Lot 65 Canada #22iii 1868 1c Brown Red Large Queen with “Burr” at Left of Head, used with light grid cancel, a lovely and fresh stamp with four large and balanced margins, two shorter perfs do not detract, very fine. Unitrade only lists this variety as fine, and we believe very fine should be valued for at least double that, if not more. Estimate C$300.
Lot 12 Canada #29i 1868 15c Slate Purple Large Queen, mint with full original gum, never hinged and well centered, fresh and very fine. Ex Dennis Dunn and accompanied by a 1991 Greene Foundation certificate identifying it as a #29. Unitrade CV$500, sold for C$1,050.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 134 Canada #30c 1868 15c Deep Violet Large Queen on Very Thick Paper, used with cork cancel, bright colour and without the faults usually seen on this difficult paper, fine-very fine. Accompanied by a 1985 B.P.A. certificate (not mentioning the paper). Unitrade CV$425, sold for C$400.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Sale #40-41 is coming on February 26, and your bids are welcomed!