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Postal History, Canada continued...

Canada Airmail continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
1183 CVR   image1931 Newfoundland First Flight Cover, franked with all three 1931 pictorial issues, mailed St John's (purple cachets) on JAN.29.1931 to Hampden (blue FEB.9 receivers on front and back) and addressed to Liverpool England. There is a St John's machine cancel on back dated FEB.13. Very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$85.00
Will close during Public Auction
1184 PC   imageTwo Postcards re: First Flight Air Mail Post, a real photo postcard of Calgary Alberta Stinson Flight, Calgary to Edmonton on July 9th, 1918 (4 thumb tack holes), also includes a Great Britain First UK Aerial Post, Sep.9, 1911. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
1185 CVR 170, 173, C1 image1931 Air Mail Cover to Jamaica, mailed Montreal Station B on FEB.21.1931 (duplex) to Kingston Jamaica (no receiver) with handstamp in purple "RECEIVED TOO LATE TO CONNECT / WITH AIR MAIL FROM MONTREAL", franked with 10c and 5c Arch issues plus a C1. Overall soiled, with light wrinkles still unusual and fine. (Scan a) Est $ 75

SOLD for C$35.00
Will close during Public Auction
1186 CVR CL13e image1926 Patricia Airways Cover with "FED" Signature on CL13 stamp in red. A Patricia Airways corner card cover flown from Toronto to Red Lake on DEC.18.1926. Back of cover shows a map of the flight path and is franked with a CL13, tied by Red Lake postmark dated DEC.20. The red FED signature on the stamp is from F.E. Davidson, the company's financier. A rarely offered cover, very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (All Scans)

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Unitrade $ 1,850

SOLD for C$600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1187 CVR CL47, CL48 imageCommercial Airways Semi-Official First Flight Covers, 1929-1930, with 16 in all, franked on back with either CL47 or CL48, each cancelled by blue "via air mail cancel. Includes CL47 on 9 covers (20 May 1929 flight Edmonton - Fort McMurray), plus three others for the Grande Prairie to Edmonton flight of 21 May 1929. CL48 on four covers for the 6 August 1930 Edmonton to Fort McMurray flight. Duplication and very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (All Scans)

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Unitrade $ 2,000

SOLD for C$200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1188 CVR CL47, CL48 imageCommercial Airways Semi-Official First Flight Covers, 1929-1930, with 19 in all, franked on back with either CL47 or CL48, each cancelled by blue "via air mail" cancel. Includes CL47 on 10 covers (20 May 1929 flight Edmonton - Fort McMurray), plus four others for the Grande Prairie to Edmonton flight of 21 May 1929. CL48 on five covers for the 6 August 1930 Edmonton to Fort McMurray flight. Duplication and very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (All Scans)

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Unitrade $ 2,350

SOLD for C$220.00
Will close during Public Auction
1189 CVR CL48, #3102a image1931 Commercial Airways Aklavik to Buenos Aires First Flight Cover, mailed Aklavik March 14th and flown to Miami via Fort McMurray and Pembina. Arrived Miami April 4th and 55c in US postage was added. Buenos Aires April 13th arrival backstamp. Only 37 pieces flown to Argentina. Rare. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 500

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1190 CVR Great Britain imageTwo Crash Covers Salvadged from Prestwick on December 25th, 1954, the first was mailed from Longon England to Montreal on Dec 22, franked 1sh3d and still has its contents (a typed business letter). The second was mailed from Notting Hill to Montreal on Dec 21st, franked with a 1sh. Both covers have one or more purple handstamp reading "SALVADGED MAIL / AIRCRAFT CRASH / PRESTWICK 25-12-54". These are listed in the 1997 CAS/AMS airmail catalogue at US$75 each on page 272, where they also explain that the British Overseas Airways Corporation Boeing Stratocruiser crashed at Prestwick on Xmas day 1954 killing all on board. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1191 CVR PF19, PF19a imageSeptember 1919 Truro - Charlottetown Exhibition Flight Covers. These two covers are the earliest recorded air mail flights in the Maritimes. Includes a Truro Nova Scotia SEP.24.1919 1PM cover to Charlottetown with a same day 2PM backstamp (150 covers flown), as well as a Charlottetown cover cancelled at 3PM on SEP.29.1919 with a Truro 4:30PM same day receiver (30 of these were flown). Truro cover is roughly opened at top, still both scarce pioneer covers. Also includes original letter enclosed in cover from Truro to Charlottetown, September 24th, 1919. The catalogue value given is from 1998 and these have increased in value. Offered on a written-up exhibit page. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Air Mails $ 1,200

SOLD for C$1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
Special Delivery
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
1192 CVR   imageLot of About 50 Special Delivery Covers, most are franked with SD stamps, a few are not, with a good variety of different frankings, rates, etc. Overall fine with a few faults. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$150.00
Will close during Public Auction
1193 CVR   imageGroup of 18 Special Delivery Covers Plus 1 Post Card, 1930-1986, 7 are franked with special delivery stamps such as E3 on 1930 Edmonton FFC, E6 on 1937 Winnipeg cover, CE1 and CE2 on a 1945 Ottawa to Great Britain Canadian National airmail cover, etc. Mostly domestic usages, 3 to GB and one to the USA, and includes a number of rates, postmarks, frankings and special delivery labels. All sleeved, and retail priced up to $40 for a total of $359. A few small faults but generally fine to very fine. All but one are #8 (small) size. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$85.00
Will close during Public Auction
Canada Postmarks
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
1194 O   imageGroup of Two Intaglio Crown Wax Seals on 3c Small Queens, one is socked on the nose, both fine and seldom offered. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$25.00
Will close during Public Auction
1195 O   imageMounted Collection of 3c Small Queens Selected for Cancels, on 15 pages, with 219 stamps, with many early shades. We note fancy corks (some very fancy), numerals (2R52, 4R45, 2R39, 2R57 and a few more), town cancels, cogwheels, fancy letters, registered, and more. All are scanned online. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (Scan j) (Scan k) (Scan l) (Scan m) (Scan n) (Scan o) (All Scans)

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Est $ 250

SOLD for C$450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1196 O   imageStockbook Full of Postmarks on Stamps, from Small Queens (mostly), Jubilees, QV Numerals and Leafs, to the 1930s, plus a few more modern. Good variety of different types of postmarks, with town cancels, fancy cancels, squared circles, targets, machines, 2 and 4 ring numerals, duplex, registration, RPO, some blocks and multiples and much more. We note a page full of 2c Registration stamps (x46). Overall quality is nice, see our scans for a taste of the contents, but inspect to get a better understanding of the extent of this lot. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1197 CVR   image1939 Registered Royal Train Cover, Ludlow #RV-4, 1939 RF200, with French datestamps dated MAY.15.1939 and English boxed registration postmark in purple, with manuscript "to be called for" and other markings. Bit soiled, still fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 50

SOLD for C$35.00
Will close during Public Auction
1198 O   image10c Small Queen with an Ottawa Crown Cancel, a very fine magenta single (Scott 40a), with a socked on the nose strike. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
1199 CVR   image1897 Montreal Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Flag Machine Cancel on Illustrated Cover, mailed Montreal on JUL.7.1897 to Toronto (next day receiver on back), franked with a 3c Jubilee paying the domestic rate. Illustrated corner card in green for The Canadian Engineer. The cover was once open on three sides, neatly closed since, mentioned for the record, and there is a VG Green owner's handstamp on back. Very fine. Rsv. (Scan a) Est $ 250

SOLD for C$180.00
Will close during Public Auction
1200 CVR   image1897 Montreal Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Flag Machine Cancel on Illustrated Cover, mailed Montreal on JUN.21.1897 (the first day of use for this ornate flag obliterator), franked with a pair of 1c Jubilees paying the drop letter rate to Montreal. A very clean impression of this remarkable Bickerdike machine flag, very fine. Rsv. (Scan a) Est $ 300

SOLD for C$300.00
Will close during Public Auction
1201 CVR   imageReceiver General Free Franked Cover, being a #10 sized blue O.H.M.S. cover mailed from the Receiver General's in Ottawa, with a very fine strike of Davis DRG-1 FREE handstamp on front (scarce to rare). Mailed on JAN.17.1866 (Ottawa broken circle on front) to the Crown County Attorney at St Catharines U.C (JAN.19.1866 red broken circle receiver on back) The cover has a red Receiver General Canada crown logo embossed on the backflap and there is also a small "FREE" handstamp in black at right. Edge faults including small tears and soiling, plus docketing on both sides, still a desirable postmark. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1202 CVR   imageGroup of Early Free Franked Covers, 1873 cover to Toronto with FREE handstamp, 1874 (APR.21) purple Senate "lifesaver" design (Davis #S-2, light strike) on Senate stationery cover addressed to Ottawa (with letter inside written by M.P. P. Baillargeon),1901 FREE keyhole on cover to a Senator in Barrie, with purple Senate FREE handstamp as well (Davis #SP-9i), 1902 Privy Council stationery cover mailed to Ottawa with a FREE keyhole, 1904 picture postcard mailed to France with 2c KEVII stamp plus FREE keyhole, 1912 keyhole with purple signature on piece, and a 1913 O.H.M.S. Post Office stationery cover mailed to Detroit free-franked with a keyhole type. Also includes a stamp and a piece with FREE machine cancels. Overall fine or better group. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$50.00
Will close during Public Auction

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