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Sale 1169 — The Dr. Paul M. Cere Collection of Semi-Official Air Posts of Canada

Sale Date — Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Category — Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3652
c
Sale Number 1169, Lot Number 3652, Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45), CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45). Tied by White Horse, Yukon Nov. 21, 1929 circular datestamp, along with 2c Green (No. 150) on flown cover to Champagne (Dec. 19 backstamp), additional Champagne datestamp of Jan. 3, 1930 on front, signed by pilot Norman Jeffries, Very Fine, genuine flight covers with this stamp are very scarce and demand a significant premium over "souvenir" covers

E. 500-750
600
3653
c
Sale Number 1169, Lot Number 3653, Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45), CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45). Tied by White Horse, Yukon Nov. 21, 1929 circular datestamp, along with two 2c Green (No. 150) on flown cover to Dawson (Dec. 15 receiving backstamp), signed by pilot Norman Jeffries, Very Fine, genuine flight covers with this stamp are very scarce, with this being a particularly scarce destination

E. 500-750
550
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3654
c
Sale Number 1169, Lot Number 3654, Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45), CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45). Tied by White Horse, Yukon Nov. 21, 1929 circular datestamp, along with 2c Green (No. 150) on flown cover to Keno (Dec. 19 receiving datestamp), all marking on the front, signed by Norman Jeffries, Very Fine, genuine flight covers with this stamp are very scarce

E. 500-750
425
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3655
c
Sale Number 1169, Lot Number 3655, Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45), CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45). Tied by White Horse, Yukon Nov. 21, 1929 circular datestamp, along with 2c Green (No. 150) on flown cover to Mayo Landing (Dec. 16 receiver on front), White Horse backstamp of Dec. 2?, signed by pilot Norman Jeffries, Very Fine, genuine flight covers with this stamp are very scarce

E. 500-750
425
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3656
c
Sale Number 1169, Lot Number 3656, Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45), CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45). Tied by White Horse, Yukon Nov. 21, 1929 circular datestamp, along with two 2c Green (No. 150) on flown cover to Wernecke (Dec. ?9 receiver also ties the stamp), White Horse backstamp of Dec. 24, Mayo Landing datestamp of Dec. 15, signed by pilot Norman Jeffries, Very Fine, genuine flight covers with this stamp are very scarce

E. 500-750
375
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3657
c
Sale Number 1169, Lot Number 3657, Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45), CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45). Tied by Dawson Feb. 16, 1931 circular datestamp on legal-size airmail cover, White Horse receiving circular datestamp of Feb. 23, signed by Pilot Everett Wasson, Very Fine and rare, most of what went on the Klondike Airway flight were parcels and freight, very few covers are known

E. 750-1,000
500
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3658
c
Sale Number 1169, Lot Number 3658, Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45), CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45)CANADA, 1928, 25c Blue, Klondike Airways, Air Post Semi-Official (CL45). Tied by Dawson Feb. 16, 1931 circular datestamp on legal-size airmail cover, White Horse receiving circular datestamp of Feb. 23, signed by Pilot Everett Wasson, Very Fine and rare

E. 750-1,000
500
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3659
nhbl
Sale Number 1169, Lot Number 3659, Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)CANADA, 1929, 10c Red & Black, Cherry Red Airline Air Post Semi-Official (CL46), CANADA, 1929, 10c Red & Black, Cherry Red Airline Air Post Semi-Official (CL46)CANADA, 1929, 10c Red & Black, Cherry Red Airline Air Post Semi-Official (CL46). Four Mint N.H. panes of 50, three are different settings, the fourth is the "snow on wings" variety (Unitrade CL46i) caused by a downward shift of the red color, Fine-Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 4,125
1,500
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3660
 
Sale Number 1169, Lot Number 3660, Klondike Airways thru Cherry Red Airline (CL45-CL46)CANADA, Cherry Red Airline Letters, CANADA, Cherry Red Airline LettersCANADA, Cherry Red Airline Letters. Two, one from from Norman Cherry to Edward Vickers, undated but certainly 1929 and around the time he first started his service, letter mentions Jack Elliot, the new 10c stamps that arrived and his first flight, second letter on company stationery from Norman Cherry to George King, he enclosed stamps and mentions the covers that he has, Fine-Very Fine, excellent collateral material

E. 400-500
250
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