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C.P.R. Manitoba District Engineer’s Office 7 Sep 1878 Marcus Smith letter “My dear wife..”

C.P.R. Manitoba District Engineer’s Office 7 Sep 1878 Marcus Smith letter “My dear wife..”

Realized $605 in our auction 10th July 2021, Marcus Smith 1878 to his wife “..any motive to act dishonestly or underhand in a great national question- he [Fleming] took the sneaking course of finding out what the Govt. wanted and acted accordingly- ignoring me altogether, and keeping me in the dark as to what he was reporting even up to the last moment both in regard to the work to be done and the assistants to be appointed &.c-..”

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Blackwater 45 Miles NW of Quesnelle 23 Sep 1875 Marcus Smith letter

Blackwater 45 Miles NW of Quesnelle 23 Sep 1875 Marcus Smith letter

Realized $526 in our auction Saturday 19th June 2021 Blackwater 45 miles N.W. of Quesnelle-Sept. 23rd,1875 “My Dear Wife…yourself and children would be far better in Victoria then anywhere in Canada and the climate is far superior- and living is always getting cheaper and so will all conveniences when the work commences as there will be a large influx of people of all condition..”

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John A. Macdonald signed 1858 3-part Ejectment Summons

John A. Macdonald signed 1858 3-part Ejectment Summons

John A. Macdonald signed 1858 3-part Ejectment SummonsLot 1 in our auction Saturday 16th May 2020 "At the time of signing this document, Macdonald was the joint premier of the Province of Canada, and Premier of Canada West, as well as keeping, it appears, his post as...

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Canada #1a 1851 3d Beaver Orange Red Laid Paper

Canada #1a 1851 3d Beaver Orange Red Laid Paper

Canada #1a VF Used 1851 3d Beaver Orange Red Laid Paper $1600.
Lot 5 in our 1250th milestone auction, Saturday 29th February 2020
Canada’s first postage stamp was designed by Sir Sandford Fleming, a luminary Scottish Canadian engineer and inventor.

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1858 Fraser River Gold Rush by Gerald Wellburn

1858 Fraser River Gold Rush by Gerald Wellburn

See the Wellburn Album pages offered so far in our AuctionsGerald Wellburn's 45 page 1858 Fraser River Gold Rush collection is featuring in All Nations' auctions 2019 "First there were natives trading furs with the Hudson's Bay Company. Then gold flakes starting...

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Sam Greer, Kitsilano

Sam Greer, Kitsilano

Sam Greer All Nations Stamp and Coin have sold material from Sam Greer's estate including his handwritten sketches of Greer's beach, legal documents, letters and more.  For more background to Sam Greer's story see the Monte Cristo magazine long read The Hidden History...

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Canada #20ii Fine Unused 2c Stitch Watermark

Canada #20ii Fine Unused 2c Stitch Watermark

Lot  20 Canada #20ii Fine Unused 2c Stitch Watermark, apparently the discovery stamp for the Unitrade listing, trivial corner creases This is the only known unused example and last sold for $3,500. Realized $2,400 in All Nations' Auction 6th July 2019

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34 different Colonial British Columbia numeral cancels

34 different Colonial British Columbia numeral cancels

34 different Colonial British Columbia numeral cancels The basis of the Unitrade listing and the final page in Gerald Wellburn’s award winning collection and book. Estimate $5,000 Lot 89 in our Auction Saturday 1st June 2019 View and Bid in this week's Auction Visit...

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British Columbia #1 Very Fine Mint Original Gum

British Columbia #1 Very Fine Mint Original Gum

British Columbia #1 Very Fine Mint Original Gum, Unitrade catalogue value $60,000 with 2010 Vincent Graves Greene Certificate The first certificate for the British Columbia Mint first issue, a 1961 Philatelic Foundation opinion, to H.R. Harmer, signed by...

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