Lot 2261 Canada #E7, C6 1942 Special Delivery Fee Paid Twice for Redirection, mailed Vancouver on JAN.17.1942 and addressed to Vancouver (overpaid 4c for drop letter) and franked with 10c Special Delivery stamp. An additional 10c Special Delivery stamp was added once it was found that the addressee had moved to Winnipeg. Manuscript markings “Forward on” and “Prepaid on redirection for further special Del.” Rare and illustrated in Davis on page 3-18. Stamps all used in proper time period. Missing back flap, still very fine. Estimate $150, sold for C$140 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 2867 Presentation Pack with Proofs, includes France die proofs of the Vimy postal stationery 50c and 90c, sunk-in deluxe die proofs of the 75c and 1f50 stamps, 5 pictures of the monument used for postal cards, and 2 of each of the issued postal cards with red c.d.s. first day postmarks. A stunning assortment of items, very fine. Estimate $500, sold for C$725 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 3228 NOTRE DAME ST. WEST MONTREAL squared circle, a very fine strike 18/JY 5/95 on a 1c post card to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A few minor stains, still very fine. RF 60 From The Ted Kerzner Squared Circle Cancellations of Canada. Estimate $150, sold for C$375 plus buyer’s premium.