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Postal History, Canada continued...

Military Postal History continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
978 CVR   imageCollection of Halifax Military Markings, 1940s to 1990, mostly all written-up on pages, with a description of the markings and their known time of use range, with F.M.O., Commanding Officer, NPO, M.P.O., Stadacona, CF10, CF19, CF22, and many more. We counted 37 covers in all, with a good variety of markings. Overall very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
979 CVR   image1942 Winnipeg to Kwangtung China, then Returned. Mailed Registered from Winnipeg Sub Post Office No. 4 on DEC 1.1941 and franked with a single $1 Chateau Ramezay, paying the 90c clipper rate plus the 10c registration fee. Arrived Vancouver a few days later (date of transit not clear), with MAIL SERVICE SUSPENDED handstamp in blue applied, as well as a censor tape (C.197) and a return to sender pointing finger. At some point a "passed for export" annotation was written in pen on front. Cover finally arrived back in Winnipeg on AUG.21.1942. Vertical and horizontal fold creases, as well as other small faults, still an interesting cover with a total of 10 c.d.s. cancels on back. Ex. Kalbfleisch. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
980 CVR   imageTwo SALVED FROM THE SEA Covers, the first being addressed to Egypt, with an Essex (GB) return address as well as a "Base Office Egypt" large double ring c.d.s. on back dated "1 AUG 44". The second was mailed from the Royal bank of Canada in Ottawa on MAY.27.1940 and addressed to "Col. The Honourable George P. Vanier, c/o the Canadian Legation, Paris France" Vanier was to become the Governor General of Canada. It is endorsed "S.S. Andania" (torpedoed west of the Faroes on June 16) but believed to have travelled on the S.S. Eros which was torpedoed near Ireland on June 7. There is a "No Service / Return to Sender" boxed handstamp as well as a SALVED FROM THE SEA handstamp on front. Accompanied by its contents (an bank receipt for a deposit) and by a detailed write-up by D. Lingard. Both covers have the usual small faults. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$190.00
Will close during Public Auction
981 CVR   image1948 Toronto to Tel Aviv, Israel, mailed Toronto (machine cancel dated JUN.21.1848) and addressed to Tel Aviv, franked with a 1c and a 4c War issue, paying the 5c UPU rate. There are two handstamps in purple: SERVICE SUSPENDED and RETURN TO SENDER. Very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
982 CVR   image1940 Camp "F" Censored Cover, mailed Berlin on NOV.28.1940 and addressed to "Karl Behringer, German prisoner of War in Canada c/o Chief Postal Censor". The cover has two different censor tapes: a German one and two Canadian ones (Examiner 2555). Received at Base A.P.O. on MAR.12.1941 and sent to "Camp F (in red pencil). Also two red handstamps: a crown circular censor #14 and a "C/O THE DIRECTOR, / INTERNMENT OPERATION / OTTAWA, CANADA". Very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
983 CVR   imageGroup of Five World War II Prisoner of War Covers, with one to USA, one to GB, one to Germany and two incoming to Canada. Note Gravenhurst Camp 20, Camp 23, Camp Q, censor tapes and postmarks, etc. Overall fine or better group. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
984 CVR   imageCollection of QEII Military Postal History, on pages in an album, with about 100 covers, including registered, commemorative or event cachets, base post offices from Western to Eastern Canada, United Nations missions and more. Very fine. Ex. Ritch Toop. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
985 CVR   imageGroup of 80 WWI Military "Honour Envelope" Active Service Field Post Covers. A great research lot to study printings, etc. Typical mixed condition. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$130.00
Will close during Public Auction
986 CVR   imageGroup of Seven Canadian Naval Covers,1942-1944, with "Commanding Officer" strikes, includes HMCS Chaleur II, HMCS Burrard, HMCS St Laurent, HMCS Stadacona, HMCS Hochelaga, HMCS St Francis, Joint HQ Vancouver. All #10 size, with creases, still a scarce group. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$75.00
Will close during Public Auction
987 CVR   Lot of Over 500 WWII Canadian Military Covers and a few cards, with a wealth of postmarks, orderly rooms, some censored, and other interests. Many have edge or other wear, still overall fine. Est $ 150

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
988 CVR   image1939 Kananaskis Internment Camp Cover, mailed on NOV.6.1939 from Seebe, Alberta, free-franked to Port Alberni, BC (arrived there NOV.9). Postmarked with the rare oval "Kananaskis Internment Camp / Seebe, P.O. Alberta / Postage Free / Censored By / Nov.7.1939". Light folds and creases, still a nice strike of this military postmark. (Scan a) Est $ 250

SOLD for C$300.00
Will close during Public Auction
989 O/CVR   imageCollection of World War I Military Training Camp, Militia Camp Postmarks, written up on 7 pages (ex. B. Robinson exhibit) and in sleeves, with over two dozen stamps, several pieces and another seven entires. We note a good variety of camps and postmark types, including machines and scarce items (some priced as high as $50) with "Parc Savard", Valcartier (various), Vernon, Sussex, Niagara. Also includes a group of 15 mostly covers from the 1940s to about 1980 with various military postmarks including a large 'S.O.S. TO CANADA", MPO, CFPO, RCAF, and more. Nice lot and mostly very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
990 PC   image1917 Vimy Ridge Post Card, being an unmailed postcard reading "Auf Wiedersehn" (until we meet again) on the picture side, with a pencil message written in German on the message side, apparently "taken off a dead German Soldier after the battle ... by J. Bird of the 54th Kootenay Battalion" written in pen on the message side. The postcard has mud on it, described in pen as "Mud of Vimy Ridge Battle of Ap 9th 1917". John Bird (Reg. #443155) was born in Calthwaite, Cumberland England, and enlisted on NOV.1.1915 at Vernon Camp BC. Interesting. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
991 PC   imageGroup of 45 Canadian Field Service Post Card "Whiz-Bangs", all used, a useful study lot, unchecked for types, FPOs, etc. Some typical faults and some stamps removed to check obscured cancels. Inspect. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (Scan j) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction

Postal History, Foreign

Worldwide
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
992 CVR 1953 Coronation imageCollection of 47 Different First Day Covers, each with colourful cachets, frankings, from many different countries, many mailed to different destinations, etc. A lovely collection and very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$130.00
Will close during Public Auction
993 PC Antarctic Expedition imageCollection of Four Different 1901 Scott British Antarctic Expedition Picture Postcards, each with a "ANTARCTIC / S.S. DISCOVERY / EXPdn 1901" postmark on the picture side. All are inscribed on front "Wrench Links of Empire Postcard Series" and numbered 1 to 4 in that series, and all were postally mailed to the same person in Scotland. #1 card is signed by Scott and mailed from London (franked G.B. ½d green) on JUL.31.1901 on the eve of their departure (small corner crease near signature) . Card #2 was mailed from Simontown (Cape of Good Hope 1d carmine franking) on OCT.7.1901. Card #3 mailed from Christchurch NZ (franked N.Z. 1d carmine) on DEC.24.1901. Card #4 was mailed from Christchurch, New Zealand (franked NZ 1d carmine) on APR.25.1904, the first port of call on their return home. An exceptional group, among the rarities of Antarctic postal history and very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 1,000

SOLD for C$900.00
Will close during Public Auction
994 CVR British Commonwealth imageLot of Over 550 Interesting Covers, 1940s to 1950s, with mostly First Day Covers, many registered, good frankings (incl. blocks, sets, high values) and a good variety of different countries. Many are addressed to Montreal and we note good receiving postmarks. We note a cover mailed from Baghdad-Ul-Jadeed (Pakistan) in 1948 to Montreal, franked with a mix of India and Pakistan stamps. Also note a plate block of 14 of Iraq 3 fils on a registered parcel piece with GPO Officially Sealed labels, etc. Most are small size, but we note several larger covers as well. Bit of duplication and some faults but overall fine or better. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (Scan j) (Scan k) (Scan l) (Scan m) (Scan n) (All Scans)

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Est $ 750

SOLD for C$475.00
Will close during Public Auction
995 CVR British Commonwealth image1948 Silver Wedding Cover Group, with 22 covers, from as many different countries, all addressed to the same person in Montreal, most are registered and we note different frankings such as singles, blocks, etc. A nice lot with many better countries, mostly very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$130.00
Will close during Public Auction
996 CVR Denmark image1866 Pre-UPU Cover Mailed to Canada, mailed on MAR.3.1866 and addressed to Henry Morgan in Ottawa, Canada with a MAR.21.1866 receiver on back. The cover is franked with two Scott #15a (very fine imperforate 1864 16s issues, cataloguing $450 each mint, unpriced used), each cancelled by a numeral in rings, just tied to cover. There is a notation "via England & New York", a red London Paid handstamp, a red crayon "5" and a red "6d" rate marking at left. Cover still encloses a long letter datelined "Frederiksberg per Copenhagen". Appears to be missing one stamp (perhaps the reason for the 6d marking?) else very fine and a scarce pre-UPU cover. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$190.00
Will close during Public Auction
997 CVR/PC Europe Group of 60 European Advertizing Covers and Cards, mostly from the 1919s to the 1950s, with a variety of subjects, with many lovely illustrations, strong in Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, etc. A few small faults, else overall fine to very fine. Est $ 200

SOLD for C$190.00
Will close during Public Auction

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