Lot 12 Canada #24iii 1868 2c green Large Queen on Soft White Paper, used with socked on the nose Saint John double broken circle dated MAY.31.1871. A fresh and very fine stamp. Ex. Siverts and Ex. John Hillson. Unitrade $350 sold for C$300.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 31 Canada #30a 1873 15c greenish grey Large Queen, Perforated 11½ x 12, used with Montreal JUL.10.1877 cancel, fine. Ex. John Hillson. Unitrade CV$200, sold for C$230.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 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.