(Newfoundland) 1858 entire datelined “Petites” to France bearing accountancy handstamp ‘2f62c’, rating handstamps on front as well as French entry cds, reverse with framed SHIP LETTER/ HALIFAX N.S. datestamp, red London transit and internal French cancels; fine and clean condition.
(Nova Scotia) 1845 (JY 23) entire to Hartford, Conn.bearing fine example of ‘Paid at Amherst. N.S.’ crown circle, the Amehurst cds on reverse together with St Andrews N.B. transit, “11 ½ “ accountancy with ‘10’ for United States. Fine and scarce.
(Prince Edward Island) 1872 (March) cover from Charlottetown to London, franked at the 8c. rate to pay for the faster 'Cunard' service via New York by 1872 1c. brown-orange (2) and 3c. rose (2) tied by 'barred and dotted' obliterator, London arrival. Slight faults including creasing but a unique and important cover. Any cover to the UK with the 1872 'cents' issueis very rare, but this is the only recorded example of the 8c. rate. RPS Cert (1984), Ex Brassler.
(Prince Edward Islands) 1869 (NO 8) registered internal cover addressed to a William Bearsto at Summerside franked perf 11½ -12 2d. rose (2) and 6d. yellow-green cancelled in manuscript “Burns Gills & Co.” With Prince Edward Island single-ring date stampat lower left. An attractive and unique franking. Greene Foundation Certificate (2004), Ex T.V. Roberts and David Pitts.
1854 entire to Paris,addressed without country name and therefore sent to Paris, Upper Canada whose arrival cds appears top right, alongside manuscript "Missent to" and country name added in same ink at base, fine example of scarce framed CANADA/ &c.ART.12. accountancy handstamp and French entry cds, reverse with Paris U.C. despatch cds, English transit and French arrivals. A striking item.375
1857 outer letter sheet to Quebec franked by 1852-57 imperf 3d ‘Beaver’ and 6d. ‘Prince Albert’ both cancelled by fine ‘21’ numerals with Montreal cds in association below, arrival backstamp. The 3d with four fine margins and the 6c. with two large margins, complete but close margin at top and the right side not visible but appears complete from reverse. A very fine and attractive item.
1859 (April 18) cover to England franked pair 10d. 'Jacques Cartier' tied by two bar obliterators with crown framed 'Legislative Assembly/ April 18/ 1859/Canada' handstamp, London transit. The left-hand stamp with four fine margins and that on the right with three goood margins; a fine and attractive double weight cover
1864 registered cover to Glasgow, endorsed "Per Royal Mail Route" and bearing straight-line REGISTERED and framed POST OFFICE/ VICTORIA VANCOUVER handtsamp, franked United States 24c. tied target handstamp and by New York Registered date stamp,San Francisco transit cds bottom left, cursive (crown) Registered and London Paid cds arrival backstamp; some faults to envelope but still an attractive example of rare registered mail.
1880 Line Engraved overprints selection with two ½d. plate 15, OD of good colour and lightly hinged, LD slight fading hinged mint, 1d. JA plate 201, EG plate 215, JJ plate 216, SA plate 217, ND plate 218, GI plate 218 and OB plate 220 with light diagonal gum crease, fresh hinged mint.