Lot 348, Canada 1857 half cent rose Victoria, XF used, sold for C$1,111

Lot 348, Canada 1857 half cent rose Victoria, XF used, sold for C$1,111Lot 348 Canada #8 1857 ½d Rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, used with socked on the nose MAY.31.1858 Hamilton datestamp, the stamp has four large to huge margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2001 Greene Foundation certificate. A beautiful stamp with an ideal postmark. Rsv. $950. Unitrade CV$1,000, sold for C$950.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 133 — Canada 1868 half cent Large Queen trial colour proof in rose

Sale 18 begins today with our lengthy and wide-ranging Canada section.

Lot 133Lot 133 Canada #21TCP 1868 ½c Large Queen Trial Colour Die Proof, in rose, on card. A rare proof from the trade sample sheet. The Brigham collection only had examples in green and two brown shades. Very fine. Estimate $4,000.

Lot 45A — 1857 Canada Half Cent rose mint never hinged

An early Canada stamp which is seldom seen in this NH condition.

Lot 45A

Lot 45A Canada #8 1857 ½d rose Queen Victoria, fresh with deep colour and accompanied by a 2014 Greene Foundation certificate “No. 8, mint, O.G., N.H. genuine in all respects.” A lovely stamp with full original gum which is never hinged. Unitrade price is for hinged so a never hinged example should be worth at least twice. Unitrade CV$2800.