Lot 119 Canada #43c 1890s 6c Red Brown Small Queen with 5c on 6c Major Re-Entry, on the right stamp of a used pair with a Toronto (1897?) squared circle cancel. This example of the major misplaced re-entry from position B25 is quite strong and easily seen, fine. An important multiple, as only a handful of multiples of this major variety are recorded. Unitrade CV$3,000.
Lot 824 Canada #CLP1 1918 Aero Club of Canada Semi-Official on Registered Cover Ottawa to Toronto, blue cover is franked with a 2c + 1c Admiral War Tax (Die II) and 5c Admiral (both tied by Toronto roller), plus CLP1 (ideally on front) tied by large “by Aeroplane” flight cachet in blue and Toronto AUG.26.1918 c.d.s. The front of the cover also shows the Toronto “AERIAL MAIL” boxed cachet in violet, Ottawa same day receiver on back. A rare cover, with only 26 items carried, lovely and very fine. Unitrade CV$5,000.
Lot 511 Canada #4iii 3d Red Imperforate Beaver on Ribbed, Hard Wove Paper on Cover, mailed from Kingston (OCT.19.1857 broken circle) to Guelph (OCT.20 receiver) via Toronto and Belleville (both OCT.20 transits on back). The cover is franked with a sheet margin single of the ribbed, hard wove paper 3d red imperforate, ideally tied by a double broken circle datestamp (contrary to regulation, scarce). Light horizontal fold does not detract from this desirable cover, both for the cancellation and for the scarce stamp usage. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $675. Unitrade CV$800.
Lot 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 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.