Lot 1, Engraved Die Essay of Queen Victoria, sold for C$2,415

Lot 1, Engraved Die Essay of Queen Victoria, sold for C$2,415Lot 1 Bradbury Wilkinson Engraved Die Essay of Queen Victoria Facing Right, in green, on bond paper measuring 23 x 27 mm, from an original design engraved by Charles Henry Jeens. A rare, and possibly unique essay. Ex. Bradbury Wilkinson Archives. Pictured on page 9 of Canada’s Postage Stamps of the Small Queen Era, 1870-1897 by Hillson and Nixon (“H&N”). See John Hillson’s biography here. Estimate $750, sold for C$2,100.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.

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