Lot 1293, group of fifteen Jubilee Advertising covers with flag cancels, sold for C$2,808

Lot 1293, group of fifteen Jubilee Advertising covers with flag cancels, sold for C$2,808Lot 1293 Group of Illustrated Advertising Jubilee covers and card, with fifteen covers (incl. one card and one front), all franked with a 1c or 3c Jubilee issue, each cancelled by various Flag cancels from Montreal, Toronto or Ottawa. Includes Patriotic, and a Montreal 1897 Fair fully illustrated cover displayed on the owner’s flag cancel Exhibit first page. We also note earliest reported dates of Toronto Types 7-11, 7-12 and 7-15. A selected group, all scanned online. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$2,400.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1272, Canada 1898 three cent Leaf cover with Toronto Type 8-23 Barred Involute Flag cancel, sold for C$3,042

Lot 1272, Canada 1898 three cent Leaf cover with Toronto Type 8-23 Barred Involute Flag cancel, sold for C$3,042Lot 1272 Toronto (Type 8-23 Barred Involute Flag) Die Letter G, FEB 23 (17-0) 1898 complete and clear strike tying a 3c Leaf on a corner card cover (with letterhead enclosure). Very elusive machine postmark reported used during only three hours on this day. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate C$2,000, sold for $2600 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1135, Canada 1863 twelve and a half cent green Victoria on folded cover Toronto to Glasgow, carried on Allan Line

Lot 1135, Canada 1863 twelve and a half cent green Victoria on folded cover Toronto to Glasgow, carried on Allan LineLot 1135 Canada #18 12½c yellow green Queen Victoria on Folded Cover, mailed from Toronto on DEC.3.1863 (broken circle free strike) to Glasgow, Scotland, with Glasgow Packet Paid receiver dated DEC.20, having been carried on the Allan Line America. The stamp has lovely bright colour and is tied by a Toronto square grid to this blue folded cover. A pristine example of the 12½c Canadian packet rate, extremely fine. Estimate C$300.