Lot 74 Canada #26iv 1875 5c olive green Large Queen, Perforated 11.75 x 12, mint with full original gum, hinged, fine-very fine. A seldom offered mint stamp, especially this nice. Accompanied by a 2017 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. Unitrade CV$3,300, sold for C$1,600.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 83 Canada #29d 1868 15c brown purple Large Queen Imperforate, a mint block of four with full original gum, top pair is hinged, bottom pair never hinged. The block was once lightly folded vertically down the centre (in margin) still very fine and rare. Accompanied by a 1977 APES certificate. Rsv. Unitrade CV$4,800, sold for C$2,200.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 939 Canada Collection of Lacelle Listed Fancy Cancels, with 120 different, all displayed on black stock sheets, we noted mostly Small Queens (to the 20c) but also at least 7 Large Queens, Registration stamps, Maps, etc with many early shades and also many desirable postmarks, some quite elaborate. A very nice collection with many choice stamps, all scanned online. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 937 Lovely Collection of 2-Ring Numerals on Canada Large Queens and Small Queens, all displayed more or less in order of number on four quadrille pages (all scanned online) with a good variety of different numbers on different stamps. We counted 36 Large Queens and 73 Small Queens with a better than average quality of strikes, and most numbers are easily identifiable .Also includes a faked #42 (made out of a #12), some strikes struck through silk, a good potential for different instruments, etc. A very nice lot for the collector who seeks quality strikes and stamps (a few stamps may have faults). Unchecked by us for better numbers. Estimate $500, sold for C$900.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.