BOER WAR and POST WAR RELATED Includes picture postcards, programmes, invitation, mementos, etc. many relating to Umtata (later Mthatha) where Viner’s camp was located. Of note are over 150 real photographs many showing the Cape Mounted Riflemen in action. See the detailed page on our site for details.
Lot 1372 British Columbia & Vancouver Island #17 50c on 3d violet on cover to England, very fine stamp is tied by numeral in grid to cover addressed to Wimbledon, England. There is a neat New Westminster B.C. cds on front (SEP.14.1869) and a London SW cds receiver on back OCT.12.1869. A bit of aging as expected, with a small tear at bottom and on backflap, else very fine. Ex. Dale/Lichtenstein and accompanied by 2004 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$2,500 realized $2,700.00
Lot 1321 Canada 10c + 2c Small Queens on Photo Mailer to England, both stamps tied roller cancel on very ornate “Topley Studios, Photographer by Appointment to his Excellency The Marquis of Lorne and Her Royal Highness The Princess Louise, 104 Sparks Street.” Very fine and scarce. Est$ 300, realized $450.
Lot 1311, Canada #15 1867 5c Beaver cover with More-to-Pay, franked with three 5c Beaver and mailed at Kingston SEP.06.1867. Addressed to Picton with same day backstamp. There is a MORE-TO-PAY handstamp on front plus two blue crayon notations “85” and “13”. Cut down at left, else very fine. Est $150, realized $220.00