Lot 676 British Columbia #10 1867 10c on 3d lilac rose Seal of Colony Surcharge, Perforated 14, mint with full original gum, never hinged, with upper sheet margin showing a reference cross. Large margin at right, with bright and fresh colour, fine. Accompanied by a 2015 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. A very nice and rare never hinged example of this stamp, catalogue value given is for hinged only. Rsv. $1,200. Unitrade CV$3,600.
Lot 1802 British Columbia #7a 1865 3d pale blue Seal of British Columbia, mint, with full original gum, lightly hinged. A pleasantly centered stamp for issue, fresh and fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. Unitrade CV$600, sold for C$450.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.