Lot 516 British Columbia and Vancouver Island #1 1860 2½d Dull Rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, mint with full original thin white gum. Very few of these stamps exist in private hands, especially this fresh and with full original gum, as well as with four full to well clear margins. Fine-very fine and accompanied by 1998 and 2015 Greene Foundation certificates. Rsv. $15,000. Unitrade CV$45,000.
Lot 307 British Columbia #BCL48a 1958 50c Law Stamp with Orange Colour Omitted, a used block of four tied to piece of mortgage document by two oval PENTICTON / REGISTRY datestamps (JUL.24.1958), the block has one normal stamp and three with the orange colour omitted. An extremely rare error, with only one sheet of 25 believed to have been printed, and most ideal presented in this way. A must have for any revenue collector and certainly would be a highlight of any collection. van Dam CV$4,500.
Lot 212 British Columbia #14 1869 5c on 3d Bright Red Seal of British Columbia Surcharge, Perforated 12½, mint with full original dull gum. A remarkably fresh stamp with bright colour and well centered, very fine. Rarely offered so nice. Accompanied by a 2009 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$4,000.
Lot 421 British Columbia and Vancouver Island #1 1860 2½d Dull Rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, a mint horizontal pair with sheet margin at left showing imprint. This stunning pair still retains its full original thin white, dull gum, is lightly hinged and has four large to clear margins, very fine. An extremely rare stamp in this format and quality, with an accordingly huge catalogue value and very reasonable reserve price. Accompanied by a 2020 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $36,000. Unitrade CV$120,000, sold for C$36,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.