Lot 330 Canada #E10DP 1942 10c Special Delivery Large Die Proof, sunk-in on card measuring 201 x 152 mm, with “X-G-752” and CBN Co. inscription below stamp image. Very fine, fresh and quite rare. Rsv. Estimate $1,750, sold for C$2,500.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 136 Canada 1c King George V Large Die Proof Essay, in deep red on glossy white card measuring 105 x 114 mm. Plate number X-G-587 below image, plus Canadian Bank Note Co. Ltd. The image resembles the series issued in 1935. Small wrinkle at left, still rare and very fine. Estimate C$500. See also lots 133-135.
Lot 65 1888 Canada Bank note Company Limited Full Business Card, in black and pale blue on unwatermarked paper, measuring 190 x 90mm. It depicts a mourning Queen Victoria and a woman posing as an artist’s model, as well as other lavish ornaments, as a sample of their printing capabilities. Very fine and fresh except for a small stain at bottom right below the woman. A similar, but 4 years later piece was sold as Lot 2 in the Daniel Cantor Small Queen sale. Estimate $400.