Lot 2 Canada #2 1851 6d slate violet Consort Imperforate on Laid Paper, used, with ideal 7-ring cancel in brown red. This lovely stamp has four large and even margins, and is extremely fine. Ex. Daniel Cantor collection and accompanied by a 1978 BPA (London) certificate. Unitrade CV$2,000.
Lot 14 Canada #7iv 1856 10d blue Cartier Imperforate with strong re-entry on cover, mailed at Quebec on APR.12.1856 to New York City, through Montreal (same day transit on back), with a red PAID handstamp alongside the stamp. Franked with a 10d blue Cartier imperforate, with strong re-entry from position 53, with close to large margins, just touching at bottom left and showing next stamp at top. This is an unusual franking, as the single weight rate would have been 6d. A lovely and rare cover, and accompanied by a 1981 Greene Foundation certificate. Ex. Daniel Cantor collection. Unitrade CV $4,500.
Lot 1 Canada #1 1851 3d red Beaver on Laid Paper, Imperforate, used with ideal centrally struck target cancel in black and four enormous margins, showing parts of five adjoining stamps. This stamp previously sold for US$1,955 at a 2011 Matthew Bennett auction (Daniel Cantor Sale). Insignificant tear in bottom margin, still an extremely fine and fresh stamp and worthy of the finest collections. Accompanied by a 2013 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV $1,600, sold for $1,350 plus buyer’s premium.