Lot 189 Canada #77 1899 2c Carmine Queen Victoria Numeral, Die I, mint never hinged, fresh with deep colour and exceptionally large, even margins all around, extremely fine and choice. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$270, sold for C$500 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
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We resume Sale 35 today at 10:00am EST with Worldwide/Commonwealth stamps, followed by Canada Postal History.
Lot 592 Rhodesia 1910 Queen Mary and King George V Double Heads, fifteen mint hinged stamps to the 5sh value, missing the 8d, but includes two distinct shades of the 2sh6d. We note that the 4d has a “gash on ear” variety (catalogued as regular). All nicely mounted on a page. Fresh, fine to very fine. Scott CV U$2,005.
Sale 35 starts today at 10:00am EST with Canada and British North America stamps.
Lot 134 Canada #52 1897 2c Green Jubilee, mint never hinged, with four colossal margins, fresh and extremely fine, it would be difficult to find a better stamp. Accompanied by a 1997 Philatelic Foundation certificate for when it still had its sheet margins attached. Rsv. $350. Unitrade CV$150
Lot 489 Newfoundland Harp Seal Large Die Proof, sunk-in on card measuring 102 x 77 mm, the design showing the harp seal with icebergs and other surroundings which were used to print the stamp issued in 1865, surrounded by an oval lace design. Rare and attractive, very fine and fresh. Estimate $1,000.