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JANUARY 8, 2012—Here is what’s left of a large collection of Vancouver Numbered Sub Office cancels and covers, patiently gathered over a period of 50 years. Most items are in excellent condition. The better pieces  are scanned, and I can send images by email of any unscanned lots if requested. Sales are by email only, on a first-come, first-served basis (andrewscott@dccnet.com). Payment by cheque, PayPal or e-transfer. Shipping extra (at cost). Thank you.

Lot 1) SOLD

Lot 2) Sub 3. (Above) F 1919 printed “Sub No 3” money order receipt with Sub 3 CDS. Lot includes cover from McGraw-Hill Book Co in New York that receipt was originally mailed in. $20

Lot 3) Sub 3. (Above) 1928 purple MOOD cancels on COD receipt to CPR agent in Yahk, BC (MOOD b/s in green) from Pioneer Laundry. Rare. $30

Lot 4) Sub 3. (above) VF illustrated (on reverse) 1936 registered Mintex Brake Products plus Black Bros corner card on front. 13c domestic rate (Pictorial 3c plus 5c pair). Type 1 registration box. $20

Lot 5) Sub 3. (Above) VF 1942 registered cover to New York. 14c rate (Peace issue) with MOTO cancels in purple (VF on back). Type 2 registration box. Lovely cover. $25

Lot 6) Sub 3. (Above) F 1964 registered airmail to BULGARIA (20c pulp & paper, 25c chemical, 5c cameo). Type 5 registration box. Type C CDS (small letters). 50c rate (35c registration, 15c airmail). Unusual. $20

Lot 7) SOLD

Lot 8) Sub 5. (Above) 1943 14c rate (War issue) registered cover to US, censored, “passed for export.” Sub 5 CDS, Type 1 registration box and Type 1 Sub No 5 MOTO, also Vancouver MOTOs, all cancels in purple. F. $20

Lot 9) Sub 5. (Above) 1945 Sub 5 MOTO (Type 2) on registered airmail cover from URUGUAY (23c overprint stamp). $15

Lot 10) SOLD

Lot 11) Sub 7. (Above) Two VF items with different Sub 7 CDSs. Light 1908 strike on face of 1c Edward postcard from Rock Creek plus nice little 1912 Admiral registered cover (7c rate) to San Francisco (above). Pre-WWI sub office cancels are very scarce. $30

Lot 12) SOLD

Lot 13) Sub 8. (Above) VF 1920 Admiral registered cover (8c rate, 4x2c) to Hamilton from R F Taylor Florist, Vancouver. $25

Lot 14) SOLD

Lot 15) Sub 9. Two items: a 1c Edward viewcard from New Brunswick with a F 1911 Sub 9 CDS and a 1927 registered Admiral cover (12c rate) to Montreal, stamps cancelled by registration box. $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lot 16) Sub 10. (Above) Neat little VF 1932 registered cover to ENGLAND, 13c rate (with Arch issue stamps and 10c Cartier). $20

Lot 17) SOLD

Lot 18) Sub 11. Two covers with different Sub 11 registration boxes. Cut-down 1945 14c (War issue tank) registered cover to Toronto, and F 34c 1954 special delivery registered cover to Vernon (above). Good rate: 20c registration+10c special delivery+4c domestic mail. $35

Lots 19 to 24) SOLD

Lot 25) GROUP LOT. Eleven #8-sized registered covers from QEII era . Subs 1, 2, 3 (x2), 4, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14 (x2). All different markings. Rates: 24c, 25c, 27c, 58c, 85c, $1.12, $1.39, $2.15 and OHMS. 1954-1982. $25

Lot 26) GROUP LOT. Ten #8-sized registered covers from QEII era. Subs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14 (x2). All different markings. Rates: 23c, 24c, 25c, 39c, 58c, 80c (to England), $1.12, $1.39, $1.67. 1953-1981. $25

Lot 27) SOLD

Lot 28) Sub 15. Two items. 1909 CDS receiver on back of 1c viewcard from Brooklyn, NY, to Cedar Cove, Vancouver (above). Pre-WWI sub office cancels are very scarce. Also 1954 registered double-weight cover to Ontario with unusual 4x6c Wilding + 4c Karsh 28c franking (20c registration, 5c for first oz, 3c for additional oz). $25

Lot 29) Sub 18. (Above) 1941 censored registered 15c rate cover to ARGENTINA. Unusual destination and franking (4c and 8c Mufti plus 1c Royal Visit). $20

Lot 30) SOLD

Lot 31) Sub 19. (Above) 1965 registered airmail double-weight cover to New York. Postage paid with 50c textile industries stamp (35c registration, 8c for first ounce, 6c for additional ounce, 1c convenience overpayment). Unusual rate. Scarce single franking. $25

Lot 32) Sub 19. Three covers with different registration boxes. 1942 censored 13c rate illustrated to England (above); 1954 25c rate to Calif; 1974 58c rate to Victoria. $25

Lot 33) Sub 21. (Above) 1949 registered 15c-rate cover (Peace issue) to unusual destination of BULGARIA. $15

Lot 34) SOLD

Lot 35) Sub 25. (Above) VF censored registered 1939 cover to SWITZERLAND at 15c UPU rate (2c+3c Mufti plus 10c Pictorial). $20

Lot 36) SOLD

Lot 37) Sub 26. Three covers with different registration boxes, including VG philatelic 1926 13c to US with mixed Edward, Admiral & Jubilee franking (above). Also VF small 1948 14c mixed War/Peace to Toronto and VF 1972 58c rate to Victoria. $30

Lots 38 and 39) SOLD

Lot 40) Sub 32. (Above) Fine small registered 12c local cover with single franking of Confederation map stamp. $15

Lots 41 and 42) SOLD

Lot 43) Sub 43. (Above) Scarce 1961 registered double-weight airmail rate to England franked with single 50c textile industries stamp. (20c registration and 15c per quarter oz airmail). $30

Lots 44 and 45) SOLD

Lot 46) GROUP LOT. Five Sub office covers/cards with MOTO cancels. Sub 6 1947 A/R card from Kelowna with 10c Peace stamp and MOON number. Sub 18 registered 1948 mixed War/Peace franking on 14c creased cover to US. Sub 20 Light registered 13c 1939 Mufti issue cover to California. Sub 34 1946 registered 14c War issue cover to Toronto. Sub 35 Light 1944 registered illustrated 17c double-weight War issue cover to Ontario. $20

Lots 47 to 54) SOLD

Lot 55) GROUP LOT. Nine #8-sized registered covers and one POCON domestic rate from QEII era. Subs 17, 20, 24, 31, 34, 39, 41, 43, 45, 49. All different markings. Rates: 14c, 25c, 27c, 39c, 56c, 58c, 85c, $1.12, $2.70, $3.00. 1953-1990. $25

Lot 56) GROUP LOT. Ten #8-sized registered covers from QEII era. Subs 17, 18, 21, 30, 33, 38, 41, 43, 44, 49. All different markings. Rates: 24c, 35c, $1.12, $1.39, $2.28. 1959-1994. $25

Lot 57) GROUP LOT. Ten #8-sized registered covers from QEII era. Subs 16, 17, 22, 29, 32, 37, 40, 43, 44, 47. All different markings. Rates: 24c, 25c, 26c, 58c, $1.12, $1.67. 1953-1981. $25

Lots 58 to 63) SOLD