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Postal History, Canada continued...

Early Western Canadian Postal History continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
621   image1879 Northwest Mounted Police Letter from Shoal Lake, Manitoba, written by Sgt. William Parker (from Romney, Kent, England) to his sister Alice in May 1879. Written-up on an exhibit page, very fine and scarce. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$150.00
Will close during Public Auction
Canada Stampless Covers
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
622 CVR   imageGroup of Three Registered Stampless Folded Letters, starts with a stampless money letter from Québec City to Kingston, datelined inside "Québec, December 8th, 1841". Front has a manuscript "Money" plus a "No. 180" (which is also written on the inside letter) plus a red handstamped "MONEY-LETTER", manuscript rated 3/6. Very fine. Then an 1856 stampless folded letter from Brighton to Toronto, with boxed "REGISTERED" and red "PAID 6" with opening cuts on back from wax seal removal, else very fine. Lastly, a 1863 Shelburne NS registered "AR" green wrapper for a registered letter addressed to Chester NS, returned as an acknowledgement of receipt to Shelburne via Yarmouth on NOV.20.1863 (accompanied by in-depth article on these by David Handelman), very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (Scan 3) (All Scans)

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Est $ 250

SOLD for C$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
623 CVR   image1770 Stampless Turned Folded Letter from New Brunswick to Newport, Rhode Island, datelined New Brunswick October 7th, 1770, mailed by John Sleght (born 1740) later part of the US Militia, who served during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). The letter is endorsed "Favour of Cap. van Emburgh" (probably Peregrine van Emburgh, born 1745). The reverse of the letter is datelined "Newport 17th Oct 1770" and written back to John Sleigh. Faults, still an interesting historical letter. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (Scan 3) (All Scans)

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Est $ 300

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
624 CVR   image1813 Stampless Folded Letter Re: War of 1812, datelined "Hudson Sept 18th, 1813" and addressed to [Capt.] Peter Ogilvie in New York. Ogilvie was born in 1792 in Little River, Nova Scotia and commanded in the War of 1812. He was captured by the British at the Battle of Queenston Heights in Canada. The letter is written by James Rovert Mullany discussing Ogilvie's "arduous and disparate command on the 13th of October 1812 at Queenston. I know ... to entitle you to the character of a brave and valuable officer." signed Jason Robert Mullany / Lt. Col. 23rd Infantry. Insignificant stain on front does not detract from the historical importance of this otherwise very fine letter. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 500

SOLD for C$1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
625 CVR   imageTwo Free-Franked Stampless Covers, first mailed from London to Crown Lands in Toronto, with 4-ring #19 canceling the incorrectly-applied "3" rate handstamp. Second is endorsed by M.P.P. T. Brodeur and addressed to his wife in St Hugues, with a large blue strike of the Legislative Assembly / Canada" datestamp MAY.10.1856, plus an italic "FREE" in bars in red. Back has a black wax seal with "Assemblée Législative / Canada", Montréal and St Hyacinthe transits. Both covers very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$250.00
Will close during Public Auction
626 CVR   imageTwo Stampless Trans-Atlantic Covers, first is a cover mailed from Toronto on JUL.30.1854 to London, England, with "8 PAID 10" rate handstamp in red plus AUG.14 London receiver, tear on back flap and rough top, else fine-very fine. Second is a stampless folded letter mailed from Port Hope (SEP.18.1855) to Nottingham, England (OCT.7 receiver), with "PAID 8d Stg 10d Cy" rate handstamp in red and Liverpool Packet Letter tombstone dated OCT.6. The 3 page interesting letter inside is about the addressee laying out, locating and building part of the Grand Trunk Railway to Port Dover through the dense woods, and reads in part "get a good rifle before you sail... to Boston or New York. Take the railway to Rochester on Lake Ontario, then steamer to embrio city of Port Hope...". Very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
627 CVR   image1857 Montréal Advertising Cover, mailed on APR.6.1857 to Kingsville, through Amherstburg (APR.8 transit in blue) and with very scarce large c.d.s. "MONT & BR. GRD. TRK. R.W. / MAIL COND'R No. 2 / APR.6.1857 UP". The cover has a lovely oval corner card in brown for "J.A. & H. Mathewson / Importers & Wholesale Grocers / McGill St. / Montréal". Very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
628 CVR   image1854 Montréal Advertising Cover, mailed on JUN.21.1854 (tombstone-style in red) to Rockland, Maine, with "PAID" italic handstamp in red and manuscript "Paid". The cover has a lovely fancy corner card in dark blue for "St. Lawrence Hall / Great St James Street / Montréal". Very fine.

Est $ 150

SOLD for C$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
629 CVR   image1853 Montréal Advertising Cover, mailed on DEC.26.1853 to Huntingdon CE, with manuscript "3" rate. The cover has a lovely fancy corner card in dark blue for "Brewster & Mulholland / Importers of British, / American & / German / Heavy Hardware / Church Bells & Shelf Goods / 179 St Paul St. / Montréal". Very fine.

Est $ 150

SOLD for C$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
630 CVR   image1853 Montréal Advertising Cover, mailed on AUG.31.1853 to Walpole NH with "10" rate handstamp and curved CANADA in red. The cover has a lovely fancy corner card in dark blue for "Coleman's / Montréal House / Custom House Square / Montréal". Very fine.

Est $ 150

SOLD for C$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
631 CVR   imageGroup of 20 Transatlantic Letters and Covers, 1818-1858, noting covers carried on the Cunard ships Hibernia 37th voyage, Hibernia 34th, America 37th, Hibernia 21st, American 73rd, Asia 60th, Asia 13th, Britannia 9th, Canada 25th, Hibernia 30th, America 32nd, Hibernia 10th, Niagara 48th, Canada 35th, Canada 60th and Asia 38th. 3 interesting early to Montréal by ship Highland Lad and New York private traders etc. Good variety of rates and markings, a good research lot from and to Canada. All scanned online. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (Scan 3) (Scan 4) (Scan 5) (Scan 6) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$425.00
Will close during Public Auction
632 CVR   imageGroup of 15 Stampless BNA Letters and Covers from the Maritimes, 1832-1862, noted Halifax Tombstone, North Sydney cross border, Halifax to La Have via Bridgewater (5), some with contents, Lower Stewiacke to England, Richbucto, Miramichi to Bathurst, Richmond NB with W.O. Victoria etc. Nice clean. All scanned online. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (Scan 3) (Scan 4) (Scan 5) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$190.00
Will close during Public Auction
633 CVR   imageGroup of 60 Ontario Stampless Covers and Letters 1843-1874, noting: Brantford, Paris, Walkerton, Bytown, Ottawa, Port Hope, Cavan, St. Thomas, Colchester, Sandwich, Kingston, Owen Sound, Belleville, Clinton, Brockville, Campbellford, Cobourg, Pickering, Prince Albert, Drumbo, Norwood, Hawkesbury, Startford, St. Mary’s, Mitchell, Barrie, Stayner, Cornwall, Alexandria, Harriston, Guelph, Toronto, Port Robinson, St. Catharines and Hamilton. UC and CW including Berri datestamps, numerous Paid, Free and Unpaid handstamps. A review of the group shows folded letters or covers with letters from the following: Kingston x6, Cornwall x2, Brockville, Owen Sound, Colchester, Bytown, Paris, Port Hope, Cavan, Canada Company in Toronto, Hamilton, Alexandria. Generally fine or better. See our many scans online. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (Scan 3) (Scan 4) (Scan 5) (Scan 6) (Scan 7) (Scan 8) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$325.00
Will close during Public Auction
Canada Postal Stationery
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
634 PC   image1898 Underpaid 1c Stationery Card to Moscow, Russia, UX9 mailed from Ottawa (MAY.31.1898 squared circle) to Moscow Russia with two different receivers on front, taxed with "T5" in circle, plus "&" in blue crayon. Toning on back and edges, still scarce and illustrated in “Early Canada Post Cards 1871-1911” page 59, ex. George Arfken

Est $ 100

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
635 PC   imageUX4 2c Green UPU Stationery Card to Belize, mailed Montréal FEB.14.1893 to Belize, British Honduras (FEB.26 receiver) through New York (FEB.15) and New Orleans (FEB 17). A scarce destination, and an ideal card showing all postmarks on front, very fine.

Est $ 200

SOLD for C$190.00
Will close during Public Auction
636 PC   imageUX4 2c Green UPU Stationery Cards to Egypt and Algeria, 1888 Toronto to Alexandria, Egypt with receiver on front, and 1899 Sault au Récollet to Chebli, Algeria, with receiver on front, both fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
637 PC   imageUX4 2c Green UPU Stationery Card to Colon, Panama, mailed Toronto OCT.11.1893 to Colon "U.S.C." (now Panama) with "Agencia Postal Nacional / Colon" receiver on back. Bit of overall toning, still a very rare destination, as the city was almost completely destroyed in 1885, and again in 1915. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
638 PC   imageUX4 2c Green UPU Stationery Card to Trinidad, then onto Caracas Venezuela, mailed Toronto OCT.16.1893 to Port of Spain, Trinidad (NOV.10 receiver on back), crossed out and forwarded to Caracas, Venezuela. Very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
639 PC   imageUX4 2c Green UPU Stationery Card to Salvador, Central America, mailed Fredericton NB on FEB.1.1893 to Salvador, with MAR.5 receiver, through New York FEB.17 machine transit. Very fine and scarce. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$180.00
Will close during Public Auction
640 PC   imageUX4 2c Green UPU Stationery Card to Java, mailed Toronto on FEB.2.1891 to Batavia, Java (Dutch East Indies), with MAR.23 receiver on front, through San Francisco (FEB.8) and Weltevheden (MAR.23). A rare destination, with all postmarks ideally on front, very fine. (Scan 1) (Scan 2) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$140.00
Will close during Public Auction

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