Lot 22, Canada 1855 six pence greenish grey Consort imperforate unused, sold for $33,350

Lot 22 Canada #5b 1855 6d greenish grey Consort Imperforate, unused (no gum) with large margins, fresh colour and very fine. Accompanied by a 1982 R.P.S. (London) certificate stating “stained” which is actually an almost imperceptible hinge mark on back. A rare unused stamp, especially in this condition, with likely fewer than a dozen unused examples known. Ex. “Montclair” collection. Unitrade CV$35,000, sold for C$29,000 plus buyer’s premium.

Leave a Comment