Lot 1280 Victoria Exposition Flag, a nice and clear strike canceling a 1c Numeral pair on a Victoria Exhibition illustrated cover addressed to the USA, dated NT / AUG 14 / 01. From the Robert Heasman Collection of Early Canadian Machine Cancellations. Estimate C$750.
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.
Lot 676 British Columbia #10 1867 10c on 3d lilac rose Seal of Colony Surcharge, Perforated 14, mint with full original gum, never hinged, with upper sheet margin showing a reference cross. Large margin at right, with bright and fresh colour, fine. Accompanied by a 2015 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. A very nice and rare never hinged example of this stamp, catalogue value given is for hinged only. Rsv. $1,200. Unitrade CV$3,600.