Lot 17 Canada #4 Collection of eight 3d Beaver Imperforates with Legible 4-ring Numeral Cancels, includes #s 39 (St Johns, RF 9, tough to find on Pence issues), 50 (Windsor, RF 6), 12 (Dundas, RF 9 faint strike), 15 (Guelph, RF 6, extremely fine strike but stamp has a thin), 21 (Montréal, RF 1, corner crease), 31 (Picton (RF 7, very fine strike), 10 (Cobourg, RF 7, faint strike) and 11 (Cornwall, RF 7, rare and usually faint). The stamps typically have three to four margins and are sound, except for those faults mentioned above. Estimate $400, sold for C$1,200.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 588 Canada #74, 78, 86 1899 Registered Map cover to Hawaii, mailed from Montréal on MAR.16.1899 (squared circle precursor free strike on front plus two more on back) to Honolulu Hawaii, with APR.4 receiver on front through Seattle Wash (MAR.23 transit on back). The two cent stationery cover is uprated with two half cent and one three cent Numerals plus a pair of two cent Maps (all stamps have perf toning) making up the required 10c UPU registration rate. A scarce destination, very fine. Estimate $200, sold for C$475.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 548 Québec 1843-1861 Group of Four Province of Québec Stampless Registered Covers, 1843 FL Pointe à Cavagnol LC (rare postmark) to Montréal with FREE and MONEY LETTER handstamps in red; 1843 FL Chambly LC to Montréal with PAID and MONEY LETTER handstamps in red; Windsor Mills LC to Sherbrooke with REGISTERED (small letters) and PAID 3 handstamps in red; and 1861 cover St Hyacinthe CE to Waterloo through Granby, with boxed REGISTERED and PAID 5 in black, plus enclosure. A very fine group. Estimate $150, sold for C$325.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 495 Canada #14 1865 Printed Circular Mailed at the 5c Letter Rate, a printed folded circular (no handwriting inside, but containing two pages of printed matter) mailed from Montréal on OCT.27.1865 to Repentigny, franked with a strip of five of the 1c rose Queen Victoria, paying the 5c letter rate. Very fine and interesting. Estimate $150, sold for C$375.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.