Lot 3, Canada 1859 twelve pence Victoria “Scar” trial colour die proof, sold for $6,440

Lot 3Lot 3 Canada #3TC 1859-78 12d Queen Victoria “Scar” Trial Colour Die Proof, in deep vermilion, on horizontally ribbed bond paper, 0.003 in. thick, from the composite die proof. Large margins, huge at right and undoubtedly among the nicest examples existent, from our search of most of the important Pence name sales. A rare and desirable stamp. Unitrade CV C$8,500, sold for $5600 plus buyer’s premium.

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