Lot 1312 1931 SCADTA Air Mail Cover to Col0mbia, this cover is franked with SCADTA #C55 and #C58 which were intended for internal use only, and are very rare on international incoming mail. Mailed from Vancouver on MAY.26.1931, arrived Barranquilla on JUN.3 and Girardot on same day (receiver on back). There is a Canal Zone stamp at left, uncancelled even though mail would have gone through via Canal Zone. A very fine and scarce cover. Estimate C$300.
Lot 1575 United States Possessions, mostly Mint Collection in an Album, all on Mystic pages, starts off with Hawaii, noting #s 10S, 11S, 24-26 (unused, $1,050), 34 (hinged), almost complete first Provisional Government overprint issues (mostly hinged), O1-6 (hinged) and many more; Guam with #E1 (hinged) and a few more; Shanghai with #s K1-K15, K17, K18 (assumed all hinged, $1,685); Canal Zone with #s 1 (hinged, $650, looks ok, see scan), and many more, including good back of the book; Philippines with a good representation up to about 1940 (back of the book continues to the 1960s), and more. A clean and respectable collection, which might yield some surprises in the overprint types, shades, etc, overall fine or better. Scans only show a small portion, so viewing is recommended. Estimate $600, sold for C$1,050.00 pus 17% buyer’s premium.