Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale 2019

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Welcome to another exciting Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale, in conjunction with the Toronto Coin Expo.

The Auction takes place at 6pm on Friday evening, October 4th, with lot viewing taking place during the day (10-4:30pm). Lot pickup is available Saturday October 5th on the Toronto Coin Expo show floor.

Contact us to order your copy of the beautiful catalogue of items in this sale.

Buyer’s Premiums will be added on all items as per the Terms & Conditions of the sale. Invoices will be emailed out after The Toronto Coin Expo.

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Dominion of Canada die proof vignette ABN Canada A-9.  On full card.557 - Dominion of Canada die proof vignette ABN Canada A-9. On full card.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Dominion of Canada DC-34 1901 $5,000 bank legal: Queen Victoria, die proof vignette ABN Canada A-9. On full card. A rare opportunity to obtain an im
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Government of Newfoundland, face proof with tint, on card, pristine.558 - Government of Newfoundland, face proof with tint, on card, pristine.
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Government of Newfoundland, NF-12FP 1920 $1 Treasury Note, face proof with tint, on card, pristine. Two punch cancel holes in signatures area.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
Sold for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Dominion of Canada, 1924 $5 B&W Face die proof, mounted on card.559 - Dominion of Canada, 1924 $5 B&W Face die proof, mounted on card.
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Dominion of Canada, DC-27FP, 1924 $5 B&W Face die proof (precursor to plate proof) with extra wide margins, mounted on card.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Dominion of Canada - Total of five items.560 - Dominion of Canada - Total of five items.
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Dominion of Canada, 1924 $5 group: Back die proof vignette, "East Block", Canada B-23, on India paper. Real photo of Queen Mary by VanDyc...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Dominion of Canada, DC-14 1897 $2, complete set of die proof vignettes.561 - Dominion of Canada, DC-14 1897 $2, complete set of die proof vignettes.
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Dominion of Canada, DC-14 1897 $2, complete set of die proof vignettes. Prince of Wales and fishermen on full cards, back vignette cut down, with an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (525.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 630.00
 
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Dominion of Canada, DC-22.  A treasure trove of design history562 - Dominion of Canada, DC-22. A treasure trove of design history
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Dominion of Canada, DC-22. A treasure trove of design history: six photos of models for this issue, five different faces and one back, all apparently
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Dominion of Canada, DC-16.  Die proof vignette563 - Dominion of Canada, DC-16. Die proof vignette
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Dominion of Canada, DC-16. Die proof vignette: Sault Ste. Marie lock on the 1900 $4 note, Canada B-9 on full card. Lot includes a vignette of the Pa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Dominion of Canada, die proof vignette564 - Dominion of Canada, die proof vignette
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Dominion of Canada, die proof vignette, Sir John A. Macdonald, engraved by Canada Bank Note Co. and used on 1886 $2 Essaie (first published in Jan. 19
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Dominion of Canada, DC-12 and DC-13, die proof vignettes on full card565 - Dominion of Canada, DC-12 and DC-13, die proof vignettes on full card
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Dominion of Canada, DC-12 and DC-13, die proof vignettes on full card, Canada A-3 and B-4, both in very nice condition. Earl of Aberdeen and log driv
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Real photographs of Lady Aberdeen566 - Real photographs of Lady Aberdeen
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Real photographs of Lady Aberdeen, evidently provided as sources for vignette Canada A-2 on 1897 and 1898 $1 and not used. "Cabinet" port...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Dominion of Canada - Three die proof vignettes:567 - Dominion of Canada - Three die proof vignettes:
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Dominion of Canada, die proof vignettes: Portraits used on the 1878 Dominion Note issue, Lady Dufferin on DC-8 and Lord Dufferin on DC-9. The first
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Dominion of Canada - Five die proof vignettes568 - Dominion of Canada - Five die proof vignettes
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Dominion of Canada, die proof vignettes for first Dominion Note issue, 1870: vignette "Canada", BABN #37, on 1870 $1; Wolfe and Montcalm ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Dominion of Canada, die proof vignette569 - Dominion of Canada, die proof vignette
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Dominion of Canada, die proof vignette, Lord Roberts, Canada A-8, as seen on 1901 $1,000 and 1924 $1,000 Bank Legals, holes. A rare opportunity to obt
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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Dominion of Canada, 1882 $4 back proof570 - Dominion of Canada, 1882 $4 back proof
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Dominion of Canada, DC-10, not previously listed. 1882 $4 back proof, colour trial in ochre, mounted on fabric.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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Dominion of Canada, die proof vignette571 - Dominion of Canada, die proof vignette
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Dominion of Canada, die proof vignette, DC-10: Marquis of Lorne, BABN portrait #68. The same portrait appears on the 1896 $500 Bank Legal, although
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Dominion of Canada - Four die proof vignettes572 - Dominion of Canada - Four die proof vignettes
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Dominion of Canada, die proof vignettes, #A-19, King George V, #B-15, Great Seal of Canada; #B-17, Arms of Canada, #B-24, Peace Tower. All ABNCo. vig
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Bank of Canada Lot of six pieces.573 - Bank of Canada Lot of six pieces.
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Bank of Canada, portrait die proofs Queen Mary (1935 $2), Princess Royal (1935 $10), back die proof vignettes on 1935 $2, $5 and $10. All BABN die pr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 550.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Government of Newfoundland Lot574 - Government of Newfoundland Lot
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Government of Newfoundland, rare tintype photograph of 1920 $2 back. Also includes portrait die proof King George V (as on 1920 $1 Treasury Note); als
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (525.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 630.00
 
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Bank of Vancouver Lot of Two items.575 - Bank of Vancouver Lot of Two items.
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Bank of Vancouver, ships in Vancouver harbour, photograph (?) of vignette, as on $5 note. Die proof vignette printed on thick paper and mounted on ca
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Bank of Canada Lot of Three items.576 - Bank of Canada Lot of Three items.
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Bank of Canada, die proof vignette CBN X-V-114, King George V portrait on 1935 $1, on full card. Sold with a die proof vignette of King George V faci
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Maritime Bank of the Dominion of Canada, cheques, drafts, five of each of five different kinds.577 - Maritime Bank of the Dominion of Canada, cheques, drafts, five of each of five different kinds.
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Maritime Bank of the Dominion of Canada, cheques, drafts, five of each of five different kinds. Woodstock, Fredericton and St. John branches all repr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Christmas/New Year's Items.  Imperial Bank of Canada Card - Total of eleven unusual items from the W578 - Christmas/New Year's Items. Imperial Bank of Canada Card - Total of eleven unusual items from the W
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Christmas/New Year's Items. Imperial Bank of Canada Card, 1909, bank information on back; Crown Bank of Canada card with Nov. 1905 calendar, wr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Lot of 5 Banking Documents from the Collection of Walter Allan.579 - Lot of 5 Banking Documents from the Collection of Walter Allan.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Very early cheques, used: Banque du Peuple, 1842, signed Eustache Soupras; Quebec Bank, 1827. Also advice from Montreal Bank to provide for a note f
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Hand written eighteenth century financial documents580 - Hand written eighteenth century financial documents
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Hand written eighteenth century financial documents: First of Exchange, drawn by early Quebec Merchants Collins & Govett on Baynton & Whart...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Advertising Notes581 - Advertising Notes
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Advertising Notes: Auguste Couillard, Montreal merchant, 10. Small pieces missing from top edge. T. M. Pringle (Toronto) dry goods, in imitation of
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Ontario Private Bank Cheques - Total of eight items.582 - Ontario Private Bank Cheques - Total of eight items.
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Ontario Private Bank Cheques: Johnston's Bank, Strathroy, 1876; E. Rowland, Strathroy, 1910, with a sticker altering Molsons Bank to Royal; Cla...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Ontario Private Bank Cheques - Total of seven cheques.583 - Ontario Private Bank Cheques - Total of seven cheques.
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Ontario Private Bank Cheques: E. Rowland, Strathroy, 1908; M. Fleming, Sarnia, 1881; A. E. Smith, Wingham, 1877; T. Beecroft, Barrie, 1926; Clarke ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Private Bank Items584 - Private Bank Items
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Private Bank Cheque. Nine drafts drawn on J. N. Ackerman, Norwood, Ontario, and one promissory note signed by Ackerman. All ten documents were negoti
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Travellers Cheques, 1930s to 1960s, thirteen items, all used, plus585 - Travellers Cheques, 1930s to 1960s, thirteen items, all used, plus
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Travellers Cheques, 1930s to 1960s, thirteen items, all used, plus Thomas Cook & Son £5 and $10, Bradbury, Wilkinson Specimens with some un...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Total of twenty items, all rarely seen, from the Walter Allan collection.586 - Total of twenty items, all rarely seen, from the Walter Allan collection.
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Commercial Travellers Association member card, Canada Bank Note Co. proof, 1887; similar but 1904 and used; set of Canadian Pacific Express Co. Sterli
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Pre-Confederation Promissory Notes, 1842-1864587 - Pre-Confederation Promissory Notes, 1842-1864
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Pre-Confederation Promissory Notes, 1842-1864. Many are illustrated with at least one vignette. Often these notes were discounted by chartered banks
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (115.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 138.00
 
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Post-Confederation Promissory Notes, 1868 - 1905588 - Post-Confederation Promissory Notes, 1868 - 1905
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Post-Confederation Promissory Notes, 1868 - 1905, all but a few are used but includes an unused commercial college promissory note. Many show bank st
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Bank of Canada $10 1954 modified589 - Bank of Canada $10 1954 modified
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Bank of Canada $10 1954 modified, Beattie-Coyne, very low number, BC-40a-N5. Well centred Fine but for number written in blue ink at left, A/T0000003.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Over 170 cheques on Canadian Bank of Commerce, Oakville, drawn by Woodlands Orchards Ltd., 1950.590 - Over 170 cheques on Canadian Bank of Commerce, Oakville, drawn by Woodlands Orchards Ltd., 1950.
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Over 170 cheques on Canadian Bank of Commerce, Oakville, drawn by Woodlands Orchards Ltd., 1950. Most bear revenue or postage stamps to pay the tax.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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City Bank, Montreal, Bill of Exchange Lot591 - City Bank, Montreal, Bill of Exchange Lot
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City Bank, Montreal, Bill of Exchange 1842, with vignettes as seen on notes of the bank's first issue, Rawdon, Wright & Hatch imprint; also ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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Bank of British North America, Bill of Exchange Lot592 - Bank of British North America, Bill of Exchange Lot
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Bank of British North America, Bill of Exchange, 1894, Waterlow imprint. Lot includes an engraved information card showing branches (1850s perhaps),
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Bank of British Columbia, Bill of Exchange593 - Bank of British Columbia, Bill of Exchange
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Bank of British Columbia, Bill of Exchange, 1873, Willm Brown imprint, printed in purple. Manuscript signed by Wm. C. Ward who was manager at Victori
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Union Bank of Halifax, Bill of Exchange, 1864, ABNCo imprint.594 - Union Bank of Halifax, Bill of Exchange, 1864, ABNCo imprint.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Union Bank of Halifax, Bill of Exchange, 1864, ABNCo imprint. Adding to its appeal, the document is adorned with three vignettes, all of which appear
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Bills of Exchange Lot of Four595 - Bills of Exchange Lot of Four
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Bills of Exchange: Merchants Bank of Canada, 1894, printed in blue and gold; Dominion Bank, Seaforth, Ont. 1895, printed in blue; Canadian Bank of Co
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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First Mortgage Bond, The Northern & Pacific Railway Company596 - First Mortgage Bond, The Northern & Pacific Railway Company
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First Mortgage Bond, The Northern & Pacific Railway Company £200 stg., 1887, black with green tint, five small circular punch cancels in th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Dominion Stores, collection of Share Certificates.597 - Dominion Stores, collection of Share Certificates.
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Dominion Stores, collection of Share Certificates. Lot consists of sixteen colourful certificates, of which nine are different. All but three have v
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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First Mortgage $1000 Bond, Niagara Falls Power, a Specimen. Total of three items.598 - First Mortgage $1000 Bond, Niagara Falls Power, a Specimen. Total of three items.
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First Mortgage $1000 Bond, Niagara Falls Power, a Specimen. Printed in black with green tint by ABNCo., dated 1892. Three vignettes, including India
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Large portraits of King George V and Queen Mary599 - Large portraits of King George V and Queen Mary
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Large portraits of King George V and Queen Mary, printed from the photographs which were evidently the sources of their portraits on 1923-1924 Dominio
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Certificate for 50 Shares, The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson's 600 - Certificate for 50 Shares, The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson's
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Certificate for 50 Shares, The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson's Bay, issued 1926, black with green tint. In...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce, Annual Reports 1868 - 1889, hard bound.601 - Canadian Bank of Commerce, Annual Reports 1868 - 1889, hard bound.
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Canadian Bank of Commerce, Annual Reports 1868 - 1889, hard bound. Front cover is partially detached but contents are in excellent condition. G. de
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Province of Manitoba £100 Debenture Lot of Two very rare and attractive documents.602 - Province of Manitoba £100 Debenture Lot of Two very rare and attractive documents.
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Province of Manitoba £100 Debenture, 1885, proof, with thirty interest coupons attached (#001). A few edge defects, and supported on back with...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Dominion Land Scrip603 - Dominion Land Scrip
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Dominion Land Scrip, for 320 Acres, Department of Militia and Defence, proof. Awarded to militia members actively involved in suppression of the 1885
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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Citizens Insurance Company of Canada, $2,000 Bond604 - Citizens Insurance Company of Canada, $2,000 Bond
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Citizens Insurance Company of Canada, $2,000 Bond, proof, mounted on card. Printed by Canada Bank Note Co. in black with red tint; an inappropriate g
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Newfoundland Government 3½% Debenture, 189_.  Proof606 - Newfoundland Government 3½% Debenture, 189_. Proof
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Newfoundland Government 3½% Debenture, 189_. Proof, mounted on card, cut into a bit at bottom and right side; card is folded twice causing som...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Municipal Debentures607 - Municipal Debentures
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Municipal Debentures: City of Montreal $100 3% Debenture, 1932, printed in black by BABN. This issued document has three vignettes. City of Vancouv
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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