Lot 621 Canada #E1a 1898 10c deep green Special Delivery, a mint block of four from bottom of the sheet, with full original gum, never hinged and quite fresh. A distinct dark shade rarely encountered in multiples, especially this nice, very fine. Unitrade CV$2,400.
Lot 1135 Canada #18 12½c yellow green Queen Victoria on Folded Cover, mailed from Toronto on DEC.3.1863 (broken circle free strike) to Glasgow, Scotland, with Glasgow Packet Paid receiver dated DEC.20, having been carried on the Allan Line America. The stamp has lovely bright colour and is tied by a Toronto square grid to this blue folded cover. A pristine example of the 12½c Canadian packet rate, extremely fine. Estimate C$300.
Lot 93 Canada #16i 1859 10c chocolate brown Consort, Perforated 12 x 12.2, used with a crisp 4-ring numeral cancel (likely #27 from Ottawa), with rich colour and very nicely centred. A lovely appearing stamp, accompanied by a (pink) 2019 Greene Foundation certificate stating “reperforated to 12.2 at bottom, 12.0 at top, with several perforation holes on each side (right and left) enhanced.” Unitrade CV$8,500.