Lot 619 British Columbia #18 1869 $1 on 3d green Queen Victoria, Perforated 12½, used with neat #35 (Victoria) in grid cancel, with fresh colour and quite well centered for this difficult issue, Dienna expert signature on reverse, very fine. Unitrade CV$1,800.
Lot 256 British Columbia #7a 1866 3d pale blue Heraldic on cover, mailed at New Westminster, BC (oval dateless handstamp in blue, properly tying stamp) to Victoria, with a large double circle (in blue also) on back, reading “General Post Office British Columbia” and dated NOV.7.—6. Slightly reduced at right and stains on back, still a scarce cover, with two lovely cancellations and very presentable. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. Ex. Ken Kutz (1997) and Jack Wallace (2014). Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,150 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 801 British Columbia #1 1860 2 ½d dull rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, Unwatermarked, mint with large part original gum and four large to clear margins. An unusually fresh stamp, with razor sharp impression and rare thus. Accompanied by a 1991 David Brandon certificate and stamp is signed by Herbert Bloch. Unitrade CV$62,500