Lot 665 British Columbia & Vancouver Island #1 1860 2½d dull rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, unused (no gum), quite fresh and with four large margins. The stamp has a small filled-in thin, still a lovely and very fine appearing example of this sought after first stamp of Vancouver Island. The stamp has partially erased expert signatures on back, including that of Alberto Diena, and is accompanied by a 1989 Philatelic Foundation certificate. Rsv. 5,500. Unitrade CV$24,000.
Lot 670 Vancouver Island #3 1865 5c rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, used with #35 in grid (Victoria), with sheet margin at left, two large margins and just clear at bottom, fine. Accompanied by a 1935 RPSL certificate and a 1987 Greene Foundation certificate. A very nice example of this scarce stamp. Rsv. $2,000. Unitrade CV$5,000.
Lot 717 Newfoundland #2 1857 2d scarlet vermilion Heraldic Imperforate, used with grid cancel, margins are well clear to touching outer frameline, fine. Accompanied by a 2013 Greene Foundation certificate. A scarce stamp so nice. Rsv. $2,000. Unitrade CV$6,000.