Lot 715 O 162/175 1900 Collection of Mafeking Siege Surcharge Issues, a lovely used group, which includes Scott #s 162, 164, 165, 167, 171, 172-175. Each stamp is postmarked with a Mafeking C.G.H. datestamp, all are fully dated between MAR.30 and MAY 3.1900, two singles are on piece and #174 is a vertical pair on piece. Also includes a used #178 (Major Goodyear, postmarked MAFEKING C.G.H. MAY.2.1900) and a #N2 on piece (Vryburg surcharge Type I, dated NOV.28.1899). Scott CV U$1,815, sold for C$900 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 14 Canada #2 1852 6d Consort on Laid Paper on Folded Letter, mailed from Montreal on JUN.17.1852 to Kennedy in New York, franked with a very fine copy of the laid paper Consort, with four large and even margins, cancelled by a target cancel. There are also two red handstamps on front, being a CANADA in arc and a PAID. Vertical file fold not affecting stamp, very fine. Accompanied by a 2010 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$2,400, sold for C$1,000 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 483 Canada #F2c 1890s 5c yellow green Registration Imperforate, mint upper left corner block of four, with full original gun, bottom pair is never hinged. There is a full “FIVE” counter above stamp position one, and a small part printer’s imprint above position two. A very fresh and attractive block, with only 200 imperforate pairs recorded. Unitrade CV$4,500, sold for C$2,000 plus buyer’s premium.