Lot 579 Canada #45a 1895 10c UPU Registered Cover to Switzerland, mailed from Yorkville (FEB.16.1895) to Lausanne, Switzerland with MAR.1 receiver on back, via Toronto and London, England. Franked with 10c rose carmine, tied by two c.d.s. cancels, paying the 5c UPU letter rate plus 5c registration fee. Scarce solo use of the 10c value, minor edge tears, very fine. Ex Daniel Cantor. Estimate $300, sold for C$575.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 12 Canada #4d 3d Red Beaver Imperforate on Cover, mailed from Québec City on SEP.3.1855 to “Hon’ble L.J. Papineau / Monte Bello / Petite Nation” with Monte Bello SEP.5 receiver and Montréal SEP.4 transits on back. This lovely blue cover is franked with a 3d Beaver imperforate, apparently from plate position B53 and on thin paper. Louis Joseph Papineau was a very well known politician. Very fine, from The Outaouais Collection, ex. “Yule” and Daniel Cantor (2011) collections. Unitrade CV$300, sold for C$300.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.