Lot 625 Canada 1899 2c Map Stamp Special Delivery Cover, presumably mailed from Galt (corner card is from a Galt business) to Toronto, franked with five 2c Map stamps, with “Special Delivery” manuscript at lower left, with stamps cancelled by “Harrisburg & Southampton M.C OCT.20.1899 RPO cancels (plus one free strike) with Toronto same day receiver on back. Vertical crease affecting one stamp, still unusual and scarce. Estimate $150, sold for C$375.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 728 Canada #33 1868 3c Large Queen on Laid Paper on Advertising Cover, from the Gore District Fire Insurance Co., mailed from Galt (OCT.14.1868 duplex) to Derenham, with Ingersoll (OCT.14) and Tilsonburg (OCT.15) transits on back. The stamp is a fine centered single on laid paper (tiny tear and corner crease), which was removed to confirm and placed back. A very fine and attractive cover, with accompanying 1991 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$2,500.