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Postal History, Canada continued...

QV Leaf and Numeral Postal History, Chronological continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
81 CVR   image1899 Quintuple Empire Registered Rate Cover to New Zealand, mailed from Yorkville, Ontario on AUG.30 (c.d.s.) to Auckland, New Zealand (SEP.26 receiver), endorsed "via San Francisco", through Toronto (AUG.30), Windsor (AUG.31) and Chicago (SEP.1), then received a San Francisco registration label. The cover is franked with a total of 15c (mix of Numeral and Provisional issues) paying 5 times the Empire rate plus registration fee. Overall light aging and stamps have edge toning, still a scarce Numeral rate / destination cover. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 200

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
82 CVR   image1899 12c Cross Border Registered AR Rate Cover, mailed from Montréal on AUG.9 (squared circle precursor free strike) to New Orleans (AUG.13 receiver on front) through New York (faint AUG.10 transit on back), franked with a 2c purple QV Numeral and pair 5c QV Numerals (stamps have faults), paying 2c postage, 5c registration and 5c AR fee. Overall aging, edge and backflap tears, still a very rare cover and early use of the AR service in Canada, with only a handful recorded in the Victorian era (mostly Small Queen covers).

Estimate $ 1,000

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
83 CVR   image1899 "Green Stamp" Registered Special Delivery Cover, a 1c green QV stationery envelope mailed Berlin, Ontario on AUG.16 (c.d.s. in violet) to Magnetawan, uprated with six green issues of the period, with 2c Small Queen, 2c Jubilee, 1c Leaf, 1c Numeral, 5c Registered Letter Stamp and 10c Special Delivery (the scarcer deep blue green shade). Backstamps include Burk's Falls (AUG.17), a North Bay RPO (AUG.17) and Magnetawan AUG.18 receiver. A very attractive and pristine philatelic cover. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 300

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
84 CVR   image1899 7c Registered Cover to Natal, South Africa, mailed from Minnedosa, Manitoba on AUG.28 (c.d.s. on back) to Natal, South Africa (Durban OCT.7 receiver) through a Manitoba RPO (AUG.28), Montréal (AUG.30 squared circle precursor) and London, England (SEP.11 red oval transit on front). The cover is franked with three 2c purple QV Numerals and a 1c QV Leaf paying the registered Imperial Penny Postage letter rate, effective DEC.25.1898. Tiny edge faults, still very fine and ex Horace Harrison (2003). (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 400

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
85 CVR   image1899 20c Triple U.P.U. Registered Cover to Germany, mailed from Three Rivers, Québec on SEP.19 (broken circle free strike) to Leipzig, Germany (part receiver) through Montréal (SEP.20 squared circle precursor), franked with two pairs of the 5c QV Numeral issues paying the 15c triple U.P.U. rate plus 5c registration fee. Usual edge wear due to weight of contents, still a scarce rate cover. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
86 CVR   image1899 2c Double Printed Matter rate Cover to Costa Rica, mailed from St. Lambert Montréal, LC on OCT.13 (free strike broken circle) to San José, Costa Rica, through New Orleans (Oct.16 machine transit on back). The unsealed backflap cover is franked with a 2c carmine QV Numeral issue, paying the double weight 2c printed matter rate. Very fine and scarce rate / destination combination.

Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
87 CVR   image1899 Illustrated Advertising Cover, Mailed Shortpaid for the Circular Rate, mailed by Henry Hechler in Halifax, Nova Scotia on OCT.4 to himself in Halifax, endorsed "Circular" and franked with a ½c QV Numeral (cover is unsealed) which should have been 1c. The cover is a multi-colour advertising for the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition, which had already been held. Bit of toning on stamp, still a very fine cover.

Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
88 CVR   image1899 Shortpaid Cover to Egypt with Postage Due Stamps, mailed from Ottawa on NOV.11 (Type I squared circle) to Alexandria, Egypt (NOV.28 receiver), re-directed to Cairo. The cover was mailed with a single 2c carmine QV Numeral and was taxed "T15" for a short payment of 3c, with 1m and a 2m Egyptian Postage Due stamps added in Cairo, cancelled on DEC.12. The U.P.U. letter rate was 5c until 1907, when it was reduced to 2c. Very fine and rare, ex John Siverts. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 750

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
89 CVR   image1900 2c Numeral Cover to the United States with a US Special Delivery Stamp, an illustrated hotel advertising cover mailed from Toronto on FEB.17 (Bickerdike Type 8 flag cancel) to Cincinnati, Ohio (faint receiver on back), franked with a 2c carmine QV Numeral plus a 10c US Special Delivery stamp, the latter was cancelled with a 4-line purple handstamp reading "On delivery of this letter, Carrier will / please obtain this envelope and name of / mailing Post Office and return to Super- / intendent of Carriers" in purple. A scarce early use of this service, very fine.

Estimate $ 350

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
90 CVR   image1900 2c Empire Rate Illustrated Cover to Belize, mailed from Montréal on FEB.17 (Bickerdike machine cancel) to Belize, British Honduras (DEB.25 receiver), endorsed "Via New Orleans", with New Orleans FEB.20 machine transit. Franking is a pair of 1c QV Numerals, paying the recently adopted 2c Empire rate. A lovely cover depicting an angel riding a bicycle, with bicycle and sporting goods shop corner card, couple of wrinkles and tears on backflap, still very fine and an exotic destination.

Estimate $ 100

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
91 CVR   image1900 7c Empire Registered Rate Numeral Cover to Singapore, a 1c QV stationery envelope mailed from St. Roch de Québec (FEB.9 c.d.s. free strike) to Singapore, Straits Settlements (MAR.18 receiver) through Québec City (FEB.9 transit) and London, England (FEB.22 oval registration transit). The cover was uprated with a single 6c QV Numeral to pay for the 2c Imperial Penny Postage rate plus the 5c registration fee. Combinations or uprating were necessary to pay this rate until the 7c Numeral was issues in December 1902. Very fine and ex Horace Harrison (2000) and Don Shorting. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 750

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
92 CVR   image1900 25c Quadruple Weight Registered U.P.U. Cover to Germany, mailed from Kingston on FEB.13 to Leipzig, Germany (FEB.27 receiver) through London, England (red oval registration transit), franked with a block of four of the 6c QV Leaf issue, plus a 2c Jubilee and pair of ½c Small Queens, all paying 4 times the weight rate (20c) plus registration fee of 5c, thus an overpayment of 2c. Very fine and attractive, with the rare presence of a 6c Leaf block of four on cover. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 400

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
93 CVR   image1900 5c U.P.U. Rate Cover to New South Wales, mailed from West Bay, Nova Scotia on MAR.24 to New South Wales, with Vancouver APR.2 transit, franked with five 1c QV Numerals, very fine. Australia joined the Penny Postage scheme on May 25, 1903.

Estimate $ 100

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
94 CVR   image1900 1c Numeral Printed Matter Rate Cover to Peru, mailed from Westmount, Québec in 1900 (month and day illegible, but probably in March) to Lima, Peru with MAY.18 receiver, through New York (MAR.21 transit machine), then received two boxed handstamps: "REBUT" and "NON RECLAMÉ", then sent to U.S. Dead Letter Office (JUL.6.1901 receiver) and Ottawa D.L.O. (JUL.19.1901) receiver. The cover is franked with a 1c QV Numeral, paying for the printed matter rate (backflap has re-sealed since then). A very fine cover which was in transit for at least 16 months. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
95 CVR   image1900 5c Numeral Cover to Italy, Re-Directed to Switzerland and Belgium, mailed from Ottawa on APR.28 to Rome, Italy (squared circle receiver, endorsed "By New York"), forwarded to Lucerne, Switzerland (MAY.28 receivers), then to Brussels, Belgium (MAY 29 receiver), received a bilingual boxed "Trouvé à la Boite" and then sent back to Canada from Brussels on AUG.18, through London, England (SEP.10 red transit) and finally arrived to the Ottawa Dead Letter Office on OCT.14. A few wrinkles do not detract from this interesting cover that travelled to 6 countries in 6 months. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 250

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
96 CVR   image1900 15c Registered Double Weight Cover to France, a 2c provisional stationery envelope mailed from Ottawa on MAY.1 to Toulouse, France with MAY.12 receiver, through London, England (MAY.10 oval transit). The cover is uprated with a 5c and an 8c QV Numeral totaling 15c, paying for double the U.P.U. letter rate plus 5c registration. Scarce overseas use of the 8c issue, very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 350

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
97 CVR   image1900 10c Double U.P.U. Rate Cover to New South Wales, mailed from Winnipeg, Manitoba on JUL.7 to New South Wales (Sydney AUG.4 receiver, forwarded to Newton and received there same day), franked with a 10c QV Numeral paying the double weight rate, very fine. Australia joined the Penny Postage scheme on May 25, 1903. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 200

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
98 CVR   image1900 10c Registered U.P.U. Rate Cover to New South Wales, mailed from Halifax, Nova Scotia on AUG.22 to New South Wales (OCT.1 receiver), through Montréal (AUG.23 squared circle precursor), Windsor, Ontario (AUG.25), Chicago (AUG.26) and San Francisco (AUG.30, where it received a registration label on front). The cover is franked with a pair of 5c QV Numerals paying the 5c postage plus 5c registration fee. Very fine. Australia joined the Penny Postage scheme on May 25, 1903. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 300

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
99 CVR   image1900 1c Printed Matter Rate Cover to Sweden, mailed from Montréal on OCT.25 (Bickerdike Type 8 flag cancel) to Overum, Sweden with JAN.9.1901 receiver, the cover received a purple boxed "Inconnu" plus a purple boxed "Retur" and was mailed back to the Ottawa Dead Letter Office (FEB.4.1901 oval receiver). There is interestingly a Montréal carrier datestamp dated FEB.1 on back. At some point the cover was taxed with various rates plus a boxed "T", possibly because the (missing) backflap was partially stuck, thus negating the requirements for passing as a printed matter rate. A very fine cover which was in transit for 102 days. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 150

Currently...C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
100 CVR   image1900 15c Double Weight Registered Cover to Italy, mailed from St. Catharines, Ontario on NOV.12 to Sicily, Italy (NOV.25 Catania squared circle receiver), through Hamilton (NOV.12) and London, England (NOV.21). Franking is made up of a 6c Small Queen plus 18x ½c QV Numerals (stamps on both sides of cover), making up the 15c double weight registered rate. Toning on one stamp, still a very fine cover. Ex Don Shorting. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Estimate $ 350

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

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