Volume 46 – #14

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Volume 46#14

October 26 – November 8, 2021

A 1927 Red Lake-to-Sioux Lookout flight cover with a rare handstamp variety (top left) crosses the block as Lot 416 of Eastern Auctions’ Nov. 18-20 public auction. In addition to two Admirals (top right), the cover is franked by one of the ‘great rarities’ of Patricia Airways’ airmail stamps (bottom left), according to chief describer Yohann Tanguay.

Rare pioneer, semi-official airmails to lead November Eastern sale

Mint examples of most of the pioneer and semi-official airmail stamps, varieties and errors listed in the Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps are set to cross the auction block in New Brunswick this November. Eastern Auctions will offer the D’Arcy Mosher Collection of Canadian pioneer and semi-official airmail material as part of a three-session public auction with 979 lots on Nov. 18-20. The Mosher Collection will open session two (Lots 297-659) on Nov. 19 at 1:30 p.m. (AT). Pioneer airmail stamps run offered from Lots 297-408 followed by semi-official airmail flight covers from Lots 409-422. “It is a substantial holding for anyone looking for these airmail stamps in mint condition,” said Yohann Tanguay, a stamp specialist and chief describer with Eastern Auctions, who added multiples, panes and “a few airmail” covers are also on offer. Continue reading →

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