Lot 36, Canada 1857 half pence rose Victoria, horizontal mesh paper, VF used, sold for C$789

Lot 36, Canada 1857 half pence rose Victoria, horizontal mesh paper, VF used, sold for C$789Lot 36 Canada #8var 1857 ½d rose Queen Victoria Imperforate on Horizontal Mesh Paper Giving the Effect of Ribbed Paper, used with ideal “1/2” fancy rate handstamp, four large margins all around, very fine. An interesting paper variety (unlisted in Unitrade, catalogue value given is for regular paper), accompanied by a 2014 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. Unitrade CV$1,000, sold for C$675.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lots 47 & 50, Canada 1957 half pence rose Victoria, mint VF single and used horizontal pair

Lot 47 Canada #8 1857 ½d rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, unused (no gum)
2014 V. G. Greene Foundation certificateLot 47 Canada #8 1857 ½d rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, unused (no gum), with four large and mostly even margins, fresh and very fine. The stamp is from plate position 60, and shows a minor re-entry above the letters “AL” of HALF. Accompanied by a 2014 Greene Foundation certificate. An appealing stamp. Unitrade CV C$1,400.

Lot 50 Canada #8 1857 ½d deep rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, used horizontal pairLot 50 Canada #8 1857 ½d deep rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, used horizontal pair, with an ideal and centrally struck strike of a 4-ring #19 (London) obliterator, with four large margins, touching part of the outer frameline at bottom right. A fresh pair, with deep, bright colour and very fine. Unitrade CV C$2,000.