small Queens, with 1c (x 33), 2c (x 9), 3c (both printings x 2,015), 6c (x 4) 8c (x 10), also with 3c Jubilee (x 12) and a number of QV, Edward, Admiral, etc. issues, all with cancel interest. We note sections for fancy cancels (with some better, including Nicaragua Coat of Arms, Esquimalt Crown, etc.), duplex, R in oval, c.d.s., orbs, squared circles, flags, manuscript, duplex numerals, grid cancels, targets, rollers, etc. Overall nice quality lot. (Scan a) Est. $ 250

SOLD for C$250.00
Will close during Public Auction
526   imageCollection of Ferry and Steamer Datestamps, with 12 in all, each on small piece (presumably off of covers or documents) and fully dated between 1867 and 1885. We note Quebec & Levis Ferry Company, St. Lawrence Tow Boat Co. Quebec, St Lawrence Steamer, etc. Bit of duplication, still a scarce lot. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$25.00
Will close during Public Auction
527 CVR   Collection of About 550 British Columbia Covers, all from about 1966 to 1975 (many from 1967), showing mostly small town c.d.s. but also a few broken circles. Overall clean covers and fully legible postmarks and all #8 size. Est $ 100

SOLD for C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
528 CVR   imageLot of Over 50 Ottawa Slogan Cancel Covers, 1920s to 1960s, each sleeved and priced at between $5 and $12, many with business corner cards (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$35.00
Will close during Public Auction
529 CVR   imageCollection of 84 Picture Postcards with R.P.O. Cancels, 1900s to 1948, with a good assortment of Maritimes and Ontario cancels, many are identified by Ludlow catalogue numbers. Also includes an AR card. A nice group, mostly fine or better. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
530 CVR   imageSmall Box with a Diverse Collection of about 480 Different Covers and Cards with Emphasis on Postmarks, 1865 to 1956, ranging from 4 territorial period Assiniboia to 180+ slogans with 54 being pre-1920 with these alone having a Coutts catalogue value of $815 when 75% of the catalogue value is used for those on cards. Better include D-230, G-425, L-270 (1912), V-40, S-540, V-65, etc. There are 56 machine cancels with some earlies such as M3c (CV $20) and 30 are pre-1920. The 18 Small Queen covers include a few with corner cards and a very scarce 1894 3c preferred rate to Newfoundland with receiver. The lot has 9 covers sent overseas including a 1914 to France, a scarce 1927 preferred rate to Cuba with receiver, plus some going to Australia, Germany, Sweden, etc. There are 31 illustrated advertising covers from 1897 onwards, including a few multicoloured and 6 hotels; 15 registered from 1920 onwards, some with RPO cancels and a 1937 double weight local registered; 8 squared circles; 8 royal trains, 17 military including a WWI Church Army OAS cover, 15 blackouts, and a good selection of split rings, duplex cancels, rollers, an 1883 House of Commons receiver, etc. There are some faults, mostly minor in nature, and overall quality is fine or better, with many corner card covers and many clear cancels. A useful lot for a postmark collector or eBay dealer as each item is in some way different, which would take significant time and effort to duplicate. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (All Scans)

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Est $ 500

SOLD for C$325.00
Will close during Public Auction
531 CVR   imageCollection of 62 Different WWII Blackout Cancellations on Small Size Covers or Cards, some of which show different dater hub and obliterator combinations. We noted many better items such as an early 1941 St. John's Nfld hubless, Victoria registered, 3 different Yarmouth including a January 1945 double ring c.d.s. with a normal general delivery date stamp showing town name on reverse, a B-765 slogan used at Saint John on OCT.8.1943 (this Saint John October 1943 use not listed by Coutts), Hollyburn, the scarce Shelburne NS Columbia machine blackout, North Sydney, Sydney, Dartmouth, Rimouski, Prince Rupert, 6 or 7 illustrated advertising covers, censored, etc. Collection also includes 13 spares, making 75 covers in total. All cancels have been identified and most covers have corner cards or return addresses. Some, mostly small faults, and generally fine to very fine overall with many selected cancels or covers. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (All Scans)

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Est $ 300

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
532 CVR/PC   Group of Toronto Slogan Cancels, all KGVI or older, with about 100 items (mostly covers, some with corner cards, but a few cards as well), with mostly nice impressions of the slogans, overall fine or better. Est $ 100

SOLD for C$35.00
Will close during Public Auction
533 O/CVR/PC   imageCollection of Brant County Postal History, all written up and mounted on 68 pages, alphabetically by town, with different postmark types, etc from the 1870s to the 1980s. We counted 72 covers and cards, plus many more pieces and stamps. Overall fine or better. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$85.00
Will close during Public Auction
534 PC   imageMostly Ontario Town Postmarks, all on about 115 x 1c green Edward picture post cards, about 1905 to 1911. Note many small offices, many are priced (in pencil) at between $2 and $15. A few creases or edge wear, else overall fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
535 O 2-Ring imageCollection of 2-Ring Numerals on Stamps, on two black stock sheets, with 3c SQ (x 81) and 3c LQ (x 2). We note a wide variety of different 2-ring numbers, with shades, etc. Quality of strikes varies from unidentifiable to choice. Some of the better quality strikes include #s 12, 16, 29, 33, 36, 40, 41, 43, 47, 56, 58, 59, etc. A few faults, overall fine. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
536 O 2-Ring imageGrouping of Unidentified 2-Ring Numerals on Stamps, including Large Queens: ½c, pair of 1c yellow orange, 2c, 3c, 6c, 12½c and 15c. Small Queens: 1c (x7, plus a block of six), 3c (x24) and 6c (x3 brown shades). We note different perforations, shades (including many early shades), etc. Ideal lot for the specialist. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$180.00
Will close during Public Auction
537 O 2-Ring imageGroup of 2-Ring Numerals on Stamps, identified by owner as being #s 3 (2c SQ), 3 (10c magenta SQ), 4 (1c SQ), 11 (3c SQ), 18 (1c SQ), 27 (3c SQ), 38 (3c rose SQ), 40 (3c SQ) and 43 (6c yellow brown SQ). A few faults, overall fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$75.00
Will close during Public Auction
538 O 2-Ring imageCollection of Different 2-Ring Numerals on Small Queens, with #s 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 18, 21, 27, 28, 29, 33, 36, 38, 40, 41, 43, 45, 47, 52, 53, 56 and 58. All easily readable strikes and all on 3c, but also includes a few 1c and one 6c. A total of 36 different stamps, overall fine or better. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
539 CVR 2-Ring imageCollection of Twenty One 2-Ring Numeral Covers, 1872 to 1880, with numbers 7, 11 (x2), 12 (x2), 13, 27 (x2), 28 (x2), 33, 38, 40, 41 43, 45, 46 (x3) and 58 (x2). All are small size covers, and includes 4 QV stationery cards. Some faults as expected but overall fine with varying degrees of postmark clarity (all are identifiable as per accompanying datestamp). (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$350.00
Will close during Public Auction
540 CVR/O 2-Ring imageRemainder Lot of 2-Ring Numerals on Stamps and Covers, with #14 (on two 3c LQ stamps), #28 (on a 3c SQ plus a SEP.1.1873 1c SQ cover), #35 (on two 3c LQ stamps and two 3c SQ stamps), #37 (on a 3c SQ stamp and a JAN.8.1877 3c SQ cover, being the second latest reported use), #41 (on a 3c LQ stamp , 1c SQ and four 3c SQ stamps, plus a large SEP.16.1872 cover franked with a pair of 3c SQ , numerals are pencil-enhanced), #44 (on a 3c LQ and a 3c SQ stamp), #46 (on a 3c LQ stamp and a JAN.20.1873 3c SQ cover), #47 (on a 3c LQ stamp and a 1c SQ and two 3c SQ stamps), #51 (very fine strike on a very fine 3c LQ stamp), #55 (3c Large Queen stamp and 3c SQ stamp)and #60 (on a 3c LQ stamp). All strikes are legible (strikes on cover can be substantiated by datestamp) and the quality of the strikes range from legible to very fine. Some small faults may occur on the stamps but overall fine or better. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
541 O 2-Ring 1 image#1 - Montreal Group of Stamps, consisting of two 2c Large Queens (including one with watermark) plus four 1c yellow orange Large Queens, a separated pair of 1c orange Small Queens and a rose shade 3c Small Queen. Strikes are mostly fine. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
542 CVR 2-Ring 1 image#1 - Montreal on Cover being a two page folded Canadian Securities circular from Robert Moat, dated (inside) June 10, 1870, addressed to Lyster (Qué). The circular is franked with an orange 1c Small Queen, properly tied by a 2-ring #1. An early usage of this stamp, very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$45.00
Will close during Public Auction
543 O 2-Ring 2 image#2 - Toronto Group of Stamps, consisting of two 1c yellow LQs (#23, 23a), three 3c LQs, two 1c yellow SQs, a 1c orange SQ and a 3c SQ. Strikes are overall fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$95.00
Will close during Public Auction
544 O 2-Ring 3 image#3 - Québec Group of Stamps, consisting of Large Queens: ½c black, 1c yellow, two 2c green, two 3c red, and a 6c yellow brown (under-inked and showing no frameline at bottom left), Also Small Queens: a 1c orange, a 1c yellow (perf 11½), a 2c green, three 3c (shades) and a 10c magenta. Strikes vary from fine to very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$65.00
Will close during Public Auction
545 CVR 2-Ring 3 image#3 - Québec on Two Covers, the first being an attractive North British & Mercantile Insurance Company, dated June 1st, 1877, addressed locally to Québec City. Franked with a 1c yellow Small Queen (perforated 11½ x 12), properly tied by an average strike of the 2-ring 3. Very fine. Also a registered cover, mailed from Québec (broken circle free-strike dated JAN.26.1877) to St Joseph de Beauce (next day receiver on back), franked with a 3c SQ and a 2c Registration (with trace of imprint at right), both tied by a burry strike of the 2-ring 3. Also a REGISTERED handstamp in red. Opening tears, still fine. Both interesting usages of the 2-ring obliterator. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
546 CVR 2-Ring 4 image#4 - Watson's Corners on Cover, a locally made obliterator, which Lacelle lists as being used from June 1870 to Jan 1877. This cover was mailed on MAR.7.1876 (free strike) to Toronto (MAR 7 receiver on back) alongside a blurred Lanark transit. The 3c SQ (perf. 11½ x 12) is properly tied by this scarce obliterator, which is significantly larger than the officially-made 2-ring 4 from Halifax. A very fine and scarce cover, belonging in either a fancy cancel or 2-ring numeral collection. (Scan a) Est $ 250

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
547 CVR/O 2-Ring 4 image#4 - Halifax on Cover and Stamps, an unsealed cover (with very fine S. Howard & Son, Halifax embossing on backflap) is franked with a 1c yellow orange Large Queen, just tied by a fine strike of the 2-ring 4/ Addressed to Annapolis Town, with "circular" written in red and accompanied by a 2000 letter from Parks Canada explaining who the addressee was, and dating the cover between 1868-1872. Also a 2c green LQ, two 3c LQs (both faulty) and a 1c orange Small Queen, each with fine strikes. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
548 O 2-Ring 5 image#5 - Hamilton on Stamp, being a light, but well centered and easily identifiable strike on a 12½c green Queen Victoria "First Cents" issue. This obliterator was used as early as Apr 5, 1869, so this is a late usage of this stamp. Missing in most 2-ring collections, very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
549 O 2-Ring 5 image#5 - Hamilton on Group of Stamps, with a 1c yellow orange LQ (identified by owner as a scarce Duckworth Paper 9b), a 1c orange Large Queen (with very fine strike plus a 2003 Greene Foundation certificate), a 2c and 3c LQ, a 6c yellow brown LQ (clipped perfs at bottom) and a 12½c LQ (with many ink dots in right margin and deep rich colour) and an uncommon 3c copper red Small Queen (this 2-ring is recorded used only up until 1871). Overall fine strikes. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$75.00
Will close during Public Auction
550 CVR 2-Ring 5 image#5 - Hamilton on Cover, mailed on SEP.20.1869 (double broken circle free strike) to Philadelphia (SEP.21 receiver on back), franked with a horizontal pair of 3c Large Queens, tied to each other by a fine strike of the obliterator. Very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
551 CVR 2-Ring 5 image#5 - Hamilton on Cover, mailed on MAY.19.1869 (double broken circle free strike) to Philadelphia (MAY.20 receiver on back), franked with a 6c yellow brown Large Queen (small corner missing), just tied to the cover by a fine strike of the obliterator. Very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
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
572 O 2-Ring 26 image#26 - Windsor Group of Stamps, with a 3c SQ (part of the 2 showing, but legible) and a 3c red Large Queen with a faint, but legible and socked on the nose strike. (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$20.00
Will close during Public Auction
573 CVR/O 2-Ring 27 image#26 - Ingersoll Group of Stamps and Covers, with two 3c red LQ (including a lovely strike tying to yellow piece), a 1c orange SQ and two shades of 3c SQ. Also a cover dated JUL.3.1875 to Armadale (Unionville transit on back dated JUL.5), and another JUL.24.1875 cover addressed to "Edinburgh Great Britain" (AUG.10 receiver on back) franked with a single 6c yellow brown Small Queen tied by a faint strike. Faint strike but legible. Other strikes overall fine. Both covers disprove somewhat that the instrument was "revived late 1875" as indicated in Unitrade. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$25.00
Will close during Public Auction
574 CVR 2-Ring 29 image#29 Group of Stamps and Covers, with a 1c yellow orange Large Queen (extremely fine strike on a creased stamp), 3c LQ, two 3c SQ (including one on piece). Also a MAY.31.1870 3c SQ cover to Toronto (blurry obliterator, fine-very fine cover) and a cover mailed on JUL.29.1869 locally to Cobourg, franked with a 1c yellow orange Large Queen, properly tied by a fine strike (backflap missing, creases on stamp and cover). This is the new Earliest Recorded Date for the Cobourg 2-Ring 29. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$95.00
Will close during Public Auction
575 CVR/O 2-Ring 30 image#30 - Pictou Group of Stamp and Covers, with a faint, but legible strike on a 3c SQ. Also a fine 1c SQ unsealed cover addressed to River John, dated MAR.15.1878 (stamp tied by faint obliterator) and a 6c single franking on a fine cover mailed to Rhode Island, dated AUG.5.1874 (stamp is tied by a faint strike). (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
576 CVR/O 2-Ring 32 image#32 - Barrie Group of Stamps and Cover, with three 3c red Large Queens (two strikes are blue-green and one strike is very fine socked on the nose), also a 3c Large Queen cover mailed NOV.10.1869 to Cookstown. The datestamp and obliterators (both legible) are struck in blue-green. Very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
577 CVR/O 2-Ring 33 image#33 - Sherbrooke Group of Stamps and Covers, with two fine strikes on 3c SQ shades including a deep rose. Also a 1c orange single (11½ x 12) on a small JUN.26.1874 cover addressed to Sleepy Hollow, Sherbrooke and a vertical pair of 3c rose SQ on an APR.12.1872 cover addressed to Vermont. Both covers have faint to legible obliterators. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
578 O 2-Ring 34 image#34 - Chatham Group of Stamps, with two 3c SQ singles, one is a rose shade (repaired) and the other is a red-orange shade. Both legible strikes. (Scan a) Est $ 50

SOLD for C$15.00
Will close during Public Auction
579 O 2-Ring 36 image#36 - St John's Group of Stamps, with three 3c SQ (shades) including a very fine strike on a rose shade, other two about fine. (Scan a) Est $ 50

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
580 CVR/O 2-Ring 38 image#38 Bowmanville Group of Stamps and Cover, with five 3c SQ singles (including some 11½ perfs and a very fine, thus difficult to find strike), a vertical pair of 3c rose SQ with a fine-very fine strike and a 3c SQ cover mailed JUL.27.1871 to Toronto with very smudged obliterator (back faults). (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$45.00
Will close during Public Auction
581 CVR/O 2-Ring 40 image#40 - Cornwall Group of Stamps and Cover, with Small Queen stamps: 1c yellow, six 3c (shades), two 3c horizontal pairs (shades) and a 6c yellow brown. Also a 3c SQ cover mailed JUN.29.1881 to Burnbrae, with Belleville and Burnbrae backstamps. Overall very fine strikes in this lot. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$35.00
Will close during Public Auction
582 CVR/O 2-Ring 43 image#43 - Windsor Group of Stamps and Covers, with four 3c Large Queens (including a very fine strike), a 1c SQ and two shades of 3c Small Queens. Also a 3c LQ cover mailed AUG.10.1869 to Newport (obliterator is very faint but datestamp and red filter identify), a 3c SQ cover mailed AUG.31.1872 to Halifax (obliterator is smudgy) and a 1c QV post card mailed JUL.13.1880 to Pictou (obliterator smudged and card with stains). Both covers overall very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$35.00
Will close during Public Auction
583 CVR/O 2-Ring 45 image#45 - Perth Group of Stamp and Covers, with a faint but legible strike on a 3c LQ, a 1c orange SQ (faulty but nice strike), and two 3c SQ (copper red and vermilion shades). Also three 3c Small Queen covers, all mailed in 1872, fine or better. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$40.00
Will close during Public Auction
584 CVR/O 2-Ring 48 image#48 - Simcoe Group of Stamps and Cover, with a 3c Large Queen (very fine socked on the nose strike), a 3c rose Small Queen (faint but legible). Also a blue 3c SQ cover mailed SEP.19.1870 to St Williams, stamp is properly tied by faint strike of the obliterator (includes 2 page letter, tears on backflap). (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
585 O 2-Ring 49 image#49 - Prescott Group of Stamps, with a 1c yellow orange Large Queen (a very fine strike on a very fine stamp), a 3c Large Queen (a faint strike, but visible with red filter) also three fine strikes on 1c, 3c and 6c Small Queen singles. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
586 CVR/O 2-Ring 50 image#50 - St Andrews Group of Stamps and Cover, with a 1c yellow SQ, two 3c vermilion SQs and a vertical pair of 3c vermilion SQs (all with fine to very fine strikes). Also a 3c SQ cover mailed NOV.11.1896 to Winnipeg, Manitoba (nice strike of the obliterator, cover has a tear on front). (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
587 O 2-Ring 52 image#52 - St Hyacynthe Group of Stamps, with a 2c LQ, two 3c LQ and three 3c SQ, each with fine or better strikes. (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
588 O 2-Ring 53 image#53 - Three Rivers Group of Stamps, with a 1c yellow orange LQ and two 3c LQ (note different states of the instrument) and a 3c SQ with a faint but legible strike. Overall fine strikes. (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
589 O 2-Ring 54 image#54 - Truro Group of Stamps, with a nicely centered strike on a very fine 3c Large Queen, plus two fine strikes on early 3c SQ shades (one has a small repair). (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$25.00
Will close during Public Auction
590 CVR/O 2-Ring 56 image#56 - Brampton Group of Stamps and Cover, with a fine-very fine strike on a 3c Large Queen, two fine strikes on 3c SQ and a 3c SQ Mourning cover mailed FEB.21.1877 to Victoria BC (partial receiver on back) sulphuretted stamp is tied by blurry obliterator, still a very fine cover. (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$40.00
Will close during Public Auction
591 CVR/O 2-Ring 57 image#57 - Paris Stamp and Cover, a 3c Large Queen has a very fine strike of what appears to be a locally made obliterator, possibly made to replace a broken official instrument. Also a yellow 3c SQ cover mailed MAR.9.1871 to Woodstock. (Woodstock and Paris Station backstamps).The obliterator is faint, but can be substantiated by the Paris datestamp. (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$210.00
Will close during Public Auction
592 CVR/O 2-Ring 58 image#58 - St Thomas Stamp and Cover, with a fine-very fine strike on a very fine 2c Large Queen, plus a MAY.24.1874 folded circular to Iona, franked with a 1c yellow orange Small Queen (properly tied by a very fine strike of the obliterator). There is a handstamp "MORE TO PAY" and a manuscript "4" probably because there is a small note pencilled at the bottom of the printed circular inside. Very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$240.00
Will close during Public Auction
593 CVR/O 2-Ring 59 image#59 - Clinton Group of Stamps and a Cover, with a 3c LQ (faint but legible), 6c brown LQ (very fine centered strike), two 3c SQs and a very fine 3c SQ cover mailed DEC.18.1874 to London (stamp is tied by a faint strike of the obliterator). Unitrade evaluates "any cover" as RF 8. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
594 O 4-Ring imageCollection of 4-Ring Numerals on Stamps, on two black stock sheets, with different stamp issues #14 (x6), 15 (x39), 17 (x3), 18, 20, 25 (x4), 35 and 37/41 (x5). We note a wide variety of different 4-ring numbers, with shades, etc. Quality of strikes varies from unidentifiable to choice. Some of the better quality strikes include #s 29, 39, 47, 28, 2, 8, 18, 27, 45, 12, etc. Some faults, still overall fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
595 O 4-Ring imageGroup of Two Stamps, a 2c green Large Queen with a 4-ring #15 (Guelph) and a 3c red Large Queen with a (plugged, late state) 4-ring #19 (London). Both fine strikes. (Scan a) Est $ 50

SOLD for C$40.00
Will close during Public Auction
596 O 4-Ring imageGroup of Eight 4-Ring Numeral Cancels on 5c Beavers, with #s 7 (Collingwood), 17 (Ingersoll), 21 (Montreal), 22 (Napanee, tear at bottom), 23 (Niagara), 29 (Perth), 34 (Sarnia) and 49 (Whitby in blue). Overall nice group, with easily readable cancels. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$75.00
Will close during Public Auction
597 O 4-Ring imageCollection of 4-Ring Numerals on First Cents Issues, with #8 (5c), 18 (5c), 19 (1c and 5c), 22 (5c and 10c), 27 (5c and 12½c), and the rest all on 5c: 29, 30, 47, 51 and 52. A choice group of 13 different stamps, each chosen for having easily readable strikes. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$240.00
Will close during Public Auction
598 CVR 4-Ring imageCollection of Twelve 4-Ring Numeral Covers, 1858 to 1867. We note #s 10, 18, 21, 25, 26, 34 (x2), 37 (x2, one of them being used as a rate obliterator on a legal size cover), 38 (a QV stationery card dated 1876), 39 (a front) and 45. All small covers except where noted. Some are better struck than others but all identifiable as per accompanying datestamps. We note a very nice strike of G.W.R. / SARNIA BRANCH on back of a cover as well as a few others. Some faults, still a useful group. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$240.00
Will close during Public Auction
599 O Fancy imageCollection of Fancy Numerals on Stamps, with fancy geometric #4 on eight 3c SQ, one 1c SQ and a strip of four 3c SQ on piece, with different styles, etc. Also a Hamilton "5" in grid (duplex) on an early shade 1c SQ (corner fault), same but mutilated on a 3c SQ, a London "6" in grid (from duplex) on a 3c LQ, a Kingston "9" fancy cork on a 3c LQ and a crude Kingston "9" on an early shade 1c SQ. A nice group. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
600 O Fancy imageCollection of Fancy or Interesting Postmarks on 34 stamps, ranging from Small Queens (to the 6c) to a 1c Edward with ideal "A01" in grid (Kingston, Jamaica), also with a Map stamp and some 3c Jubilees. Good range of fancy cancel types, with some better. Eight stamps (including a 3c on thick paper) have faults, rest are at least fine or better. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$75.00
Will close during Public Auction
601 O Fancy imageGroup of Six Different Star Cancels on the 3c Small Queen Issue, a nice group. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
602 O Fancy imageGroup of Fancy Cancels on 2c green Large Queens, with 7 stamps, each having fancy geometric or similar cancels, overall fine. (Scan a) Scott $ 700

SOLD for C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
603 O Fancy image1870 3c deep copper red with Fancy 8 Cancel a choice, centered strike of this Ottawa numeral cancel, ex. Jim Hennok, very fine. Catalogue #37b. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
604 O Fancy image1868 6c brown Large Queen with Fancy Star Cork Cancel, a lovely strike on a perfectly centered stamp, choice and very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
605 O Fancy imageCollection of Fancy Cancels on 5c Small Queens, all neatly displayed on a page, with 14 stamps, each selected for having a choice strike of a variety of cancels, mostly geometric, but includes starbursts and a crown. A lovely and desirable lot. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
606 O Fancy imageCollection of Fancy Postmarks on 2c green Small Queens, with 10 stamps, each selected for choice better cancels. A lovely and desirable group. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
607 O Fancy imageCollection of Fancy Postmarks on 6c Small Queens, with 12 stamps, each selected for choice better cancels. A lovely and desirable group. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
608 O Fancy imageCollection of Fancy Postmarks on 8c and 10c Small Queens, with seven of each denomination, each stamp selected for choice better cancels. Note shades, including early. A lovely and desirable group. (Scan a) Est $ 350

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
609 O Fancy imageCollection of Fancy or Better Postmarks on 2c and 5c Registration Stamps, with 17 stamps in all, each selected for choice better cancels. A lovely and desirable group. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
610 O Fancy imageCollection of Fancy Cancels on Queen Victoria Issues, with a group of 19 early shade Small Queens, including Magenta 10c (x3), 3c copper reds, 1c orange, etc. each with a variety of geometric fancy corks, some more elaborate than others (we note a "Y.T." D&S #777). Also a group of 34 Jubilee stamps (1c and 3c) with a variety of interesting cancels including corks, registered straightline, railway, parcel, etc. A nice lot. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 300

SOLD for C$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
611 CVR Fancy imageGroup of Three Covers with Fancy Star Cancels, AUG.16.1870 Cookstown multi-segmented star (deep rose 3c SQ is damaged, cover reduced at left), OCT.14.1880 Aurora star in circle (with 2c registration stamp to Hamilton, with oval registration datestamp on back) and MAY.22.1884 Aurora 8 segment star. Overall fine or better group. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$130.00
Will close during Public Auction

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