Lot 475 Canada #F1-F3 Collection of 2c, 5c and 8c Registration Stamps with Imprints and Counters, includes three 2c values, one with imprint at left, one at bottom and one with nice “TWO CENTS” counter at top. Four 5c values, three used copies with imprints at top, bottom and right plus one mint hinged copy with imprint at top. Four mint or unused 8c values, one with imprint at bottom, one with “8” counter at top (pulled perfs at right) and two with “EIGHT” counters at top. Evidently, all of these are partial, being on single stamps, but have been selected to show as much of these markings as possible, as opposed to just small portions as is often seen. A very nice group. From the Azilda Collection. Estimate $500, sold for C$2,000.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 444 Canada #F1a, F1b 1887-88 2c Registration Stamps, group of three mint hinged stamps, with rose carmine and deep rose carmine shades (both Montreal Gazette printings) plus a deep vermilion (printed just prior to the Montreal Gazette printing), one very fine and two fine centered. From the Azilda Collection. Unitrade CV$875, group sold for C$625.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 454 Canada #F1i 1880s 2c orange red Registration Stamp, a mint plate block of 20, with full original gum, hinge re-inforced in many places, leaving four stamps never hinged. The margin at right shows a complete printer’s imprint and there are two partial ones at top and bottom, plus a counter “2” in top margin. This lovely block possesses a particularly bright colour and most stamps are very fine centered. From the Azilda Collection. Estimate $750, sold for C$1,000.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 467 Canada #F2c 1876 5c green Registration Stamp Imperforate, a mint upper left corner block of four, top stamps hinged, bottom pair hinged, showing full “FIVE” shaded counter plus part of the printer’s imprint at right, quite fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Catalogue value is for two pairs only. From the Azilda Collection. Unitrade CV$4,500, sold for C$2,700.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.