Lot 774 Group of WWI Military items, sold for C$936

Lot 774 Group of WWI Military items, sold for C$936Lot 774 Group of WWI Military items, sold for C$936Lot 774 Group of Over 170 World War I Military Items, note patriotic, a few with enclosures, Canadians in U.K. camps, orderly rooms, FPOs dates on Armistice Day, also military camps Borden, Niagara, Petawawa and London, huge range of Field Post Office markings. Widely varying condition, expect faulty items, but still an interesting and overall fine lot. Scans give a sampling. Estimate $300, sold for C$800.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 723, Newfoundland 1858 three pence triangular on cover, Bona Vista to Carbonear

Lot 723 Newfoundland #3 1858 3d Triangular on Cover, mailed from Bona Vista (SEP.6.1858 c.d.s. on back) to Carbonear (receiver on front) and franked with a large margined 3d imperforate (showing two neighboring stamps) just tied by pen cancel to small cover with red wax seal on backflap. Vertical creases and staining, still a scarce franking and fine cover with a catalogue value of $3,000 in Unitrade. Estimate $500, sold for C$1,250.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 642, Collection of nine Canada 4-ring numeral cancels on First Cents covers, sold for C$3,744

Lot 642, Collection of nine Canada 4-ring numeral cancels on First Cents covers, sold for C$3,744Lot 642 Collection of 4-Ring Numeral Cancels on nine First Cents Covers, with #s 19 (London) on 1859 5c Beaver cover, 20 (Melbourne) on 1865 5c Beaver registered cover (LRD for this instrument in the Cents period), 23 (Niagara) on 5c Beaver cover (with RPO, etc. on back), 27 (Ottawa) on 1863 5c Beaver cover, 27 (Ottawa) on 1c deep rose QV cover (dated Kingston receiver on back of folded cover), 29 (Perth) on 1865 5c Beaver (Whitworth flaw #121) cover, 29 (Perth) on 1866 5c Beaver (Whitworth flaw #94) cover, 37 (Québec) on 1860 1c deep rose QV cover and 37 (Québec) on 1861 12½c QV cover to England. Overall nice strikes, some covers have creases or tears, an overall fine group. Estimate $400, sold for C$3,200.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lots 73 & 74, Canada 1896-70 Louis Riel Essays, sold for C$3,042 and C$7,254

Lot 73 Canada Ca. 1869-70 Louis Riel Essay in RedLot 73 Canada Ca. 1869-70 Louis Riel Essay in Red, imperforate with margin just cut into at top, on vertically wove paper, reading “Republique Canadienne / Canadian Republic,” with no denomination. Much has been written about this essay, including that it might have been produced by Henry Robinson, of the New Nation newspaper for the Provisional Government PM, A. Bannatyne, or even printed by the foreman of the “Norwester,” a newspaper in Fort Garry. A rare early Canadian essay, with only eight to ten copies known in this colour, small black spot on front, still fine. Accompanied by a 1997 Saskatoon Stamp Centre Guarantee of Authenticity. Estimate C$1,000, sold for $2,600 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 74 Canada Ca. 1869-70 Louis Riel Essay in GreenLot 74 Canada Ca. 1869-70 Louis Riel Essay in Green, imperforate with four margins and part of original gum remaining, on vertically wove paper, reading “Republique Canadienne / Canadian Republic,” with no denomination. Much has been written about this essay, including that it might have been produced by Henry Robinson, of the New Nation newspaper for the Provisional Government PM, A. Bannatyne, or even printed by the foreman of the “Norwester”, a newspaper in Fort Garry. A rare and possibly unique early Canadian essay in this colour, small black spot on front, still very fine. Accompanied by articles published on the subject, as well as very interesting personal correspondence with the owner about the existing copies of these essays and their possible provenance, etc. Estimate C$1,500, sold for $6,200 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 376, Newfoundland 1923 Vickers-Vimy essays in blocks of four, sold for C$614

Lot 376, Newfoundland 1923 Vickers-Vimy essays in blocks of fourLot 376 Newfoundland 1923 15c Vickers-Vimy Essays in Blocks of Four, with two ungummed and perforated blocks, the first in brown and blue on white paper, and the second in brown and black on yellow brown paper, fine-very fine. Listed by Walsh as TE2a and TE3 and priced at $1,120, noting that “it is believed that a sheet of 100 was made for each of the above essays.” Rarely seen in blocks. Includes two later imitation singles of possible US origin. Estimate C$200, sold for $525 plus 17% buyer’s premium.Lot 376, Newfoundland 1923 Vickers-Vimy essays in blocks of four