Lot 123 Canada #29 1868 15c slate violet Large Queen, a mint bottom margin block of four, with full original gum, top two stamps hinged, bottom never hinged but with light offset. Margin shows a small part of printer’s imprint (“BR…”), being from position 83-84, 93-94. The stamps are very well centered and very fine. A scarce block, catalogued as all hinged. Unitrade CV$480, sold for C$425.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
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.