Lot 340 Canada #F2 1889 Registered Printed Matter Cover, mailed from Poplar Hill, Ont. on AUG.27.1889 to London, Ont (AUG.28 London letter carrier datestamp on front), franked with a 5c Registered Letter and a 1c Small Queen, tiny hole at top right, still very fine. Ex. John Hillson. Estimate $150, sold for C$650.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1193 Collection of Type II Ontario Strikes on stamps, on pages in three thick albums, displayed alphabetically from Acton to Wooler (no Toronto), with about 125 different towns represented. Towns may have from one to four stamps, each with fine to very fine, often socked on the nose strikes. There are a total of 233 items included and we have counted multiples as one. We note earliest and latest reported dates, indicia errors and usages on Small Queens, Jubilees, QV to Admirals or later, with uncommon denominations such as 7c and 10c Edward, 5c and 10c Numeral, etc, often unrecorded. There are many better towns or scarce usages included and we have only scanned a few items and a list of about 50 of the most noteworthy. We still recommend viewing, as there are many very nice items here.Estimate $1,500. Sold for C$2,300.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 3552 Postcard with 1897 WATERDOWN ONT. squared circle, a very fine strike AP 2/97 on a 1c post card to Goderich (AP 3 squared circle receiver on front). Two file holes, one affecting top of dispatch strike, still the only known strike on cover and the unrecorded new latest known date for this hammer. RF 160 From the The Ted Kerzner Squared Circle Cancellations of Canada. Estimate $800.
Lot 962 Canada #CL13 1927 Patricia Airways and Exploration Limited Commercial Cover, from Cobalt to Pine Ridge, Ontario. Mailed Cobalt MAR.18.1927, arrived at Rouyn P.Q. MAR.20 and has backstamps from Rolling Portage and Sioux Lookout on MAR.24. Opening faults at right and some creases and minor staining. Scott CV$250, sold for C$180 plus buyer’s premium.