Lot 81, Canada 1891 five cent grey Small Queen imperf vertical imprint pair, XF NG, realized $1092

Lot 81, Canada 1891 five cent grey Small Queen imperf vertical imprint pair, XF NG, realized $1092Lot 81 Canada #42a 1891 5c grey Small Queen Imperforate, unused (no gum as issued) vertical left sheet margin pair, with almost complete plate imprint in selvedge, extremely fine and fresh. Accompanied by a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$900, sold for C$950 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 74, Canada 1891 five cent grey Small Queen imperf mint block of 8

Lot 74Lot 74 Canada #42a 1891 5c grey Small Queen, Imperforate, mint bottom margin block of eight, with full original gum. Both outer vertical pairs are never hinged. The bottom margin shows a full Boggs Type V plate imprint. A fresh block, with great colour and a vertical crease in centre (in margin), moderately hinged together on back. Catalogue value is for four pairs only. A lovely and important showpiece and ideal for an advanced exhibit or collection. Unitrade CV C$6,300