Lot 3203, GRANBY QUE. 1897 squared circle, two VF strikes on postcard, realized $1322

Lot 3203, GRANBY QUE. 1897 squared circle, two VF strikes on postcard, realized $1322Lot 3203 GRANBY QUE. squared circle, two very fine strikes -/JY 5/97 tie stamps to a registered 1c Jubilee post card, uprated with a 5c Small Queen (unreported stamp use in handbook) addressed to St John NB. Other postmarks on front and back include Granby c.d.s., St John NB c.d.s., Montreal squared circle precursor. Back shows a H&F Giddings chairs, carriages, etc. business handstamp in purple. A lovely item, and extremely rare, RF 25. From The Ted Kerzner Squared Circle Cancellations of Canada. Estimate $500, sold for C$1,150 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 3633, McGREGOR STATION MAN. squared circle on Voting Paper cover, sold for $345

Lot 3633, McGREGOR STATION MAN. squared circle on voting paper cover, sold for $345Lot 3633 McGREGOR STATION MAN. squared circle, a very fine strike -/JU 13/98 ties a 1c Queen Victoria Leaf to a lovely Voting Paper unsealed cover to the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. Very fine. RF 30. From The Ted Kerzner Squared Circle Cancellations of Canada. Estimate $150, sold for C$300 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 3077, 1894 ST. HILARION QUE. Type 1 squared circle on front, sold for $690

Lot 3077, 1894 ST. HILARION QUE. Type 1 squared circle on front, sold for $690Lot 3077 ST. HILARION QUE. Type One squared circle (thin bars), a very fine strike on a letter card, dated 10/OC/94. This is a front only, with punch holes and aging, still the only known strike on cover. RF 90. From The Ted Kerzner Squared Circle Cancellations of Canada. Estimate $300, sold for C$600 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 3627, GRETNA MAN. 1902 squared circle on two cent Numeral cover to Minneapolis, sold for $431

Lot 3627, GRETNA MAN. 1902 squared circle on cover to Minneapolis, sold for $431Lot 3627 1902 GRETNA MAN. squared circle, a very fine free strike OC 16/02 on a 2c Numeral cover to Minneapolis (next day receiver on back), being the latest recorded date for this hammer, and confirming strike. Small tear at top, still very fine and one of only seven known covers. RF 45. From The Ted Kerzner Squared Circle Cancellations of Canada. Estimate $200, sold for C$375 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 3038, 1893 MONTREAL CANADA squared circle on postcard from Constantinople, realized $5290

Lot 3038, 1893 MONTREAL CANADA squared circle on Constantinople, realized $5290Lot 3038 MONTREAL CANADA squared circle, fine-very fine transit strike -/JU 22/93 on a post card mailed from Constantinople, Turkey (MAY.27.1893) to Montreal (carrier marking dated June 8). The addressee could not be found and the card was sent to the D.L.O. on JUN.28.1893. This squared circle was proofed on 2/MY 19/93 and this unique example has never been reported until now. Accompanied by a lengthy write-up (shown below), indicating that when this item was discovered in 2013 it was probably the most significant find in Canadian squared circles in fifty-five years. RF 250. From The Ted Kerzner Squared Circle Cancellations of Canada. Estimate $7,000, sold for C$4,600 plus buyer’s premium.