Lot 946 People’s Republic of China #1483, 1492 1979 $2 Souvenir Sheets, two different, one with the gold stamp Exhibition overprint, fresh and very fine. Scott CV U$850, sold for C$800.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1191 Canada #PF19, PF19a September 1919 Truro-Charlottetown Exhibition Flight Covers. These two covers are the earliest recorded air mail flights in the Maritimes. Includes a Truro Nova Scotia SEP.24.1919 1PM cover to Charlottetown with a same day 2PM backstamp (150 covers flown), as well as a Charlottetown cover cancelled at 3PM on SEP.29.1919 with a Truro 4:30PM same day receiver (30 of these were flown). Truro cover is roughly opened at top, still both scarce pioneer covers. Also includes original letter enclosed in cover from Truro to Charlottetown, September 24th, 1919. The catalogue value given is from 1998 and these have increased in value. Offered on a written-up exhibit page. Air Mails Catalogue Value $1,200, sold for C$1,700.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.