Lot 10, Canada 1851 twelve penny black plate proof pair with diagonal SPECIMEN, sold for $12,650

Lot 10, Canada 1851 twelve penny black plate proof pair with diagonal SPECIMENLot 10 Canada #3Pii 1851 12d black Queen Victoria Plate Proof, with Diagonal SPECIMEN Overprint in Carmine, a horizontal pair on India paper, quite fresh and very fine. A rare and seldom offered proof, especially so in a multiple. Unitrade CV$10,000, sold for C$11,000 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 399, Sudan 1912-22 Camel Post set perforated AS, sold for $834

Lot 399, Sudan 1912-22 Camel Post set (high value shown), perforated AS, sold for $834Lot 399 Sudan #MOA17-MOA27 1912-22 1m to 10p Camel Post Set, Perforated “AS” for official army use. Mint, with six values never hinged and with the 1m plus two of the 2m values lightly hinged. Catalogue value is for all hinged. A rare set, especially this fresh with such rich colours. Scott CV U$950, sold for C$725 plus buyer’s premium.