Lot 628 Leeward Islands #103S-115S 1938 ½d to £1 KGVI Set with Curved SPECIMEN Perforation, mint never hinged except for the £1 value which has some adhesions. Fresh and overall fine to very fine, and includes earlier printings with much higher catalogue values. S.G. catalogue is £750. S.G. CV £750.
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.