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Lot Catalogue Number Description Catalogue Value or Estimate
251 1918 (February 19) Bentz-Richardson Co. Ltd. cover franked with 1c bright green strip of three with full Type B lathework from right of sheet, tied by clear Winnipeg machine cancel, sent to St. Paul, USA; horizontal cover fold away from stamps, F-VF (Unitrade 104)

There is a printing order "901J" under the lathework of the second stamp.

Photo (27K)
Est. 200.00 +
252 1918 (October 14) Clean cover mailed from Bethany to Hamilton, franked with a 1c yellow green Type C full strength lathework single, just tied by Bethany split ring, additional clear full strike at left, striking, very few exist on cover, F-VF (Unitrade 104i)

Photo (26K)
Est. 500.00 +
253 1926 (April 23) The James Texts cover from Belleville to Ottawa, franked with an attactive strip of three 1c yellow, Die I dry printing, with seldom seen remarkably strong, full Type D lathework, tied by Belleville slogan cancel; clean and visually appealing, VF (Unitrade 105f)

Photo (26K)
Est. 250.00 +
254 1924 (May 14) Provincial Treasury Department, Regina, Sask. envelope mailed to Birtle, Manitoba franked with well centered vertical strip of three 1c orange yellow, Die I wet printing, showing normal impression of Type D1 lathework nicely tied by Regina slogan cancellation; couple tiny cover tears at top not touching stamps. A rare usage of the D1 lathework on cover, VF (Unitrade 105)

Photo (31K)
Est. 600.00 +
255 1920 (September 1) Envelope with contents mailed from Elgin Road to Westmount, Quebec, bearing a nicely centered 2c carmine showing unusually complete Type B lathework, tied by grid and light Elgin Road split ring at left; cover has trivial edge flaws and small portion of backflap missing, F-VF (Unitrade 106)

Photo (25K)
Est. 150.00 +
256 Royal Bank of Canada cheque dated August 24, 1932, franked with 3c carmine, Die I, strip of three with nearly full Type D lathework along with Excise Tax (two-leaf) 3c blue (Van Dam FX38), cancelled by crayon and double circle datestamp from RBC - most unusual franking, VF (Unitrade 109)

Photo (30K)
Est. 200.00 +
257 1926 (June 14) Preprinted envelope to Halifax bearing 4c olive yellow with remarkably full Type D lathework, seldom seen as most known are of lesser strength; trivial surface flaws but nicely tied by Hillsborough, NS split rings; next-day arrival backstamp. Minor cover foxing at bottom right, a striking usage, Fine (Unitrade 110a)

Photo (25K)
Est. 250.00 +
258 1927 (February 28) Registered cover from Pembroke to Detroit, franked with 2c green and corner pair of 5c violet showing remarkably strong, full Type D inverted tied by Pembroke split rings, Registered straightline and box handstamps, Toronto and Detroit backstamps, F-VF and scarce (Unitrade 107, 112)

Photo (30K)
Est. 500.00 +
259 1920 (May 17) Registered cover from Halifax to Hamilton franked with 1c dark yellow green and a well centered 7c olive bistre showing full strength Type B lathework, both tied by light Halifax CDS, "key-hole" registration marking, RPO transit and MY 20 receiver backstamps; VF (Unitrade 104ii, 113a) ex. "Lindemann" collection

Photo (28K)
Est. 200.00 +
260 1923 (June 13) Registered cover Vancouver to Providence, Rhode Island, three colour franking of single 1c yellow Die I, 2c green and 10c blue, wet printings, the latter VF centered and showing exceptionally strong, full strength Type D lathework, all tied by Vancouver postmarks, registration boxed handstamp, JUN 19 receiver backstamp; light cover toning away from the 10c lathework, a rare use of the very elusive ten cent 100% strength lathework on cover, F-VF. (Unitrade 105, 107, 117)

Photo (32K)
Est. 1,250.00 +
261 1934 (April 26) Mixed-issue franked cover mailed special delivery from Nova Scotia to Quebec, bearing a 10c light blue, wet printing with Type D (50% strength) lathework and pair of 3c carmine Die I with full Type D lathework, 5c Arch and 5c Medallion complete the franking, all tied by Hillsborough split rings, Montreal and Rock Island backstamps. Visually appealing and F-VF (Unitrade 109, 117ii, 170, 199)

Photo (35K)
Est. 250.00 +
262 1925 (November 16) Manila envelope bearing 1c yellow, Die I imperforate single and pair, latter with normal strength Type D inverted lathework, all stamps tied by Windsor slogan cancel, sent to Detroit; light vertical fold at centre away from stamps. A very scarce and appealing usage, VF (Unitrade 136)

Photo (24K)
Est. 500.00 +
263 1933 (October 3) Registered cover from Toronto to Victoria, franked with 3c carmine Die I imperforate strip of four with Plate 126 imprint and full Type D lathework, also a 1c yellow, Die II, perf 8 vertically, former has minor flaws but nicely cancelled by Toronto CDS postmarks; few such covers can exist, F-VF (Unitrade 126, 138)

Photo (33K)
Est. 350.00 +
264 1922 (March 16) St. Patrick's Day postcard franked with 1c green (shortpaid 1c), double deficiency "2" due marking at Toronto with rare use of a 2c postage due with full Type A lathework, uncancelled, undoubtedly very few exist on cover or card, F-VF (Unitrade J2)

Photo (42K)
Est. 750.00 +
265 1918 (December 11) One cent green KGV postal envelope uprated with pairs of 2c carmine and 2c+1c yellow brown War Tax, both pairs with Type B lathework, full strength on former and nearly full on latter, mailed registered from Kitchener to Pennsylvania, nicely cancelled with split rings; Toronto and Buffalo backstamps; an appealing and scarce usage on cover, F-VF (Unitrade MR2, MR4i)

Photo (34K)
Est. 350.00
266 1918 (April 15) Registered cover Toronto to USA, bearing three War Tax issues - 1c green, 2c+1c brown with full Type A lathework and 2c+1c carmine paste-up coil pair with perf flaws at left, all tied by Spadina Ave Toronto roller cancels; Christmas 1917 label affixed to back, Toronto and Boston backstamps; some cover wear at lower corners, an unusual franking, F-VF (Unitrade MR1, MR4, MR6i)

Photo (32K)
Est. 250.00 +
267 1918 (June 29) Geo Creed Professional Furrier Winnipeg cover franked with 2c+1c brown, Die II War Tax with nearly full strength Type A lathework, neatly tied by Winnipeg machine cancellation to Washington DC, VF (Unitrade MR4)

Photo (29K)
Est. 150.00
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