Lot 1429, 1928 Calcutta via Berlin to Tokyo flight cover

Session Three, Postal History, begins today at about 9:30am, immediately following the Commonwealth/Worldwide section.

Lot 1429, 1928 Calcutta via Berlin to Tokyo flight coverBack of Lot 1429, 1928 Calcutta via Berlin to Tokyo flight coverLot 1429 1928.SEP.30 Baron von Huenefeld Berlin to Tokyo Flight, Calcutta to Tokyo Japan Leg, addressed to Stephen Smith, care of the German Consulate in Tokyo, Japan, with green “Europa SS” flight cachet and violet “Baron Huenefled” and blue “Tokio 18 Oct.” handstamps, Stephen Smith message and signature on reverse reading “Greetings by Baron von Huenfeld, etc.” Very Fine, only 47 cards carried on this leg of the flight. From the Leon Victor Pont Collection of early India First Flight postal history. Estimate C$350.

Lot 341, Canada ten pence blue Cartier on thin crisp paper, XF used

Lot 341, Canada ten pence blue Cartier on thin crisp paper, XF usedLot 341 Canada #7 1857 10d Blue Cartier Imperforate on Thin Crisp Paper, used with light grid cancel, four large to very large margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 1970 Alberto Diena certificate (with his initials in pencil on back of stamp) and a 2019 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,400. Unitrade CV$2,400.

Lot 13, Canada 1852 three pence deep red Beaver on thick hard paper, XF used with Kingston 4-ring

The Outaouais Collection, Part Two, comes up for sale in a few minutes.

Lot 13, Canada 1852 three pence deep red Beaver on thick hard paper, XF used with Kingston 4-ringLot 13 Canada #4v 1852 3d Deep Red Beaver Imperforate on Thick Hard Paper, used with a clear 4-ring #18 cancel from Kingston. This lovely stamp has four large margins, showing part of the next stamp at left and at top, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2019 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$600.