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1888-97 Small Queens Ottawa Printing
 
 
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Lot 636
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Canada, 1888, 3¢ Bright Vermilion, Specimen Overprint, #41S, ungummed, 2nd Ottawa printing, a few were presented to government officials, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150-250.
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Realized
$173
Lot 637

Canada, 1888, 3¢ Rose Carmine on Cover, #41a, tied with 5¢ registry by Toronto oval parcel cancels, MY 19 94 cancel at lower left, advertising corner card, Ottawa MY 20 94 receiving cancel on reverse, corner missing on 3¢, still attractive piece, Fine.
Estimate $100-150.
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Realized
$86
Lot 638

Canada, 1888, 3¢ Bright Vermilion, Imperf, Pair, #41b, o.g., large margins around, Extremely Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200-250.
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Realized
$311
Lot 639
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Canada, 1888, 3¢ Bright Vermilion, Imperf, Block of 4, #41b, top pair l.h., bottom pair n.h., large margins around, lovely item, Very Fine.
Unitrade C$2,100.
Estimate $700-800.
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$1,265
Lot 640
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Canada, 1888, 3¢ "Vampire Bite" Variety, Unitrade #41vi, used, clear example of this popular variety, Fine.
Scott #41 var. Unitrade C$150.
Estimate $100-120.
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$138
Lot 641

Canada, 1888, 3¢ Bright Vermilion, "Vampire Bite" Variety on Cover, Unitrade #41vi, tied by Chatsworth JU 2, 1893 cds, Toronto JU 2 93 receiving cancel on reverse, popular variety, Fine.
Scott #41 var. Unitrade C$400.
Estimate $100-120.
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$196
Lot 642

Canada, 1888, 3¢ Bright Vermilion, Dramatic Design Shift, #41 var., o.g. (h.r.), missing entire value, spectacular item, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200-300.
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Realized
$322
Lot 643

Canada, 1888, 3¢, Major Perforation Shift, Imprint Block of 4, #41 var., o.g., small thin upper right, with letter "A" (Boggs type VII), a dramatic piece, Fine to Very Fine. Ex. Simpson, Reford, Burden.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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Realized
$633
Lot 644
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Canada, 1888, 3¢ Double Print and Pre-Printing Paper Fold, #41 var., used, spectacular item, a rarity, Fine to Very Fine. Ex. Simpson.
Estimate $500-700.
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$460
Lot 645
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Canada, 1888-97, 3¢ Squared Circle Cancels and Covers, #41, 58 covers and 337 adhesives, some dupl., incl. precursors from Halifax, Hamilton, London, Ottawa, St. John, Seaforth, Winnipeg and Toronto, later with various types, many identified on small cards, good variety of mostly Eastern towns, also Manitoba, nice lot for the specialist, Fine or better.
Estimate $400-500.
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$604
Lot 646
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Canada, 1888-97, 3¢ Railway Cancels and Covers, #41, 22 covers and 113 adhesives, minor dupl., wide variety of cancels, maritime and Western provinces, Quebec, Ontario, railway names, many with tracings, noted H & NW railroad with 2¢ registry, T.G. & B.R./no. 1/south on 1880 cover, worth inspection, Fine or better.
Estimate $200-300.
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$242
Lot 647
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Canada, 1888-97, 3¢ Flag Cancels and Covers, #41, 17 covers and 34 stamps, incl. first imperial machine cancel, imperial wavy line, 1897 Jubilee, ensign flag, straight jack flag, Montreal flag A-F, Montreal without indicia, involute flag A-C, nice group, Fine or better.
Estimate $150-200.
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$138
Lot 648
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Canada, 1888-97, 3¢ Railroad Cancels, #41, 125 diff. identified on homemade pages, mostly selected strikes, nice group, Fine or better. Ex. Ludlow.
Estimate $150-200.
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$127
Lot 649
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Canada, 1888, 3¢ Rose Carmine Cancels and Covers, #41a, 60 covers and 130 adhesives (on and off piece), dated copies, Oct. 8, 1888 to Aug 3, 1890, great collection for the specialist, Fine or better.
Estimate $400-600.
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$1,093
Lot 650
 
Canada, 1880-97, 3¢ Cover Group, #41, approx. 400, noted shades incl. many #41a, mourning, fancy cancels incl. flag, color, killer, cork and target cancels, few advertising corner cards, foreign destinations, numerous towns, multiples incl. block of 4, unpicked lot, worth a close look, Fine or better.
Estimate $800-1,200.
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Realized
$776
Lot 651

Canada, 1880-97, 3¢ Advertising Covers, #41, 44, majority insurance companies, but noted 1896 Halifax Summer Carnival (2), 2 pre 1880, others for dry goods, groceries, manufacturing, worth a look, Fine or better.
Estimate $500-700.
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Realized
$403
Lot 652

Canada, 1880-97, 3¢ With 2¢ or 5¢ Registry on Covers, #41, 18 franked with 2¢, 4 franked with 5¢, 2 usages from 1879, noted #41a, F1b, nice group, Fine or better.
Estimate $200-300.
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$288
Lot 653

Canada, 1888, 5¢ Gray, #42, n.h., "an area of gum thin and slight toning in gum", otherwise Very Fine, Greene (2005) cert.
Unitrade #42 C$900.
Scott $500.
Estimate $150-180.
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$127
Lot 654
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Canada, 1893, 8¢ Group, #44, 280+ used, noted shades incl. rare peacock blue (4), various cancels, printing varieties, inspect, Fine or better.
Estimate $200-300.
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Realized
$575
Lot 655

Canada, 1893, 8¢ Cover Group, #44, 33, all registered except one, various shades, usages within Canada and to U.S., one with "Too Late" hs., inspect, Fine or better.
Estimate $150-200.
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$299
Lot 656

Canada, 1897, 10¢ Brown Red, #45, o.g. (h.r.), Grade 90 Extremely Fine, PF (2007), Greene (2005) certs.
Unitrade #45 C$900+.
Scott $725+.
Estimate $500-700.
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$633
Lot 657
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Canada, 1897, 10¢ Group, #45, 160+ used incl. 1 block and 1 cover, shades, printing flaws incl. Unitrade #45iii, 45iv and freaks, various cancels incl. street PO, inspect, Fine or better.
Estimate $1,500-1,800.
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$1,150
Lot 658
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Canada, 1893, 20¢, 50¢ Group, #46-47, used, 23 copies #46 incl. 2 precancels, 40 copies #47 incl. 4 precancels, also shades, plate varieties, various cancels, nice group, Fine or better.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$633
Lot 659

Canada, 1893, 20¢, 50c on Covers, #46-47, 1897 usages, 50¢ on "The Halifax" corner card, both slit opening at bottom, slight wrinkling at top, 20¢ registered, both addressed to Montreal, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $500-600.
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$1,955
Lot 660
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Canada, 1870-97 Cancel Group, #34//45, couple hundred ½¢ to 10¢ issues, both Montreal and Ottawa printings, organized by cancel types, incl. Toronto 3 ring, crown, flag, target, various registry types, squared circle, killer, red, blue, violet, split ring, roller, geometric, nice group, good cat. just as used, Fine or better.
Estimate $300-400.
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$403
Lot 661
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Canada, 1870-97, 3¢ Collection Balance, #37/41, thousands of used on pages in glassines or in various binders with lots of dupl., numerous shades, papers, re-entries incl. "Vampire Bite" (Unitrade #41vi), cancels incl. fancy, cogwheel, various cork, target, color, "Way", numerous towns incl. NWT (8 from Moosomin, 1 from Broadview), Assiniboia (Wapella 1891 usage, Edenwold 1894 usage), multiples, pre-printing paper folds, great lot for the specialist or someone wanting to start the 3¢ small Queens, Fine or better.
Estimate $1,200-1,500.
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$1,380
Lot 662
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Canada, 1870-97, 3¢ Fancy Cancels, #37/41, 13 covers and 150 stamps, noted Ottawa crown, Guelph cork cross, Port Carling "B", Union Jack, Kingston cross, geometrics, color, numeral and letters, star, etc., lovely lot, Fine or better.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$1,265
Lot 663
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Canada, 1870-97, 3¢ Printing Varieties, #37/41, 15 covers and 300++ adhesives, showing imprints, numerous re-entries, pre-printing folds, dramatic design shifts, worn plates, poor transfers, pitted plates, ink smears, damaged and cracked plates, etc., many with large black & white photos showing varieties, noted "Vampire Bite" used (4), "Bow Tie" Queen, "String of Pearls", great specialist lot, Fine or better.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$2,243
Lot 664
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Canada, 1870-97, 3¢ Printing Classification Balance, #37/41, about 150 used, organized on stockpages by L.D. Shoemaker numbers, #1//37, missing only 4, 8-9 and 11a, nice reference group, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-600.
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$403
Lot 665
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Canada, 1870-97, 3¢ Collection Balance, #37/41, mint and used mounted and written up on homemade pages, incl. perf. example of 1868 trial (fantasy) essay in black, noted early printings with positional dot at lower left, shift showing partial imprint at top, various perfs, #37 o.g., page showing various papers as classified by L.D. Shoemaker, #41 used block of 4, lovely group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$345
Lot 666
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Canada, 1870-97, 3¢ Printing Classification, #37/41, used, organized and written up on pages by L.D. Shoemaker numbers, #1-37 complete, incl. Unitrade 37i (cat. $250), lovely group, Very Fine. Ex. Shoemaker.
Estimate $300-400.
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Realized
$431
Lot 667
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Canada, 1870-97, 3¢ Printing Freaks, #37/41, used, 4 dramatic examples, first double perfs at right, second pre-printing paper fold (2) and third fold over in pair at upper left, nice collateral items for the specialist, Fine or better.
Estimate $300-400.
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$265
Lot 668

Canada, 1870-97, 3¢ U.S. State Destination Covers, #37/41, 32 diff. states represented, couple dupl., nice variety of shades, cancels, some registered and advertising, various towns, interesting group, Fine or better.
Estimate $150-200.
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$299
Lot 669
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Canada, 1876-88, 5¢ Group, #38/42, 700+ used on pages, noted cancels incl. fancy, square circle, shades, some printing varieties, worth inspection, Fine or better.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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Realized
$978
Lot 670
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Canada, 1876-88, 5¢ Plate Varieties, #38/42, 75 used copies, numerous minor varieties identified on pages, worth inspection, Fine or better.
Estimate $200-300.
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Realized
$431
Lot 671

Canada, 1876-88, 5¢ Cover Group, #38/42, 24, noted 1890 registered to U.S. with additional 1¢, 2¢, nice 1896 Montreal flag cancel to England, 1876 to Ireland, registered usages, inspect, Fine or better.
Estimate $200-300.
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$230
Lot 672
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Canada, 1872-88, 6¢ Group, #39/43, 370+ used, majority #39, noted shades, numerous cancels incl. fancy, some misperfs, nice lot for study, Fine or better.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$805
Lot 673
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Canada, 1872-88, 6¢ Plate Varieties, #39/43, 100 used, various minor re-entries and plate flaws, also 3 precancels of #43, nice lot, Fine or better.
Estimate $300-400.
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$489
Lot 674
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Canada, 1872-88, 6¢ Plate Varieties, #39/43, 59 used examples of various re-entries and varieties, mounted on well annotated plates, mostly unlisted in Unitrade but noted #39ii, great specialist lot, Fine or better.
Estimate $200-300.
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Realized
$546
Lot 675

Canada, 1872-88, 6¢ Cover Group, #39/43, 24, noted 2¢ (2) and 5¢ registry adhesives, 1872 usages, triple weight, couple with re-entries, nice group, Fine or better.
Estimate $150-250.
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Realized
$345








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