Lot 523, Nova Scotia 1853 one pence brown red imperf on blue paper, c.d.s.

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Lot 523Lot 523 Nova Scotia #1 1853 1d brown red Queen Victoria Imperforate on Blue Paper, used with rare “5 Boston AUG 22” c.d.s. cancel. Four good to large margins, showing part of next stamp at left, very fine. A striking stamp, rarely seen with such a nice cancellation, very fine. Accompanied by a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$700.

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Lot 333, Canada 1954 QEII VF NH block of eight with left margin imperf

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Lot 333Lot 333 Canada #341v 1954 5c bright blue Queen Elizabeth II, imperforate in Left Margin, mint never hinged block of eight, with the two left most stamps having their left margins imperforate. There is a crease in the left sheet margin, from having been folded, likely during the printing or perforating process. Unitrade lists only six singles, a plate block and a block of six, making this new find the largest known multiple. Furthermore, the six singles have no gum and the plate block is hinged, making this one of only two multiples with full intact, never hinged gum. Very fine, rare and for the collector who seeks only the best. Estimate C$2,500.

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