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CANADA TWO CENT MAP STAMP POSTAL HISTORY continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1481 c 1898 2c Black, deep blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, single with deep colors affixed slightly over the edge damaging the right margin, tied to multicolor Britannia
Rules the Waves post card to Timaru, New Zealand by ChathamOnt.Ja1898 2c Black, deep blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, single with deep colors affixed slightly over the edge damaging the right margin, tied to multicolor "Britannia Rules the Waves" post card to Timaru, New Zealand by "Chatham/Ont./Jan 30, 99" c.d.s., Vancouver transit and backstamped, slight corner creasing to bottom right corner of card, still very fine for this rare usage; an exceptionally rare destination as New Zealand did not join the Imperial Penny Postage scheme until January 1, 1901, which was after the normal use of the 2c Map stamp; the card offered here pays the proper 2c U.P.U. post card rate and is the only recorded item to New Zealand with the 2c Map stamp paying the proper rate in sole franking (Unitrade #86b). (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1482 c 1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, single in the deep blue color combination plus another example that was probably lavender that has oxidized to a uniform brown, both tied to
cover to Argentina along with 1c Green Edward VII by Toronto, Canada1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, single in the deep blue color combination plus another example that was probably lavender that has oxidized to a uniform brown, both tied to cover to Argentina along with 1c Green Edward VII by "Toronto, Canada, Oct. 19 1905" machine cancel, paying the 5c U.P.U letter rate, New York transit on the reverse, to Buenos Aires, minor stains and wrinkles to cover and some toned perf. tips, fine and very rare cover, especially with the two different stamps; the finer of two recorded 2c Map covers to Argentina (Unitrade #85, 86b). (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $220.00
Will close during Public Auction
1483 c 1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, attractive single along with 12p Black Numeral (Unitrade 74) tied to 2c Red postal entire (Unitrade U11) by SydneyN.S.FE
22 00 duplexes, nice single U.P.U. letter rate posted to B1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, attractive single along with 1/2p Black "Numeral" (Unitrade #74) tied to 2c Red postal entire (Unitrade #U11) by "Sydney/N.S./FE 22 00" duplexes, nice single U.P.U. letter rate posted to Brunn, Moravia (at this time a part of the Austrian Empire, but it became Czechoslovakia and now the Czech Republic), St. Johns, N.B. transit, backstamped, very fine; the only recorded Two Cent Map cover to Moravia (Unitrade #86). (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
1484 c 1898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, attractive single showing the muddy water effect in a uniform gray brown, gorgeous multicolor post card of Winnipeg
in lovely pastel colors showing three different views of the city, s1898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, attractive single showing the "muddy water" effect in a uniform gray brown, gorgeous multicolor post card of Winnipeg in lovely pastel colors showing three different views of the city, stamp tied by "Berlin/Ont./AP 18 02" c.d.s. with additional strike below, posted to Vienna, Austria with portion of a Vienna backstamp at left, couple of trivial edge nicks to the card, very fine and choice; because post cards were early in their development in the period of the 2c Map stamp, post cards paying 2c U.P.U. post card rate to a foreign country are surprisingly rare and this rate is classified as extremely rare by Winmill; especially desirable with this beautiful multicolor card; ex-Bain (Unitrade #85). (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1485 c 1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, three singles in combination with 12c Black, 1c Gray green, 2c on 3c Carmine and 5c Blue on bluish Numerals (Unitrade
74, 75, 79, 88) making a five-color franking, all tied to a large po1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, three singles in combination with 1/2c Black, 1c Gray green, 2c on 3c Carmine and 5c Blue on bluish "Numerals" (Unitrade #74, 75, 79, 88) making a five-color franking, all tied to a large portion of a registered cover to, Tolima, Colombia by "New Westminster/DE 9 99" duplexes, via New York with transits and New York registry label, Colon transit, few minor perf. flaws affecting a couple of stamps and cover reduced at left and bottom from its original larger size, but retaining its important elements, a fine cover of great rarity; this impressive franking pays the 10c double U.P.U. letter rate and 5c registry fee, all such covers with 2c Map franking are extremely rare; the cover offered here is the only recorded cover to this South American country; ex-Winmill and illustrated on page 18 of his book (Unitrade #86). (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
1486 c 1898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, attractive 1c Green postal card (Unitrade UX17) with additional 2c Map single tied by bold circular grid cancel,
posted to a missionary in Canton, China with ReginaAssaDE 14 981898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, attractive 1c Green postal card (Unitrade #UX17) with additional 2c Map single tied by bold circular grid cancel, posted to a missionary in Canton, China with "Regina/Assa/DE 14 98" c.d.s. at left (Assanoboia, a district in the North West Territories before it became Saskatchewan), Hong Kong transit and backstamped, very fine; the stamp was added to make the 2c U.P.U. post card rate now overpaying it by 1c, this is explained by message which reads "I send you the 1st Imperial 1d post Canadian stamp" and datelined "The Barracks/Regina, N.W.T./Canada"; a very early 2c Map posting from this remote area being within about a week of issuance; the only recorded example paying the post card rate to China, and along with the cover in the next lot, one of only two covers known to China with the Two Cent Map stamp (Unitrade #85). (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1487 c 1898 2c Black, deep blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, attractive single with deep colors, particularly the blue oceans, used in combination with 12c Black Small Queen
horizontal pair plus 2c Purple Maple Leaf (Unitrade 34, 68), all tie1898 2c Black, deep blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, attractive single with deep colors, particularly the blue oceans, used in combination with 1/2c Black Small Queen horizontal pair plus 2c Purple "Maple Leaf" (Unitrade #34, 68), all tied to cover to Shanghai, China by "W'pg & M. Jaw R.P.O. /No. 4/JU 8 08" c.d.s. (an R.P.O. not listed in Winmill), backstamped by the British Post Office in Shanghai, light vertical fold affecting the 2c Purple and right stamp of the pair affixed over edge damaging the right side, still an attractive franking and a fine cover; this is the only recorded U.P.U letter rate cover with Two Cent Map franking, and with the previous card, one of only two covers known to China (Unitrade #86b). (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1488 c 1898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, two attractive singles with fresh true lavender color in the oceans, along with 1c Gray green Numeral (Unitrade 75)
paying the 5c U.P.U. letter rate, all tied to cover to Denmark1898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, two attractive singles with fresh true lavender color in the oceans, along with 1c Gray green "Numeral" (Unitrade #75) paying the 5c U.P.U. letter rate, all tied to cover to Denmark by "London/Canada/DE 16 98" three-ring postmarks, 5p due handstamp applied in England in error and crossed out, backstamped Hjorring, a very fine early cover to very scarce destination (Unitrade #85). (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
1489 c 1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, horizontal pair in the lavender color combination and another pair in a strong blue color combination approaching the deep blue oceans, along
with 5c Blue on bluish Numeral and 2c on 3c Carmine Maple Leaf (Unit1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, horizontal pair in the lavender color combination and another pair in a strong blue color combination approaching the deep blue oceans, along with 5c Blue on bluish "Numeral" and 2c on 3c Carmine "Maple Leaf" (Unitrade #79, 87), all tied to large linen registered cover to Damanhour, Egypt by "Berlin/Ont./DE 19 99" c.d.s., purple London registry c.d.s. and Alexandria transits, backstamped, one stamp of each pair with repaired insect edge damage, cover with slight edge wear and toning affecting the perf. tips of the stamps, an impressive and exceedingly rare cover; this is one of the few double U.P.U. letter rate registered covers (10c postage + 5c registry fee) to a foreign destination and the only recorded cover to Egypt with the Two Cent Map stamps (Unitrade #85, 86). (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1490 c 1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, beautiful multicolor post card of Quebec showing two different views of the city, posted to France with single (some gum
staining) tied by small QuebecNO 27 01 c.d.s. with year date i1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, beautiful multicolor post card of Quebec showing two different views of the city, posted to France with single (some gum staining) tied by small "Quebec/NO 27 01" c.d.s. with year date inverted, backstamped Paris on the front, very fine and attractive; the 2c U.P.U. post card rate paid by the 2c Map stamp is extremely rare (Unitrade #86) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1491 c 1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, attractive registered cover to Lichtenthal in Baden-Baden, Germany, bearing four singles with the blue color combination from light to quite
dark and a fifth single with the lavender color for the oceans, payin1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, attractive registered cover to Lichtenthal in Baden-Baden, Germany, bearing four singles with the blue color combination from light to quite dark and a fifth single with the lavender color for the oceans, paying the single 5c U.P.U. letter rate and 5c registry fee, all tied by "Cottingen Street/Halifax/AU 3 99" c.d.s., light purple London transit on the front, backstamped, a very fine cover; a rare registered cover with only Two Cent Map franking; ex-Bain (Unitrade #85, 86). (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $220.00
Will close during Public Auction
1492 c 1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, an exceptionally attractive and very rare double rate registered cover to Chemnitz, Germany, franked with a horizontal pair and single of the 2c
Map stamp with gray color in the oceans and a horizontal pair and1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, an exceptionally attractive and very rare double rate registered cover to Chemnitz, Germany, franked with a horizontal pair and single of the 2c Map stamp with gray color in the oceans and a horizontal pair and single of the deep blue color in the oceans, plus a 1c Green and 2c Carmine Edward VII, all tied by six strikes of a bold "R" in oval registry handstamp, posted from Winnipeg via New York with "Winnipeg/Man./OC 21 07" c.d.s., Liverpool and London registry transits, backstamped, a very few toned perf. tips; a very fine cover; this franking exhibits the exceptionally rare U.P.U. registered double letter rate to a foreign country (10c postage + 5c registry fee) and in addition it is an especially attractive franking involving six Two Cent Map stamps (Unitrade #85, 86b). (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1493 c 1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, handsome vertical pair with strong bright colors, along with two 12c Black and scarcer 6p Brown Maple Leaf (Unitrade 66,
71), tied to neat registered cover to Budapest, Hungary by cl1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, handsome vertical pair with strong bright colors, along with two 1/2c Black and scarcer 6p Brown "Maple Leaf" (Unitrade #66, 71), tied to neat registered cover to Budapest, Hungary by clear "Kingston/Canada/MY 27 99" c.d.s., red London registry transit and Verviers-Coln railroad entry registry label on the front, backstamped Budapest and forwarded to Abbazia, very fine and an exceptionally attractive cover; franking is 1c overpaid for the single U.P.U. registered letter rate; an exceedingly rare destination and certainly the finest example known to Hungary (Unitrade #86). (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1494 c 1898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, two singles tied to a very early cover to Italy, in combination with 5c Blue on bluish Maple Leaf and 1c Gray green
Numeral (Unitrade 70, 75) making the double U.P.U. letter rate1898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, two singles tied to a very early cover to Italy, in combination with 5c Blue on bluish "Maple Leaf and 1c Gray green "Numeral" (Unitrade #70, 75) making the double U.P.U. letter rate, all tied by "Montreal/Dec 11 1898" flag machine cancel to fancy corner card cover of P.O. Tremblay, Numismatist in Montreal, backstamped Milan, very fine and lovely rare double rate cover; an excellent example of the Two Cent Map used in the first week of usage (Unitrade #85). (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1495 c 1898 2c Black, deep blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, well centered single with deep colors posted in single franking to Italy, tied by LondonOnt.JA 30 99 c.d.s., marked
due and 30c Buff and magenta postage due (Scott J8) tied by1898 2c Black, deep blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, well centered single with deep colors posted in single franking to Italy, tied by "London/Ont./JA 30 99" c.d.s., marked due and 30c Buff and magenta postage due (Scott #J8) tied by San Remo squared circle pmk. with similar backstamp, light horizontal fold and small stain in bottom left corner, not affecting stamps, otherwise very fine; a legitimate usage by a private individual shortly after the Imperial Penny Postage rate went into effect, apparently the sender thought that the Empire rate applied to non-British Empire countries as well, very rare (Unitrade #86b). (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1496 c 1898 2c Black, deep blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, two singles with strong deep colors, along with 1c Gray green Numeral (Unitrade 75) tied by two clear strikes of
Three RiversQue. MY 8 99 type 1 squared circle pmks., posted gener1898 2c Black, deep blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, two singles with strong deep colors, along with 1c Gray green "Numeral" (Unitrade #75) tied by two clear strikes of "Three Rivers/Que. MY 8 99" type 1 squared circle pmks., posted general delivery to Yokohama, Japan, with "Advertised" and "Non reclame." violet handstamps on the front, Tacoma, Wash. transit, Yokohama backstamp and Canadian dead letter branch c.d.s. on the reverse, trace of edge soiling to cover, very fine; an incredibly rare single U.P.U. letter rate cover to Japan, this being the only recorded Two Cent Map cover known to this rare and popular destination; illustrated on page 16 of Winmill (Unitrade #86b). (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1497 c 1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, pretty single along with 1c Gray green Numeral (Unitrade 75) both tied with beautiful strikes of circular grid cancel to
2c Red postal entire (Unitrade U11), neat St. George BrantOnt.F1898 2c Black, blue and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, pretty single along with 1c Gray green "Numeral" (Unitrade #75) both tied with beautiful strikes of circular grid cancel to 2c Red postal entire (Unitrade #U11), neat "St. George Brant/Ont.FE 21 99" c.d.s., an exceedingly rare posting to Lima, Peru paying th 5c single U.P.U. letter rate, Hamilton and Ottawa transits, backstamped, choice very fine; the only recorded Two Cent Map cover to Peru; 1980 Greene Foundation certificate (Unitrade #86). (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1498 c 1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, a handsome 2c Red postal entire (Unitrade U11) with an attractive well centered example of each of the 2c Map stamps with lavender and deep blue
oceans, accompanied by 1c Blue green Maple Leaf and 1c Gray green1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, a handsome 2c Red postal entire (Unitrade #U11) with an attractive well centered example of each of the 2c Map stamps with lavender and deep blue oceans, accompanied by 1c Blue green "Maple Leaf" and 1c Gray green and 2c Purple "Numerals" (Unitrade #67, 75, 76), all tied by individual strikes of "Berlin/Ont./FE 23 99" c.d.s., a lovely registered usage paying the 5c U.P.U. single letter rate and 5c registry fee to J. Frederick Roberts, % British Consul in Barcelona Spain, Toronto transit, backstamped, choice very fine; an exceptionally pretty registered cover and the (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1499 c 1898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, single tied to lovely patriotic post card of W.C. Wilson of Montreal, gorgeous multicolor design inscribed Soldiers
of the Queen, stamp tied by New GlasgowN.S.SP 4 00 c.d.s., poste1898 2c Black, lavender and carmine Imperial Penny Postage, single tied to lovely patriotic post card of W.C. Wilson of Montreal, gorgeous multicolor design inscribed "Soldiers of the Queen", stamp tied by "New Glasgow/N.S./SP 4 00" c.d.s., posted to Switzerland with Zurich receiving c.d.s. on front, New York transit on the reverse, minor toning to perf. tips, very fine; an especially attractive patriotic card paying the proper 2c U.P.U. post card rate (Unitrade #85). (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $725.00
Will close during Public Auction
1500 c 1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, attractively franked 3c Red postal entire (Unitrade U8) with a fresh well centered example of each of the 2c Map stamps with lavender and deep
blue oceans, plus a 3c Jubilee (Unitrade 53), all making the 10c doub1898 2c Imperial Penny Postage, attractively franked 3c Red postal entire (Unitrade #U8) with a fresh well centered example of each of the 2c Map stamps with lavender and deep blue oceans, plus a 3c Jubilee (Unitrade #53), all making the 10c double U.P.U. letter rate to Switzerland, tied by "Montreal/Canada/FE 24 99" c.d.s., London transit, backstamped Chaux de Fonds, a very fine and exceedingly choice cover; ex-Bain(Unitrade #85, 86b). (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction

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