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John Mackie in the Vancouver Sun writes: “Gassy Jack Deighton was apparently quite a storyteller. But he doesn’t seem to have been much of a businessman.
When he died on May 23, 1875, the founder of Gastown left behind almost $5,000 in debt, the equivalent of about $115,000 today.
News coverage of our 1200th auction from Vancouver Sun, City TV, Global TV, Canadian Stamp News
Hudson’s Bay Company, B.C. District, Dease Post $5 scrip. This is the very last of the Sydney Hodgkinson find. Lot 195 in this week’s 1200th auction on 9th March 2019.
Hong Kong #147-150 6 May 1935 Jubilee First Day Cover to U.K. Lot 172 in our 1200th Auction 9th March 2019
Cartier art deco Platinum wristwatch with 164 diamonds 2012 Appraisal $50,000 Lot 1 in All Nations' 1200th Auction Saturday 9th March 2019
First Topps Card for Mickey Mantle 1952 KSA 2G #311 Lot 194 estimated at $15,000 in All Nations'1200th Auction 9th March 2019
1860 Governor James Douglas Signed Lease to Joseph Trutch, ex Gerald Wellburn, Lot 126 in this week’s 1200th auction 9th march 2019 #bchistory
Isaac Brock signed 1811 Upper Canada liquor license. Lot 5 in our milestone auction 9th March 2019
The Gassy Jack Deighton 1875 estate list of debts featured in our 1200th Auction this Saturday 9th March 2019.
The rarer variety of James I Crown in the 3rd silver coinage of 1619 to 1625, made from Welsh silver with large plumes over shield.
British Columbia, Vancouver Island #4 Fine Mint O.G. 1865 10c Blue w/ 2007 Greene Cert. $3000. Lot 130 in All Nations 9 March 1200th auction
B.C. #9 New Westminster Used 1867/71 5c on 3d trio on Wellburn page Lot 138 in All Nations 9 March 1200th auction
B.C. #10 Fine Mint HR 1867/71 10d on 3d Lilac Rose $1800.+ Lot 139 in All Nations 9 March 1200th auction
B.C. cover from the Cariboo Gold Fields to Mrs. Robert Harkness in Iroquois, Canada West in 1864 (est. $1,500).
China #628 VF First Day Used $3 Mei Lan-Fang S/S US$6250. Estimated at $3,000 see Lot 163 in our 1200th Auction 9th March 2019
British Columbia #BCD1 946 50c first issue Duck stamp cat $2500. Estimated at $1000, Lot 104 in our 1200th milestone Auction 9th March 2019
Canada #716c XFNH 1978 14c White Queen Variety $2000. Lot 84 in our 1200th Auction 9th March 2019
Boer War WW1 Medals Group named to M. Forrest Scottish Horse (4 medals) Lot 196 1200th Auction 9th March 2019
John Mackie has featured Lot 145 a Handwritten list of Gassy Jack Deighton’s debts in his Vancouver Sun article about our milestone 1200th auction.
Cover 3 Dec 1941 Detained in Hong Kong by Japanese Censored C.A.O. and delivered after the war’s end in September 1945 to Mrs M.E. Smith in Winnipeg. Shortly after sending the letter in December 1941, the sender died defending Hong Kong from the Japanese.
Canada #3P VF 1851 12d Black Specimen Plate Proof $2500 Lot 8 in our Auction A1200 9th March 2019
Page 14 1858 U.S. 3c & 10c Cover duo to Fort Hope Wellburn Fraser River Gold Rush Collection