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Sale 1229 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Monday, 14 December, 2020

Category — Canada Air Post thru Officials

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
58
P
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 58, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1928, 5c Brown Olive, Air Post, Large Die Proof (C1P), CANADA, 1928, 5c Brown Olive, Air Post, Large Die Proof (C1P)CANADA, 1928, 5c Brown Olive, Air Post, Large Die Proof (C1P). Printed in issued color on India measuring 101 x 86mm and die sunk on card measuring 162 x 148mm, no die number and from unhardened state, Extremely Fine, a remarkably pristine large die proof of Canada's first Air Post issue, a census kept at www.BNAproofs.com records only one (this example not recorded), unlikely more than two or three exist, ex Brigham

E. 750-1,000
1,500
59
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 59, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1928, 5c Brown Olive, Air Post, Imperforate and Part Perforated (C1a, C1b, C1c), CANADA, 1928, 5c Brown Olive, Air Post, Imperforate and Part Perforated (C1a, C1b, C1c)CANADA, 1928, 5c Brown Olive, Air Post, Imperforate and Part Perforated (C1a, C1b, C1c). Three Mint N.H. pairs, imperforate pair with sheet margin at left (C1a), vertical pair with part imprint margin at top (C1c), wonderfully fresh, Extremely Fine trio, Scott $1,005.00, Unitrade C$1,575.00

E. 300-400
550
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60
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 60, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Inverted Surcharge (C3a), CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Inverted Surcharge (C3a)CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Inverted Surcharge (C3a). Three examples, two Mint N.H. and one lightly hinged, two with selvage at right, strong colors, Very Fine, only 200 were printed, one Mint N.H. with 1984 Greene Foundation certificate, other with 1997 P.F. certificate and is ex "World Traveler", Scott $875.00, Unitrade C$1,200.00

E. 300-400
550
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61
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 61, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Double Surcharge (C3b), CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Double Surcharge (C3b)CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Double Surcharge (C3b). Mint N.H., particularly well-centered, bold color, Very Fine, Unitrade notes most "are off centre with perforations crowding or cutting design", only 100 printed, large Stanley Gibbons backstamp, Scott $925.00, Unitrade C$2,250.00

E. 300-400
500
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62
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 62, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Triple Surcharge (C3c), CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Triple Surcharge (C3c)CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Triple Surcharge (C3c). Minor h.r., three distinct surcharges, well-centered, Very Fine, only 200 printed, signed Sanabria, Scott $375.00, Unitrade C$500.00

E. 150-200
350
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63
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 63, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Triple Surcharge (C3c), CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Triple Surcharge (C3c)CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Triple Surcharge (C3c). Block of four, top right stamp lightly hinged, other three Mint N.H., clear tripling of surcharge, each stamp with small red backstamp, Fine and scarce block of this collectible error, only 200 printed, with 1995 Greene Foundation certificate (as Mint N.H.), catalogued as singles, Scott $1,875.00, Unitrade C$1,100.00

E. 500-750
375
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64
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 64, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Pair, One Without Surcharge (C3d), CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Pair, One Without Surcharge (C3d)CANADA, 1932, 6c on 5c Brown, Air Post, Pair, One Without Surcharge (C3d). Block of four with selvage at left, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., bold color on fresh paper, Very Fine, a rare error block of which only ten pairs thought to exist, ex Boonshaft, with 1966 P.F. certificate, catalogued as two pairs, Scott $2,300.00, Unitrade C$3,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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65
P
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 65, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1935, 6c Red Brown, Air Post, Large Die Proof (C5P), CANADA, 1935, 6c Red Brown, Air Post, Large Die Proof (C5P)CANADA, 1935, 6c Red Brown, Air Post, Large Die Proof (C5P). Printed in issued color on India measuring 84 x 75mm and die sunk on card measuring 227 x 150mm, with Die No. X-G-585 and "Canadian Bank Note Co. Ltd." imprint below, Extremely Fine, a particularly fresh and pristine large die proof, a census kept at www.BNAproofs.com records only five examples, ex Brigham

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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66
P
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 66, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1938, 6c Red Brown, Air Post, Large Die Proof (C6P), CANADA, 1938, 6c Red Brown, Air Post, Large Die Proof (C6P)CANADA, 1938, 6c Red Brown, Air Post, Large Die Proof (C6P). Printed in Red Brown (issued Blue), on India measuring 89 x 75mm and die sunk on card measuring 227 x 150mm, with Die No. XG-674 and "Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited" imprint below, Extremely Fine and pristine large die proof, a census kept at www.BNAproofs.com records only fifteen examples

E. 400-500
900
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67
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 67, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1938, 6c Blue Air Post, Imperforate (C6a), CANADA, 1938, 6c Blue Air Post, Imperforate (C6a)CANADA, 1938, 6c Blue Air Post, Imperforate (C6a). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, large balanced margins, fresh color, Very Fine, Scott $850.00, Unitrade C$1,200.00

E. 200-300
375
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68
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 68, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1928, ($1.00) Red on White, Moose Jaw Flying Club Air Post Semi-Official (CLP7), CANADA, 1928, ($1.00) Red on White, Moose Jaw Flying Club Air Post Semi-Official (CLP7)CANADA, 1928, ($1.00) Red on White, Moose Jaw Flying Club Air Post Semi-Official (CLP7). Affixed and cancelled on reverse of flown cover from Moose Jaw to Winnipeg, front with 2c Confederation (142) tied by Moose Jaw Aug. 17, 1928 machine cancel, Winnipeg duplex arrival

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME AND DESIRABLE FLOWN COVER WITH THE MOOSE JAW FLYING CLUB STAMP.

With 1994 Greene Foundation certificate. Scott $3,250.00. Unitrade C$3,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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69
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 69, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1906, 2c Violet, Postage Due, Type "D" Lathework (J2), CANADA, 1906, 2c Violet, Postage Due, Type "D" Lathework (J2)CANADA, 1906, 2c Violet, Postage Due, Type "D" Lathework (J2). Block of four with full strong lathework selvage at left, lightly struck violet cancel, bold color, top left stamp with minor crease, still Very Fine, an exceptionally rare used Postage Due multiple with lathework, Unitrade notes only four recorded, Unitrade C$6,000.00 as an unused block of four

E. 750-1,000
400
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70
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Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 70, Canada Air Post thru OfficialsCANADA, 1938, 10c-$1.00 Pictorials, Official Perforated "O.H.M.S." (O241-O245), CANADA, 1938, 10c-$1.00 Pictorials, Official Perforated "O.H.M.S." (O241-O245)CANADA, 1938, 10c-$1.00 Pictorials, Official Perforated "O.H.M.S." (O241-O245). Mint N.H. blocks of four, each with selvage on one side except 10c, 20c and $1.00 with initials inverted, 10c with initials sideways, exceptionally fresh and Very Fine, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,740.00, Unitrade C$1,203.75

E. 500-750
450
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71
 
CANADA AND PROVINCES, Collection. To the 1950s on album pages, early used issues include 1857 7-1/2p Green with B.P.A. certificate, various Large Queens including 3p on Laid Paper, Small Queens unused and used, starting in 1897 it is nearly all unused, including the Jubilee series complete, and a solid run of 20th Century, Back-of-Book, Provinces contain some early stamps and a large number of 20th Century Newfoundland, including the Dornier and Balbo Air Post, mixed condition on the early issues, 20th Century mainly Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
8,500
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72
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CANADA, Mostly Unused Group of Better Items. 15 on auction lot cards, singles and blocks, a few classics, $3.00 Jubilee, King Edward VII set, 20th Century imperforate pairs, Nova Scotia 6p Deep Green used, and more, a few small faults, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,900
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73
 
CANADA, Collection. To 2013 in six Lighthouse hingeless albums, mostly used to the 1960s (though there is some better unused in this period), largely unused thereafter, with a solid run of Mint N.H. sets, useful Back-of-Book, Large Queens with some varieties, used in mixed condition (these were valued at a tiny percentage of catalogue value), modern Fine-Very Fine

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E. 1,000-1,500
3,250
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