Lot 1342 Lovely Collection of Fancy Postmarks on Large Queen Stamps, all neatly displayed and identified (by Lacelle, Day & Smythies and Jarrett) on 7 pages. Page 1 contains ten fancy numerals, page 2 shows seven letters and words (STEAM, PAID, etc.), page 3 shows ten stars and crosses, page 4 shows twelve crowns, fraternal and others, page 5 shows eight Leaf patterns, and the last two pages show seventeen fancy geometrics. A superior collection for the quality of the postmarks, on a variety of different denominations, with shades, etc., and with a total of 64 stamps. All pages are scanned online and careful viewing should not disappoint. Estimate $800, sold for C$1,300.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1349 A Superior Collection of Fancy Cancels on Large Queen Stamps, all displayed on seven black stock sheets plus another 23 dealer 105 cards. The collection includes about 190 stamps, with a very wide range of different cancels on different denominations, way to many to list, so all are scanned online. We note better items such as a pair of deep blue 15c on thicker paper, very fancy geometrics, “PREPAID BY PUBLISHER”, mail bag seals, a CANADIAN PKT datestamp, crosses, leafs, stars, an OFFICIAL Hechler overprint, RRY cancels just to name a few. Many sought after cancels in this one, mostly choice strikes, as well as more common, and fairly mixed, but would look nice all sorted, see scans online. About one third of the stamps are identified by the owner and overall fine. Estimate $1,200 sold for C$1,700.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.