Lot 1224, Montreal 1897 Type 4 Jubilee Flag machine cancel on cover to Ottawa, sold for C$1,638

Lot 1224, Montreal 1897 Type 4 Jubilee Flag machine cancel on cover to Ottawa, sold for C$1,638Lot 1224 Montreal (Type 4 Jubilee Flag). A proof impression dated MAY 1 (12-45) 1897 described as possibly unique (Ex. Richardson), and a superb strike dated JUN 20 (5-0) 1897 on a free franked cover addressed to the Postmaster General in Ottawa. A nice pair. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $750, sold for C$1,400.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1226, 1897 three cent Jubilee cover Montréal to Berlin Ontario, (Type 4 Jubilee Flag) five stroke die, sold for C$1,696

Lot 1226, 1897 three cent Jubilee cover Montréal to Berlin Ontario, (Type 4 Jubilee Flag) five stroke die, sold for C$1,696Lot 1226 Montreal (Type 4 Jubilee Flag), Five stroke Die. The Five Stroke die combined with a dater normally associated with the B Ensign, cancelling a 3c Jubilee on a lovely cover addressed to Berlin (Ont.) According to owner, only four examples of this unusual Hub and Flag association on cover have been reported. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,450.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1258, Ottawa 1898 Type 6-2A Jubilee Flag inverted machine cancel on three cent jubilee cover to USA, sold for C$1,462

Lot 1258, Ottawa 1898 Type 6-2A Jubilee Flag inverted machine cancel on three cent jubilee cover to USA, sold for C$1,462Lot 1258 Ottawa (Type 6-2A Jubilee Flag) Inverted, a nice and complete strike dated FEB 18 (7—0) 1898 tying a 3c Jubilee on cover addressed to the USA. A small tear doesn’t detract. A great rarity, ex. Larry Paige. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $750, sold for C$1,250.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.