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Stamp auction - 28 September 2017 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 28 September 2017. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 156 - Canada
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CARTON containing collection/remaindered lots of stamps (all periods) housed in six albums. £100 to 200 £290.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-QEII album of covers (approx 40) plus items of ephemera incl. postcards of Niagara Falls, airmails, KEVII postage due, censored, paquebot, O.H.M.S, Royal Train, tourist brochures etc. £30 to 40 N/S
1851-1936 good to FU collection on old printed leaves with Imperf 3d Beavers (2), 1859 1c, 10c (3), 12½c (2), 17c, 1864 2c, QV Large Queens range of vals to 15c, Small Queens range to 10c, 1893 20c, 50c, 1897 Jubilees set to 50c + $2 & $3, 1897 to 20c, 1897 to 10c, 1898 to 20c, 1903 to 50c, 1908 Quebec Tercentenary set, 1915 War Tax 20c M - thin & 50c M, KGV defins to $1 then a complete run through to 1925 Coil set, special delivery & postage dues. (306) £400 to 500 £1000.00
1851-1990's M & U collection housed on black hagner leaves incl. 1859 1c M & U, 10c (3) U, 12½c (3) U & 17c (3) U, 1864 2c U, 1868 to 12½c U, medium paper duplicated range to 15c (3) U, Montreal printing 5c (2) & 15c (3) U, Ottawa 15c U (tones), Small Queens U range to 10c, 1893 20c, 50c (2), 20c M (gum crease), 1897 Jubilee 10c, 15c, 50c & $1 o.g, 1897-98 to 10c M or U or both, 1898-1902 to 10c part o.g. or unused, 20c U, 1898 2c Penny Post (3) M, 1903 KEVII to 50c U + 50c unused, 1908 Quebec Tercentenary set M or unused, 1911-22 to 50c M, some Coil issues, 1922-31 to 10c M, $1 U incl. some Coil stamps, 1928-29 Defin set M, 1930-31 Defin set M, 1935 set M, 1937-38 set M, 1942 War Effort set M, 1946 Peace set M. QEII range up to 1990's range of special delivery M, Officials & dues, also 22 KGVI booklet panes. A useful run through lot, unfortunately the condition is mixed throughout due to some adherence to pages. Very high catalogue value. (100's) £500 to 600 £650.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1859 envelope to England, part address excised with 7½d yellow-green, tied by a barred numeral canceller with HAMILTON JU.23.1859 d/stamp in the lower left corner. The stamp has large margins but just touched at the upper left. (SG.12) Cat. £2500 x2 on cover. Scarce cover. £350 to 450 £620.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1864-68 covers (5) each bearing 1859 10c, shades range from bright red-purple to brown. One 1867 cover has part of the American Bank Note imprint at the top. Although the condition is mixed, this is a good group to study shades & printings. £150 to 200 £150.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1868 cover to Quebec with a 5c tied by a concentric rings canceller. New Carlisle Gaspe 11.MR.1868 d/stamp is at the lower left and a receiving MR.17.68 cancel on the back. Very fine. £80 to 100 N/S
1870-90 2c grass green, fine M imperf pair (gum toned), SG.78a. Cat. £700 £120 to 150 £250.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1890's-1940's envelopes or cards (9) all advertising food or beverages incl. coffee, tea, whisky, corned beef and tobacco. Fine lot. £65 to 90 £76.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1890's-1940's envelopes (20) all advertising hotels. All except two have pictures of the hotel including a full picture of the Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, covering the complete back of the cover. £100 to 150 £145.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1893-1943 advertising envelopes (19) incl. invalid chair, seeds, Express Companies (2) Hardware Store, cattle & hogs etc. £50 to 70 £62.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1895-1943 envelopes (26) advertising various manufacturing products incl. 1899 Bausch & Lomb Microscope, barrels, engines, printing, stationers, boxes, steel works and agricultural equipment. A good lot of covers. £120 to 150 £145.00
1897 Jubilee $2 deep violet, M (centred to right), SG.137. (1) Cat. £1000 £200 to 250 £200.00
1897 Jubilee set, VFU (excl. 8c, 10c & $2) - the $3 & $4 have small thins, from SG.121/140 (13) Cat. £3330 £600 to 700 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1897-1938 advertising covers (13) & one illustrated letter all concerning insurance, finance or benevolent societies. Independent Order of Foresters Daughters and Maids of England, Quebec Province, Sun Insurance, Dominion of Canada Insurance included. Fine lot. £100 to 130 £100.00
QV-QEII M & U collection in a printed album, noted 1897 Jubilee 20c, fine M, 1942 War Effort $1 marginal M, 1946 Peace set M etc. (100's) £80 to 120 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1899-1930's envelopes all with stamp dealer's advertising. (11) £50 to 70 £50.00
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1927 Confederation 12c blue (SG.270), 1942 War Effort 8c & 10c (SG.384/3), 1946 Peace 20c (SG.404) & 1950 10c Drying Furs (SG.432), all fine M blocks of four, the 10c & 20c (SG.383 & 404) are Imprint blocks. (20) Cat. £246 £40 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928-30 airmail covers (3) 1928 Yukon Airways 25c label on cover with a 2c, cancelled WHITE HORSE AP.13.28, 1931 Aklivik to Miami flight with 5c & a Commercial Airways label tied to the back of the cover, also a cover with 2c (2) & a Cherry Red Airlines 10c label cancelled PORT MENIER DEC.28.1929. Ile La Crosse FE.4.30 d/stamp on the front & Prince Albert Sask FE.4.1930 slogan cancel on the back. £40 to 50 £40.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928-31 airmail covers (3) incl. 2c on a cover to Hamilton, Western Canada Airways label on the back tied by a 'Cancelled' h/stamp, first flight Athabasca to Edmonton cover FE.23.31 with a Commercial Airways label tied to the back, also a 1928 Yukon Airways 25c label on cover with 2c cancelled WHITE HORSE AP.13.28. £50 to 60 £40.00
1937-51 complete basic issues U on philatelic leaves incl. coil stamps, special deliveries & Officials (the latter incl. 10ct 'missing stop' with c.d.s. & 20ct 'missing stop' with light roller cancel). Mostly machine cancels & a few others not counted on grounds of condition (clearly marked) in SG total of £964, most of the better stamps being fine or better. £200 to 250 N/S
1937-51 KGVI collection on leaves incl. 1937 2c brown booklet pane of six UM, 1942 coil stamps set UM SG.389/93, 1943 booklet stamps set UM SG.394/6, Coil set UM SG.397/98a, Airs UM SG.399/400, 1946 Peace set & Air booklet pane M SG.401/7, 1949-51 Defin set M SG.414/8, Coil stamps M SG.419/422a, 1950 4c pane of three M, 1c & 4c SG.422b & 423a, 3c pane SG.416a etc, UM & M alone Cat. £300 & a few FU + odd covers. (102) £60 to 75 £60.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942 War Effort covers (12) of which 4 are registered & 4 censored, all bearing War Effort stamps with values up to $1. The $1 censored cover is sent airmail to India with 'Assistant Secretary to the Governor General' cachet. £70 to 80 £86.00
REVENUES 1930 George V Electricity & Gas $1 pane of 50 (broken into 3 multiples), also 60c - two blocks of fifteen, UM. £100 to 150 N/S
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