Lot 232, 1891 ten cent dark rose carmine SQ, used with variety, sold for $978

Lot 232Lot 232 Canada 1891-94 10c dark rose carmine, used with the pitted right “0” variety from plate position 21. Ideally cancelled with a socked on the nose Edmonton Alberta c.d.s. dated MAY.20.1894, just clear of the variety. Well centered with large margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by 2011 C.P.E.S. graded certificate (90J) identifying the shade as pink. (Unitrade 45v)

This stamp is the finest used example of this plate variety that we have seen, based on a combination of its physical attributes, including rich colour, lovely cancel and large margins.
Unitrade CV$250, sold for $850 plus buyer’s premium.