The John Smallman Collection of the Admiral Issue of Canada: A spectacular
collection featuring in-depth coverage of lathework and imprint multiples
including Pyramid and R-GAUGE. A mesmerizing range of shades and printings
including selected examples will captivate the specialist and general
collector alike. Built over a period of forty years, the collection
includes many rarely offered items.
General Sale: Featuring the Mount Pearl Collection of Newfoundland
Provisionals with an excellent array of 1897, 1920 and 1929 provisional
surcharges, includes essays, multiples, errors & varieties and covers.
Pioneer airmail stamps with special flight surcharges and overprints for
the 1919 Hawker to 1933 Balbo, includes rarities in select quality,
complete settings, better positional varieties and inverts. Pre-stamp
Canadian era postal history with a noteworthy selection of H.B.C. Fur Trade
covers – to / from Rupert’s Land and Red River Settlement; also a selection
of BNA & Canada to / from foreign destinations, official handstamps, rare
ship markings, etc. Superb mint NH singles and multiples abound, along with
rare proofs and varieties, including a specialized collection of tagged
stamps, large lots and collections.
Auction Sessions (Lord Nelson Hotel – Victoria Suite) Halifax, Nova Scotia
The John Smallman Collection of the Admiral Issue of Canada, Friday
February 23, 2018 (Lot 1 - 646)
General Sale, Saturday February 24, 2018 (Lot 647-1286)