Lot 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 (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.