CANADIAN STAMPLESS LETTERS, COVERS AND OTHER HISTORICAL ITEMS (Stampless to End of Large Queens)


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PROMINENT/FAMOUS PEOPLE AND HISTORICAL EVENTS

     1 S o/FDC HON. ALLAN BLAKENEY PREMIER OF SASK. autograph on FDC at 1978 1st Ministers Conference. VF

SB   50.00



     2 S */FDC HON ROLAND MICHENER GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CDN autograph at 1978 Fed/Prov Conf.

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     3 P */FDC HON WILLIAM GRENVILLE DAVIS PREMIER OF ONTARIO autograph, at 1978 Prov/Fed conference. on Labrador Ship cover. VF. Scarce

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     4 S */FDC HON JEANNE SAUVE autograph on 1978 FDC, Sauve was the First Woman to: Quebec Federal Politician, Speaker of the House of Commons, and Gevernor Gen. VF

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     5 P */FDC MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER (Wife of the President Eisenhower) autograph plus Ellen L. Fairclough(Cdn Postmaster Gen. + Minsiter of Immegration and 1st Federal Cabinet minister. on Girl Guide 1948 FDC. VF

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     6 S *PC PRESIDENT KENNEDY AND MRS.KENNEDY on ususal colour PC. VF

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     7 S */CVR APOLLO 15-AL WORDEN-AMERICAN ASTRONAUT autograph- USS AUSTIN recovery cvr. VF

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     8 S */FDC AMERICAN ASTRONAUT-CHARLES G. FULLERTON autograph on 1975 Apollo-Soyuz FDC.VF

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     9 S o/CVR AMERICAN ASTRONAUT JAMES B.IRWIN astronaut on 1971 launch Apollo 15 cvr. VF

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     10 S o/CVR FATHER OF THE HYDROGEN BOMB-EDWARD TELLER autograph, worked on the Manhattan Project, on 1975 Apollo 15 Jackass Flats cvr. VF

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     11 S o/CVR AMERICAN ASTRONAUT-RON EVANS autograph NASA, was on various Apollo mission on Apollo 17 1972 cover. VF

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12 o/FDC HON HUGH KEENLEYSIDE autograph on 1978 FDC Cdn Diplomat and Politican. VF

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13 o/FDC HON DAVE BARRETT,autograph Past Premier of BC on 1978 FDC. VF

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14 o/FDC HON RICHARD BENNETT HATFIELD past Premier of NB on 1978 FDC. VF

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15 o/FDC HON ALEXANDER BRADSHAW CAMPBELL,autograph, past Premier of PEI on 1978 FDC.VF

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16 o/PS HON. MARC LALONDE,autograph, past Energy Minister on 1977 P.Stat.item. VF

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17 o/FDC HON ALLAN J. MACEACHEN, autograph,former senior Cdn Politician on 1979 FDC.VF

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18 o/FDC HON EUGENE WHELAN, autograph, past Minister of Agriculture on 1978 FDC. VF

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19 o/FDC HON JEAN LESAGE, autograph,Former Premier of Quebec/Politician,on 1978 FDC.VF

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20 o/FDC KENNETH ROY THOMSON, autograph, former Cdn Newspaper Magnate. VF

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21 o/FDC HON FLORA MACDONALD, autograph, Cdn Politician, on 1978 FDC. VF

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22 o/FDC WILLIAM HICKSON BARTON, autograph, former Cdn UN Ambass.on 1977 FDC. VF

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     23 P */PC T.R.H. THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF KENT wedding ceremony at Buckingham Palace,RPPC

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     24 S o/FDC AMERICAN ASTRONAUT DONALD (DUKE SLAYTON,autograph on 1975 Apollo/Soyuz FDC.VF

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     25 S o/FDC AMERICAN ASTRONAUT -MAJOR KAROL BOBKO autograph on Apollo/Soyuz FDC. VF

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     26 S o/FDC AMERICAN ASTRONAUT-BOB OVERMYER autograph on 1974 Skylab FDC. VF

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     27 P o/FDC MERCURY 7 ASTRONAUT SCOTT CARPENTER, on 1967 Space Walk FDC, plus John Williams Dir.of Spacecraft Op., and stamp designor Paul Calle. VF Scarce

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     28 S PPP QUEBEC-PLAINS OF ABRAHAM-WHERE WOLFE DIED (PPP) Notman, super image. VF

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     29 P PPP QUEBEC CITY OBSERVATION CAR AND HOTEL (PPP) LIVERNOIS STUDIO embossed Handstamp in LR corner, great view showing Observation car, full of clients, hotel and Car Crew.Super detail + finalized handcoloured PC. Rare

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     30 P PPP QUEBEC CITY OBSERVATION CAR (PPP) 7"x 5", stunning view with the full car with ladies in their finery, Crew and a small Lad posing. + finalized colour PC.VF


30 Colorized

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     31 S PPP QUEBEC TADOUSSAC BAY (PPP) showing Hotel,Tall ships, by Bilaudeau + Campbell Quebec 8"x 4 1/2" on green mounting board + finalized Postcard. F-VF

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     32 S PPP QUEBEC MURRAY BAY CHAMAND'S HOTEL (PPP) on board by Bilahdeau and Campbell photographers, 8" x 5" + finalzed colour PC. Super image. VF

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     33 S PPP QUEBEC GASPE BAY BASIN (PPP) on green board 9"x7" showing the harbour, tall ships, village etc. Circa 1900. VF

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     34 S PPP QUEBEC GASPE BAY BASIN (PPP) on thick green board, showing excellent detail of village, tall ship, cottages, Bay etc. Circa 1900. VF

SB   175.00



     35 P PPP MONTREAL SKI JUMP (PROBABLY FROM MT.ROYAL) (PPP) Smaller Photographic Postcard Proof 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" with finalized Montreal Import Co. PC (used 1907). VF


35 Backside

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     36 P PPP MONTREAL ROWING TEAMS ON RIVER (PPP) smaller format 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" PPP, marked Mark Gibson series on back. Excellent detail circa 1905. VF


36 Backside

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     37 S PPP MONTREAL DOMINION PARK AERIAL SWINGS (PPP) excellent detail of the Park and people.(card cut lines still on the front)+finalized used 1907 card. VF

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CANADIAN STAMPLESS LETTERS, COVERS AND DOCUMENTS

     38 S o/DOC 1658 THE GAZETTE newspaper (London England) talks of Lord Protector Oliver sickness, Council names related to the death of Oliver Cromwell, news of various countries in Europe. Spet2-9 1658 VF

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     39 P o/CVR 1781 stampless cvr on GR WMK'ed paper+ parts of wax sealer dateline QUEBEC 24 APR 1781 with statement of Acct from J.Tanswell (Bio. on James Tanswell-educator journalist and office holder,brought in to educate Sir Guy Carletons childred) to John Salmon. Very scarce early 1780's document. F-VF


39 Backside

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     40 P o/CVR 1814 Stampless letter,rated red brushstroke '9',Straightline MONTREAL 22 AUG 14 in black to Quebec


40 Backside

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     41 P o/CVR 1830 stampless cvr +Gov't enclosure PRESCOTT TO YORK FREE MONEY LETTER, Prescott manuscript in red, from Post Master. Fine

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     42 P o/CVR 1839 stampless cvr with enclosure on banking, NIAGARA double cir in red, 17/Sept 1839 manuscript, double rate 1/1 1/2cy to Toronto. VF

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     43 S o/CVR 1840 stampless letter +enclosure from Wm.Chapman + Co. of Quebec, re offering to purchase logs for cutting masts, yeards and Bowsprits. QUEBEC LC in red,JULY 6 1830 rated 11d to WEST WILLIAMSBURG. Neatly written up on album pg. F-VF

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     44 P o/CVR 1842 stampless LONDON UC JU11/1842, rated 9, TORONTO crossed out and replaced by Kingston, CITY OF TORONTO UC CDS, boxed FORWARDED, TOO LATE H/S + letter.VF

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     45 S o/CVR 1843 Stampless Letter & enclosure, MONTREAL PAID SP29 1849 CANADA Tombstone in red,rated 4 1/2 in red,10 in circle to Wall Street NY. VF

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     46 S o/CVR 1844 stampless letter + estate letter, MONTREAL JUL16 1844 L.C. (Type IVc) in deep red (super strike), PAID H/S (Type H10), rated 1/1 1/2cy B/S Toronto. Neatly written up on album page. Attractive VF

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     47 S o/CVR 1846 Stampless letter + part enclosure, SMITH FALLS FE 16 1846 UC in red,PAID H/S in red,rated 11 1/2,B/S TORONTO,attractive. F-VF

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     48 P o/CVR 1849 stampless YORK U.C. JU30,1849 double cir. 'PAID TO THE LINES' manuscript rated PAID 10 H/S, '7' manuscript, B/S Hamilton, Queenston,Lewiston on front

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     49 P o/CVR 1849 Stampless letter + enclosure, PRESCOTT FEB 16 1849 UC,'TOO LATE' H/S,rated 1/11/2,B/S MONTREAL,QUEBEC. VF

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     50 S o/CVR 1851 stampless letter with long encl. dateline Chatham, Orange Red RALEIGH MY26 1851 UC, rated 6, tiny 10 in oval in blue, CANADA in curved arc in red B/S Windsor to Detroit. Attractive F-VF

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51 o/CVR 1852 Stampless cvr Montreal LC FE 23 1852 in red, PAID H/S in red, rated red '3'. B/S blue Brantford UC. F-VF

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     52 S o/CVR 1853 stampless cvr, red tombstone MONTREAL PAID NO5 1853 CANADA, PAID in red Type 14, PAID (Type 21) in red, unusual to have 2 diff. types on same cvr, rated '6' to New York Fine

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     53 S o/CVR 1853 stampless letter plus long letter (unread) GODERICH FE11. 1853 U.C., Beautiful strike, 3D in circle B/S Kingston. Very pretty VF

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54 o/CVR 1853 stampless cvr, ST.JOHNS MAR17/ C.E. in red, ARC'CANADA', PAID 6D in red circle, '10' H/S in red to Pennsylvania + wax seal and aging Docketing Dated

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     55 P o/CVR 1853 stampless letter OWEN SOUND OC 4 (4 INVERTED) 1853 from D.Taylor, B/S Saugeen CW manuscript date 7 Oct/53. Pretty item

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56 o/CVR 1853 TORONTO CANADA PAID SP 2/1853 in carmine, lrg "PAID 3" in carmine B/S WOODSTOCK UC. F-VF

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     57 S o/CVR 1854 stampless cvr HAMILTON JY20/1854 A/C.W.split double cir. large '3' H/S

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     58 o/CVR 1855 stampless letter and legal enclosure (unread) GODERICH AU20/1855 UC double split cir. + 3D in circle (TypeH-73c) B/S London F-VF

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59 o/CVR 1856 stampless cvr HAMILTON AP28/1856 UC broken cir.large '3' H/S, B/S London

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     60 C o/CVR 1857 Stampless Cvr HAMILTON MY23 1857 C.W. with most unusual 'PAID--G.W.R.' in circle (Jarrett # 567xx) Based on Jarrett's assessment, very rare. on unsealed cover to Hamilton's famous Colonel Gorlay. Super item


60 Detail

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     61 S o/CVR 1858 stampless cvr MONTREAL PAID JA2 1858 CANADA red tombstone, PAID H/S in red rated '6' manuscript B/S large TROY JAN5 1858 N.Y. F-VF

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62 o/CVR 1858 stampless cvr (some tears) BROCKVILLE JY19/1858/0/U.C. black 3D in circle Type H73d, B/S Lancster, Williamstown C.W. in red Fine

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63 o/CVR 1858 stampless cvr GRANBY JU7/1858 C.E. double spl.cir. small PAID H/S in red large '3' H/S in red, B/S Montreal. and Cornwall. VF

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     64 S o/CVR 1858 stampless cvr LINDSAY DE28/1858 C.W. double spl.cir. rate large '3', B/S Toronto. VF

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65 o/CVR 1859 stampless letter TORONTO SP23 1859 UC,nice UNPAID 7 H/S B/S most unusual '3' in BERLIN Sp23/1859/3 in black. written up on album page F-VF

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66 o/CVR 1859 stampless cvr PARIS AP11/1859 UC spl.cir. 'CANADA 10 CENTS' H/S + encl. to Sycacuse NY Fine

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67 o/CVR 1859 stampless cvr GODERICH JAN26 185(9) missing '9' U.C.'3'.B/S Straford VF

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     68 P o/CVR 1859 Stampless cvr MONTREAL TOUBSTONE PAID OC31/1859 CANADA in red, 'PAYE BUREAU DE L'EDUCATION' CDS, rated '5' in red, manuscript 'PRIVATE' written by the Hon. P.J.O. CHAUVEAU (Min. of Education and became 1st Quebec Premier) to Min. of Education Egerton Ryerson, B/S Toronto. Super item


68 PL2


68 PL3

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     69 S o/CVR 1859 Stampless letter with lengthy letter about Lumbert Black Sap,MONTREAL MY 18 1859 LC in black, 6 manu.,10 in blue to New Hampshire. Neatly written-up. VF

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     70 P o/CVR 1860 stampless cvr RAWDON LC double cir. manuscript MAY16/1860, rated 7, B/S Montreal My18/1860 LC, Quebec in red. VF-F

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71 o/CVR 1864 stampless legal cvr, COBOURG JY23/64 C.W. spl.cir. scarce '14' H/S Boggs H-PD 11a, B/S Toronto CW (opening tears. Nice double rate cvr written up F

SB   50.00


72 o/CVR 1869 stampless cvr, CHATHAM SP2 1869 UC broken cir.,PAID 3 H/S in red B/S Toronto F-VF

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     73 S o/CVR 1871 stampless cvr CHATHAM AM DE13/71 ONT. lovely '5' H/S B/S Toronto. VF

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     74 S o/CVR 1872 stampless cvr OTTAWA AM JYU9/72 ONT spl.cir. excellent '5' H/S scarce B/S Markham Jy10/72 Ont in blue. VFF

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     75 S o/CVR 1872 HUNTSVILLE JY9/72 ONT. spl.cir PAID 3 H/S. B/S Bracebridge, Toronto. Nice early Muskoka Cvr. VF

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     76 S o/CVR 1874 stampless cvr HUNTSVILLE ONT SPL.CIR (dateless) PAID 6 H/S in red. B/S Bracebridge, Shrewsbury MY6/74 England. Scarce Muskoka cvr. F-VF

SB   100.00


CANADIAN POSTAL HISTORY (see Cancel, Provincial, & Territorial sections for many more)

     77 P o/CVR 15 TORONTO DE 1/63 C.W. spl.cir. plus Diamond Bar, B/S Barrie C.W. to the wife of Judge Jmes Gowan (one of Sir John A. MacDonald's best friends) VF

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     78 P o/CVR 15 Very strong re-entry (some trimmed perfs at top) TORONTO AP10/1866 +diamond bar grid, B/S Hamilton. Pretty item. Fine

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     79 S o/CVR 1860's 5c Beaver Cvrs. Nice group. 11 in total.


79 PL2

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     80 P o/CVR 15 INGERSOL AU 14/65 + #17 4-ring RF4. B/S LONDON AU 14 1865 B. F

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     81 S o/CVR 15 BELLEVILLE PM FE 10/63 CW duplex in blue. B/S TORONTO,Valentine's Day.F-VF

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     82 P o/CVR 15 (S/E at bottom at placement) TORONTO CW SP17/66 Berri duplex (2 strikes) B/S London to Mrs. Edward Harris (daughter of Egerton Ryerson). Tear.Fine

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     83 C o/CVR 15 Vertical Pair REGISTERED B/S MONTREAL AM MY10/62 C.E. on folded blue lettersheet, B/S Sherbrooke to City Bank, Super cover.VF

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     84 P o/CVR 15 Five Cent Beaver, with various marked, duplex 1861,B/S Toronto NV24/1861.F.

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     85 C o/CVR 15 SARNIA JA31/61 C.W. split cir. plus #34-4 ring, super strike, B/S G.W.R. SARNIA BRANCH EAST FE1/61 + part Cobourg CW to Victoria College. Super cvr.VF


85 Backside

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     86 C o/CVR 15 'ON HER MAJESTY'S SERVICE' envelope (crossed out) to Colonel James Coffin, LONDON OC13/64 C.W. duplex, B/S Ottawa OC 16th 1864 CW (Coat of Arms on flap)

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     87 C o/CVR 15 (VF) TORONTO JY21/65 C.W. split circle + 9 Bar Diamond ties stamp, B/S lovely large Barrie UC to Mrs. Gowen (probably from Judge Gowen, one of Sir John A MacDonald's best friend's) VF

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     88 P o/CVR 15 (pale org shade) GUELPH AU27/1865 C.W. to Toronto. Fine

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     89 S o/CVR 15 PRESCOTT OC 23/66 C.W + #35-4ring. B/S Red RIVIERE DE LOUP C.E. Attractive F-VF

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     90 P o/CVR 15 TORONTO OC23/63 C.W. split cir. B/S Brockville, Perth UC + wax seal. VF

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     91 P o/CVR 15 (scarce Deep Scarlet shade) TORONTO OC20/1863 C.W. spl.cir.,B/S Ingersoll

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     92 P o/CVR 15(Deep Carmine) QUEBEC MR3/64 L.C. spl.cir. to St. Joseph. Very pretty. VF


92 Detail

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     93 P o/CVR 15 QUEBEC C/JA30/68 Duplex B/S Montreal AM JA31/68 CE CDS to Post Master at Ormstown CE. VF

SB   60.00



     94 P o/CVR 15 tied by grid, Cesarea CW in red manuscript 7 April/64, B/S Paris Station, Clinton arrival. Small closed tear at top, F-VF

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     95 C oCVR 18 MONTREAL C.E. MY 9/62, to Lt. General Higginson, 9 Wilton Crescent, London, England. B/S LONDON ENGLAND (some tears). Nice cover. F-VF

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     96 C o/CVR 18 (12 x 11 1/2) Green, QUEBEC JY18/65 C.E. duplex, neat PAID S AU2 65 LONDON split circle, to Oxford Street London England. Very attractive cover. VF

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     97 S o/CVR 25(some faults) FREDERICTON JY 6 1868 NB + '13' in NB grid. B/S MONTREAL violet Phoenix on flap. F

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     98 P o/CVR 27 (Deep Choc Brown 6c L/Q) ST JOHN AU 5 1871 NEW BRUNSWICK + 2-ring #7 to New York

SB   150.00


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