Lot 824 Canada #CLP1 1918 Aero Club of Canada Semi-Official on Registered Cover Ottawa to Toronto, blue cover is franked with a 2c + 1c Admiral War Tax (Die II) and 5c Admiral (both tied by Toronto roller), plus CLP1 (ideally on front) tied by large “by Aeroplane” flight cachet in blue and Toronto AUG.26.1918 c.d.s. The front of the cover also shows the Toronto “AERIAL MAIL” boxed cachet in violet, Ottawa same day receiver on back. A rare cover, with only 26 items carried, lovely and very fine. Unitrade CV$5,000.
Lot 375 Canada #CL21bii 1926 (5c) Patricia Airways and Exploration Co. Ltd. with Descending Type D Overprint in Violet, a mint hinged single with “small v in vIA” variety from position 2 of the pane, fine. An extremely rare stamp which is missing from most important collections, with only two known (one in each of the two sheet printed). Accompanied by a 2019 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$4,500.