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Postal History, Canada continued...

First Day Covers continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
897 CVR   imageCollection of over 1,000 First Day Covers, 1960s to 1980s, mostly Canada Post or Rosecraft, earlier are addressed. Includes high values and a few event covers, and some duplication of up to 5 of some. We noted a Canada Post note explaining a replacement cover, so inspection might reward. Chiefly clean and very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
898 CVR   Box with Over 500 First Day Covers in a few FDC albums, plus some loose, from the early 1970s to about 2008, with a good amount of modern material, some still in quarterly packs, with high values, blocks, se-tenant, etc. A little duplication, very fine throughout. Est $ 150

SOLD for C$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
899 CVR 141-144 imageGroup of Three Better First Day Covers, all three cancelled with Diamond Jubilee flag machines on the first day of issue of the stamps, and retail priced to sell at a total of $480. One is franked with a #CL41 (just barely tied by the Maple Leaf cachet in blue), which was valid for use for only one day, franked with a pair of #141 tied by Winnipeg flag (CL41 on cover catalogues $375 in Unitrade). Second is franked with a #142, tied by very scarce Vancouver Type 43-6 flag (used for only three days). Third is franked with #s 143 and 144, tied by Halifax Diamond Jubilee flag Type 43-3. All very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$325.00
Will close during Public Auction
900 CVR 141-145 image1929 Confederation Set of First Day Covers, all addressed and uncacheted, and overall very fine, with pencil writing on front. The 12c was sent registered. (Scan a) Unitrade $ 600

SOLD for C$325.00
Will close during Public Auction
British Columbia & Vancouver Island
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
901 CVR   imageGerow & Johnson's British Columbia Express, unused cover, with full corner card and printed "PAID" company franking and a 3c rose Small Queen stamp added. "RVC" in circle backstamp. Very fine and seldom seen. Rsv. (Scan a) Est $ 300

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
902 CVR 2a image1860 2½d dull rose Queen Victoria Perforated 14 on Folded Cover, addressed to Victoria, this folded cover (no contents) is addressed to Victoria V.I. and has a light circular B.C. Express handstamp at top right. The stamp is not tied by a postmark, but apparently belongs to the cover, as attested by an accompanying 2018 Greene Foundation certificate stating that the stamp "is tied to cover by a coloured crease". Rsv. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Unitrade $ 1,250

SOLD for C$650.00
Will close during Public Auction
903 CVR 9 imageWells, Fargo & Co. 3c Washington Stationery Cover, mailed from San Francisco to Victoria, Vancouver Island. Uprated by a 5c on 3d bright red (perf. 14, Unitrade #9) tied by a partial oval "Wells Fargo & Co / San Francisco / OCT.1" datestamp in blue with PAID in oval free strike. Faults and docketing (including on back), still a scarce usage of this stamp. Rsv. (Scan a) Est $ 750

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
904 CVR 37 imageWells, Fargo & Co., Victoria, Vancouver Island Cover, with full corner card and "PAID" company franking. Mailed from Victoria to San Francisco and franked with a single 3c dull red Small Queen, tied by a blue-green oval datestamp (undated). Bit of overall soiling, still very fine. Rsv. (Scan a) Est $ 400

SOLD for C$350.00
Will close during Public Auction
905 CVR 37 imageBarnard's Express Cover, being a Wells, Fargo & Co. 3c green Washington stationery cover with full corner card and "PAID" company franking. Mailed from San Francisco to "Cariboo", this cover is franked with a very fine 3c red Small Queen, tied by double circle handstamps from Barnard's Express, with another free strike, alongside two matching free strikes of "collect". Overall soiling and opening tear at bottom right, else a scarce cover with better markings. Rsv. (Scan a) Est $ 750

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
906 CVR 37a imageWells, Fargo & Co., Victoria, Vancouver Island Cover, with full corner card and "PAID" company franking. Mailed from Victoria to San Francisco and franked with a very fine pair of 3c dull red Small Queens, tied by a blue oval datestamp (date illegible). Ideal docketing reads "Victoria Jany 23 / 72, S.F. Jany 29 / 72". Ever so slightly trimmed at right, still a very fine and fresh cover. Rsv. (Scan a) Est $ 750

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
907 CVR 41 imageWells, Fargo & Co., Victoria, Vancouver Island Cover, with full corner card and "PAID" company franking. Mailed from Victoria to San Francisco and franked with a 3c vermilion Small Queen, tied by two oval datestamps: "Wells Fargo & Co. / Victoria, B.C. / Express / APR 29 1890" in violet and "Wells Fargo & Co. / San Francisco / May 2 1890" in purple. A very fine cover. Rsv. (Scan a) Est $ 500

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
908 CVR 41 imageBarnard's British Columbia Paid Express Cover, with full corner card, with purple handstamp "The British Columbia Express Company" overtop corner card, addressed to Cache Creek B.C. (no receiver) and franked with a 3c vermilion Small Queen, tied by a black PAID in oval. Bit of edge wear, still a very fine cover. Rsv. (Scan a) Est $ 650

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
New Brunswick
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
909 CVR   image1864 Miramichi NB to St Johns Newfoundland, a folded letter datelined "Miramichi 20 June 1864", and addressed to St Johns. The cover is franked with a 10c and two 2c Queen Victoria issues, each with fresh colour and tied by small oval grids. The back of the cover has four datestamps: W.O.Douglastown NB (JUN.20.1864), Chatham NB (JUN.20.1864), Saint John NB JUN.21) and St Johns Newfoundland receiver (JUN.21). Vertical file fold away from stamps, and a very fine inter-provincial cover. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$325.00
Will close during Public Auction
910 CVR   image1866 St John Way Letter to Philadelphia, mailed St John on JUN.28.1866 (backstamp) to Philadelphia, with "WAY LETTER" in small circle. Upon arrival it received a "NOT FOUND" straightline handstamp plus an "ADV / JUL 6 / 1866" in small square. The cover is franked with a 10c vermilion Queen Victoria. Tears and overall soiling, still a scarce group of handstamps. (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
911 CVR   imageGroup of Four NB Cents Issue Covers, 1860 to 1868, three are franked with a single 5c (to Rivière du Loup QC, Yarmouth NS and Wolfville NS) and one is franked with a single 10c (to Boston, Mass., very fine). The 5c cover mailed to Rivière du Loup has its stamp tied by a very fine strike of the #9 in oval grid (Grand Falls, RF 4). Mostly fine unless noted, with some opening tears, else overall nice appearance. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
912 CVR   image1868 Illustrated Advertising Masonic Cover mailed from "P.O. Hopewell Cape / N.B." (MA.24.1868 double broken circle) to "W.O. Hopewell Corner / NB." (nude double broken circle). The illustration is for "The Grand Lodge of the Order of British Templars / New Brunswick, Nov. 5, 1864" with lavishly illustrated three mast Schooner, etc. A few faults, still a lovely and scarce early Masonic advertising cover. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
913 CVR 1 image1857 Inter-Provincial Cover Franked with 3d Heraldic Imperforate, mailed St John on APR.5.1865 to Bridgetown NS, with Annapolis and Bridgetown datestamps on back. The stamp (with few margins) is tied by a very fine strike of #1 in oval grid. A few small faults, overall fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Unitrade $ 750

SOLD for C$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
Nova Scotia
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
914 CVR   imageCollection of Early NS Postal History, 1809 to 1860s, mainly from the 1840s, with 15 stampless folded letters and 11 covers for a total of 36 items. Includes trans-Atlantic, handstamps, datestamps, rates etc. Generally fine or better lot. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$210.00
Will close during Public Auction
915 CVR   imageGroup of Over 90 NS Small Queen Covers from the 1870s, mostly all addressed to the same family in Halifax, from a number of mostly NS towns (many Bridgewater). Note many corks, town cancels, duplex, oval grids, all 3c rates (a few different frankings) and all small sized covers. Overall fine or better with a few opening faults as expected. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
916 CVR   imageCollection of Nova Scotia 5c Frankings, with 7 covers or folded letters, 6 of which were used after Confederation. We note 5 single frankings and two double frankings, a nice JUL.23.1867 Halifax embossed advertising cover for a dealer of crockery and glasswares, a 5c franking from Halifax to Cape Breton mailed in June 1868 with handstamp "5" indicating more to pay, One of the three remaining 5c single frankings is addressed to Toronto then redirected. A double franked cover mailed from Lawrence Town (FEB.24.1868) to Bridgetown, and finally an 1865 folded cover franked with a pair of 5c to Newfoundland (St John's JAN.25.1865 receiver). Mixed condition, still overall fine and an interesting group showing examples of acceptance of NS stamps after Confederation. All are scanned online. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 250

SOLD for C$220.00
Will close during Public Auction

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