Lot 1056 Worldwide Group of 73 Selected Better Worldwide Covers, from many different countries such as China (PRC), Switzerland, Germany, France, Zanzibar, Austria, United States, New Brunswick, India, Malta, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Cyprus, Gibraltar, French Polynesia, and much more. Noted commercial covers, first day covers, Zeppelin covers, destinations, frankings, a 1935 Portuguese Red Cross inverted overprint error cover, etc. A very useful and valuable lot, with a few small faults but overall fine or better, and quite worth a close look. Estimate $500, sold for C$900.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 382 Canada #PWF3 1943 Prisoner of War Label, Imperforate, affixed to a folded 8½” x 11″ brown envelope with “International Red Cross Committee Geneva” (in Montreal) label addressed (but likely not mailed to) “International Committee of the Red Cross” (in London England). Very fine and attractive, catalogue value is for an unused stamp only. Ex. John Hillson. Unitrade CV$500, sold for C$350.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 643 Lovely 1900 Canadian Red Cross Boer War Patriotic Private Post Card, mailed Berlin Ontario (NOV.6) to Bienne Switzerland (NOV.16 receivers on front), franked with a 2c Jubilee. The illustration depicts a red cross plus four photos of Canadian nurses inside maple leafs, entitled “The Daughters of the Queen / Nurses with the Canadian Contingent / South Africa”. A rare and lovely card, accompanied by a copy of a 1994 BNA Topics article announcing a new record price obtained ($950) for either this card, or one just like it. Very fine. Ex. Liptak collection. Estimate $500