Lot 282 Canada #53 1897 3c bright rose Jubilee, a mint plate block of eight, with full plate 1 inscription at top, hinged on two right stamps and in selvedge, overall fine. Rsv. $280. Unitrade CV$300, sold for C$280.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1226 Montreal (Type 4 Jubilee Flag), Five stroke Die. The Five Stroke die combined with a dater normally associated with the B Ensign, cancelling a 3c Jubilee on a lovely cover addressed to Berlin (Ont.) According to owner, only four examples of this unusual Hub and Flag association on cover have been reported. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,450.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1178 Canada #50-55 group of fourteen Jubilee covers and cards, nice variety in this lot, with rates, frankings and postmarks, including squared circles. We counted five registered covers, one with a three-colour franking, a lovely colour illustrated advertising private PC (stamp sulphuretted), three uprated letter cards, a few combination frankings with Small Queen or Leaf issues, and more. Overall fine or better, see scans. Estimate $500, sold for C$800.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1293 Group of Illustrated Advertising Jubilee covers and card, with fifteen covers (incl. one card and one front), all franked with a 1c or 3c Jubilee issue, each cancelled by various Flag cancels from Montreal, Toronto or Ottawa. Includes Patriotic, and a Montreal 1897 Fair fully illustrated cover displayed on the owner’s flag cancel Exhibit first page. We also note earliest reported dates of Toronto Types 7-11, 7-12 and 7-15. A selected group, all scanned online. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$2,400.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 291 Canada #57 1897 10c brown violet Jubilee, mint never hinged, well centered among four large and even margins, fresh and extremely fine. A very nice stamp, accompanied by a 2019 Greene Foundation certificate, Rsv. $550. Unitrade CV$750, sold for C$550.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.