Sale #21 Finishes Today—Postal History and Lots & Collections

We continue sale #21 today with the Postal History section at 10:00am, followed by Lots & Collections at 2:00pm.

Here is a solid realization from yesterday, 110% of catalogue value.
Lot 77Lot 77 Canada #47 1893 50c deep blue Widow Weeds, mint with full original gum, lightly hinged. A lovely single, with deep colour and almost perfect centering, very fine and fresh. Unitrade CV$600, sold for $575 plus 15% = $661.25.

Small Queens Plate Proofs

Plate proofs for many of the Small Queens values saw strong prices in the Cantor Sale. The following are all on card-mounted India paper:

SQPPBlocks600Lot 25 One cent orange, Estimate $3000, sold for $3800 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 57 Two cent yellow green, Estimate $3000, sold for $4000 plus premium.
Lot 85 Three cent rose, Estimate $3000, sold for $4400 plus premium.

SQPPSingles600Lot 194 Ten cent dull rose, Unitrade CV$600, sold for $475 plus premium.
Lot 249 Twenty cent vermilion, Unitrade CV$600, sold for $800 plus premium.
Lot 250 Fifty cent deep blue, Unitrade CV$600, sold for $800 plus premium.

Lot 258 — Canada 1893 fifty cent deep blue Widow Weeds, mint

Lot 258Lot 258 Canada 1893 50c deep blue Widow Weeds, mint, with major re-entry showing strong doubling of whole top frameline and scrolls. Very nicely centered among large, even margins, with full original gum, hinged. Fresh and extremely fine. (Unitrade 47i)
Unitrade CV$1,000.