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This website is designed to show interesting or colourful covers of the whole world. We try to add about 25 to 30 new items each week. Many countries are included but there is particular strength in GB, the French Group & the German Group, as well as world-wide Wartime Censorship in WW1 & WW2, Postage Dues, Mis-routed mail, Special Services and Airmails. Please note items marked with a reference number BPS-xxx are auction lots for viewing only in a Bradford postal auction, not for immediate sale.

Items in category Canada, most recent first.
GB 6d rate Glasgow to Canada 1863GB 6d rate Glasgow to Canada 1863
6d deep lilac, small white corner letters plate 3 (SG 83 - cat 200+ on cover) wing margin with small fault, cancelled with fine Glasgow duplex 159; MS 'per Canadian Mail via Londonderry'; b/s Montreal 20 April 1863; a lovely cover with a small printing fault giving the effect of a re-entry lower left.

Reference: S930
£40.00

Canada to Bulgaria 1933, forwarded 
Canada to Bulgaria 1933, forwarded
5c Royal William commemorative (SG 331) cancelled with slogan d/s 'Place Home Address on All Mail'; from Winnipeg, 13 September 1933, to Pleven, Bulgaria; readdressed to Sofia; h/s Sofia 25 Sept, Pleven 26 Sept, Sofia 30 Sept 1933

Reference: S824
£20.00

Canada underpaid to USA, 1960
Canada underpaid to USA, 1960
Canada 4c QEII cancelled Winnipeg 1 December 1960 to York, Pennsylvania; underpaid with postage due cachet T/6 cents in circle, on airmail envelope; US POSTAGE DUE label green on buff 'York PA, 5 Dec 60' 06 cents to pay; green h/s USA; b/s Nov 27 1960 in green; nice airmail postage due item

Reference: S799
£18.00

USA and Canada mixed franking 1914
USA and Canada mixed franking 1914
Mixed franking Canada KGV 2c + 2 x 1c USA pictorial, cancelled s/r cds Los Angeles; to Pasadena, CA, 5 February 1914; no b/s

Reference: S738
£15.00

GB Postal Strike Mail to Canada, 1971GB Postal Strike Mail to Canada, 1971
envelope from London to Toronto during the British Postal Strike of 1971; with Special Courier Mail strike label, cancelled "Authorised by Ministry Post and Telecom 27171, Special Courier Mail"; Canadian stamp added in Toronto and cancelled Toronto 12 Feb 1971; no b/s

Reference: S696
£22.00

St Vincent Registered envelope 1953St Vincent Registered envelope 1953St Vincent Registered envelope 1953
St Vincent Coronation 6 x 4c (2 on reverse) + KGVI 6d pictorial on registered airmail envelope, cancelled with s/r cds Kingstown St Vincent 18 June 1954, Registration GPO Trinidad 20 June, large red cds Montreal Registered 23 June, large purple d/s REGISTERED cds MONTREAL PQ 23 June 1953; a nice combination

Reference: S661
£20.00

GB FPO 452 Canadian Forces in Italy, 1945
GB FPO 452 Canadian Forces in Italy, 1945
GB KGVI 3d, cancelled Field Post Office 452 Canadian Forces in Italy (Mediterranian Force) on Forces Air Letter, to Wakefield; VF crowned shield censor h/s 5536 in blue, top sealed with PC90 censor tape, Opened by Examiner 2332; no b/s

Reference: S633
£16.00

CANADA SPECIAL DELIVERY 1935CANADA SPECIAL DELIVERY 1935CANADA SPECIAL DELIVERY 1935
2 x 3c KGV definitive + 20c Special Delivery (SG 321, Spec Del S8)on envelope Regina to Quebec, cancelled with duplex cds 20 August 1935; MS 'Special' above Airmail sticker & purple h/s 'Special Delivery'; b/s Airmail Field Chicago Ill 22 Aug 1935, Montreal S 22 Aug, Quebec 23 Aug 1935; closed tear to top of envelope

Reference: S512
£20.00

CANADA IMPERF X PERF COIL ISSUES 1935CANADA IMPERF X PERF COIL ISSUES 1935
KGV definitives 1c, 2c, 2c imperf x perf 8 printings (SG 221, 304, 306) on pre-printed envelope to a stamp dealer, Regina to London 6 August 1935, scarce use

Reference: S497
£20.00

GB REGISTERED ENVELOPE 1942 WITH BPA EXPORT CONTROL CACHETGB REGISTERED ENVELOPE 1942 WITH BPA EXPORT CONTROL CACHET
Registered envelope franked with 2 x 2d + d KGVI definitives, pale colours, cancelled with oval 'Newman St Registered B.O.W 1' in violet, with oval cachet 'Passed by British Philatelic Association Berners St' & signed; to Toronto. Canada 17 June 1942; red crown 'tombstone' censor cachet 'Passed per 34'; b/s Toronto 11 July 1942; under the regulations for the export control of cash or valuables

Reference: S456
£16.00

CANADA SPECIAL DELIVERY TO JAMAICA NEW YORK 1932CANADA SPECIAL DELIVERY TO JAMAICA NEW YORK 1932
2 x KGVI 3c (SG 359) + 10c/20c Special Delivery issue (SG S11) cancelled Toronto Postal Terminal 4 15 April 1939, on Airmail envelope to Jamaica New York; b/s large s/r cds Jamaica NY (Reg'd) in purple 16 April 1939; to & from stamp dealers Marks & Kessler; slight faults to envelope

Reference: S417
£25.00

CANADA MULTI-FRANKED CENSORED AIRMAIL TO GB 1941CANADA MULTI-FRANKED CENSORED AIRMAIL TO GB 1941
6 x Canada KGVI 5c (SG 361) on airmail envelope cancelled Hamilton 19 February 1941; censored with sealing tape 'Opened by Examiner 479' a second m/c d/s cancels 3 stamps, a striking cover

Reference: S368
£16.00

CANADA PRECANCEL ON DECORATIVE ENVELOPE c1948CANADA PRECANCEL ON DECORATIVE ENVELOPE c1948
Canada KGVI King's Head 1c green marginal precancelled with two pairs of bars & 5850, on envelope with illustration of Station 'B' Winnipeg, to USA, 1c printed matter rate c 1948

Reference: S333
£15.00

CANADA METER MARK WITH RED CROSS MOTIF 1952CANADA METER MARK WITH RED CROSS MOTIF 1952CANADA METER MARK WITH RED CROSS MOTIF 1952
Mexican picture postcard with Canada bi-lingual 2 cents meter mark and illustrated slogan 'Help the Red Cross' Ottawa 31 March 1952; text refers to Scout camps

Reference: S310
£12.50

ENVELOPE CANADA TO USA POSTAGE DUE 1931ENVELOPE CANADA TO USA POSTAGE DUE 1931
Canada KGV 2c brown on envelope Montreal to Philadelphia 27 October 1931; handstamp boxed '2 Cents Due', with US 2c postage due label precancelled Philadelphia PA; a nice neat combination but small faults to top of envelope

Reference: S295
£15.00

USA MULTI-FRANKED ENVELOPE REGISTERED TO CANADA 1925USA MULTI-FRANKED ENVELOPE REGISTERED TO CANADA 1925
US 3 x 1/2c, 2c, 3c, 6c, 9c on 1c blue PS envelope, registered from Cape Charles VA to Vancouver, BC 13 November 1925 (22c rate); backstamped Postal Station B Vancouver 19 November 1925, a colourful cover

Reference: S242
£18.00

GIBRALTAR: 1904 PICTURE POSTCARD TO CANADA POSTED IN ITALY.GIBRALTAR: 1904 PICTURE POSTCARD TO CANADA POSTED IN ITALY.GIBRALTAR: 1904 PICTURE POSTCARD TO CANADA POSTED IN ITALY.
1904 picture postcard of General Eliott's Monument, Gibraltar sent to Toronto. The GB stamp is un-cancelled but the Italian stamp is cancelled by partial GENOVA squared circle postmarks with a TORONTO CANADA postmark dated 7.APR.1904

Reference: H260
£20.00

CANADA: 1901 MEMORIAL SERVICE PROGRAMME FOR THE LATE QUEEN VICTORIA.CANADA: 1901 MEMORIAL SERVICE PROGRAMME FOR THE LATE QUEEN VICTORIA.
1901 memorial service programme held in the First Baptist Church, Moncton N.B.

Reference: H142
£15.00

GERMANY: 1946 ZONAL POSTAL STATIONERY AND CANADA: AIRMAIL COVER WITH CFPO 45 PMKS - BOTH FROM WERL.GERMANY: 1946 ZONAL POSTAL STATIONERY AND CANADA: AIRMAIL COVER WITH CFPO 45 PMKS - BOTH FROM WERL.GERMANY: 1946 ZONAL POSTAL STATIONERY AND CANADA: AIRMAIL COVER WITH CFPO 45 PMKS - BOTH FROM WERL.
1946 - 12pf postcard with WERL (KR SOEST) 2 postmark dated 29.8.46. 1955 Airmail cover to Calgary with stamps cancelled by partial CFPO 45 = Werl, Germany postmarks dated 19.I.55. Faults!

Reference: H076
£15.00

PERU: 1952 REGISTERED ITALIAN EMBASSY COVER TO CANADA.PERU: 1952 REGISTERED ITALIAN EMBASSY COVER TO CANADA.PERU: 1952 REGISTERED ITALIAN EMBASSY COVER TO CANADA.
1952 registered airmail cover to the Italian Embassy in Ottawa. The stamps are cancelled by a PERU LIMA postmark dated ?.ENE.1952 and there is a boxed CORRESPONDENCIA DIPLOMATICA - FRANQUICIA POSTAL cachet. On the reverse are LIMA, MONTREAL and OTTAWA postmarks.

Reference: H060
£20.00

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