Lot 136 Canada #37i 1871 three cent dark rose Small Queen on Thick Paper, a used single with part duplex cancel, deep rich colour and nicely centered, very fine. Ex. John Hillson. Unitrade CV$250, sold for C$325.00 plus 15% 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 497 Great Britain 1841 1d red brown Queen Victoria Imperforate on Entire, from position LL, Plate 21, clearly showing the “L over K” variety, on entire mailed from Dundee to Stirling (MAY.29/30.1842), cancelled with a distinctive Dundee Maltese Cross cancel. Ex. John Hillson. Estimate $150, sold for C$375.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 326 Canada #F1 1885 Registered Cross Border Cover, mailed at Ottawa on SEP.16.1885 to Old Orchard, Maine, crossed-out and re-directed to Ottawa (endorsed “Ottawa / Can”) via RPO (East / SEP.26) and Buffalo (SEP.26 transit) and arrived Ottawa again on SEP.27. The cover is franked with a 2c RLS plus two 3c, a 1c and a 2c Small Queens (tied by three Ottawa Crown cancels and several REGISTERED straight lines) paying a total of 11c (5c registration plus double the 3c rate). Very fine and a scarce franking. Ex. S.J. Menich, Ex. John Hillson. Estimate $250, sold for C$625.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.