Lot 6 Canada #1a 1851 3d orange red Beaver Imperforate, on Laid Paper, a lovely used horizontal strip of four, with ideal and clear target cancels on each stamp. Margins are mostly very large all around (close in two places) and the laid lines are quite clear, very fine. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate stating “tiny tear between 1st and 2nd stamp, vertical folds between two stamps”. An outstanding and desirable multiple, worthy of the finest collections. Ex. Ed Richardson. Unitrade CV$6,400, sold for C$2,800 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 20 Canada #4v 1852 3d deep red Beaver Imperforate, on Thick Hard Paper, used with light target cancel, four well clear to large margins. A lovely and fresh stamp, with crisp impression, very fine. Accompanied by a 2017 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$600, sold for C$375 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 123 Canada #130a 1924 3c carmine Admiral, Wet Printing, Die I, Perforated 8 Vertically, Imperforate Horizontally, mint never hinged block of four, very well centered, quite fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2017 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$3,750, sold for C$2,300 plus buyer’s premium.