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AUCTION #42

The following lots are still available and may be purchased from us until 5:00pm EDT on Monday, June 13, 2022.
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Lot Country & Cat# Symbol Description CDN$
24 Lot 24Canada #5b O 1855 6d Greenish Grey Consort Imperforate, used with a crisp and well centered strike of the Montréal 4-ring #21. The stamp has large margins all around, including sheet margins at left and bottom (thus from position 91). Extremely fine and a lovely stamp in all respects, ex “Loch” collection and accompanied by a 1997 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,300. Unitrade $1,600 $1,300
31 Lot 31Canada #9 O 1857 7½d Green Queen Victoria Imperforate, used with light target cancels and deep rich colour, a lovely stamp with four large margins, very fine plus. Accompanied by a 2021 B.P.A. certificate and with Roger Calves expert handstamp. Rsv. $2,700. Unitrade $5,000 $2,700
40 Lot 40Canada #15 * 1859 5c Vermilion Beaver, Perforated 12, mint with full original gum, cleanly hinged. A fresh stamp which has been identified by its owner as being from plate position 40, very fine. Accompanied by a 2017 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,100. Unitrade $2,000 $1,100
45 Lot 45Canada #17 * 1859 10c Red Lilac Consort, Perforated 12, mint with full original gum, hinged and very fine. Accompanied by a 2019 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,600. Unitrade $4,000 $1,600
132 Lot 132Canada #43 ** 1890s 6c Red Brown Small Queen, a lot containing five strips of 3, all mint never hinged with full original gum (two strips have light natural gum skips), overall very good and fresh. Rsv. $450. Scott U$7,875 $450
133 Lot 133Canada #43 ** 1890s 6c Red Brown Small Queen, mint with full original gum, never hinged and very fine. A very nice stamp which is accompanied by a 2011 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $650. Unitrade $1,200 $650
148 Lot 148Canada #50 ** 1897 ½c Black Jubilee, mint never hinged with deep rich colour and well centered, fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $375. Unitrade $420 $375
160 Lot 160Canada #57 ** 1897 10c Brown Violet Jubilee, mint never hinged, with large margins, very fine. Accompanied by a 2021 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Rsv $275. Unitrade $750 $275
176 Lot 176Canada #61 O 1897 $1 Lake Jubilee, used with an ideal JUL.7.1898 Toronto datestamp. This lovely stamp has the tiniest thin behind the crown, else with rich colour, well centered and extremely fine appearance. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $350. Unitrade $1,000 $350
214 Lot 214Canada #71i ** 1897 6c Brown Queen Victoria Leaf with Corrected Engraver’s Slip, a mint never hinged block of four, with the variety on the upper right (pos. 14) stamp. The lower right stamp has a very light corner crease, else a fine-very fine block. Catalogued as left stamps very fine, right stamps fine. Accompanied by a 2020 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $850. Unitrade $2,510 $850
232 Lot 232Canada #79 ** 1899 5c Blue Queen Victoria Numeral on Bluish Paper, mint never hinged, with rich colour and centered among four large margins, fresh and extremely fine. A lovely stamp. Accompanied by a 2014 Philatelic Foundation certificate. Rsv. $850. Unitrade $1,050 $850
233 Lot 233Canada #79b ** 1899 5c Blue Queen Victoria Numeral on Whiter Paper, mint never hinged, fresh and well centered, very fine plus. Accompanied by a 2006 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $750. Unitrade $1,050 $750
238 Lot 238Canada #83 ** 1898 10c Brown Violet Queen Victoria Numeral, mint never hinged, very well centered between four large and even margins, quite fresh and extremely fine. A very nice example of this stamp, destined for the best collections and a solid investment. Accompanied by a 1992 PSE certificate and a 2010 Sergio Sismondo certificate grading the stamp at “XF-Superb – 95 – OGnh”. Rsv. $2,200. Unitrade $2,250 $2,200
240 Lot 240Canada #83 var ** 1898 10c Brown Violet Queen Victoria Numeral, a mint never hinged block of four with an engraver’s slip on the top left stamp, easily seen inside the outer frameline at bottom right, just under “T” of CENTS. Top right stamp extremely fine, others fine-very fine. Accompanied by a 2020 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $2,000. Unitrade $6,225 $2,000
260 Lot 260Canada #86ii var (*) 1898 2c Deep Blue Map Imperforate with Re-Entry, an unused (no gum, as issued) vertical pair with the top stamp showing the plate 2 re-entry in position 27, extremely fine and scarce. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $650. Est$650 $650
264 Lot 264Canada #89a (*) 1903 1c Green King Edward VII Imperforate, an unused (no gum, as issued) horizontal pair, very fine. Accompanied by a 2020 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Rsv. $450. Unitrade $900 $450
269 Lot 269Canada #91 ** 1903 5c Blue King Edward VII on Bluish Paper, mint never hinged, with bright colour and very fine. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate indicating “a few black ink spots on EN of CENTS”. Rsv. $850. Unitrade $1,225 $850
270 Lot 270Canada #91 ** 1903 5c Blue King Edward VII on Bluish Paper, a mint never hinged block of four, with fresh colour and very well centered, very fine in all respects. Accompanied by a 2012 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,700. Unitrade $4,900 $1,700
274 Lot 274Canada #92 ** 1903 7c Olive Bistre King Edward VII, mint never hinged, with huge margins, fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2012 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Rsv. $750. Unitrade $1,750 $750
307 Lot 307Canada #107a ** 1917 2c Deep Green Admiral on Thin Paper, Wet Printing, with Type D Inverted Lathework, a mint never hinged block of four, fresh and fine. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv $450. Unitrade $1,300 $450
331 Lot 331Canada #118 ** 1925 10c Bistre Brown Admiral, a mint never hinged block of four, with each stamp well centered and fresh, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $400. Unitrade $720 $400
334 Lot 334Canada #120 ** 1925 50c Black Brown Admiral, Dry Printing, mint never hinged, well centered and fresh, extremely fine. A very nice stamp in all respects. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $375. Unitrade $300 $375
352 Lot 352Canada #130i ** 1924 3c Carmine Coil, Perforated 8 Vertically, a mint never hinged paste-up strip of six, with paste-up between 4th and 5th stamps, fine-very fine. An interesting strip in that it is also over-inked on the four left stamps, notably at the top left corner. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $375. Est $375 $375
377 Lot 377Canada #MR2C ** 1915 20c Olive Green Admiral Overprinted WAR TAX, a mint never hinged block of four, overall fine-very fine. Rsv. $550. Unitrade $1,840 $550
380 Lot 380Canada #MR3a ** 1916 2c + 1c Carmine Admiral War Tax, Die II, mint never hinged, with remarkably bright fresh colour and crisp impression, very fine plus. Accompanied by a 2021 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Rsv. $675. Unitrade $1,200 $675
381 Lot 381Canada #MR3a ** 1916 2c + 1c Carmine Admiral War Tax, Die II, a mint never hinged block of four, with bright and fresh colour, very fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. A scarce block, especially this nice and fresh. Rsv. $850. Unitrade $4,800 $850
383 Lot 383Canada #MR3a * 1916 2c + 1c Carmine Admiral War Tax, Die II, a mint hinged block of 16, with straight edge at left, stamps are very nicely centered with bright colour, very fine. Few blocks this large have survived. Rsv. $800. Unitrade $6,400 $800
386 Lot 386Canada #MR4a * 1916 2c + 1c Brown Admiral War Tx, Die I, mint hinged, fine-very fine and a scarce stamp. Accompanied by a 2021 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Rsv. $325. Unitrade $875 $325
403 Lot 403Canada #156b ** 1929 12c Québec Bridge, Imperforate Vertically, a mint never hinged block of four from the left side of the sheet, very fine. Rsv. $300. Unitrade $750 $300
404 Lot 404Canada #158 ** 1929 50c Dark Blue Bluenose, mint never hinged, quite fresh and very fine. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $550. Unitrade $700 $550
414 Lot 414Canada #176 ** 1930 50c Dull Blue Grand Pré, mint never hinged, quite fresh and well centered among large margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $375. Unitrade $600 $375
420 Lot 420Canada #195c-200a ** 1932 1c to 8c King George V Medallion Imperforates, each value is in a mint never hinged block of four, quite fresh and very fine. A lovely set not often seen in blocks. Rsv. $4,400. Unitrade $8,400 $4,400
453 Lot 453Canada #477p T2a ** 1967 5c Children Carolling with Double Tagging Error, a mint never hinged lower right corner block of four, with all four stamps showing only one centre bar (instead of one at right and left), and the two right stamps showing an extra bar at right from the adjoining pane. Very fine and possibly unique, the only one we are aware of. Also includes a used lower left corner single with 14mm between the right and the left bars (instead of the normal 16mm, this not counted in catalogue value). Ex Peters, G.D. Mass and Rose. Rsv. $300. Tagging $600 $300
457 Lot 457Canada #502P-503P E/P 1969 5c and 6c Children Praying Gutter Plate Proof, a horizontal strip of four (two 5c and two 6c) with a gutter between each value, printed on glazed paper, very fine. Ex G.D. Mass (1993) and “Mount Royal” (2003). Rsv. $850. Est $1,000 $850
462 Lot 462Canada #523b ** 1970 5c Christmas Se-Tenant Untagged Strip of 5 with All Stamps Showing Triple Black Colour Printed, mint never hinged from right side of sheet, a major triple-printing error, very fine. A rare and undervalued item, with only 20 strips known, this is the first we have seen. Rsv. $400. Unitrade $750 $400
463 Lot 463Canada #528a var ** 1970 6c Christmas Se-Tenant Strip of 5 with Major Perforation Shift, a mint never hinged horizontal strip with the horizontal perforations shifted down by 6mm, creating a visually stunning item with all of the inscriptions at bottom instead of top of the stamps. Rare and very fine. Rsv. $375. Est$500 $375
473 Lot 473Canada #614a ** 1973 15c R.C.M.P. Musical Ride Imperforate, a mint never hinged left marginal block of four, fresh and without any of the creases so often seen on these, but with overall darkening of the gum, still very fine. Rsv. $300. Unitrade $1,200 $300
484 Lot 484Canada #741a ** 1977 10c Hunters Following Star Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between, in a mint never hinged horizontal strip of 5, accompanied by a letter of offering from Bileski, explaining the find and the fact that only 3 sheets, or 30 pairs of this error exist. Very fine. Rsv. $850. Unitrade $1,500 $850
485 Lot 485Canada #742a ** 1977 12c Angelic Choir, Part Imperforate upper sheet margin block of 10, with the leftmost two vertical perforation rows missing, as well as the horizontal perforations on one and a half stamps, resulting in one and a half imperforate pairs. Only 4 sheets of this error were discovered, thus only 20 blocks can exist, or 6 upper left corner blocks. Very fine and accompanied by a picture of the sheet this came from. Rsv. $1,250. Unitrade $2,750 $1,250
486 Lot 486Canada #742b ** 1977 12c Angelic Choir with Major Printing Varieties, a mint never hinged single with major double printing of the green, purple and blue, plus a quadruple print of the black ink, also known as a “kiss print.” A rare and visually striking stamp, with only three examples known, very fine. Rsv. $475. Unitrade $900 $475
490 Lot 490Canada #926Bg ** 1987 36c Parliament Imperforate Gutter Block of 8, mint never hinged, with plate imprint in gutter, very fine and scarce. Rsv. $800. Unitrade $3,200 $800
493 Lot 493Canada #1151b ** 1987 31c Gifts Under the Tree Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between, mint never hinged, from a miscut booklet pane of 10. Described by John Jamieson as “only 3 pairs and 1 block of 4 known, all from the same pane, one of the rarest Elizabethan errors”. Rare and very fine. Rsv. $1,800. Unitrade $3,500 $1,800
564 Lot 564Canada #1341b ** 1991 80c Sinterklaas Imperforate, a mint never hinged lower left corner plate block of four, completely free of all wrinkles or creases mentioned in Unitrade, extremely fine and desirable not only for variety collectors but plate block or Christmas collectors alike. Rsv. $1,100. Unitrade $2,500 $1,100
566 Lot 566Canada #1358b ** 1992 43c Queen Elizabeth II Imperforate Part Booklet Pane, a mint never hinged block with three complete vertical pairs, showing large parts of adjacent stamps at right and left as well as a plate imprint gutter, very fine. Rsv. $900. Unitrade $3,600 $900
574 Lot 574Canada #1498b ** 1993 43c Prehistoric Life in Canada, complete mint never hinged imperforate sheet of 20, with all plate inscriptions, extremely fine. A rare sheet with only a few having been found, this one believed to be the last remaining intact sheet. From the collection of Sir Gawaine Baillie. Rsv. $8,500. Unitrade $20,000 $8,500
575 Lot 575Canada #1499ii ** 1993 43c Swiety Mikolaj and Gwiazdka Imperforate Between Stamp and Left Margin, a mint never hinged single, scarce in this format as most are exist attached to imperforate between pairs (in strips of 3), only three marginal singles are known. Very fine. Rsv. $275. Unitrade $600 $275
576 Lot 576Canada #1533asi ** 1994 43c Family Carolling Near Christmas Tree with Double Printing, a part booklet pane of four, with three stamps (upper right is normal) showing doubling of the red “Canada” and green “Christmas Noel” inscriptions. Still attached to its original booklet cover. Rare, as only 2 booklet panes are known. Ex “JAL” and G.D. Mass. Rsv. $375. Unitrade $900 $375
596 Lot 596Canada #1817b ** 1999 95c Angel with Candle Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between, from the bottom of the sheet, showing the plate imprint, very fine and rare, with only four pairs known. Rsv. $900. Unitrade $1,500 $900
605 Lot 605Canada #2072 var ** 2004 Red Calla Lilly Coil with Missing Denomination, a mint plate inscription gutter strip of four, from a recent discovery, very fine and unlisted in Unitrade. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. A similar one sold for $1,450 in our November 2021 sale. Rsv. $850. Est $1,000 $850
671 Lot 671Canada #E5a ** 1932 20c Henna Special Delivery Imperforate, a mint never hinged vertical pair, quite fresh and extremely fine. Only 75 pairs were issued. Rsv. $850. Unitrade $1,600 $850
675 Lot 675Canada #F1 */** 1875 2c Orange Registration, a mint plate block of 6, with full original gum, both bottom right stamps are hinged, four others are never hinged. The complete plate inscription is well located at center of sheet margin at bottom, overall fine to very fine with both left stamps being extremely fine never hinged. An all around very nice block. Rsv. $850. Est $1,000 $850
681 Lot 681Canada #F3a */** 1876 8c Bright Blue Registration, a mint vertical pair with full original gum, top stamp is hinged (small hr at left), bottom stamp is never hinged. A nice pair with rich and fresh colour, very fine. Accompanied by a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate as #F3. Rsv. $1,600. Unitrade $7,000 $1,600
690 Lot 690Canada #J15DP/J20DP E/P 1c, 2c, 4c and 10c Postage Due Large Die Proof Set in Colour of Issue, the set of four that were issued in 1935, all die-sunk on card measuring 230 x 155 mm, with die numbers XG-572/578, very fine and rare. Rsv. $1,800. Est $1,800 $1,800
764 Lot 764Nova Scotia #4 O 1851 6d Yellow Green Heraldic Imperforate, used with light grid cancel, four large margins and clear in one corner, very fine. Accompanied by a 2007 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $650. Unitrade $1,200 $650
769 Lot 769Newfoundland #4 (*) 1857 4d Scarlet Vermilion Heraldic Imperforate, unused (no gum) with four even margins and bright colour, very fine. A scarce stamp, especially in this lovely condition. Accompanied by a 2020 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $5,600. Unitrade $15,000 $5,600
774 Lot 774Newfoundland #13 O 1860 6d Orange Heraldic Imperforate, used with a light grid cancel, four large and even margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $850. Unitrade $1,600 $850
775 Lot 775Newfoundland #15 O 1860 1sh Orange Heraldic Imperforate, used with an almost socked on the nose strike of a St Pierre & Miquelon dotted (49 dots) lozenge cancel. A stunning stamp with its four huge margins, showing part of the left stamp, with only a light corner crease (not mentioned in cert.), else extremely fine. During this period, Newfoundland fishermen were allowed, by agreement, to drop off their mail in St Pierre, which explains this rare (only a very few recorded in the Pence era) cancel. Accompanied by a 2009 Sismondo certificate. Catalogue value is for a regular used stamp. Rsv. $11,000. Unitrade $15,000 $11,000
800 Lot 800Newfoundland #61S-74S ** 1897 1c to 60c Discovery of Newfoundland Set, Overprinted SPECIMEN Diagonally in Red, mint never hinged and all but the 2c and 6c have sheet margins, fresh and fine to very fine, a very nice set. Rsv. $475. Unitrade $1,500 $475
829 Lot 829Newfoundland #BK4a ** Complete 37c Booklet, with four 1c stamps, twelve 2c stamps (all Die II) and four 3c stamps, complete with all its advertising inter-leaving, very fine and rarely offered. Rsv. $400. Unitrade $700 $400
830 Lot 830Newfoundland #C3a * 1921 35c Red Halifax Airmail Issue with Inverted Overprint, mint lightly hinged and very well centered, this is the overprint without period and is quite rare, with only 40 stamps known (this is the first we have offered). A very fine example of this must-have variety, for the serious Newfoundland or varieties collector. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $4,400. Unitrade $7,500 $4,400
835 Lot 835Newfoundland #C12i ** 1932 $1.50 on $1 Blue Dornier DO-X Flight Surcharge with Slanted Surcharge, a mint never hinged block of four, very fresh and overall fine-very fine. Probably very few blocks of this variety remain, this one may very well be unique. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $2,200. Unitrade $5,100 $2,200
851 Lot 851Barbados E/P 1882 ½d Queen Victoria Postal Stationery Die Proof in Black, on card measuring 92 x 61 mm, with “2 MAY 82” date stamp upper left and “BEFORE HARDENING” handstamp upper right, very fine. Would look great mounted in any Barbados collection. Rsv. $450. Est $500 $450
960 Lot 960India #203-206 ** 1948 1½a to 10c Mahatma Gandhi Set, mint never hinged, fresh and very fine. An iconic set. Rsv. $300. Scott U$557 $300
1059 Lot 1059Italy #1459b (Sassone) ** 1979 2000L Italia, with Shifted Perforations and Printing, a mint never hinged single from top of sheet, with head, posthorns and shaded “LIRE” shifted up and left, horizontal perforations dramatically shifted down, very fine. Signed (Dr. Helmuth) Avi, and accompanied by his 2010 SBPV (Lugano, Switzerland) certificate. Sassone 1459b, €9,000. Rsv. $375. Est $400 $375
1061 Lot 1061Italy-Oltre Giuba #P1-P3 ** 1922 25c to 80c Mazzini Set Overprinted Oltre Giuba, mint never hinged and very fine. A very rare set, with only 10 sets overprinted this way. A major rarity, with each stamp signed by Diena and the set is accompanied by a 1998 Raybaudi certificate. Rsv. $6,400. Sassone €27,000 $6,400
1063 Lot 1063Italian States #23 (*) 1860 3 Lire Ochre Savoy Coat of Arms, unused (no gum) with large margins all around, lightly sulphuretted and very fine. A rare opportunity to acquire a major world rarity. Accompanied by a 1995 Giorgio Migliavacca (Pavia) certificate and signed on back by Alberto Diena. Rsv. $5,800. Scott U$110,000 $5,800
1082 Lot 1082United States E/P American Bank Note Co. “Experiment” 2c Essay in Purple, a full pane of 12 stamps, each with SPECIMEN overprint in red plus security punch, the pane is on never hinged, gummed stamp paper, with production numbers at top, ABN Co engraved logo, etc., guidelines at all four sides, fresh and very fine. A very rare item and a great collateral piece for a classic United States collection. Rsv. $550. Est. $550 $550
1300 Lot 1300Newfoundland #8a Cvr 8d Scarlet Bisect on 1860 Folded Cover, mailed St John’s on JUN.7.1860 (red PAID datestamp despatch) to Baltimore, with a JUN.15 Boston Packet c.d.s. transit, franked with a diagonal half of a 8d scarlet Heraldic imperforate, with two large margins, properly tied by an oval grid cancel, very fine. From a well known correspondence and accompanied by a B.P.A. certificate. Rsv. $3,000. Unitrade $7,500 $3,000
1458 Lot 1458 Cover #1Lot 1458 Cover #2Germany Cvr Set of Two Zeppelin Flown Covers, first is a card franked with C38, Friedrichshafen to Rio de Janeiro with Rio receiver. Second is a cover franked with C39, Friedrichshafen to Pernambuco. Both have a L.Z. 127 Zeppelin “Klotzbach” private cachet, plus a red cachet reading “Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin / Sudamerikafahrt 1930”. Both very fine. Rsv. $300. Scott U$750 $300