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Canada & Provinces continued...

Queen Victoria Era -- Imperial Penny Postage and Provisionals Scott #85-88 continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
61 nh 88 image1899 2c on 3c Carmine Queen Victoria Numeral Provisional Surcharge, mint never hinged, very nicely centered with large margins, fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2019 PSE certificate grading it as "XF-Sup 95". (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Unitrade $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction

Postal History, Canada

QV Leaf and Numeral Postal History, Chronological
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
62   imageQueen Victoria 10c Leaf on Wrapper to Germany, a 1c QV wrapper mailed from Halifax (roller cancel) to Berlin, Germany, uprated with a 10c Leaf issue to pay for the 1c per oz. rate. A scarce proper commercial usage of this value to a foreign destination, very fine.

Estimate $ 250

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
63 PC   image1897 2c U.P.U. Postal Card to Turkey, mailed from Montréal (flag cancel) to Constantinople, Turkey (MAY.8 British Post Office receiver), then redirected on MAY.11 to Alexandria, Egypt, with MAY.18 receiver on front. Under U.P.U. regulations at this time, no additional postage was required for the redirection of mail to another country within the Union. Very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
64 CVR   image1898 6c Leaf Registered Drop Letter, a Midland Trust Co (advertising backflap) cover mailed registered (with number on back) from Port Hope (JAN.17 squared circle), franked with a single 6c QV Leaf, received a NOT CALLED FOR handstamp on FEB.28 and sent to the Dead Letter Office on MAR.1 (three c.d.s. on back). A scarce solo usage of the 6c value, very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 400

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
65 CVR   image1899 Mixed franking Registered Cover to Sweden, mailed from St. John, New Brunswick (FEB.7 free strike c.d.s.) to Lund, Sweden through London, England (FEB.16 oval registration transit), franked with a pair of 3c Small Queens and two 2c QV Leaf issues, for a total of 10c. Stocks of Small Queens were still being used at this time of transition. Small opening tears do not detract from this otherwise very fine cover. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 100

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
66 CVR   image1898 10c Leaf O.H.M.S. Registered Cover to England, mailed from Ottawa on (FEB.10 boxed registration datestamps) to Birmingham (FEB.19 receiver) through Liverpool (FEB.19 transit), franked with a single 10c QV Leaf, neatly tied by an Ottawa roller, paying the 5c U.P.U. letter rate plus 5c registration fee. A scarce in-period single use of this value on a very fine cover. Ex Horace Harrison (2003) and illustrated in Harrison, Arfken and Lussey's Canada's Registered Mail 1802-1909 on page 349. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 500

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
67 CVR   image1898 1c Illustrated Patriotic Advertising Cover, mailed from Berlin, Ontario on FEB.11 to Halifax, Nova Scotia (FEB.14 receiver), franked with a 1c QV Leaf paying the printed matter rate (cover is unsealed). The cover is lavishly illustrated in full colour for the Alpha Chemical Co. manufacturers of the United Service Shoe Blacking, with further advertising on back. Very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
68 PC   image1898 1c Advertising Leaf Postal Card with Inverted Obliterator Bickerdike Cancel, mailed from Montréal on MAR.29 (Bickerdike Type 7 flag with inverted obliterator error) to Montréal (same day mail delivery datestamp on front), this card has illustrated advertising on front reading in part "this card will admit to the Eden Musée a member or the family to which addressed..." and back has all-over advertising for the Eden Musée and Odéon in red. Very fine, ex Robert Heasman. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
69 CVR   image1898 5c Rate Leaf Cover to Barbados, mailed from Summerside, P.E.I. on MAY.13 to Barbados, West Indies (MAY.28 oval receiver) through New York (MAY.15 machine transit), franked with five x 1c QV Leaf issues paying for the U.P.U. rate. Horizontal crease, opening tears on back and edge wear, still a great destination in this period. Fine.

Estimate $ 300

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
70 CVR   image1898 Double Weight Registered Leaf Cover, a 1c stationery cover mailed on JUN.29 (Montréal squared circle precursor free strike) to Montréal, uprated with a 10c QV Leaf single, neatly tied by a Montréal roller cancel, paying the elusive 11c triple weight drop registered rate. Very fine, ex Don Shorting.

Estimate $ 500

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
71 CVR   image1898 10c Registered Cross Border Advertising Cover, mailed from Chatham, Ontario on AUG.19 (inner broken circle datestamp) to New York, through Hamilton (AUG.20) and Buffalo (AUG.22), franked with a single 10c QV Leaf issue overpaying the 3c postage rate plus 5c registration rate by 2c. A nice yellow "The Beehive Wall Paper and Window Blinds" advertising cover. Very fine. Ex Carnegie Institute (1981) (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 350

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
72 PC   image1898 Illustrated Advertising Private Postcard, mailed from Brockville, Ontario on AUG.31 (Type I squared circle) to Kingston (SEP.1 receiver c.d.s. on front), franked with a 1c QV Numeral issue affixed in a printed stamp collar, illustrated with a mast of red and blue flags, advertising Gowans Kent & Co. in Toronto. Back has all-over text. Bit of edge wear, still very fine and attractive. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 100

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
73 CVR   image1898 10c U.P.U. Registered Rate Cover to Tasmania, a 1c green QV stationery cover mailed from Upper Stewiacke Nova Scotia on SEP.12 (c.d.s.) to Oatlands, Tasmania (NOV.26 receiver on front), through Halifax (SEP.12), Montréal (SEP.14), Vancouver (SEP.19), Sydney N.S.W. (Oct.21). The cover was then sent to the Tasmanian Dead Letter Office on FEB.17.1899 and finally to the Ottawa D.L.O. on APR.5.1899. Franking is made up of QV Leaf and Numerals paying a total of 10c (5c U.P.U. rate and 5c registration fee). A very fine and well travelled cover to a scarce destination. Tasmania was a British Colony from 1856 to 1901 at which time it joined five other colonies to form the Commonwealth of Australia. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 500

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
74 CVR   image1898 Triple Weight Registered Numeral Cover, mailed from Montréal on SEP.24 (squared circle precursor free strike) to St John, New Brunswick (SEP.26 receiver), franked with the unusual combination of a pair of 6c QV Numeral plus a 2c purple QV Numeral paying the 9c triple domestic letter rate plus 5c registration fee. Light edge wrinkles (normal for heavy covers), still a very fine and early Numeral cover. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 250

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
75 CVR   image1898 6c Numeral Cover to England, corner card cover mailed from Toronto on OCT.31 (Bickerdike Type 8 flag cancel) to London, England with "via New York" endorsement and NOV.11 receiver on back, franked with a single 6c Numeral issue. Very fine and a scarce single use of this value. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 400

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
76 CVR   image1898 10c Registered Rate Cover to Brazil, a 2c QV stationery cover mailed from Berlin, Ontario on OCT.5 to Sao Paulo, Brazil (NOV.4 receiver) through Toronto (OCT.5), New York (OCT.7 and where registration label was affixed) and Rio de Janeiro (OCT.31). The cover was uprated with two each of the ½c, 1c and 2c Queen Victoria Leaf issues, paying a total of 10c (5c U.P.U. rate plus 5c registration). Very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 250

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
77 CVR   image1898 8c Mixed Franking Registered Cross Border Advertising Cover, mailed from Chatham, Ontario on DEC.14 (inner broken circle datestamp) to New York, through Buffalo (DEC.16), franked with a 6c QV Leaf and a 2c purple QV Numeral, paying the 3c postage rate plus 5c registration rate. A nice yellow "The Beehive Wall Paper and Window Blinds" advertising cover. Very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
78 PC   image1898 I.O.O.F. Improperly Rated Private Postcard, mailed locally at Knowlton, Québec on DEC.7 (broken circle ties stamp), this Independent Order of Foresters dues private postcard is franked with a ½c Numeral issue, but should have been franked 1c, still was accepted without penalty. Light corner creases, still a scarce single use of this issue and very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 200

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
79 CVR   image1899 7c Registered Illustrated Advertising Cover, mailed from Barrie APR.15 to Toronto (APR.17 receiver) and franked with 1c and 6c QV Numerals on an illustrated cover depicting the Simcoe Hotel, with horse and carriage, etc. Ever so slightly reduced at top, still very fine and ex Greene (with his handstamp on back) and Anders. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
80 CVR   image1899 7c Registered Cross Border Cover Re-Directed to France, mailed from Victoria, British Columbia on JUN.28 to San Francisco, California, where a Paris, France forwarding address label was probably affixed. New York City JUL.10 oval registration transit (plus registration label affixed to front of cover) and clear Paris, Rue Meissonier JUL.19 receiver. The cover is franked with a 2c QV Numeral and 5c QV Leaf, properly paying the cross border registration rate. A very fine example showing that the current U.P.U. regulations did not require additional postage to forward letters, even, in this case, to France, where it would have cost 10c to send directly. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 500

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction

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