Lot 6, Canada 1851 three penny orange red beaver on laid paper, imperf used strip of four, sold for $3220

Lot 6, Canada 1851 three penny orange red beaver on laid paper, imperf used strip of four, sold for $3220Lot 6 Canada #1a 1851 3d orange red Beaver Imperforate, on Laid Paper, a lovely used horizontal strip of four, with ideal and clear target cancels on each stamp. Margins are mostly very large all around (close in two places) and the laid lines are quite clear, very fine. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate stating “tiny tear between 1st and 2nd stamp, vertical folds between two stamps”. An outstanding and desirable multiple, worthy of the finest collections. Ex. Ed Richardson. Unitrade CV$6,400, sold for C$2,800 plus buyer’s premium.
2015 V.G. Greene certificate

Lot 8, Canada 1851 six pence greyish purple Consort used, imperf on laid paper, no visible laid lines

Lot 8, Canada 1851 six pence greyish purple Consort used, imperf on laid paper, no visible laid linesLot 8 Canada #2b 1851 6d greyish purple Consort Imperforate, on Laid Paper, With No Visible Laid Lines, used with a target cancel, margins are all clear, from close at bottom to large at left and top, fine-very fine. This unlisted paper variety is well known by specialists, with some arguing that it should deserve its own catalogue number. Accompanied by a 1979 Philatelic Foundation certificate erroneously identifying the stamp as a #5a. Ex. Henry S. Schneider Unitrade CV$1,800.

Lot 6, Canada 1851 three penny orange red beaver on laid paper, imperf used strip of four

Lot 6, Canada 1851 three penny orange red beaver on laid paper, imperf used strip of fourLot 6 Canada #1a 1851 3d orange red Beaver Imperforate, on Laid Paper, a lovely used horizontal strip of four, with ideal and clear target cancels on each stamp. Margins are mostly very large all around (close in two places) and the laid lines are quite clear, very fine. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate stating “tiny tear between 1st and 2nd stamp, vertical folds between two stamps”. An outstanding and desirable multiple, worthy of the finest collections. Ex. Ed Richardson. Unitrade CV C$6,400.
2015 V.G. Greene certificate

Lot 7, Canada 1851 six pence Consort laid paper pair on cover Kingston to Toronto, sold for $1093

Lot 7, Canada 1851 six pence Consort laid paper pair on cover Kingston to Toronto, sold for $1093Lot 7 Canada #2b 1851 6d Laid Paper Consort pair on cover, mailed to Toronto (weak receiver on back) with a Kingston Steam Boat Letter datestamp on front dated JUN.1.1854 (year slugs are reversed). This large cover is franked with a vertical right sheet margin pair of the 6d brown purple Consort Imperforate on laid paper (rich colour but faults), paying 4 times the domestic rate, or 12d. Several creases and a few repaired tears, still a scarce franking and catalogue value for two fine stamps alone is $20,000. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. Estimate $2,000, sold for C$950 plus buyer’s premium.
2015 V. G. Greene certificate