Lot 261 Canada #1084a 1986 ($5) La Mauricie National Park with Dark Blue Inscriptions Omitted, a mint never hinged sheet margin single, with “CANADA POSTES / POSTAGE $5” inscriptions missing. All 25 known examples are off centre, rare and very fine. Accompanied by a 1987 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,600. Unitrade CV$3,500, sold for C$1,900.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 377 Canada #1084a 1986 $5 La Mauricie with Dark Blue Inscriptions Omitted, a mint never hinged single, off-centre as are all known examples, from the unique sheet of 25 found in 1986, very fine. Accompanied by a Saskatoon Stamp Centre guarantee of authenticity and photograph of the entire sheet, from which this was position 13. A striking modern variety. Rsv. Unitrade CV$3,500, sold for C$2,100 plus 15% buyer’s premium.