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Ship Arcturus 1839 Invoice duo, ex Wellburn with his page

Realized $1,980 Ship Arcturus 1839 Invoice duo, ex Wellburn with his page Lot 136 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

G.B./Colonial Canada XF 1849 Queen Victoria Gold Sovereign .2355oz

Realized $1,413 G.B./Colonial Canada XF 1849 Queen Victoria Gold Sovereign .2355oz Lot 189 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Netherlands #319-322 Mint 1949 Queen Juliana Set (4)

Netherlands #319-322 Mint 1949 Queen Juliana Set US$350 (4) Lot 158 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Germany 1932 Dornier DO-X Flying Boat unused cacheted Postcard

Germany 1932 Dornier DO-X Flying Boat unused cacheted Postcard Lot 131 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Newfoundland #C11, C13-C17 Mint and Used, 5c (6)

Newfoundland #C11, C13-C17 Mint and Used, 5c toned gum $330 (6) Lot 107 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Canada #1174a VFNH 1969 59c Perf 13.1 Matched Set (16)

Canada #1174a VFNH 1969 59c Perf 13.1 Matched Set $260 (16) Lot 74 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Canada #11 4-ring 21 Used 1859 1/2d Perforated

Canada #11 4-ring 21 Used 1859 1/2d Perforated, faults $1000 Lot 19 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Tanzania Proof 1974 Black Rhino Silver 50 Shilingi 1.0409oz ASW

Tanzania Proof 1974 Black Rhino Silver 50 Shilingi 1.0409oz ASW Lot 194 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Phoenicia/Tyre 97-117 Trajan 13.41gm Silver Tetradrachm

Phoenicia/Tyre 97-117 Trajan 13.41gm Silver Tetradrachm Lot 190 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022 #AncientCoinAuction

G.B./Colonial Canada VF+ 1859 Gold Half Sovereign .1177oz AGW

G.B./Colonial Canada VF+ 1859 Gold Half Sovereign .1177oz AGW Lot 188 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Botswana Proof 1978 Klipspringer Silver 10 Pula 1.0409oz ASW

Botswana Proof 1978 Klipspringer Silver 10 Pula 1.0409oz ASW Lot 184 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

G.B. #141 1904 CDS Used 10/- Ultra

G.B. #141 1904 CDS Used 10/- Ultra US$525 Lot 143 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Canada #551 Mint 1897 6c Re-entry in Postage

Canada #551 Mint 1897 6c Re-entry in Postage, thin $450 Lot 35 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Prussia 1866 Army Commemorative Cross

Prussia 1866 Army Commemorative Cross Lot 197 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Maximinus 235-238 Silver Denarius w/ Pax Augusti etc

Maximinus 235-238 Silver Denarius w/ Pax Augusti etc Lot 191 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022 #AncientCoinAuction

C.P.R. Engineer’s Office Kamloops 2 Jun 1885 Marcus Smith letter

C.P.R. Engineer's Office Kamloops 2 Jun 1885 Marcus Smith letter Lot 91 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022                 Engineer's Office Kamloops B.C.,...

Canada #153cvi VFNH 1929 5c Tete-Beche Imperforate Pair

Canada #153cvi VFNH 1929 5c Tete-Beche Imperforate Pair $562 Lot 52 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Canada #103i VF Mint 1908 20c Major Re-entry

Canada #103i VF Mint 1908 20c Major Re-entry $800 Lot 42 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Canada #411 VF Used 1852 3d Orange Red

Canada #411 VF Used 1852 3d Orange Red, lt wrinkle $350 Lot 17 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Zaire Proof 1975 Mountain Gorilla Silver 2.50 Zaires .841oz ASW

Zaire Proof 1975 Mountain Gorilla Silver 2.50 Zaires .841oz ASW Lot 196 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Constantine I 332-333 Commemorative 16mm 3.2gm AE Follis

Constantine I 332-333 Commemorative 16mm 3.2gm AE Follis Lot 192 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022 #AncientCoinAuction #AllNationsStampAndCoin

Canada #38a F/VF Unused 1876 Perf 11.5×12 5c Small Queen

Canada #38a F/VF Unused 1876 Perf 11.5x12 5c Small Queen $1000 Lot 32 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022 #StampAuction #AllNationsStampAndCoin

Canada #BC-3 VG+ 1935 Queen Mary $2 printed out of register

Canada #BC-3 VG+ 1935 Queen Mary $2 printed out of register $125 Lot 199 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Grenada Carricou and Petite Martinique VFNH Peace for Ukraine S/S*

Grenada Carricou and Petite Martinique VFNH Peace for Ukraine S/S* Lot 152 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Canada #176a VFNH 1930 50c Imperforate Pair, 75 issued, $2500

Realized $1,331 Canada #176a VFNH 1930 50c Imperforate Pair, 75 issued, $2500 Lot 57 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022 #StampAuction #AllNationsStampAndCoin

Canada #92 Fine Never Hinged 1903 7c Olive Bistre

Canada #92 Fine Never Hinged 1903 7c Olive Bistre $360 Lot 40 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Canada #15 Unused 1859 5c Beaver

Canada #15 Unused 1859 5c Beaver, spots, sht perf $400 Lot 21 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

Sharjah Proof 1970 Bolivar Silver 10 Riyals, only 3,200 minted .9645oz

Sharjah Proof 1970 Bolivar Silver 10 Riyals, only 3,200 minted .9645oz Lot 193 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

U.S.A. #91 fancy cork Used 1867/68 15c E Grill, owner’s b/s

U.S.A. #91 fancy cork Used 1867/68 15c E Grill, owner's b/s US$575 Lot 172 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022

French Colonies #18 1877 Saigon CDS Used 4c Grey

French Colonies #18 1877 Saigon CDS Used 4c Grey US$475 Lot 127 in our auction Saturday 26th November 2022
New Westminster, B.C. 27 May 1885 Marcus Smith letter to wife

New Westminster, B.C. 27 May 1885 Marcus Smith letter to wife

May 27th 1885,
My dear wife
                     When you read the enclosed clippings respecting the reported battle at Eagle hills you will understand how anxious I was and how glad to receive your telegram –

Of course as the report came from the New York correspondent of a San Francisco newspaper and as it stated there were 19 Englishmen and 21 Canadians killed – a distinction not likely to be made and as there were probably not 19 Englishmen in the whole of Otter’s forces. there was an air of improbability about it – but at the same time as the capture of a number of waggons and teamsters was confirmed which would take place near the E(a)gle hills I thought Otter would have made a dash to recover them as the troops at the time would be short of provisions. Besides as you will gather from my letter of three weeks ago respecting Otter’s battle of May 2nd – I was afraid he was ambitious to distinguish himself even at the expense of heavy losses of men as he never had any experience in active warfare which requires judgement and caution of a different kind from mere drill

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Kamloops, B.C. 17 May 1885 Marcus Smith letter to wife

Kamloops, B.C. 17 May 1885 Marcus Smith letter to wife

My Dear Wife, I have been up the line for a week and on my return yesterday (saturday) evening received your letter of the 2nd instant together with a number of newspapers mostly “weekly” which were very acceptable as they give a great deal of news about the position of the troops and other details which are not telegraphed here or copied in the newspapers. The latest telegram we have had was General Middleton’s official account of the battle at Gabrielle’s crossing on saturday the 9th inst. In which he had driven the Rebels from their position with very small loss of troops – 1 killed and 6 wounded – he concludes that he expects next – day – (sunday) to clear the Rebels out of Batoche

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Kamloops, B.C. 18 Mar 1885 Marcus Smith Letter to his wife

Kamloops, B.C. 18 Mar 1885 Marcus Smith Letter to his wife

1885.. A friend has just lent me a pamphlet published by Mr Drysdale & Co 232 James Street Montreal – The author is anonymous but I recognize the style as Kingsford’s. It will be terribly damaging to the C.P.R. Comp(y) financially because it is unanswerable as most of it is true the price is 25 cents send me a copy by book post at once I forgot to say the title is “The Canadian Pacific Railway”
The politicians will of course try to pooh pooh it – but it will tell in England and everywhere except to political partisans of Sir J.A. Mac.

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