Lot 625, Canada 1899 two cent Map Special Delivery cover from Galt to Toronto, sold for C$438

Lot 625, Canada 1899 two cent Map Special Delivery cover from Galt to Toronto, sold for C$438Lot 625 Canada 1899 2c Map Stamp Special Delivery Cover, presumably mailed from Galt (corner card is from a Galt business) to Toronto, franked with five 2c Map stamps, with “Special Delivery” manuscript at lower left, with stamps cancelled by “Harrisburg & Southampton M.C OCT.20.1899 RPO cancels (plus one free strike) with Toronto same day receiver on back. Vertical crease affecting one stamp, still unusual and scarce. Estimate $150, sold for C$375.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 323, Canada 1898 Map Stamp imperf pair with light blue oceans, sold for C$1,725

Lot 323 Canada 1898 Two Cent Map Stamp Plate 4 Horizontal Imperforate Pair, unused (no gum) from plate positions 3-4, with light blue oceans, being one of only three pairs known in this colour from this unissued plate, this being the unique imprint pair. Other imperforates are known from this plate but have dark blue oceans. A very fine and rare item for the advanced Map Stamp collection. Illustrated on the cover of Boisclair & Kershaw, ex. Bradley and Boisclair. From the Robert Lunn Map Stamp Collection. Rsv. Estimate $2,000, sold for C$1,500.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.

Plating The Canadian Xmas Map Stamp of 1898 Vol IV. Positions 1-100, Plate 4, ©2004, by Roger Boisclair & Kenneth A. Kershaw