Lot 330, Canada 1942 ten cent Special Delivery large die proof on card, sold for C$2,925

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 1930s King George V large die proof essay

Lot 136, Canada 1930s King George V large die proof essayLot 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, Canada 1888 Bank Note Company Queen Victoria sample card

Lot 65, Canada 1888 Bank Note Company Queen Victoria sample cardLot 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.