Lot 31, Canada 1868 six cent brown Large Queen on watermarked Bothwell paper, Fine o.g.

Sale 36 begins this morning with Canada and Provinces.

Lot 31, Canada 1868 six cent brown Large Queen on watermarked Bothwell paper, Fine o.g.Lot 31 Canada #27b 1868 6c Brown Large Queen on Watermarked Bothwell Paper, unused (no gum), showing complete “&” and parts of two other letters of the watermark. A fresh and fine centered stamp, rare and a great addition to any Large Queen collection. There are only five mint or used examples of this stamp recorded. Accompanied by 1988 Philatelic Foundation and 2020 Greene Foundation certificates. Ex Brigham. Unitrade CV$15,000.

Lot 93, Canada 1868 six cent brown Large Queen, used pair on watermarked paper, sold for C$1,579

Lot 93, Canada 1868 six cent brown Large Queen, used pair on watermarked paper, sold for C$1,579Lot 93 Canada #27b, vi 1868 6c Brown Large Queen on Watermarked Bothwell Paper, a used horizontal pair still retaining its centre perf disks. The left stamp shows nearly full “LL” of the watermark. Catalogued as one fine stamp with watermark and one fine without. An extremely rare multiple, ex. Carl Mangold and Ron Brigham and accompanied by a 1964 Royal Philatelic Society (London) certificate. Rsv. $1,300. Unitrade CV$1,700, sold for C$1,350.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 91, Canada 1868 three cent red Large Queen, used F-VF pair on Bothwell paper, sold for C$292

Lot 91, Canada 1868 three cent red Large Queen, used F-VF pair on Bothwell paper, sold for C$292Lot 91 Canada #25viii 1868 3c Red Large Queen on Bothwell Paper, a used pair with Montréal duplex cancels, with none of the perforations between the stamps punched out, fine-very fine. Accompanied by a 2020 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Rsv. $225. Unitrade CV$280, sold for C$250.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 54, Canada 1868 six cent dark brown Large Queen on watermarked paper with major re-entry, F-VF unused n.g., sold for C$2,340

Lot 54, Canada 1868 six cent dark brown Large Queen on watermarked paper with major re-entry, F-VF unused n.g.Lot 54 Canada #27b, iii 1868 6c Dark Brown Large Queen on Watermarked Paper, with Major Re-Entry, unused (no gum), showing part of one letter of the watermark. The stamp also clearly shows the elements of the major re-entry from plate position 93. Pulled perf at bottom, still with deep rich colour and crisp impression and fine-very fine. This is the only known example of this combination of a watermarked stamp with this major re-entry, a must have for any serious collector. Accompanied by a 2005 Greene Foundation certificate. Finding an unused example of the 6c showing part of the Bothwell paper watermark is a rare occurrence, as there are likely ten or less in existence. The fact that one example exists with the major re-entry is quite exceptional. From the Outaouais Collection. Estimate $5,000, sold for $2,000 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 113, Canada 1873 half cent black Large Queen on unwatermarked Bothwell paper, XF used, sold for C$380

Lot 113, Canada 1873 half cent black Large Queen on unwatermarked Bothwell paper, XF used, sold for C$380Lot 113 Canada #21vii 1873 ½c black Large Queen on unwatermarked Bothwell paper, used with neat Halifax duplex cancel, a nicely centred example of this paper, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2012 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$400, sold for C$325.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.