Lot 286 Canada #77 1899 2c carmine Queen Victoria Numeral, Die I, a mint never hinged single, with huge margins, lovely fresh colour and extremely fine. A truly lovely example, accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Reserve $350, Unitrade CV$270, sold for C$500.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 280 Canada #76 1898 2c purple Queen Victoria Numeral, Die I, mint never hinged, with bright fresh colour, great centering and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2010 Greene Foundation certificate. A very nice stamp. Reserve $250, Unitrade CV$225, sold for C$300.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 372 1899 Registered Special Delivery Cover, being a Walker House illustrated advertising cover mailed from Toronto to Bridgeton NJ on JAN.16.1899, through Boston (JAN.18 transit on back). Franked with a block of four of the 2c Map (these overpaying the 2c + 5c registration rate by 1c), plus a green 10c Special Delivery. Special delivery to the US had to be prepaid with a US SD stamp or 10c worth of regular US postage stamps in order to obtain the service, and in this case the Canadian 10c would pay only for Canadian service. Accompanied by a 1989 Greene Foundation certificate, Very Fine. From the Robert Lunn Map Stamp Collection. Estimate $750, sold for C$1,250.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.