Lot 115 Canada #91 1902 5c Blue King Edward VII on Bluish Paper, mint never hinged, with deep rich colour, well centered and fresh, very fine. From The Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$600, sold for C$550.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 260 Canada #70 1897 5c dark blue Queen Victoria Leaf, on Bluish Paper, mint never hinged, fresh and very fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. Unitrade CV$825, sold for C$475.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 324 Great Britain #3 1841 1p red brown Queen Victoria Imperforate, on Bluish Paper, mint, with full original gum, hinged. Three large margins and well clear from design at bottom. From position KI, with deep, fresh colour and very fine. SG #8, £800. Scott U$ 625. Sold for C$400 plus buyer’s premium.
A flawless example of a difficult-to-find stamp, selling well over catalogue for what is likely a record price:
Lot 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.