Lot 28, Canada 1857 six pence reddish purple Consort, Fine NG, sold for $20,700

Lot 28, Canada 1857 six pence reddish purple Consort, Fine NG, sold for $20,700Lot 28 Canada #10 1857 6d reddish purple Consort Imperforate, on Thick Soft Paper, unused (no gum) with mostly clear margins and a sharp impression on fresh paper, fine. Accompanied by a 1970 Philatelic Foundation certificate and a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate, both stating “tiny thin at top right corner.” A true rarity with fewer than twenty or so unused examples recorded. Unitrade $18,000, sold for C$18,000 plus buyer’s premium.
2016 V. G. Greene Foundation certificate

1970 Philatelic Foundation certificate

Lot 54 — Canada 1857 six pence reddish purple Consort, used

Lot 54Lot 54 Canada #10 1857 6d reddish purple Consort on Very Thick Paper, used with centrally struck 4-ring #21 (Montreal) cancel. Four large margins, close at bottom and light stain in top right margin mentioned for the record and not mentioned in the certificates. Very fine and accompanied by a 2002 Behr certificate and a 2003 Fédération Québecoise de Philatélie certificate. Unitrade CV$9,000.