Lot 535 USA #361 1909 5c Blue Washington on Bluish Paper, mint with full original gum, very lightly hinged and fine. Accompanied by a 2000 Philatelic Foundation certificate. Scott CV U$5,750.
Lot 115 Canada #91 1902 5c Blue King Edward VII on Bluish Paper, mint never hinged, with deep rich colour, well centered and fresh, very fine. From The Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$600, sold for C$550.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 155 Canada #MR2B 1915 5c Blue Admiral with Two Line WAR TAX Overprint, mint never hinged, quite fresh and well centered, extremely fine. Ex. “Afab” collection, and accompanied by a 2011 Saskatoon Stamp Centre certificate of authenticity, justifiably giving the stamp high praise. From The Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$1,600, sold for C$1,350.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 272 Canada #91 1903 5c blue King Edward VII, mint never hinged and fresh, perfectly centered among four large margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2016 Philatelic Foundation certificate grading it as “XF-S 95”. A truly remarkable stamp, for the connoisseur. Unitrade CV$1,400, sold for $2800 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 114 Canada #99 1908 5c blue Québec Tercentenary, mint never hinged, perfectly centered among four large margins, deep, fresh colour and extremely fresh. A perfect example where catalogue value is irrelevant as such quality is almost never seen. Accompanied by a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV C$450.