Auction Day — New provincial taxes and featured lots

Our twelfth public sale begins at 10:00am EDT today. New rules for Canada harmonized tax calculations in Prince Edward Island and British Columbia have prompted us to make featured lots of some stamps from those jurisdictions.

BC #10Lot 726 British Columbia #10 1869 10c on 3d lilac rose Perf. 14 Surcharge, mint hinged with original gum and fine. A nice stamp. Unitrade CV$2,400.

PEI #2Lot 775 Prince Edward Island #2 1861 3d blue Queen Victoria Perf 9, used with grid cancel, well centered among large margins and very fine. Unitrade $900.