Lot 1119 Canada #2 6d Consort Imperforate on Laid Paper on Folded Cross-Border Letter, mailed from Montreal on JUL.10.1852 to Kennedy in New York City, franked with a 6d slate violet Consort, with sheet margin at left, two other large margins and cut into at bottom, cancelled by a target cancel in black. The folded letter (with letter inside) also has a CANADA in arc and a PAID, both postmarks in red. The stamp has a very light (almost imperceptible) horizontal crease from the cover, still a very fine cover. Accompanied by a 1984 B.P.A. certificate incorrectly identifying the stamp as a later printing. Unitrade CV$3,000.
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.