Lot 1193 Collection of Type II Ontario Strikes on stamps, on pages in three thick albums, displayed alphabetically from Acton to Wooler (no Toronto), with about 125 different towns represented. Towns may have from one to four stamps, each with fine to very fine, often socked on the nose strikes. There are a total of 233 items included and we have counted multiples as one. We note earliest and latest reported dates, indicia errors and usages on Small Queens, Jubilees, QV to Admirals or later, with uncommon denominations such as 7c and 10c Edward, 5c and 10c Numeral, etc, often unrecorded. There are many better towns or scarce usages included and we have only scanned a few items and a list of about 50 of the most noteworthy. We still recommend viewing, as there are many very nice items here.Estimate $1,500. Sold for C$2,300.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1139 COLEMAN ONT. squared circle, a partial but strong strike on a 3c Small Queen stamp. RF 220 with three strikes on stamp and two strikes on cover recorded by Kerzner. Accompanied by interesting provenance ephemera, including a 1986 receipt from F.E. Eaton & Sons to Jim Hennok for $4,000, plus four letters (1959 to 1964) between Dr. Whitehead (Letter 1; Letter 2: Page 1, Page 2) and Major Carstairs (Letter 1; Letter 2: Page 1, Page 2) discussing this stamp as well as other squared circles. A most desirable and fascinating lot. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,000.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 641 New Brunswick #1/11, a lovely collection, all written-up on 11 quadrille pages, with mint (including NH) and used stamps, a reprint, proofs, forgeries, shades, imprints, varieties (including elongated earring), blocks, postmarks, etc. Should easily catalogue over $5,000. We have scanned all the pages and viewing is recommended to better appreciate the quality and value of this collection. (Page 1) (Page 2) (Page 3) (Page 4) (Page 5) (Page 6) (Page 7) (Page 8) (Page 9) (Page 10) (Page 11) Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,050.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.