Canadian Commercial Air Mail Covers

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Catalogue
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Stock #
Price
U.S. $
Description
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 BW13-5
$95.00 
Dog sled cover from Lewiston, Maine to Montreal winter of 1928-29 then flown from Montreal January 16, 1929 back to the USA.
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 BW13-8
$125.00 
Kessler type 103M-C "Christmas Issue 1944" armed forces air letter to Canada. Mailed at FPO TC3 Nov. 18, 1944.
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 BW13-13
$60.00 
October 14, 1943 35 cent rate to Peru paid with a 4 cent booklet pane of 6, plus two 4 cent & one 3 cent singles. Canada C.460 censor tape at left. Nov. 1, 1943 receiver on back.
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 BW13-14
$60.00 
1955 registered air mail letter from Vancouver to Basutoland. Rate is 15 cents for air mail plus 20 cents for registration, so 1 cent under paid, but no postage due charged.
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 BW13-16
$60.00 
January 20, 1932 air mail cover from Toronto to Argentina. 45 cents per half ounce rate. Some toning to stamps, plus vertical & horizontal folds.
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 BW13-17
$60.00 
September 7, 1951 double rate air mail cover from Toronto to Australia. Rate 25 cents per quarter ounce.
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 BW13-18
$65.00 
December 9, 1950 registered cover from Rouyn, Quebec to Argentina. #304 times 4 pays the triple rate plus registration fee for an over half to three quarter ounce cover.
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 BW13-19
$60.00 
15 cents per half ounce cover from Nairn Centre, Ontario to Finland. Scarce destination.
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 BW13-21
$60.00 
June 8, 1946 10 cent air mail rate cover from Drumheller, Alberta to Barbados. Paid by #247. Barbados June 12, 1946 receiver on back. Nice clean cover.
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BW13-22 
$75.00 
June 23, 1934 cover mailed at Halifax N.S. air mail to Puerto Rico. Re-directed to Trinidad (July 3 backstamp) & then to Barbados (July 24 backstamp). A well travelled cover.
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BW13-23 
$85.00 
Y Force Canadian military air mail cover from Jamaica to North Vancouver. Date is not readable, but was sent by Gus Donat Jr. a member of the Irish Fusiliers, who were in Jamaica from May 1943 to August 1944.
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BW13-25 
$70.00 
October 16, 1943 10 cent single rate air mail cover to British Guiana. Censored in British Guiana & re-sealed with Burrows type LV (scarce, 10 points).
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BW13-26 
$70.00 
September 6, 1944 10 cent single rate air mail cover to British Guiana. Censored in British ` Guiana & re-sealed with Burrows typer L IVf (scarce, 10 points).
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BW13-27 
$70.00 
Montreal early 1944 20 cent double rate air mail cover to British Guiana. Censored in British Guiana & re-sealed with Burrows type L IVc (scarce 10 points).
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 BW14-01
$70.00 
March 20, 1938 air mail cover from Montreal to Port of Spain in Trinidad. April 22 1938 Trinidad back stamp.
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 BW14-03
$100.00 
Canadian Armed Forces Air Letter - Christmas Issue 1944 mailed from F.P.O. T.C.3 to Belleville, Ontario November 26, 1944. With censor habdstamp on front.
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 BW14-04
$95.00 
April 12, 1946 70 cent registered air mail rate cover from Montreal to England. Has 2 line "PASSED FOR EXPORT/VISE POUR ENVOI A L'EXTERIEUR. Attractive cover.
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 BW15-03
$150.00 
March 1, 1927 air mail cover to San Francisco from Kitchener, Ontario. Franked with a 2 cent provisional Admiral issue plus 10 cents in US postage. The 10 cents US was to cover the cost of flying the cover from Chocago, where the US stamps were cancelled, to San Francisco. At this time, you could not pre-pay for the US air mail with Canadian stamps, but had to use US postage.
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 BW15-04
$100.00 
Canadian Armed Forces Christmas 1944 air letter to Quebec from FPO683. Vertical crease at left. "Released By Base censor 18 Nov. 1944 handstamp.
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 BW15-05
$125.00 
Canadian Forces Air letter style 103-M-C to Hamilton, Ontario. Machine cancel.
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 BW15-06
$75.00 
November 1940 air mail cover to the UK franked with Scott #'s 241, 242, 243, 244 & C6 paying a 99 cent rate. Up to 3 onces air mail the rate was 90 cents so why the extra 9 cents?
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 BW15-07
$200.00 
August 1940 air mail cover from St. Armand Station to New Zealand. Franked with 176i, 243 & C5, all VF. The 50 cent pale blue is not tied, but cancel matches the other 2 , which are tied by the CDS cancels in Canada & New Zealand. Addressee "NOT KNOWN BY POSTMAN AUCKLAND ,O.1" -see handstamp on front. No doubt philatelic, but so are virtually all other Grand Pre covers. An attractive item.
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 BW15-09
$195.00 
December 19, 1936 Pan-Am clipper cover from Vancouver to Hong Kong. Rate was 75 cents which was 3 cents overpaid by Scott #'s 222, 225 & 226. The 50 cent Victoria Parpiament Buildings is scarce on cover. Roughly opened at top, but still an attractive cover. Clipper service ended at Manilla in 1936.
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 BW16-01
$250.00 
Air mail envelope front off a parcel or large package. Rate is $1.72 for a package weighing upto 34 ounces ( after April 1, 1943 ). Paid with #'s 250, 260, 261 & 262. Scarce piece & rate. Probably one of a kind.
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 BW18-03
$240.00 
Royal Flying Corps On Active Service cover from Flight Lt. John Playford Hales serving with 9 Naval Squadron R.N.A.S. Cover has a CEN 9 SQ SOR hand stamp on the front in red. The naval squadrons were assigned Dover Patrol censors as they were under the command of Rear Admiral Dover. John Hales, now a Captain was killed in action Aug. 23rd. 1918 while serving with 203 Squadron R.A.F. Includes an interesting letter. To Winnipeg, Manitoba
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 BW18-04
$160.00 
Royal Flying Corps cover from FPO A.2 2nd. Army HQ in France. Has censor hand stamp #2496 on front from 45 Squadron RFC. Sent by Flight Lt. Colin St.George Campbell who's signature is on the front. To Waterdown, Ontario. With contents.
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 BW18-05
$80.00 
Royal Flying Corps cover from F/L Sisley mailed at FPO H.8 XI Corps in Lilliers Nov. 1916 to Toronto.
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 BW18-06
$90.00 
Royal Flying Corps postcard to Port Colbourne, Ontario from APO S.5 March 7, 1918 Paris, France. Has "Passed Naval Censor " hand stamp & a return address W.F.Towey, British Flying School, Vendome, France. After completing his course at Vendome Cadet Wm. Francis Towey returned to England in June 1918 & a month later was fatally injured while flying a long distance bomber at Cranwell. Note, the card is headed Vendome, but was posted from Paris.
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 BW18-07
$80.00 
Royal Flying Corps postcard from FPO F.D.1 Feb. 17, 1919 - 1st. Field Depot, Italy to Birch Cliff, Ontario. Censor hand stamp #377 66 Squadron R.A.F. & signed A.G Kettles, 2nd Lt. R.A.F. No.66 was a fighter squadron equipped with Sopwith Camels but later in the war bombed & straffed the Austrian troops behind the lines. They also attacked enemy observation balloons and Lt. Kettles had 2 to his credit.
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 BW18-08
$75.00 
Royal Flying Corps cover from Army Post Office S.75 28 November 1917 Acheux, France to Chesterville, Ontario. Censor #2972, 29 Squadron RFC. Signature W.E.Durant Lt. RFC. 29 Squadron was formed at Gosport in November 1915 & proceeded to France on March 1916 lacking flying equipment. In the following month the unit was provided with DH 2's & in March 1917 was re-equipped with Nieuport 17's & did not receive SE 5a's until April 1918.
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 BW18-09
$80.00 
Royal Flying Corps cover from FPO h.4 August 3, 1916, 4th Corps HQ Givenchy, France. Censor #875 11 Squadron, RFC. Signature M.M.Sisley - Flt. Lt. Michael Millard Sisley. 11 Squadron was formed at Netheravon in Feb. 1916 & the unit received Vickers F.B.5's in July & took them to France on the 25th. This squadron was the first all fighter unit.
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 540408
$70.00 
April 8, 1954 cover recovered from the crash of a Trans-Canada Airlines TC4 North Star that collided in mid-air with a Harvard aircraft flown by a student pilot. Both planes crashed in flames. Most recovered mail shows much damage. Cover has a circular hand stamp that reads " District Post Office Inspector Moose Jaw, Sask P.O.I. APR 9 1954 3".
 
 
 
 
 




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