Lot 129 Canada #37d 1870 3c deep copper red Small Queen, Perforated 12½, used with very fine strike of a 2-ring #7 (St John), fine. From the John Hillson Collections. Unitrade CV $900.
Lot 32 Canada #30c 1880 15c deep violet Large Queen on Thick Carton Paper, used with neat Montreal cancel, deep rich colour and very nicely centered. An extremely fine and fresh stamp, without any of the faults normally seen on this difficult paper. An exquisite example, certainly among the very best known. From the John Hillson Collections. Unitrade CV $2,000.
Lot 232 Canada #43a 1890 6c chocolate Small Queen, used with light c.d.s. cancel, extremely fine. From the John Hillson Collections. Estimate C$50.
Lot 412 Kenya Uganda Tanganyika #144a 1938 50c purple and black King George VI, with “Rope Not Joined to Sail” Variety, on the bottom stamp of a vertical used pair, very fine. From the John Hillson Collections. S.G. CV £250.