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Gerald Wellburn - Historic Vancouver 1851/1899

The Gerald Wellburn collection of Historic Vancouver is an 88 page Album of postal history, postcards, notes on history, documents, drawings and diverse ephemera...all with the larger-than-life characters from the early story of Vancouver.

The Gerald Wellburn collection of Historic Vancouver is an 88 page Album of postal history, postcards, notes on history, documents, drawings and diverse ephemera.

Gassy Jack, Jeremiah Rogers, Captain Stamp, Sewell Prescott Moody, Jonathan Miller, Lord Stanley, Robert Burnaby, Sam Greer...

.. and many more larger-than-life characters with their stories from early Vancouver.

Take a look at the Historic Vancouver page (with new updates each week)

Gerald Wellburn's album is being offered page-by-page by All Nations in our 2016 and 2017 weekly auctions


2017

Major General George Randolph Pearkes

George Randloph Pearkes We are delighted to be offering the Stamp Collection of a Canadian Hero Major General George Randolph Pearkes. He won the VC in the First World War at Paschendaele and he was also the 20th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Read more about him here


2016

Top 10 Lots at All Nations auctions in 2016

 

Computer vended postage returns to Vancouver, B.C Read more

Brian Grant Duff visited the new Canada Post concept store at 425 W. Georgia downtown Vancouver. He took some snaps. See > Canada Post reboots Main Vancouver Post Office for the twenty first century online shopper


Newly discovered, first time being offered at auction: A signed 1890 ltter from Lord Stanley of Preston. This is the man who donated the Stanley Cup to Hockey in 1892 while he was Governer General of Canada. See the Stanley letter here.


Philip Timms

See our new page about Philip Timms - early B.C. photographer

Timms English Bay


Hudson's Bay Company mounted plaque Hudson's Bay Company mounted plaque used in an old Trading Post Sold for $7,000 in our April 30th Auction


The Three Pence Beaver
The Province of Canada issued its first postage stamp on 23 April 1851 Read more here


 


Gerald Wellburn Historic Vancouver Album


Gerry Wellburn's 88 page Album of the earliest days of Burrard Inlet.

Gassy Jack Deighton

Gassy Jack signed letter in our 1050th auction on 12th March 2016 sold for $44,000

Read more in the Vancouver Sun and Metro Vancouver

And on our Gassy Jack page


2015

Hudson's Bay Company


Rare Scrips from H.B.C. Trading Posts in Northern B.C. around 1910 from Sydney Hogkinson. They can be found in the weekly auctions 2016.


A Hudson's Bay Company document written at Fort Vancouver in 1842 has sold for $7700 The 15”x12” original document listing the Returns of the H.B.C. Columbia District 1841, and dated 1842

See article in The Columbian for more about the H.B.C. accounting document. .

And in the Vancouver Sun - West coast Trade 1842


A Hudson's Bay Company document written at Fort Vancouver in 1842 has sold for $7700 The 15”x12” original document listing the Returns of the Columbia District Outfit 1841, and dated 1842

H.B.C. York Factory Note
A One Pound Sterling and a Five Shilling promissory note
from the Hudson's Bay Company York Factory at the Red River Settlement.


Stamps

August 12, 2015
Canada Post Recalls UNESCO Stamps

1,000th Auction

February 21, 2015
Auction 1000 prices realized

 

2014

October 4, 2014
The Mint Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the Declaration of WW II

August 27, 2014
Canada Post Honours 5 Comedians
July 31, 2014
kd lang honoured on 31 July 2014 Canada Post stamp
July 16, 2014
Vancouver Photographer Fred Herzog Honoured by Canada Post
June 15, 2014
British Guiana 1c Magenta
February 10 2014
Auction #950 Results
February 5, 2014
Pioneers of Winter Sports Stamps
January 13, 2014
Year of the Horse Stamps
 

Earlier

From time to time, the staff at All Nations put together a newsletter, commenting on topics of current interest to the collecting community. We hope you enjoy reading them.

Volume 1: 2000 - 2001
Volume 2: 2002 - 2003
Volume 3: 2004 - 2005
Volume 4: 2006 - 2007
Volume 5: 2008 - 2009
Volume 6: 2010 - 2011
Volume 7: 2012 - 2013

 

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