Lot 324, Great Britain 1841 one penny brown red on bluish paper, VF hinged, sold for $460

Lot 324 Great Britain #3 1841 1p red brown Queen Victoria Imperforate, on Bluish Paper, mint, with full original gum, hinged. Three large margins and well clear from design at bottom. From position KI, with deep, fresh colour and very fine. SG #8, £800. Scott U$ 625. Sold for C$400 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 118 — Canada 1899 Five cent Numeral Mint Never Hinged, realized $1610

A flawless example of a difficult-to-find stamp, selling well over catalogue for what is likely a record price:
Canada #79 Mint NHLot 118 Canada #79 1899 5c blue on bluish paper Numeral Issue, exceptionally well centered within four oversized margins, lovely fresh colour and with immaculate never hinged gum, an extremely fine gem. Apart from the 20c high value, the 5c is probably the most challenging value to locate in this lovely quality. Unitrade CV$900, Sold for $1,400 plus premium.