Lot 243 Canada #43v 1890s 6c red brown Small Queen with Major Re-Entry, a used single with light cancel showing doubling in many places, notably along the left scroll work, in CENTS, etc., from position 87 (Row 9/7) of the B plate, fine. Ex. Simpson, ex. Hillson. Unitrade CV$150, sold for C$625.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Sparks Auctions is proud to present the Daniel Cantor Collection of Canada Small Queens, to be sold at our Auction Room on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015, beginning at 10:00am EST.
The Queen Victoria “Small Queen” definitives of 1870-1897 are one of the most avidly collected issues of Canadian philately. Featuring many different printings, perforation, colours, paper and plate varieties, and offering myriad postal rates and other fascinating postal history to collect, the Small Queens only continue to grow in interest and desirability.