General Sale – November 9-10 (Lot 361-1554)Worldwide, British North America Specialized New Brunswick Postal History Exceptional Canada featuring the Alastair Bain Semi-Official Airmails and Daniel Cantor Proofs & Imperforates
The worldwide section features the Burma Collection of Alan Meech, long-time editor of The Burma Peacock, journal of the Burma Philatelic Study Circle; United States Revenues with early Documentary stamps including the famous $500 Large Persian Rug stamp.
A special section is dedicated to the Alastair Bain collection of Canada Semi-Official Airmails with rare mint stamps, varieties and surcharges, an impressive range of flight covers and worthwhile collections. The British North America section comprises the Graham McCleave New Brunswick postal history collections of early Colonial and Decimal 1860-1868 periods – with many rare postal markings, rates and combinations. Many exceptional items (including some never reported before) were meticulously added to this noteworthy collection for well-over 30 years.
A tremendous Canada sale (two-day event) comprising over 800 lots, features the Daniel Cantor collection of essays, proofs and imperforates; remarkable postal history of the Small Queen era including registered mail; equally impressive sections of the 1898 Map Stamp, 1911-1927 Admiral, plate multiples from King George V to modern era, perforated and overprinted Officials, Revenues along with numerous specialized large lots and collections.