Lot 481 Group of eight 2c UPU Stationery Cards to eight Different Destinations, with 1888 to Mexico, 1892 to Turkey, 1893 to India, 1895 to Sweden, 1895 to Russia, 1896 to Belgium, 1896 to Germany, and 1910 to Costa Rica. Most cards have interesting transit and receiver postmarks, some have toning, otherwise mostly fine or better. See scans. Estimate $250, sold for C$525.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1308 Sweden Mint Never Hinged Collection in a Lighthouse Hingeless Album, while the like-new Lighthouse album contains pages from 1855 to 1973, the stamps range from 1941 to 1954 and features a good run of complete sets of coils, plus usually a pair, and sometimes two singles of the booklet stamps (perforated on three sides). All fresh and mint never hinged, all in a useful album. Scans only show a sampling. Scott CV U$534, sold for C$500.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1512 Group of 56 First Flight and Air Mail Covers and Cards, 1920s-1930s, from European Countries: Latvia (x2), Hungary (x4), Poland (x6), Ethiopia (x1), Romania (x2), Greece (x4), Iceland (x1), Norway (x3), Sweden (x1), Denmark (x1), Yugoslavia (x1), Austria (x6), Estonia (x1), Persia (x2), Palestine (x1), Saar (x7), Egypt (x3), Belgium (x4), Portugal (x3), French Morocco (x3). Many of these were in Mr. Pont’s exhibit and feature interesting frankings, rates, destinations (many to India, etc), cachets, and more. Some were affected by humid storage, still overall fine to very fine. Viewing highly recommended to better appreciate the scarce material in this lot, many scans available online. From the The Leon Victor Pont Collection of Early India, New Zealand and Worldwide Pioneer Flight Covers. Estimate $500, sold for C$1,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 814 Collection of nine Admiral Destination Covers or Cards with postage Due Stamps, all written up on album pages and all bearing postage due stamps, including Italy (x2), Sweden, Switzerland (x2), Belgium and Denmark. Overall fine to very fine, with a variety of frankings and rates, and quite colourful. From the Andrew Liptak Postal History Collection. Estimate C$200.