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    » AUCTION DATES: FEBRUARY 25TH, 26TH, and 27TH, 2015

     
      • CANADA - POSTAL HISTORY


        Lot 167



        10¢ green Washington tied by grid to cross-border envelope from Portland ME 24 AP to Quebec, received 28 AP 1865, countersigned “T. D. McGee” Thomas D'Arcy McGee and addressed in same hand and ink to the Solicitor General at Quebec, McGee was one of the FATHERS OF CONFEDERATION, light filing fold, still a fine and rare historic signed letter.

        Estimated Value: $2,000

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      • CANADA - SMALL QUEENS


        Lot 448



        35d: ORANGE, PERF 11½x12, in a "post office fresh" right margin BLOCK OF FOUR with full streaky o.g., bottom left stamp has been kissed by a hinge, all others are NEVER HINGED, a few perfs at bottom somewhat ragged/dull, but still a very fine and RARE DISPLAY PIECE, with 2003 B.P.A. cert.

        U.C.S. Catalogue Value: $6,000

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      • CANADA - SMALL QUEENS


        Lot 524



        46a: TWENTY CENT: IMPERFORATE PAIR in BROWN ORANGE, full o.g., l.h. and very fine.

        U.C.S. Catalogue Value: $1,800

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      • CANADA - SMALL QUEENS


        Lot 528



        47a: BLUE, IMPERFORATE PAIR with full o.g., h.r.'s and a few spots of adherence on gum, still very fine.

        U.C.S. Catalogue Value: $1,800

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      • CANADA - NUMERAL ISSUE


        Lot 737



        83: TEN CENT: BROWN VIOLET, brilliant fresh, n.h. and very fine.

        U.C.S. Catalogue Value: $2,250

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      • CANADA - 1917 CONFEDERATION TO MODERN


        Lot 1008



        255P: 5¢ TRIAL COLOUR DIE PROOF in DEEP GREEN on card, v.f. and RARE, unlisted in Minuse and Pratt.

        Estimated Value: $1,000

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      • CANADA - 1917 CONFEDERATION TO MODERN


        Lot 1023



        723Ab: (50¢) GHOST TOWN variety, with BROWN INSCRIPTIONS OMITTED, n.h. and v.f. RARE, only 150 copies known.

        U.C.S. Catalogue Value: $3,000

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      • CANADA - POSTAGE DUE ISSUES


        Lot 1191



        J2: -left margin block of four with full strong LATHEWORK TYPE ‘D’ a very rare Lathework multiple on this paper, only one sheet is supposed to exist, a fine, n.h. and attractive SHOWPIECE.

        U.C.S. Catalogue Value: $12,000

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      • PROVINCES - B.C. AND VANCOUVER IS.


        Lot 1376



        10: 10 CENTS on 3d lilac, perf 14, fabulous right ‘wing margin’ copy with full top selvedge showing positioning cross, stamp is NEVER HINGED (U.C.S. does not give a n.h. premium) a most unusual SHOWPIECE.

        Estimated Value: $5,000

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      • FOREIGN - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


        Lot 2399



          Letter from Benjamin Franklin, First Postmaster of the U.S.A., signed as "One of the Commissioners from the United States to the Court of France", dated Jul 6, 1778, recommending William Gray of Jamaica. Nice historical document. Fine for its age. Appears genuine but sold as is.

        Estimated Value: $2,000

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