Lot 1168 Canada #18 1859 12½c yellow green Queen Victoria, used with light grid cancel, with ideal centering and rich colour, extremely fine. A lovely stamp. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. Unitrade CV$220, sold for C$275.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 109 O Canada #33 1868 3c red Large Queen on Laid Paper, used with grid cancel, with very clear laid lines and showing a verge line, fine-very fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade $1,750, sold for C$1,050.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 58 Canada #19 1859 17c blue Cartier, used with grid cancel and exceptionally large margins all around (well clear of frameline on each side, and showing part of the adjoining stamp at top), a lovely and extremely fine stamp. A great stamp for the connoisseur. Unitrade CV$300, sold for C$425.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 638 Great Britain #91a 1882 10sh slate Queen Victoria on White Paper, Watermark Anchor, used, with rather heavy but centered “96” numeral in grid cancel. Hint of crease on upper right perf tip mentioned for the record, else a very fine and rare stamp. Ex. “JAL” collection. Catalogue value includes a 25% premium for having four margins clear of design. Scott CV$5,937.