Lot 2299 oCanada, 1859, 1¢, 12½¢ & 17¢ Issues, three used singles, 12½¢ bearing barred "B27" oval and 1¢ 7 17¢ bearing barred "B29" oval cancels of the Allan Line Atlantic Mail Boats; tiny flaws, Very Fine appearance, very scarce, accompanied by G.B. and Sierra Leone issues with similar cancels.
Scott No. 14, 18-19 Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Opening Bid: $400
Lot 2300Canada, 1897, Queen Victoria Jubilee, $5 olive green, o.g., hinge with some paper remnant, fresh & F.-V.F.
Scott No. 65 $1,400.
Lot 2301Canada, 1908, 15¢ Quebec, o.g., lightly hinged, wide margins and rich color, Very Fine and choice (photo on web site).
Scott No. 102 $225.
Lot 2302Canada, 1926 2c on 3c Admiral Surcharges, blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine and attractive. SG No. 264-265.
Scott No. 139-140 $550 as singles.
Lot 2303 ECanada, 1928 Canada - Germany compound country issue, Dr. Eckerlin rotary press sample sheet, bearing reproductions of three Canada 1911 3¢ blue KGV definitive (reverse print) and reverse with block of four of German 12pf essay, wove paper (80x105mm); vertical file fold, otherwise Very Fine, a very rare sample essay, accompanied by photocopy RPSL certificate for similar sheetlet.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Dr. Eckerlin was director of Herbst & Illig of Frankfort-am-Main, Germany. In 1928, Dr. Eckerlin contacted Treadway of ABN for purposes of promoting a proprietary rotary intaglio printing process that was faster and cheaper than steel engraving printing.
Lot 2304Canada, 1935, King George V Pictorials, 1¢ to $1 complete, block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine set.
Scott No. 217-227 $721.
Lot 2305Cook Islands, 1900, 1sh carmine rose, in combination with 1900, ½d blue + 2d chocolate + 6d red violet (15+19+22) on registered cover to Wells, Fargo & Co. in San Francisco, Cal., all tied by "Rarotonga, Cook Islands, 16 Jl, 01" cds's and "R" in oval handstamps, reverse with Auckland transit and receiving date stamp, with additional Charles W. Banks oval date stamp, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 24 Estimate $150 - 200.