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Canada continued...

Dead Letter Office- Brian Draves collection Part I continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Est or CV / bid in C$'s
551 c image1897 #41 3¢ Small Queen, previously used illegally with small circle with central dot to indicate a reused stamp, on cover from Pottersburg, Ont (AP 1 97), "Returned for Postage" and "3" hs, reverse with Dead Letter Office Canada (Ja 29 1898), sent to DLO with "Dead Letter Office Canada" bs (AP 5 1897) and blue oval "Dead Letter Branch Superintendent PO Dept Canada Jan 31 1898". Scarce handstamp. (Image)

Est. C$150

SOLD for C$95.00
Will close during Public Auction
552 c image1897 #41 3¢ Small Queen, previously used illegally with small circle with central dot to indicate a reused stamp, on cover from "Dewar Camp, Sudbury Feb 23 1898" from letter dateline to Wahnapatae, Ont, with boxed "Returned for Deficient Postage 3¢" hs, reverse with Dead Letter Office Canada (Fe 28 1898), sent to DLO with blue oval "Dead Letter Branch Superintendent PO Dept Canada Feb 28 1898". Enclosed letter demands payment for labour at logging camp. Ex Wellburn. (Image)

Est. C$150

SOLD for C$170.00
Will close during Public Auction
553 c image1897 #41 3¢ Small Queen, previously used illegally with small circle with central dot to indicate a reused stamp, on cover from Udor, Ont (Ju 22 97) to local address with boxed "Returned for Deficient Postage 3¢" hs, reverse with Dead Letter Office Canada (JU 23 1897), with blue oval "Dead Letter Branch Superintendent PO Dept Canada Jun 24 1897". Enclosed letter demands payment for money owed. Oddly sent as a local letter, perhaps to document and record his claim so that the undelivered letter could be used in court proceedings. Udoro (Image)

Est. C$150

SOLD for C$130.00
Will close during Public Auction
554 c image1898 #41 3¢ Small Queen, previously used illegally with ms "Stamp previously used" notation and boxed "Returned for deficient postage 3¢" and blue oval "Dead Letter Branch Superintendent PO Dept Canada Jan 31 1898", reverse with Dead Letter Office Canada (Ja 29 1898) and ms "rec'd from POI at Kingston" (Image)

Est. C$150

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
555 c imageDead Letter branch and local dead letter office cancels, 21 covers and cards, 1906-1914 incl. Halifax (1), Hamilton (1), Montreal (2), Quebec (1), Toronto (7), Vancouver (1), Victoria (3), Winnipeg (5). An interesting array of additional cancels on these items incl. "Returned for Postage", "This is the mail for which you sent postage", etc. (Image)

Est. C$200

SOLD for C$230.00
Will close during Public Auction
556 c imageDLO Ottawa, pair of covers with #2-DLO1 "Dead Letter Branch Ottawa Canada 2 ring (AM MY 31 15) Earliest recorded date as bs on 1915 cover with 1¢(2) Admiral, second cover #2-DLO1 bs (AM AP 12 19) as Jim Miller's Latest Reported Date on 1918 Nanaimo cover to soldier, Seaforth, England with Canadian PO Seaforth Sussex bs as well, (Image)

Est. C$75

SOLD for C$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
557 c imageDead Letter Office, group of 17 oddball items incl. 1879 Unclaimed then DLO, 1894 1c postal card to Chief Supt of DLO, 1896 1c printed matter with written message and two 10¢ coins included, sent to DLO with blue oval Dead Letter branch PO Dept Canada, 1902 DLO envelope to Wales with 2¢ Numeral, 1944 Not Called for Mount Royal Hotel boxed hs, Dist Director of Postal Service etc, 1940 Little Prairie, BC registered to US but sent to DLO Edmonton for inspection and Passed for Export (Feb 12, 1940), three days before FECB labels issued (Feb 15, 1940), another pre-FECB label 1940 Quebec (Feb 5 1940) DLO label on cover, 1922 postcard returned for war tax with three DLO hammers, 1937 straightline "Address amended at Dead Letter Office, Calgary. If incorrect, please return at once", 1933 New Zealand 1d meter to Canada "Address Amended at Dead Letter Office Halifax, NS", 1917 "Address amended at Dead Letter Office Winnipeg If incorrect, please return at once", 1962 "Address amended at Undeliverable Mail Office Vancouver BC", 1950 to St. Vincent "Refused as Unacceptable....", 1915 1c postal card cut square tied by Returned for War Tax straightline, DLO Victoria Branch, 20c Widow Weed off cover with oval Local Dead Letter Office Sherbrooke, Que (Oct 20 1910), one of three reported examples, 1895 Returned for Deficient Postage and 3¢ tied by DLO Canada, 1927 GB to Canada, redirected, GR Officially sealed in the Returned Letter Section London Postal Service seal. Fantastic specialized group. Ex Plain. (Image)

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Est. C$400

SOLD for C$700.00
Will close during Public Auction
558 c imageBalance of the DLO collection incl. 26 covers/cards, 6 PO forms and 16 stamps ranging from Small Queens to 1996. Great variety incl. Returned for Postage, Insufficiently Addressed, Undelivered for Reason Stated, Address Amended at Dead Letter Office Calgary, Alta, Not Called For, Rebut Unclaimed, Retour, Not Found, Cannot Locate, numerous DLO cancels, ovals, Branch DLO etc., forms and 16 DLO cancels on stamps. Inspect. (Image)

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Est. C$400

SOLD for C$270.00
Will close during Public Auction
559 D The Dead Letter Office Literature Lot, consisting of 12 items, including a thick binder of notes, photocopies, lots of research material and more, as well as a small binder of proof strike transparencies, a volume XXIII of Hughes "Miscellaneous Proof Strikes of Canada", a "Course to be followed in the Daily Work of the Returned Letter Branch" by the Great Britain post Office (bound photocopy), 5 volumes of more research material sorted by province or town, again with photocopied, notes, articles, correspondence, etc., and finally three issues of "The Chronicle of the US Classic Postal Issues". Surely a difficult to assemble group of documents, useful to any postal historian or dealer.

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Est. C$200

SOLD for C$180.00
Will close during Public Auction
560 c DLO, 13 covers and cards, 1904-1951 incl dual DLO marks (US/Canada), Australia inbound, DLO Ottawa, various branch DLO cancels, large circles, large rectangles, pointing fingers etc.

Est. C$100

SOLD for C$45.00
Will close during Public Auction
Duplex cancels - Brian Draves collection.
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Est or CV / bid in C$'s
561 c Toronto numeral duplex collection 1880s-1920, 65 covers and cards and a few loose stamps, mounted on exhibit pages and loose. Interesting advertising throughout.

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Est. C$200

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
562 c 1881 Toronto intaglio "N" duplex (JU 25 81) ties 3¢ Small Queen on cover to Perth, Ont. Unofficial duplex #DUN-185, not in proof books, used Jan 25 1881 till Jan 18, 1882. Scarce.

Est. C$100

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
563 c imageToronto duplex covers 1870s to 1890s incl bars, numbers in bars and specialized broken number in bar hammers. On SQ, SQ postal cards and one Jubilee card. (Image)

Est. C$150

SOLD for C$75.00
Will close during Public Auction
564 c imageToronto Branch office duplex trio incl. #DON-1842 "Toronto North Branch Office" (Feb 19 86) on 3¢ Small Queen advertising cover (cover fault, piece missing), #DON-1841 "Toronto East Branch Office" (DE 19 85) on 1¢ postal card (horizontal crease), and #DON-1844 "Toronto West Branch Office" (FE 10 85) on #P4 2¢ UPU postal card. Scarce trio. (Image)

Est. C$100

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
565 c imageToronto Branch office duplex trio incl. #DON-1842 "Toronto North Branch Office" (JU 26 82) on 3¢ Small Queen cover, #DON-1841 "Toronto East Branch Office" (JU 9 82) on 1¢ postal card, and #DON-1844 "Toronto West Branch Office" (JU 15 86) on 1¢ postal card. Another scarce trio. (Image)

Est. C$100

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
566 O imageToronto duplex cancels on 1¢ Small Queen incl. Toronto "N" and "W" intaglio, "N", "E" and "W" Branch office duplex cancels, Toronto West Branch on dated pair "JA 27 83". (Image)

Est. C$50

SOLD for C$20.00
Will close during Public Auction
567 O imageToronto duplex cancels on 3¢ Small Queen incl. Toronto "N" and "W" intaglio, "N", "E" and "W" Branch office duplex cancels, Toronto North Branch on dated pair "SP 22 85". (Image)

Est. C$50

SOLD for C$20.00
Will close during Public Auction
568 O Toronto Branch Office duplex group on stamps incl. #DON-1842 "Toronto North Branch Office" (21), #DON-1841 "Toronto East Branch Office" (4), and #DON-1844 "Toronto West Branch Office" (8, incl one on large piece).

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Est. C$100

SOLD for C$40.00
Will close during Public Auction
569 O imageToronto North Branch office duplex cancel on nine covers/cards, #DON-1842 "Toronto North Branch Office", general faults, rough edges, creases, one cracked and edge pieces off. Still useful lot. (Image)

Est. C$100

SOLD for C$45.00
Will close during Public Auction
570 c imageDUN-112 1868 Toronto unofficial duplex (SEP 10 1868) ties #25 3¢ Large Queen on cover to Brockville, Ont with partial bs (SP 11), A rare early duplex used for less than one month (Aug 12 to Sept 11, 1868). This is the second last day of use. (Image)

Est. C$100

SOLD for C$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
571 c Toronto duplex collection, 1875 - 1897, 88 covers with a variety of duplex types, some minor advertising but a specialized group.

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Est. C$250

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
572 og/O imageToronto duplex collection, 1875-1897, 25 covers and cards, variety of duplex cancels, size of obliterators, etc. Specialized and selected examples. The Stulberg collection. (Image)

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Est. C$200

SOLD for C$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
573 c image1893-1897 Toronto duplex with numerals #1 to #5 including, five covers including Riverside #5 on 1¢ Jubilee postal card. (Image)

Est. C$75

SOLD for C$20.00
Will close during Public Auction
574 O Toronto numeral duplex cancels on Small Queens, 600+ copies, mostly "1"s but a few other numbers spotted, one cover, some pairs etc. A lifetime collection for duplex specialist or Small Queen study (re-entries etc.??)

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Est. C$150

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
575 c Toronto duplex cover/ card horde, total 800+ items with 500+ Toronto "1" duplex both horizontal and vertical design, 30+ broken dater variety examples, and 150+ 1870s-1880s horizontal grid duplex covers/cards. Most in calendar date order for detailed examination. All Small Queen or postal stationery issues. A lifetime collection.

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Est. C$300

SOLD for C$130.00
Will close during Public Auction

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