Lot 728 Canada #33 1868 3c Large Queen on Laid Paper on Advertising Cover, from the Gore District Fire Insurance Co., mailed from Galt (OCT.14.1868 duplex) to Derenham, with Ingersoll (OCT.14) and Tilsonburg (OCT.15) transits on back. The stamp is a fine centered single on laid paper (tiny tear and corner crease), which was removed to confirm and placed back. A very fine and attractive cover, with accompanying 1991 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$2,500.
Lot 76 Canada #35a 1872 1c orange on Advertising Cover with Interesting Contents, mailed from H.L. Spencer / Medical Warehouse in St John NB to Gagetown NB at the 1c circular rate (cover is unsealed). Inside the cover are five items, with a two page printed letter dated August 1872, an ad for Colgate soap, a colour card advertising Colgate & Company’s Fine Toilet Soaps, a small yellow illustrated card (for taking notes) from the Novelty Plaster Works and lastly an H.L. Spencer self addressed return envelope (unused). An interesting, and very fine lot, Ex. John Hillson. Estimate $100, sold for C$250.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.