Lot 225 Canada #77a 1899 2c carmine Queen Victoria Numeral, Die II, mint never hinged, with large balanced margins and quite fresh, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2017 Greene Foundation certificate incorrectly identifying it as a #77 (Die I). A lovely stamp in all respects and ideal for the collector who will only have the very best. Unitrade CV$360, sold for C$400.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 326 Canada #MR4 1916 2c + 1c brown Admiral War Tax, Die II, mint never hinged, with large and even margins, bright fresh colour and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. A very nice stamp. Unitrade CV$120, sold for C$230.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 367 Canada #MR3a 1916 2c + 1c carmine War Tax, Die II, a mint never hinged Plate 15 margin single, with bright fresh colour, well centered, extremely fine. There is a small hinge in the selvedge only, which does not detract from this gorgeous stamp. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$1,200, sold for C$1,000 plus buyer’s premium.