Lot 625 Canada 1899 2c Map Stamp Special Delivery Cover, presumably mailed from Galt (corner card is from a Galt business) to Toronto, franked with five 2c Map stamps, with “Special Delivery” manuscript at lower left, with stamps cancelled by “Harrisburg & Southampton M.C OCT.20.1899 RPO cancels (plus one free strike) with Toronto same day receiver on back. Vertical crease affecting one stamp, still unusual and scarce. Estimate $150, sold for C$375.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 343 Newfoundland #41-45 Group of Prince of Wales shades, with six distinct shades, all in mint blocks, with Unitrade #s 41 (bottom two NH), 42 (no gum), 43, 43 shade block of six, 44 (serious crease across two top stamps) and 45 (bottom two NH). All stamps hinged unless noted, and centering ranges from fine to very fine. Estimate $150, sold for C$350.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1233 Great Britain Offices Abroad Dealer Stock filling a red box, with each stamp or set in a 102 card, meticulously identified and sorted as per Scott catalogue number, with dealer’s asking price, often in the $20 range. We note M.E.F., Eritrea, E.A.F., Somalia, Tripolitania, Somalia, China, Morocco, Spanish Zone, British Zone, French Zone, Tangier and Turkish Empire. A clean stock, ideal for the show dealer or specialist, see photos for an overview. Estimate $200, sold for C$475.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 481 Group of eight 2c UPU Stationery Cards to eight Different Destinations, with 1888 to Mexico, 1892 to Turkey, 1893 to India, 1895 to Sweden, 1895 to Russia, 1896 to Belgium, 1896 to Germany, and 1910 to Costa Rica. Most cards have interesting transit and receiver postmarks, some have toning, otherwise mostly fine or better. See scans. Estimate $250, sold for C$525.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 671 1884 Whitemouth Keewatin Small Queen Registered Cover front on a larger piece, probably a parcel wrapper. Mailed from Whitemouth KEE to Toledo, Ohio on FEB.12.1884, a desirable example of this better postmark (recorded used from 1881 to 1886 only). Franking is made up of a 1c and 2c Small Queen plus a 5c registration for the cross-border registration rate. A rare item, Whitemouth was transferred over to Manitoba in 1882 but continued to use their KEE datestamp. Estimate $200, sold for C$450.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.