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Canada and Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island

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Lot 1101

From Canada, 1893, cover paying 1¢ UPU post card rate, from Brantford, Ontario, Canada, franked with two singles of ½¢ Small Queen (34) tied by Branford postmark to advertising post card of stamp dealer, addressed to Merchants Bank, Summerside, PEI, ad offers $100 for 12p Black! vert fold at left, otherwise Very Fine, ex -Nyman.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 1102

From New Brunswick, 1863, cover from Head of Shediac to Charlottetown, franked with a 10¢ vermilion (9) tied by two oval grids on orange envelope postmarked (on reverse) Head of Sediac, Jul 7 with Jul 13 Prince Edward Island receiver also on reverse; most of top flap missing, minor pinholes, lovely wax seal, otherwise Very Fine, ex -Argenti, Saint, Wilkinson.
Unitrade C$250.
Scott $200.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1103

From New Brunswick, 1865, cover from Sackville to Charlottetown, franked with a 5¢ yellow green (8) tied by light oval grid on flap of a small ladies envelope, which has been opened for display, Oct 13 Sackville postmark on reverse along with Oct 16 Prince Edward Island receiver; Very Fine. A second strike of the oval has been used to annul a manuscript "paid" on the front, apparently written there by the sender when he decided to place the stamp across the flap., Very Fine, ex -Argenti, Saint, Wilkinson.
Unitrade C$750.
Scott $600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1104

From New Zealand, 1870, cover from Auckland to Charlotte Town (Scott 36), franked with a pair of 6d brown Chalon heads, perf 12½ (36) tied by Dec 7 Auckland "1" duplexes, handstamped "5" & blue manuscript "3", backstamped Ottawa (Jan 17, 1871), St. John N.B (Jan 23) and Charlotte-Town (Jan 27); mailed from Auckland, New Zealand to Prince Edward Island paying 12d (1/-) rate, carried by Ship the "Wonga Wonga" to San Francisco (via Honolulu, Hawaii) then overland to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada then on to St. John New Bruswick, finally arriving in Charlottetown, Price Edward Island 51 days later, a Very Fine cover, ex -Pratt.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

The only recorded New Zealand Chalon head to Prince Edward Island.

Realized $3,250.
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Lot 1105

From the United States, 1858, cover from Stonington, Conn. to Charlotte Town, franked with a 1¢ type IV 1851 & three 3¢ type II (9, 26) tied by grid cancels on buff envelope postmarked bold Sep 16 Stoington circular datestamp and red "U. STATES/ C" in arc, backstamped St. John's Newfoundland (Sep 23) and Prince Edward Island (Sep 25); "Charlotte Town" of address ly crossed out and cover redirected with manuscript endorsement "Try New Glasgow"; reduced just a bit at left, stamps with faults, Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

Prince Edward Island, prior to 1873 was in fact a No-Mans land governed loosely by, first the French (Acadians) and then by the British. Addressed to Henry A. Street (Heavy arms manufacturer for the US Northern Army and later promoted to General in 1862)
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 1106

From the United States, 1872, cover from the United States to Belfast P.E.I., franked with a 6¢ Bank Note (148) tied by blue cork and by light 1872 "Woodstock, N.Y./ B. & O. R.R." oval, backstamped Halifax and Charlotte-Town (Jul 29) (Sep 25); part of top flap missing, stamp with perf faults due to edge placement, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

Scarce 6¢ Treaty Rate by railroad, one of a few known Banknote covers to Prince Edward Island
Realized $1,900.
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