Lot 673 1832-1866 Group of Three Early New Brunswick Registered Covers, 1832 folded letter Douglas NB to Fredericton with manuscript “Money Letter” and “Paid 2N3” in red; 1852 folded cover from W.O. Campo-Bello NB (strikes on front and back) to Fredericton with manuscript “On Service / Money Letter” and rated “9” through St John NB; and 1866 Saint John NB to Kingston NB (nice datestamps on back) with red handstamp “REGISTERED / LETTER – No.”, franked with two 5c green Queen Victoria adhesives (perf toning) tied by an oval grid. All three are very fine. Estimate $150, sold for C$1,400.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 642 Collection of 4-Ring Numeral Cancels on nine First Cents Covers, with #s 19 (London) on 1859 5c Beaver cover, 20 (Melbourne) on 1865 5c Beaver registered cover (LRD for this instrument in the Cents period), 23 (Niagara) on 5c Beaver cover (with RPO, etc. on back), 27 (Ottawa) on 1863 5c Beaver cover, 27 (Ottawa) on 1c deep rose QV cover (dated Kingston receiver on back of folded cover), 29 (Perth) on 1865 5c Beaver (Whitworth flaw #121) cover, 29 (Perth) on 1866 5c Beaver (Whitworth flaw #94) cover, 37 (Québec) on 1860 1c deep rose QV cover and 37 (Québec) on 1861 12½c QV cover to England. Overall nice strikes, some covers have creases or tears, an overall fine group. Estimate $400, sold for C$3,200.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 511 Canada #4iii 3d Red Imperforate Beaver on Ribbed, Hard Wove Paper on Cover, mailed from Kingston (OCT.19.1857 broken circle) to Guelph (OCT.20 receiver) via Toronto and Belleville (both OCT.20 transits on back). The cover is franked with a sheet margin single of the ribbed, hard wove paper 3d red imperforate, ideally tied by a double broken circle datestamp (contrary to regulation, scarce). Light horizontal fold does not detract from this desirable cover, both for the cancellation and for the scarce stamp usage. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $675. Unitrade CV$800.
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Lot 13 Canada #4v 1852 3d Deep Red Beaver Imperforate on Thick Hard Paper, used with a clear 4-ring #18 cancel from Kingston. This lovely stamp has four large margins, showing part of the next stamp at left and at top, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2019 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$600.
Lot 630 Canada #14 1860 5c Domestic Rate Cover, mailed from Harrowsmith U.C (double broken circle in red dated JY 5, 1860 and earliest recorded date) to Whitby, with same day Kingston U.C transit on back in red. The cover is franked with a strip of three plus two singles of the 1c rose Queen Victoria, cancelled with 6 strikes of an italic and serifed “PAID” handstamp in red, plus another free strike (just to make sure). Edge faults, still a striking cover. Estimate $150, sold for C$450.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.