Lot 730, Newfoundland group of covers franked with 1897-1901 Royal Family Issues, sold for C$1,872

Lot 730, Newfoundland group of covers franked with 897-1901 Royal Family Issues, sold for C$1,872Lot 730 Newfoundland #78-85 Group of Covers Franked with the 1897-1901 Royal Family Issues, with 59 covers in all, with all denominations used, including many correct single frankings, etc. We note many better postmarks such as Placentia, Carbonear, Harbor Grace, Grand Bank, Trinity, St Leonard’s, Placentia Bay TPO, Hickman’s Harbour, Clarenville, St John’s Central, St John’s East, Notre Dame Bay TPO, N & W Railway TPO, Branch, Clarke’s beach, More to Pay, Collect Postage, and more. Destinations include inland, Scotland, Holland, United States, Canada, etc. We also note some registered covers, advertising covers, drop letters, a (faulty) cover with a major misperforation on a strip of five of the 2c, and more. A very useful group for the enthusiast, with a variety of faults, still overall fine or better. Estimate $500, sold for C$1,600.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1424, Great Britain 1846 cover to Saint John New Brunswick

Lot 1424 Great Britain 1846 Cover to New Brunswick, franked with six copies of #4, being a single, a pair and a strip of three (Scott Specialized CV for stamps alone in these configurations is $600, and much more on cover). Mailed from Port Arlington (lovely blue c.d.s. dated MAY.12.1846 on front) to “St John’s” (with receiver dated JU?) and two transit datestamps MY 13 and MY 14. There is also a black straightline “MORE TO PAY” on front, beside a fancy “2” due marking. A very clean and attractive cover. Estimate C$150.

Canada #15 cover Kingston to Picton, More-to-Pay handstamp, sold for $253

Canada #15 cover, more-to-payLot 1311, Canada #15 1867 5c Beaver cover with More-to-Pay, franked with three 5c Beaver and mailed at Kingston SEP.06.1867. Addressed to Picton with same day backstamp. There is a MORE-TO-PAY handstamp on front plus two blue crayon notations “85” and “13”. Cut down at left, else very fine. Est $150, realized $220.00