Lot 1175, Canada 1896 Piano illustrated advertising cover with three cent Small Queen, Ottawa to Wisconsin

The second day of Sale 42 continues this afternoon with Canada & B.N.A. Postal History.

Front of Lot 1175, Canada 1896 Piano illustrated advertising cover with three cent Small Queen, Ottawa to Wisconsin Back of Lot 1175, Canada 1896 Piano illustrated advertising cover with three cent Small Queen, Ottawa to Wisconsin Lot 1175 Canada #41 1896 Lovely Piano Illustrated Advertising Small Queen Cover, showing a bright red and blue logo for J.L. Orme & Son Ottawa with illustration of a grand piano. The cover was mailed at Ottawa with a 3c Small Queen tied by a perfect strike of an Imperial machine cancel dated MAY.27.1896 to Wisconsin (receiver on back). The back is fully advertised and illustrates an “Orme Lute-Banjo” (“a most charming instrument, especially adapted for ladies use”). A very desirable cover, extremely fine. Ex Ted Kerzner. Estimate C$150.

Lot 1333 — Canada 1877 three cent Small Queen illustrated advertising cover

Lot 1333Lot 1333 Canada #37 1877 Toronto 3c Small Queen Illustrated Advertising Cover mailed NOV.26.1877 (duplex) and addressed to Gravenhurst (receiver on back). The illustration is of four children working in a print shop, setting type, etc. for the L. C. Thomas & Son Book and Job Printing, Brooklin, Ontario. Opening tears on back, else a very fine and early illustrated cover. Estimate $100