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Mail and eMail Bid Sale #17 closed 12 November 2015.


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Mail and eMail Bid Sale #17 closed on 12 November 2015.


From Oxfam Mail and eMail Bid Sale #17:

Front of Ottawa Postcard Reverse of Ottawa Postcard

1908 My 9, VF colour postcard, Ottawa to France w/ 1/2c numeral on front, tied by date stamp,
paying the unsealed printed matter rate and endorsed “imprimes” in blue on reverse.
Scarce usage (normal rate was 2c). Postcard depicts street cars on Sparks St. Ottawa.

Mail and eMail Bid Sale #17 closed on 12 November 2015.

This auction is a big change for us: we have received so much material that we decided to hold a second auction this year. This is good news for our fundraising which will be the highest ever in 2015, and we may make spring and fall auctions a regular feature in the future. Although Mailbid 17 is not as large as Mailbid 16, it contains the usual variety of material, and there is lots of material left over for Mailbid 18 next spring.

While most of our donations are modern recent stamps and covers, this auction features more bulk lots of old albums and small collections. It is difficult for us to describe these accurately in the short space available in the catalogue, and the lack of detail may present a challenge for mail bidders. So, if we can help you decide what to bid on by providing scans or additional information, please let us know and we will do our best. For those in the Ottawa area or visiting, we will also be holding a viewing day at our office on Tuesday 10 November.

In addition to a great variety of worldwide lots, this auction includes more Canadian used material with interesting cancels, more of the very popular picture post stamps, and some mint copies of the UNESCO souvenir sheets with the Dinosaur error that were withdrawn by Canada Post. We hope you find something of interest.

Some scans are on the web at http://www.ohmygosh.on.ca/. If we miss scanning the image of a lot in which you are particularly interested, please let us know and we will send it to you or upload it to the website.

Basic Information for Bidders:
No Buyers Premium: what you bid is what you pay, except for postage charges.

  1. Lot Descriptions
  2. Bidding Instructions
  3. Determination of Winners

Table of Contents:
1-187: Collections, Bulk Country Lots, and Covers 188-290: Canadian and World Stamps
1-92: Collections and Bulk Country Lots 188-227: Canadian Stamps
93-102: Canada Covers  228-290: World Stamps
103-1124: Canada Bulk Covers 291-348: Canada Post Products and Miscellaneous
125-142: Canada First Day Covers 291-300: Canada Post Products
143-155: World First Day Covers 301-308: Postcards
156-167: World Covers 309-315: Postmarks
168-187: World Bulk Covers 316-348: Miscellanous - Perfins, Topicals, Back of the Book, Currency/Coins, Books, Supplies, Other - Non-Philatelic

For information about sending your donations for OXFAM Mail Bid Auction #18 please email: stamps@oxfam.ca
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