Lot 734 Newfoundland #145/170 group of covers franked with the 1928 and 1929-31 Pictorial issues, with 47 covers in all, with most denominations up to the 15c (no 6c, 8c, 12c). We note a good variety of rates and usages including several single use, a great variety of postmarks including many small towns, many registered, a few first flights, corner card covers and more. Overall fine or better, with the odd fault here and there. All covers are scanned online. Estimate $250, sold for C$550.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 489 Canada #EN8, etc. 3c QV Postal Stationery Envelope with Northwest Rebellion of 1885 Private Print, #EN8 envelope has an illustrated corner card showing Louis Riel on horseback, as well as Gabriel Dumont and Big Bear plus others. Produced by Henry Hechler, who served in the 63 Rifles during the Riel Rebellion campaign. Very fine. Accompanied by a 1934 Riel Manitoba cover, a 1970 Louis Riel issue FDC with Cole cachet and another with a Jackson cachet and one with an Elliott-Marion cachet, a picture postcard mailed in 1910 depicting Gabriel Dumont holding a rifle, as well as two Winnipeg Philatelic Society 1969 exhibition items commemorating the Riel House and Riel stamp essay. A nice lot to further enhance into a thematic collection. Estimate $150, sold for C$350.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 28 Canada #24, etc. Collection of thirty-two fully dated 2c Large Queens, all dated between May 1868 and December 1871, from a variety of different towns. A great lot for the serious student of the Large Queen issue, as dated copies help to identify shade and paper usage and issuance. Owner has identified some of the papers by Duckworth numbers, with numbers 3 and 10 noted. Overall fine to very fine, with possible small faults. Estimate $250, sold for C$500.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.