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The Highlands Collection of British North America – Part One

  The Highlands Collection of British North America - Part One
November 8, 2018 (Lot 1-360)


Built over a period of 40 years, this extraordinary multi-million dollar holding offers impressive coverage and consistently high quality. The collection is reminiscent in style and scope to the greatest collections of the past, with strong emphasis on the pre-Confederation era. We invite everyone who appreciates stamps, proofs and postal history of British North America to take advantage of this opportunity.
General Sale   General Sale - November 9-10 (Lot 361-1554)
Worldwide, British North America
Specialized New Brunswick Postal History
Exceptional Canada featuring the Alastair Bain Semi-Official
Airmails and Daniel Cantor Proofs & Imperforates

The worldwide section features the Burma Collection of Alan Meech, long-time editor of The Burma Peacock, journal of the Burma Philatelic Study Circle; United States Revenues with early Documentary stamps including the famous $500 Large Persian Rug stamp.

A special section is dedicated to the Alastair Bain collection of Canada Semi-Official Airmails with rare mint stamps, varieties and surcharges, an impressive range of flight covers and worthwhile collections. The British North America section comprises the Graham McCleave New Brunswick postal history collections of early Colonial and Decimal 1860-1868 periods - with many rare postal markings, rates and combinations. Many exceptional items (including some never reported before) were meticulously added to this noteworthy collection for well-over 30 years.

A tremendous Canada sale (two-day event) comprising over 800 lots, features the Daniel Cantor collection of essays, proofs and imperforates; remarkable postal history of the Small Queen era including registered mail; equally impressive sections of the 1898 Map Stamp, 1911-1927 Admiral, plate multiples from King George V to modern era, perforated and overprinted Officials, Revenues along with numerous specialized large lots and collections.

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