Lot 637, Canada 1892 Small Queen illustrated advertising cover, VF

Lot 637, Canada 1892 Small Queen illustrated advertising cover, VF
Lot 637, Canada 1892 Small Queen illustrated advertising cover, VF (back)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, 1893 WESTON ONT. squared circle on cover, sold for $402

Lot 3560, 1893 WESTON ONT. squared circle on cover, sold for $402Lot 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.

Lot 1265, Bermuda 1882 cover Hamilton to Flatts with one pence pale rose, on page with additional material

lot-1265Lot 1265 Bermuda 1882 cover, Hamilton to Flatts, mailed at Hamilton (blue OCT.28.1882 #1 duplex), franked with a 1d pale rose QV (small fault) and addressed to Villa Monticello in Flatts Bermuda, with black duplex #13 receiver (catalogue # K3a) on back. Intra-Island mail is very rare from this period, and this is a very nice example, with two fairly clear postmarks. The owner (Geoff Newman) paid $1,700 for this cover in 2009. The cover is presented on a well written-up page which also includes two different stamps with a #13 duplex (catalogue #K1) as well as another with a nice #15 (catalogue #K3a). The cover is accompanied by a 1980 B.P.A. certificate. Estimate C$1,000.