Lot 19, Canada 1875 five cent olive green Large Queen, fine used, sold for C$776

Lot 19, Canada 1875 five cent olive green Large Queen, fine used, sold for C$776Lot 19 Canada #26a 1875 5c olive green Large Queen, Perforated 12.1, used with face free target cancel, fine. A fresh example of this rare perforation variety, accompanied by a 1996 APS certificate identifying it as #26ii (the old UCS number for this perf variety). Ex. John Hillson. Unitrade CV$750, sold for C$675.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.

Lot 16, Canada 1875 five cent olive green Large Queen, VF early use, sold for $718

Lot 16, Canada 1875 five cent olive green Large Queen, VF early use, sold for $718Lot 16 Canada #26 1875 5c olive green Large Queen, used with broken circle datestamp dated OCT.2.1875, very fine. A very early use, as the earliest recorded date for this stamp is SEP.28.1875 on a cover from Montreal to England, via New York. Accompanied by a 4x blow up colour scan of the stamp. Estimate $250, sold for C$625.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.