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Lot 171
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Canadian Provinces: Newfoundland, Mint and Used Collection, 1857-1941. With some proofs and four covers; includes 1857 imperforate 1d brown violet o.g.; 1860 3d green block of eight mint and 5d violet brown o.g.; 1861-62 imperforate 1d violet brown o.g. (3) and used, and 2d to 1sh o.g., except the 6d used; 1865-94 2¢ (2, one with imprint), 10¢, 12¢ (3, one with imprint) and 24¢ all o.g., 13¢ used and 12¢ single franking used on Feb. 1895 Registered cover from St. Johns to Ottawa; 1868-94 1¢ to 6¢ set of six o.g., with additional 3¢ showing part imprint and imperforate 6¢ orange proof on India paper; 1880-96 1¢ violet brown and gray brown shades (6), 3¢ (2) and 5¢ bright blue (all o.g.); 1887-96 10¢ black o.g.; 1897 400th Anniversary of Discovery of Newfoundland 1¢ to 60¢ mint; 1897-1901 ½¢ to 5¢ o.g.; 1910 Tercentenary 3¢, 4¢ and 5¢ blocks of four mint (the 5¢ is perf 12 from the top left corner of the sheet (stamps never hinged)), and 8¢, 12¢ and 15¢ singles all mint; 1911 Coronation 1¢ to 15¢ mint, missing 5¢ black but with the 5¢ greenish blue shade; 1919 Newfoundland Contingent 1¢ to 36¢ mint; 1923-24 1¢ to 11¢ and 15¢ to 24¢ mint; 1928 surcharge 3¢ on 6¢ block of 25 from the right of the sheet never hinged; and Air Post with 1919 surcharged "Trans-Atlantic/Air Post/1919" $1 on 15¢ mint, 1921 overprinted "Air Mail/to Halifax, N.S./1921" on 35¢ used on 1923 (Nov. 23) cover (roughly opened) from St. John's to Halifax, endorsed "1st Air Mail to Halifax/B.P. only", 1931 unwatermarked $1 mint and watermarked 50¢ and $1 never hinged, 1933 5¢ to 75¢ mint, and 1933 Balbo Flight $4.50 on 75¢ mint; a few small faults, generally Fine to Very Fine, a truly exceptional quality collection. Shipping charges apply - weight 1 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 172
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Canada, Stupendous Old-Time Classics Collection, 1851-1974. This is your grandfather's collection—and gramps had knowledge, taste and resources; a remarkable holding in that its strength, unlike so many such collections, is in the early issues (there's comparatively little Queen Elizabeth II material); everything is neatly mounted on a variety of pages in a slipcased Scott Specialty album with each page presenting a new "wow!"; the opening page is covered with Beavers (including #1, pin hole), Queens and Consorts and Cartiers, mint and used, in shades and paper types; followed by Large and Small Queens in quantities again with shades, paper and perforation varieties, several watermarked noted, Ottawa and Montreal printings, etc.; Victorians end strong with Jubilees to the $1, "Widow's Weeds" mint and used, and duplicated Maple Leaves and Numerals; King Edward VII strong with wet and dry printings, with Dies and plate flaws (hairlines, etc.) noted, etc.; four Bluenoses (two each mint and used), two $1 Parliaments mint, three Grand Prés (two mint), Mt. Edith Cavell mint plus a used block of six (!); three Kings with coils that offer singles and strips mint and used, line pairs, paste-up pairs, and more; several King George V plate blocks or strips used, and more; Back-of-the-Book with solid Airs, Dues, heavily duplicated Registration stamps used, perfined Officials (both five-hole and four-hole), and so much more, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, a truly stunning lot; be sure to view online. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.4 lbs.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $6,000.
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Lot 173

Canada, Outstanding Mint Collection, 1853-2009. Fairly complete from the Small Queens onward in two Scott Specialty albums; there are a few earlier issues, including a used #4 with a P.S.E. certificate as "VF 80" (this is just about the only used stamp except for a few items that are both mint & used); the 1897 Jubilees are complete to the 50¢, all with 2017 P.F. certificates, the 1¢, 5¢, 6¢ & 10¢ are never hinged, the 5¢ graded "VF-XF 85" and the 20¢ "VF 80"; then there are 15 different Queen Victoria "Numerals" and "Maple Leafs", the Quebec Tercentenary issue is complete, and the Edwards go to the 10¢; from the Admirals onward the collection is complete except for a few back-of-the-book issues, and, beginning in 1946 thru 2009, everything appears to be never hinged, plus there are a number of earlier never hinged scattered throughout. A great lot, just about all clean and F-VF or very fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 16 lbs.
Scott $18,000 ++ Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $4,000.
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Lot 174
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Canada, Superb Booklets Collection, 1911-2000. One for the specialist; four 14-inch glassines boxes filled with nothing but booklets, nearly all in glassines and identified by Unitrade number; range extends from #BK3c to BK240a; varieties throughout, with many of the earliest books present in covers with English, French and/or bilingual inscriptions; fluor varieties on later issues, counting marks on mid-period booklets, and much, much more; if the sheer variety weren't enough, quite a few booklets are duplicated; includes a number of Unitrade-unlisted varieties (given with McCann numbers), etc., etc., not to mention a high amount of post office (face) value, pristine throughout, Very Fine, you'll need to bid high to make book on this lot. Shipping charges apply - weight 12.4 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 175
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Canada, Collection, 1897-1981. In a mix of White Ace and Scott pages, in three nice Scott Specialty binders with slipcases, containing 50, 57, 59, 85-86, 122, 139-40, 157, 176, 200-1, 217-27, 241-45, 249-62, 268-73, C1-9, E3, several mint blocks, plus $163 worth of face value postage and a complete British Commonwealth 1948 Royal Wedding Omnibus set; very fresh with many attractive and sound stamps, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 20.2 lbs.
Scott $8,940 Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 176

Canada, Comprehensive Cover Compilation, 1885-1987. In two long boxes, everything you could wish for in Canadian postal history beginning with Large Queens and running to the recent present; a huge amount of material—our estimate is over 1000 items—semi-sorted; note a nice range of Victoria and Edward covers, with various cancel types and a wide range of locations; picture post cards (several real photos); slogan cancels; Registered and Official covers plus a few Airs; coils on cover; postal stationery (cards, entires, lettersheets, aerogrammes, etc.); plus a slew of First Day Covers from King George V on (most, unsurprisingly, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II); an outstanding old-time offering that will please the most die-hard dealer or collector, Fine to Very Fine with much better throughout, inspection invited. Shipping charges apply - weight 12.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 177
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Canada, Compelling Compilation of Classic Carnets, 1913-71. Or a beautiful basket of booklets, if you prefer; 90 glassines or dealer's cards (give or take a few), each fully identified, holding one or more examples; bulk of items date from Wartime King George VI booklets to Centennial issues, but a healthy handful of premium early items are included as well, comprising English #BK3, BK5, BK8a, BK9, BK10, BK11, BK12, BK23b, BK27, BK28, BK29; and French #BK9 (dryish o.g., minor back cover edge flaws), BK28, BK29—these Classics' catalogue value tallying $4,500; useful duplication among the George VIs and Elizabeths, helpful for your stock book or your stock box, o.g., never hinged, generally Very Fine, see the full array online. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 178
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Canada, Excellent and Valuable Holding of Multiples, 1928-80. All in individually identified glassines, ranging from the 1928 Pictorial issue through the Flowers definitives; most all in blocks of four, with many plate or inscription blocks, or as booklet panes or complete unexploded booklets; a few singles among the early material, including two Bluenoses, plus 13¢, 50¢ (2) and $1 1938 Pictorials; solid array of booklet panes of 3, 4 and 6 from King George V through Queen Elizabeth II, full sets as blocks, some coils, plus Airs, Dues and imprinted Officials (all as plates); condition varies, but overall this material was chosen with an eye to quality, with several items verging on the sublime, Very Fine overall, see the lot online. Shipping charges apply - weight 2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 179
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Canada & Provinces, Stockcard Holding of Mint and Used, 1859-1951. Includes 1861 1¢ rose unused and 10¢ to 17¢ (2) used; 1866-75 1¢ black block of four unused, 1¢ brown red used, 6¢ brown (4) and 12½¢ used; 1870-79 1¢ (6, with block of four), 4¢ (4, with pair), 5¢ slate green (3, one regummed) and 6¢ unused; 1888-97 5¢ (3), 6¢, 10¢ and 20¢ (2) unused; 1897 Jubilee ½¢ mint (5, one never hinged) and used, 5¢ mint (5), 6¢ mint (2) and used, 8¢ mint, 10¢ used, 15¢ mint (2, one no gum) and used, 20¢ mint (2) and used (2) and 50¢ mint and used (2); 1897-98 1¢ plate block of six mint (hinged in selvage only), 3¢ block of six never hinged; 1898-1902 1¢ block of four never hinged, 5¢ (3, two without gum), 7¢ (no gum), 8¢ (3, one without gum), 10¢ (4) and 20¢, mint or unused, and 20¢ used (6); 1898 Map 2¢ mint (8, one never hinged); 1903-08 King Edward VII 5¢ mint and 10¢ unused (2, one part gum); 1908 Quebec Tercentenary 5¢ (2), 7¢, 10¢ (5), 15¢ (5, two without gum) and 20¢ (6, one without gum) o.g., and 20¢ used; 1911-25 5¢ (2), 10¢ plum (4), 20¢, 50¢ (3) and $1 (3, one without gum), mint or unused; 1928-29 25¢ (3, gum skips) never hinged, 50¢ mint (3, one never hinged) and $1 used (3); 1942-43 $1 mint (7, one never hinged), and Special Delivery 1898 10¢ mint, 1922 20¢ mint and 1930 20¢ mint (3, one never hinged), War Tax stamps 1916 2¢ + 1¢ carmine, a quantity never hinged, which includes blocks of four (3, one stamp has small toned inclusion) and pairs (4) never hinged, and coil 2¢ + 1¢ mint; Provinces include New Brunswick with 1860-63 17¢ block of four mint (lower pair never hinged), and Newfoundland with 1861-62 1d violet brown unused and 1897 400th Anniversary of Cabot's Discovery of Newfoundland 35¢ (3) o.g.; the quality is mixed throughout with faults, yet there are many collectible stamps, as well as fine and desirable examples to be found among most issues (more apparent in respect to later issues), Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.8 lbs.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $3,750.
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Lot 180
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Canada & Provinces, Mint and Used Collection, 1859-1947. Including Canada 1897 Jubilee 6¢ to $1 fresh mint, 1908 Quebec Tercentenary ½¢ to 2¢ and 10¢ mint plus 5¢, 7¢, 15¢ and 20¢ used; 1930 King Edward VII Revenues: 12 Weights and Measures values to $10 black, four Electricity and Gas Inspection values to $10 blue mint, and seven values to $10 orange all never hinged, with 20 1930-37 First Flight cacheted covers; Newfoundland with 1861-62 1d violet brown, 4d, 6d and 6½d unused, 1897 400th Anniversary of Cabot's Discovery 35¢ mint, 1910 Tercentenary of Colonization of Newfoundland, 1931 Airmail 15¢ to $1 mint (both unwatermarked and watermarked sets), and 1933 Airmail 5¢ to 75¢ mint; Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,400.
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