Lot 643 Lovely 1900 Canadian Red Cross Boer War Patriotic Private Post Card, mailed Berlin Ontario (NOV.6) to Bienne Switzerland (NOV.16 receivers on front), franked with a 2c Jubilee. The illustration depicts a red cross plus four photos of Canadian nurses inside maple leafs, entitled “The Daughters of the Queen / Nurses with the Canadian Contingent / South Africa”. A rare and lovely card, accompanied by a copy of a 1994 BNA Topics article announcing a new record price obtained ($950) for either this card, or one just like it. Very fine. Ex. Liptak collection. Estimate $500
Lot 981 Worldwide Interesting Collection of Worldwide Postal History, all written up and displayed on pages in two albums, with about 150 covers in all from the 1800s to modern, with the majority being before 1960. A nice variety of interesting material here, including an 1880 Elie (Scotland) registration receipt, 1935 Brazil Zeppelin flight, 1927 Columbia SCADTA cover, 1938 Spain Civil War censored cover, 1943 airmail China to USA, 1945 Israel censored, 1934 Paraguay Chaco War military cover, 1940 Finland Olympic Games slogan, 1936 Ceylon to G.B., Special Christmas flights and many more unusual and fascinating covers, including many WWII censored. Well worth a close inspection, we have only scanned a few. Ex. Liptak collection. Estimate C$600.
Lot 940 Netherlands Specialized Collection of the “Pre War Years”, 1924-1940, Part 2 (Balance of the Collection), all neatly displayed and well written up in two albums, with a total of 151 items. We note official free mail, royalty, Court of International Justice (a few stamps and usages), military mail, special stationery, event postmarks (including 1928 Olympiade publicity handstamps), paquebot mail, railways, rocket mail, mobile post offices, balloon post, philatelic events as well as 44 Transorma postal mechanization marks on covers or cards. See scans for a taste of this well researched and extensive collection. Overall fine to very fine. Ex. Liptak collection. Estimate C$400.
Lot 652 Canada #76, 79 1899 12c “AR” Registered Cover to New Orleans, mailed Montreal (squared circle precursor AUG.9.1899) to New Orleans Louisiana (AUG.13 receiver on front), franked with two 5c plus a 2c purple Numerals (paying 2c postage, 5c registration and 5c “avis de réception” or acknowledgement of receipt), stamps are tied by oval Rs and there is a rare free strike of an “AR” in circle. Stamps have faults and cover with small tears and light stains, still a rare and early AR cover. Ex. Liptak collection. Estimate C$300.