Lot 5 Canada #2 1851 6d Slate Violet Consort Imperforate on Laid Paper, used with an ideal strike of a blue-green target cancel. A lovely stamp in all respects, with four large margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2020 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,500. Unitrade $2,000.
Lot 605 Falkland Islands #74a 1933 5sh Orange Yellow King Penguin, mint never hinged, fresh and very fine. A rarely encountered shade of this popular stamp, catalogued as hinged only. The shade is much more orange in person than in our scan, in fact when compared with several yellow copies we have on hand, this one stands out. Scott CV U$3,250.
Lot 545 Newfoundland #7 1857 6½d Scarlet Heraldic Imperforate, unused (no gum) with bright colour and four large to well clear margins, very fine. The stamp is accompanied by three certificates: 2012 Richard Gratton AIEP, 2012 Bernard and Pascal Behr and a 2013 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,800. Unitrade CV$6,000.