Lot 1226, 1897 three cent Jubilee cover Montréal to Berlin Ontario, (Type 4 Jubilee Flag) five stroke die, sold for C$1,696

Lot 1226, 1897 three cent Jubilee cover Montréal to Berlin Ontario, (Type 4 Jubilee Flag) five stroke die, sold for C$1,696Lot 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 1206, Montreal 1896 machine cancel, Type M-1 straight line, sold for C$1,579

Lot 1206, Montreal 1896 machine cancel, Type M-1 straight line, sold for C$1,579Lot 1206 Montreal (Type M-1 Straight Line) dated MAR 10 (19-0) 1896 tying 2c Small Queen on local cover to Hochelaga (adjacent P.O. rate). First day of use, and the only reported example on cover. Cover reduced at left. Ex. David Sessions (1999). From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,350.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1214, Canada 1911 Montreal machine cancel type 1-1 Ensign Flag on Small Queen cover, sold for C$1,872

Lot 1214, Canada 1911 Montreal machine cancel type 1-1 Ensign Flag on Small Queen cover, sold for C$1,872Lot 1214 Montreal (Type 1-1 Ensign Flag), dated MAR 23 (11-0) tying 1c Small Queen strip of three on cover (missing backflap) addressed to H.E. Waite, one of the co-inventors of the first Imperial canceling machines. Only 2 reported usages on this day, and the only known cover (the other one is a card). Ex. Larry Paige. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,600.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1258, Ottawa 1898 Type 6-2A Jubilee Flag inverted machine cancel on three cent jubilee cover to USA, sold for C$1,462

Lot 1258, Ottawa 1898 Type 6-2A Jubilee Flag inverted machine cancel on three cent jubilee cover to USA, sold for C$1,462Lot 1258 Ottawa (Type 6-2A Jubilee Flag) Inverted, a nice and complete strike dated FEB 18 (7—0) 1898 tying a 3c Jubilee on cover addressed to the USA. A small tear doesn’t detract. A great rarity, ex. Larry Paige. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $750, sold for C$1,250.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.