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 659 Canada #97, 98 cover 1908 Switzerland to USA, then to Alberta, back to Switzerland, originally mailed registered from Ponts de Martel, Switzerland APR.13.1908 to Spokane, Washington (rec’d there on APR.26) through New York (APR.21 transit). Ten months later (FEB.8.1909) it was remailed from Stauffer, Alberta (franked with a 1c and two 2c Québec Tercentenary issues) through Innisfail (FEB.10 transit) to Ponts de Martel (arrived there FEB.23). A well travelled and colourful cover, with wrinkles and other small faults, else fine. An ideal cover for a Québec Tercentenary collection. Estimate C$150.
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.