5630 Dunbar St. at 41st Ave.

The Gerald Wellburn collection of historic Vancouver 1851/1899

An 88 page album of postal history, postcards, documents, ephemera.


Highlights of the Sale

Gerald Wellburn's extraordinary album contained 88 pages and these were sold in our All Nations weekly auctions in 2016 and 2017. They realized over $187,000 in total.

Gassy Jack of Gastown, his 1875 signed letter realized $44,000
Auction 1050 lot 68

Sam Greer 1884 letter and map claiming the beach now called Kitsilano beach. Sold for $33,000
Auction 1115 lot 117

Sam Greer 1885 letter and map sold for $24,200
Auction 1109 lot 78

Sam Greer 1884 letter on Granville Hotel stationery sold for $17,000
Auction 1105 lot 72

Burrard Inlet road building contract June 1875 awarded to Arthur Herring (husband of Frances Herring) realized $11,000
Auction 1083 lot 95


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Gerald Wellburn
Legendary B.C. Collector

Gassy Jack
Of Gastown

Sewell Prescott Moody's Mill
Dietz, Nelson and Robert Burnaby

Early Vancouver
from the Forest to a Magnificent City

Governor Sir Antony Musgrave
On Her Majesty's Service

Jeremiah Rogers
The Greatest Logger Of Them All

Sam Greer and Greer's Beach

Portuguese Joe No. 2
Accused of shooting, signs Statement with Granville JPs

Yesler's Grand Sawmill Prize
and the Puget Sound connection

Early Vancovuer Post Offices
Burrard Inlet PO
Moodyville PO
Hastings PO

Jonathan Miller
Early Vancouver pioneer.

Agnes Deans Cameron
Author, Schoolteacher at Granville and early leader for Women's Rights

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