Lot 1214, Canada 1911 Montreal machine cancel type 1-1 Ensign Flag on Small Queen cover, sold for C$1,872

Lot 1214, Canada 1911 Montreal machine cancel type 1-1 Ensign Flag on Small Queen cover, sold for C$1,872Lot 1214 Montreal (Type 1-1 Ensign Flag), dated MAR 23 (11-0) tying 1c Small Queen strip of three on cover (missing backflap) addressed to H.E. Waite, one of the co-inventors of the first Imperial canceling machines. Only 2 reported usages on this day, and the only known cover (the other one is a card). Ex. Larry Paige. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,600.00 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.