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Lot Catalogue Number Description Catalogue Value or Estimate
544 CLP1, CLP2 1918 (September 10) Two covers both similarly endorsed "Via Aerial Mail" and franked with 2c+1c carmine, Die I War Tax tied by same Ottawa SEP 10 1PM 1918 slogan cancel; on reverse Aero Club of Canada without value in lower corners and second cover with values in lower corners, both tied by blank machine cancels, VF

Both covers were originally prepared and franked for an intended flight which never occurred - the last flight bearing these airmail stamps was flown 6 days prior on the so-called Third Experimental Flight held on September 4, 1918.

Photo (20K) Photo 2 (20K)
Est. 750.00 +
545 CLP7 1928 (August 17) Moose Jaw to Winnipeg special flight cover bearing 2c green Admiral tied by Moose Jaw 10AM AUG 17 1928 machine cancel; the ($1) Moose Jaw stamp (Pos. 4 in the pane of five) on reverse, sound and well centered, is affixed at foot of envelope (as they often are) so that the Winnipeg 8:30PM AUG 17 1928 arrival cancel is above; small portion of backflap missing; a scarce flight cover, VF

Photo (19K)
3,500.00
546 CL5 1925 (June 27) Rouyn to Haileybury Flight - both directions with (25c) blue airmail on back; Rouyn Lake departure cover with 1c yellow, Die II Admiral strip of three, unsigned and without the usual cachet (very scarce thus); and Haileybury departure cover with 3c carmine, Die II Admiral with three-line flight cachet and unsigned. It has been documented that 50 covers (each way) were not signed, fewer still without the cachet. A scarce trio, VF

Photo (18K) Photo 2 (18K)
Est. 350.00 +
547 CL5, CL5b 1925 (August 9) Two non-first flight covers franked with (25c) blue airmail; one bearing a 1c yellow imperforate strip of three and other with 3c carmine imperforate single with Type D lathework, both postmarked front and back at Rouyn Lake; latter cover also shows blue dot variety, uncommon, VF

Photo (17K) Photo 2 (17K)
Est. 300.00 +
548 CL5b 1925 (June 27) Rouyn to Haileybury Flight - both directions; pilot signed with 3c carmine, Die II Admiral; on reverse (25c) blue showing blue dot left of monogram variety, with departure and arrival CDS postmarks and three-line flight cachet; an elusive duo, VF

Photo (18K) Photo 2 (18K)
500.00
549 CL5b 1925 (June 27) Haileybury - Rouyn Lake first flight cover bearing 3c Die II; on reverse (25c) blue airmail with blue dot left of monogram, postmarked Rouyn Lake JUN 27 on arrival, tied by scarce FIRST FLIGHT handstamp in violet and unsigned; 50 such covers were carried of which an even smaller number had the variety, VF

Photo (19K)
Est. 250.00 +
550 CL7 1926 (April 12) Non-first flight cover mailed registered from Toronto, franked with pair of 5c dark blue and 2c+1c brown, Die II War Tax; on reverse (25c) Jack V. Elliot background of swastikas postmarked Rolling Portage AP 12 departure CDS, returned to Kitchener with airmail tied by receiving AP 21 CDS. Mailed from Rolling Portage just before April 15 date of last flight made by the airline, VF

Photo (21K)
200.00 +
551 CL13 Precursor Five different Patricia Airways precursor flight covers dated in 1926 before CL13 was issued: (March 26) New York - Toronto - Red Lake, pilot signed and cacheted; (March 27) Toronto - Red Lake with flight cachet; (March 29) Sudbury - Red Lake, pilot signed; (April 6) Pogamasing - Red Lake, pilot signed (20 pieces carried); and (April 12) Sioux Lookout - Red Lake (25 pieces). Latter cover franked with 3c carmine Die II Admiral, others with three 1c yellow Admiral. A very scarce group carried during the delivery flight of the "Lark" aircraft, VF (AAMC [CL13]-2600, a, b, c, d)

Photo (17K) Photo 2 (17K)
Est. 500.00 +
552 CL13c 1926 (July 7) Sioux Lookout - Red Lake flight cachet cover franked with 2c green Admiral tied by Sioux Lookout duplex; on reverse (25c) Patricia Airways, Style One with blue black route inscriptions tied on arrival Red Lake JUL 7 26 split ring. A scarce official airmail stamp on cover, VF

Photo (19K)
400.00
553 CL13c 1926 (July 7) Red Lake - Sioux Lookout flight cachet cover, bearing 2c green Admiral tied by grid and Red Lake split ring departure on front tying airmail stamp; on reverse (25c) Patricia Airways, Style One with blue black route inscriptions tied on arrival Sioux Lookout JUL 7 26 CDS; an elusive use of this official airmail stamp, VF

Photo (20K)
400.00
554 CL14 1927 (April 9) Rouyn - Haileybury first flight; clean cover bearing 2c green Admiral and on reverse (25c) Patricia Airways, Style One with 10c overprint (Type A) in red, both neatly tied by Rouyn AP 9 27 CDS postmark, VF

Photo (21K)
325.00
555 CL14 1927 (May 23) Rouyn to Montreal, clean cover bearing 1c orange yellow pair, Die I Admiral; on reverse (25c) Patricia Airways, Style One with 10c overprint (Type A) in red, both tied by clear Rouyn MY 23 dispatch CDS postmarks, VF

Photo (18K)
325.00
556 CL14 1927 (June 21) Haileybury - Rouyn flight; clean cover mailed from Richmond Hill bearing 2c green Admiral tied by light JUN 17 duplex; at lower left a (25c) Patricia Airways, Style One with 10c overprint (Type A) in red; Haileybury JUN 21 departure CDS and Rouyn JUN 23 arrival CDS on back further ties the airmail, VF

Photo (29K)
325.00
557 CL18 variety 1927 (February 18) Woman Lake - Sioux Lookout flight cover to England, franked with 2c green pair tied by Woman Lake double ring FEB 18 datestamp in blue; on reverse similar cancel without date indicia ties (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Two airmail stamp with small "v" in VIA constant variety, same-day Sioux Lookout FE 18 27 arrival CDS. Elusive usage of the listed variety on a non-first flight cover, VF

Photo (20K)
Est. 250.00 +
558 CL19b 1927 (May 23) Haileybury - Rouyn flight; cover franked with 1c orange yellow pair, Die I tied by Haileybury MY 23 dispatch; on reverse (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Two with ascending 10c overprint (Type A) in deep red further cancelled by Haileybury MY 23 CDS, same-day Rouyn arrival CDS alongside. A scarce non-first flight dated usage of this airmail stamp, VF

Photo (21K)
900.00
559 CL19b + variety 1927 (June 21) Haileybury - Rouyn flight; clean cover from Richmond Hill, Ont. franked with pair of 1c yellow, Die II tied by light JUN 17 duplex; at left a (25c) Patricia Airways, Style Two with 10c overprint (Type A) in deep red, showing the small "v" in VIA constant plate variety; Haileybury JUN 21 departure CDS and Rouyn JUN 23 arrival CDS on back, the latter further ties the airmail, VF (Catalogue value for normal CL19 on cover)

Photo (28K)
900.00 +
560 CL20 1927 (September 24) Red Lake - Lake Du Bonnet flight; cover bearing pair of 1c Confederation and (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Two both tied by Red Lake split ring departure CDS; on reverse Lac Du Bonnet, Man. SP 24 duplex struck on arrival, then forwarded to Silver Centre, Ont. with Cobalt SP 28 transit and Silver Centre SP 29 receivers. Slight cover soiling and faint crease away from stamps, a rare flight cover - only 20 pieces were carried. Most CL20 stamps were used on the later March 9, 1928 flight. The first one we recall seeing, F-VF (AAMC CL20-2700)

Photo (23K)
Est. 500.00 +
561 CL20b 1928 (March 9) Red Lake - Sioux Lookout flight; a clean cover bearing 2c green Admiral tied by Red Lake split ring departure; on reverse (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Two with ascending 5c overprint (Type B) in red centrally struck by same-day Sioux Lookout CDS on arrival. This cover was carried by Patricia Airways, Ltd. its successor which operated during February and March of 1928, VF

Photo (17K)
1,450.00
562 CL24 1927 (July 8) Clean cover "via airmail Haileybury" bearing a 2c green Admiral; on reverse (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Three with 10c overprint (Type A) in red, both tied by clear Rouyn JUL 8 27 CDS. A most unusual early date of use for this stamp issued on June 11, the earliest reported date of use on cover was August 4, 1927 but this cover precedes it by six weeks, VF

Photo (20K)
Est. 300.00 +
563 CL25 1928 (February 12) Goldpines - Sioux Lookout flight; registered commercial flight, likely carried by Patricia Airways, Ltd., franked with 12c Confederation; on reverse (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Three with descending 5c overprint (Type B) in black along with wide range of postmarks, transit, RPO and arrival backstamps, VF

Photo (28K)
Est. 200.00 +
564 CL25c 1928 (July 4) Rolling Portage to Clearwater Lake; small envelope franked with 1c Confederation pair tied by Rolling Portage split ring departure; on reverse (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Three with ascending 5c overprint (Type B) in green, carried by Western Canada Airways Limited, as PA&E had ceased operations a few months ago. Airmail stamp tied by Western Canada Airways Ltd. Rolling Portage and socked-on-nose Clearwater Lake, Ont. circular cachets in violet with same-ink boxed "Collect 10c", VF and striking.

Photo (27K)
Est. 250.00 +
565 CL25d 1928 (March 9) Sioux Lookout - Goldpines flight; Roessler cover carried by Patricia Airways with 2c green Admiral tied by grid, Sioux Lookout dispatch CDS at left, minor toning; on reverse (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Three with descending 5c overprint (Type B) in red showing third "O" malformed - filled variety in LOOKOUT (Position 7), tied by Goldpines MR 9 split ring on arrival, F-VF

Photo (20K)
500.00
566 CL25e 1928 (March 9) Sioux Lookout - Red Lake flight; Roessler cover carried by Patricia Airways, Ltd., franked with pair of 1c Confederation tied by Sioux Lookout MR 9 departure duplex; on reverse (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Three with descending 5c overprint (Type B) in green showing third "O" malformed - filled in LOOKOUT (Position 7) postmarked on arrival with Red Lake MR 9 split ring. An elusive variety on cover, VF

Photo (20K)
500.00
567 CL25f 1928 (March 9) Goldpines - Sioux Lookout flight; clean cover carried by Patricia Airways franked with 2c Confederation tied by grid, Goldpines MR split ring; on reverse (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Three, "12" imprint lower left margin single with descending 5c overprint (Type B) in black showing third "O" malformed in LOOKOUT (Position 7) tied on arrival by Sioux Lookout MR 9 CDS, VF and appealing use of the variety

Photo (24K)
500.00
568 CL27 1927 (August 31) Goldpines - Sioux Lookout flight; 2c green Admiral tied by grid with Goldpines AU 31 27 split ring at left; on reverse a (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Three with 10c overprint (Type A) in red and descending 5c overprint (Type B) in black tied by same dispatch and PA&E Sioux Lookout AUG 31 boxed cachet and Sioux Lookout SP 1 CDS struck at right, VF (AAMC CL27-2701 states "a very small amount of mail was carried")

Photo (20K)
450.00 +
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