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CEYLON - Postal History

 
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CANADIAN PROVINCES NOVA SCOTIA

1357 **/* 1860-63 Yellowish Paper 8½c deep green corner block of 9 (few perf separations & reinforcements) and 12½c block of 4, both with American Bank Note Co imprints; fine mint overall with some units MUH, Cat £197++. (2 blocks)
Lot 1297 [1 of 2]:1860-63 Yellowish Paper 8½c deep green corner block of 9 (few perf separations & reinforcements) and 12½c block of 4, both with American Bank Note Co imprints; fine mint overall with some units MUH, Cat £197++. (2 blocks)Lot 1297 [2 of 2]:1860-63 Yellowish Paper 8½c deep green corner block of 9 (few perf separations & reinforcements) and 12½c block of 4, both with American Bank Note Co imprints; fine mint overall with some units MUH, Cat £197++. (2 blocks)
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CANADA

1358 Ω 1868-90 Large Heads Ottawa Printing Medium to Stout Wove Paper 2c green, SG #57, unused, Cat £750.
Lot 841:1868-90 Large Heads Ottawa Printing Medium to Stout Wove Paper 2c green, SG #57, unused, Cat £750.
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1359 FA B11897 Jubilee Issue $2 deep violet, SG #137, parcel cancel, Cat £425.
Lot 1359:1897 Jubilee Issue $2 deep violet, SG #137, parcel cancel, Cat £425.
90.00 85.00 sold

CANADA - Postal History

1360 FA1868 outer to Scotland with 12½c QV deep yellow-green tied by Toronto canc 'NOV15/1868' with fine Glasgow Packet Paid 'NOV28/1868' handstamp, comes with photo copy of Holcombe opinion of geniuneness.
Lot 1299:1868 outer to Scotland with 12½c QV deep yellow-green tied by Toronto canc 'NOV15/1868' with fine Glasgow Packet Paid 'NOV28/1868' handstamp, comes with photo copy of Holcombe opinion.
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1361  1943 (Dec 16) airmail cover to Geneva with 20c & 10c tied by Victoria slogan cancel, censored in Vancouver, Type I 'OAT' handstamp applied in London, probable route and reason for lack of transit markings outlined in vendor's typed annotations.
Lot 1361 [1 of 2]:1943 (Dec 16) airmail cover to Geneva with 20c & 10c tied by Victoria slogan cancel, censored in Vancouver, Type I 'OAT' handstamp applied in London, probable route and reason for lack of transit markings outlined in vendor's typed annotations. Lot 1361 [2 of 2]:1943 (Dec 16) airmail cover to Geneva with 20c & 10c tied by Victoria slogan cancel, censored in Vancouver, Type I 'OAT' handstamp applied in London, probable route and reason for lack of transit markings outlined in vendor's typed annotations.
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1362  1945 (May 10) aerogramme sent to Queensland with 10c tied by St Thomas (Ontario) datestamp, flown North Atlantic route to London where Type I 'OAT' cachet applied, thence by BOAC via Gibraltar, Cairo & the Horseshoe Route to Ceylon, Kegalle to Perth by either Catalina or Liberator, then via Melbourne and on to Queensland. 'OAT' markings seldom-seen on aerogrammes.
Lot 1362:1945 (May 10) aerogramme sent to Queensland with 10c tied by St Thomas (Ontario) datestamp, flown North Atlantic route to London where Type I 'OAT' cachet applied, thence by BOAC via Gibraltar, Cairo & the Horseshoe Route to Ceylon, Kegalle to Perth by either Catalina or Liberator, then via Melbourne and on to Queensland. 'OAT' markings seldom-seen on aerogrammes.
80.00 75.00 sold
1363  1945 (Jul 9) cover to Switzerland with 30c franking tied by Trois Rivieres machine cancel, paying postage (5c) & airmail (25c) fees, censored at Ottawa or Montreal, Type VI 'OAT' handstamp in red applied in London, then by Swissair to Zurich thence by rail to destination. Probable full route described in vendor's typed annotations.
Lot 1363 [1 of 2]:1945 (Jul 9) cover to Switzerland with 30c franking tied by Trois Rivieres machine cancel, paying postage (5c) & airmail (25c) fees, censored at Ottawa or Montreal, Type VI 'OAT' handstamp in red applied in London, then by Swissair to Zurich thence by rail to destination. Probable full route described in vendor's typed annotations. Lot 1363 [2 of 2]:1945 (Jul 9) cover to Switzerland with 30c franking tied by Trois Rivieres machine cancel, paying postage (5c) & airmail (25c) fees, censored at Ottawa or Montreal, Type VI 'OAT' handstamp in red applied in London, then by Swissair to Zurich thence by rail to destination. Probable full route described in vendor's typed annotations.
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1364  1945 (Nov 14) airmail cover to Belgium with 30c franking tied by Montreal machine cancel, Type IX 'OAT' cachet applied in London. Routed via North Atlantic route from Montreal to Prestwick via Goose Bay and Greenland, thence from London to Brussels with BOAC, then by train to destination.
Lot 1364 [1 of 2]:1945 (Nov 14) airmail cover to Belgium with 30c franking tied by Montreal machine cancel, Type IX 'OAT' cachet applied in London. Routed via North Atlantic route from Montreal to Prestwick via Goose Bay and Greenland, thence from London to Brussels with BOAC, then by train to destination. Lot 1364 [2 of 2]:1945 (Nov 14) airmail cover to Belgium with 30c franking tied by Montreal machine cancel, Type IX 'OAT' cachet applied in London. Routed via North Atlantic route from Montreal to Prestwick via Goose Bay and Greenland, thence from London to Brussels with BOAC, then by train to destination.
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CEYLON

1365 FA1857-59 Imperf Chalon Wmk Star 5d chestnut, 4-margins, SG #5, Cat £150.
Lot 1365:1857-59 Imperf Chalon Wmk Star 5d chestnut, 4-margins, SG #5, Cat £150.
110.00 105.00 sold

CEYLON - Postal History

1366  1945 (Aug 21) airmail cover to New York with 2r60c airmail rate franking tied by Colombo datestamps, uncensored as sent after the end of hostilities in Europe and in the Pacific. Probable route TATA to Karchi, BOAC horseshoe route to Teheran, Aden, Asmara, Khartoum & Cairo, thence to Rome, Paris & London where Type VI 'OAT' cachet applied, then taking North Atlantic route via Gander to New York.
Lot 1366:1945 (Aug 21) airmail cover to New York with 2r60c airmail rate franking tied by Colombo datestamps, uncensored as sent after the end of hostilities in Europe and in the Pacific. Probable route TATA to Karchi, BOAC horseshoe route to Teheran, Aden, Asmara, Khartoum & Cairo, thence to Rome, Paris & London where Type VI 'OAT' cachet applied, then taking North Atlantic route via Gander to New York.
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