Lot 33 Canada #28 1868 12½c Blue Large Queen, mint with full original gum, very well centered and very fine. Accompanied by a 2020 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV $2,800, sold for C$3,400.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
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Sale 36 begins this morning with Canada and Provinces.
Lot 31 Canada #27b 1868 6c Brown Large Queen on Watermarked Bothwell Paper, unused (no gum), showing complete “&” and parts of two other letters of the watermark. A fresh and fine centered stamp, rare and a great addition to any Large Queen collection. There are only five mint or used examples of this stamp recorded. Accompanied by 1988 Philatelic Foundation and 2020 Greene Foundation certificates. Ex Brigham. Unitrade CV$15,000.
Lot 30 Canada #26i 1875 5c Deep Olive Green Large Queen, mint with hinged original gum. A lovely stamp with fresh, rich colour and a crisp impression, nicely centered between large even margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2000 Greene Foundation certificate. Ex Jansen, Brigham. Unitrade CV$5,000.