Lot 89, Canada 1868 three cent red Large Queen, XF lightly hinged

Lot 89, Canada 1868 three cent red Large Queen, XF lightly hinged with very light gum bendLot 89 Canada #25 1868 3c Red Large Queen, mint, with full original gum, lightly hinged. A very well centered stamp, with crisp impression and a very light gum bend (mentioned for the record only and does not detract), else extremely fine and a lovely stamp. Accompanied by a 2010 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,800. Unitrade CV$5,000.

Lot 392, Great Britain 1850 one penny Prince Consort essay, surface printed

Lot 392, Great Britain 1850 one penny Prince Consort essay, surface printedLot 392 Great Britain 1850 One Penny Prince Consort Essay, surface printed imperforate in black, with original gum and full margins all around, very fine and fresh with crisp impression. These were produced for Henry Archer, with letters FJ, believed to be the initials of Ferdinand Joubert, who designed Britain’s first surface printed postage stamp. A rare offering. SG Specialized #DP71, £4,500. Estimate $500.