Lots 1972, 1973 & 1974: Rhodesia 1910 Queen Mary & King George V

Three stamps from the colourful Rhodesia 1910 issue:

Lot 1972 Rhodesia #116 1910 7sh6d bright blue and carmine Queen Mary and King George VLot 1972 Rhodesia #116 1910 7sh6d bright blue and carmine Queen Mary and King George V, mint hinged, with bright colour, very fine. Scott CV U$725, sold for C$475 plus 15% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1973 Rhodesia #117 1910 10sh red orange and brown green Queen Mary and King George VLot 1973 Rhodesia #117 1910 10sh red orange and brown green Queen Mary and King George V, mint hinged with bright colour, very fine. Scott CV U$475, sold for C$425 plus 15% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1974 Rhodesia #118 1910 £1 bluish slate and carmine Queen Mary and King George VLot 1974 Rhodesia #118 1910 £1 bluish slate and carmine Queen Mary and King George V, used with neat c.d.s. cancel, fine. Scott CV U$775, sold for C$230 plus 15% buyer’s premium.

Lot 32, Canada 1880 fifteen cent deep violet Large Queen on thick carton paper, XF with neat Montreal cancel, sold for C$5750

Lot 32, Canada 1880 fifteen cent deep violet Large Queen on thick carton paper, XF with neat Montreal cancelLot 32 Canada #30c 1880 15c deep violet Large Queen on Thick Carton Paper, used with neat Montreal cancel, deep rich colour and very nicely centered. An extremely fine and fresh stamp, without any of the faults normally seen on this difficult paper. An exquisite example, certainly among the very best known. From the John Hillson Collections. Unitrade CV $2,000, sold for $5000 plus 15% buyer’s premium.