Lot 914 — USA #2 1847 Ten cent black Washington used with red grid cancel, sold for $776

We were right to feature this item as Stamp Of The Day on Stamp Auction Network. It brought the most bids of any item in the auction.
Lot 914Lot 914 O USA #2 1847 10c black Washington, lovely four margin example with nice colour and sharp impression, used with red grid cancellation, very fine. Accompanied by 2002 Philatelic Foundation certificate. Scott CV $1000, sold for $675 plus buyer’s premium.

Weekend Update (and a very fine Large Queen variety)

Our second Saturday of auction viewing was a busy one. As an inevitable result, we have a few corrections or updates to point out, available on our corrections page. We continue to greet customers today and tomorrow from 10:00am to 5:00pm for viewing. Wednesday’s auction sessions start promptly at 10:00am.

Here is a rare Large Queen variety in very fine condition (except for a perf repair):

Lot 101 Canada #25iv

Lot 101 Canada #25iv 1868 3c red Large Queen with Goatee Variety, used, with grid cancel well away from variety. Certainly one of the finest of these known, with strong Goatee. Repaired perf at top center, else very fine and rare this nice. Accompanied by 2012 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Unitrade $2,500

Lot 796 — Newfoundland #15 Used one shilling orange Heraldic

An item fittingly featured on the front cover of our catalogue:Newfoundland #15Lot 796 Newfoundland #15 1860 1sh orange Heraldic, used, with grid cancel and four large margins (close at bottom right). Very fine and accompanied by 2009 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Unitrade CV$15,000.