Lot 22 Canada #4i 1852 3d Deep Red Beaver Imperforate, a used horizontal pair with 4-ring #5 (Brantford) cancels in blue. Margins range from well clear top and bottom, to just touching at both sides, fine. A great item for plating, as the impression is crisp and clear. Unitrade CV$350, sold for C$475.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1703 Canada #4vii 1856 3d deep red Beaver with Major Re-Entry on Cover. Stamp has four margins, with very clear pos. 47 re-entry and is tied to lovely mourning cover sent Québec DEC.27.1856 to Montreal same day arrival on back. Light stain on front caused by wax seal on back, else very fine and scarce. Accompanied by 1984 Greene Foundation certificate on which it is written in pencil that this was lot 587 in Maresch sale 168/69 which then sold for $1,600 plus 15%. Ex-Cantor. Unitrade CV$1,800