Lot 733 Italy #J2 1869 10c buff Postage Due, mint never hinged, with full original gum, fine. A very rare mint stamp, especially never hinged and accompanied by a 2006 Raybaudi (Rome) certificate, with his pencil signature on back. Rsv. Scott CV U$18,000.
Lot 858 Canada 1878 10c magenta Small Queen, Perforated 11½ x 12, a very fine centered used horizontal pair, with a lovely central fancy leaf cancel (similar to Lacelle 1211) in blue. Tiny corner crease, still a striking and scarce multiple, especially with such a nice cancel. Ex. Cantor collection. Unitrade 40b. Unitrade CV$700.
Lot 375 Canada #934b 1984 $1 Glacier National Park Imperforate, a mint never hinged horizontal pair, from left of sheet, extremely fine. A rare modern variety, from the unique sheet of 25 found at the time. Accompanied by a scan of a part reconstruction of the stamps from that sheet, which shows that this pair was from positions 11-12. Rsv. Unitrade CV$4,000.
Lot 376 Canada #935a 1982 $1.50 Waterton Lakes with Black Inscriptions Omitted, a mint never hinged single, with sheet selvedge at bottom, very fine. This is from the unique sheet of 25, and is undervalued, as another copy recently sold for $8,625 at public auction. Accompanied by a 2010 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. Unitrade CV$7,500.
Lot 377 Canada #1084a 1986 $5 La Mauricie with Dark Blue Inscriptions Omitted, a mint never hinged single, off-centre as are all known examples, from the unique sheet of 25 found in 1986, very fine. Accompanied by a Saskatoon Stamp Centre guarantee of authenticity and photograph of the entire sheet, from which this was position 13. A striking modern variety. Rsv. Unitrade CV$3,500.