Lot 802, Canada 1897 letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, sold for C$1,265

Lot 802, first page of letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, sold for C$1,265Lot 802, contents of letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, sold for C$1,265Lot 802 Letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, in a small cover, franked with a pair of 1c Small Queens tied by Ottawa flag machine cancel dated MAR.27.1897. The letter, which is on Winterholme / Ottawa stationery and signed by Fleming, pertains to the 24 hour system, the Canadian Pacific and Intercolonial Railways. Fleming accompanied his letter by another (cannot ascertain signature on this one – see scan), which is also included. A very fine and interesting lot. Sir Sandford Fleming, a Scottish Canadian engineer promoted worldwide standard time zones and designed the first Province of Canada postage stamp, among many other accomplishments. Sold for C$1,100.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 802, Cover containing 1897 letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, sold for C$1,265

Lot 156, Canada 1896 ten cent deep salmon rose Small Queen, XF NH, sold for C$1,725

Lot 156, Canada 1896 ten cent deep salmon rose Small Queen, XF NH, sold for C$1,725Lot 156 Canada #45b 1896 10c deep salmon rose Small Queen, mint with full original gum, never hinged, fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate misidentifying it as a Scott 45a dull rose. A lovely stamp in all respects. Unitrade CV$2,700, sold for C$1,500.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.

Lot 11, Canada 1851 twelve penny black plate proof with SPECIMEN, sold for C$4,370

Lot 11, Canada 1851 twelve penny black plate proof with SPECIMEN, sold for C$4,370Lot 11 Canada #3Pii 1851 12d Queen Victoria Plate Proof with SPECIMEN Diagonal Overprint in Red, on India paper, with large and even margins, very fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. A difficult plate proof to obtain. Unitrade CV$ 5,000, sold for C$3,800.00