Lot 28 Canada #8 1857 ½d Rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, mint with full original gum and four large and even margins. This lovely stamp is signed by Aimé Brun (Paris), has bright colour and is extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,100. Unitrade CV$2,800.
Lot 862 New Zealand #VP-5 1899 Rare Special Post Stamp Overprinted in Blue “MAROTIRI / Pigeongram”, of which only 240 were printed. Mint hinged with sheet margin at right, signed by Aimé Brun (Paris) and purchased from Stanley Gibbons in 1973. ACS VP-5 (c.v. NZ$7,500) Estimate $1,000 sold for C$1,600.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.