Lot 627, Hong Kong 1938 mint set with curved SPECIMEN

Lot 627 Hong Kong #154S-168S, J6S/J10S, 1938 1c to $10 KGVI Original Set with Curved SPECIMEN Perforation, with thirteen values, mint never hinged and fresh, mostly very fine centered. The $10 has trivial and light toning on its gum. The S.G. catalogue value given is for the full set of 23 (which includes three newer values and many colour changes). As regular stamps, these represent about 55% of the value. Also includes four postage due values, which represent about 40% of the S.G. value of £475 for a full set of seven (these not included in the S.G. value given to this lot). S.G. CV £2,750.

Lot 187, Canada 1897 fifty cent ultramarine Jubilee, XF NH

Lot 187, Canada 1897 fifty cent ultramarine Jubilee, XF NHLot 187 Canada #60 1897 50c ultramarine Jubilee, mint never hinged, quite fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2010 Philatelic Foundation certificate where it is photographed with its bottom margin tab (included in lot but separated from stamp). A lovely stamp in all respects. Rsv. Unitrade CV$1,500.