Lot 385 Bermuda #97 1932 12sh6d King George V, used with lovely Hamilton Bermuda c.d.s., with a very light vertical bend, still fresh and extremely fine. Ex. Dick Lamb. S.G. #93, £375. Scott CV U$425, sold for C$475 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 348 Canada #8 1857 ½d Rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, used with socked on the nose MAY.31.1858 Hamilton datestamp, the stamp has four large to huge margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2001 Greene Foundation certificate. A beautiful stamp with an ideal postmark. Rsv. $950. Unitrade CV$1,000, sold for C$950.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 266 Canada #40i 1879 10c light rose lilac Small Queen, used with nice Hamilton broken circle dated JAN.30.1879, very fine. Ex. John Hillson. Unitrade CV$100, sold for C$200.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 637 Canada #35 1892 Small Queen Illustrated Advertising Cover, a yellow cover mailed DEC.14.1892 from the Merchant’s Protective Collecting Association in Hamilton to Montreal, handstamped “NOT FOUND / RETURN / TO / WRITER” and returned to Hamilton on JAN.5.1893. The cover depicts a large eye. Open on two sides and ex. Ron Brigham (with his red handstamp on back), very fine, with great eye appeal. Estimate C$150.
Lot 3560 WESTON ONT. squared circle, a very fine (light) strike AU 31/93 ties a 3c Small Queen to a cover mailed to “Cumberland House, North West Territory” (SP 2/93 broken circle on back). The addressee’s address was crossed out, and a Hamilton address added. The cover then went to Ottawa (squared circle on front dated FE 9/94) and then to Hamilton (FE 10/94 receiver on back). There is also a Prince Albert SASK c.d.s. on back SP 5/93. The Weston strike is the earliest recorded date for this hammer. A few small faults, else very fine. RF 35 From The Ted Kerzner Squared Circle Cancellations of Canada. Estimate $150, sold for C$350 plus buyer’s premium.