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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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British Columbia & Vancouver Island - Postal Markings

Lots 103-112

Lot 103    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Victoria Post Office, oval handstamp with matching oval "Paid" handstamp on 1860 cover to London, England, endorsed "England via New York", red "San Francisco, Cal, Paid, Jun 15, 1860" exchange cds and prepaid red crayon "116" cents rating for four-times the 29¢ rate, sent on the Butterfield overland mail route, New York magenta "76" manuscript rating credit to G.B., red London entry cds; cover edge wear at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

The Victoria frank was used to indicate prepayment of the 5¢ (2½d) Colonial postage to the United States prior to the introduction of Victoria stamps in the colony (EKU April 10th 1860).

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 104    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Victoria Post Office, oval handstamp with matching oval "Paid" handstamp on 1860 cover to London, England, red "San Francisco, Cal, Paid, Apr 13, 1860" exchange cds and prepaid red crayon "29" cents rating for the 29¢ rate, sent on the Butterfield overland mail route, New York "19" handstamp rating credit to G.B., red London entry cds; cover edge wear at right, Very Fine.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $400

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Lot 105    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Victoria Vancouver Island, Post Office, Paid, blue oval frank handstamp on cover to Leamington, England, additionally franked with U.S. 1861, 24¢ red lilac tied by cogwheel handstamp, matching "San Francisco, Cal., Oct 21, 1863" cds, red "New York Am. Pkt., 3, Nov 21" exchange cds additionally tying stamp, light red London entry cds; light cover edge wear, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 70    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 106    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Victoria Vancouver Island, Post Office, Paid, blue oval frank handstamp on locally addressed cover to Nanaimo; small corner nick, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $180

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Lot 107    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Victoria Vancouver Island, Post Office, Paid, blue oval frank handstamp applied at right of small 1864 cover to London, England, with U.S. 1861, 12¢ black, horizontal pair applied over Victoria frank and canceled by cogwheel cancels, "San Francisco, Cal., Mar 14, 1864" cds tying pair, red "New York Am. Pkt., 3, Apr 6" exchange cds and red London entry cds, cover forwarded to Portsmouth; small cover edge flaws, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 69    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 108    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Victoria Vancouver Island, Post Office, Paid, blue oval frank handstamp on cover to Niagara, Canada West, additionally franked with U.S. 1861, 3¢ rose + 12¢ black tied by "San Francisco, Cal., Jan 2, 1865" cds and target duplexes, red oval "U.S. 10cts, Paid" exchange handstamp, with original enclosure datelined "Victoria Dec 23, 1864"; light cover tone spots and 12¢ with short perf, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 65+69    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $400

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Lot 109    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Victoria Vancouver Island, Post Office, Paid, blue oval frank handstamp on 1866 cover to Perth, Scotland, additionally franked with U.S. 1862, 24¢ lilac tied by cogwheel cancel, matching "San Francisco, Cal., Oct 9" cds alongside, red "New York, Am. Pkt., 3, Nov 3" exchange and Liverpool entry cds's, receiving backstamp; light cover edge wear, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 78    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 110    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Victoria Vancouver Island, Post Office, Paid, blue oval frank handstamp on 1866 cover to Glasgow, Scotland, additionally franked with U.S. 1862, 24¢ lilac (small margin tear) tied by cogwheel handstamp with matching "San Francisco, Cal., Feb 14" cds alongside, red "N. York Br. Pkt., Paid 19, Mar 13" exchange cds and receiving backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 78    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 111    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1863 Groydon, England to Victoria, V.I., cover with red "London, Paid, Mr 14, 63" exchange cds's, manuscript "1/2½" rating and "Free, Via New York" endorsement, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

The 1sh 2½d rate per half ounce from July 1851, provided that the letter carried the endorsement "Via United States" with prepayment compulsory.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lot 112    

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1875 Sydney N.S.W. to Victoria, B.C., endorsed "per City of Melbourne" and franked with N.S.W. 1871, 1d red, two singles + 1872 6d lilac and tied by "Sydney, Au 27, 1875" duplex postmarks, with enclosure regarding lumber market, clear receiving backstamps, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $160

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