Lot 83 Canada #23 1868 1c Yellow Orange Large Queen, unused (no gum) with bright colour and nicely centered, extremely fine. A nice and fresh stamp. Accompanied by a 2011 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $850. Unitrade CV$2,000, sold for C$1,100.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 93 Canada #27b, vi 1868 6c Brown Large Queen on Watermarked Bothwell Paper, a used horizontal pair still retaining its centre perf disks. The left stamp shows nearly full “LL” of the watermark. Catalogued as one fine stamp with watermark and one fine without. An extremely rare multiple, ex. Carl Mangold and Ron Brigham and accompanied by a 1964 Royal Philatelic Society (London) certificate. Rsv. $1,300. Unitrade CV$1,700, sold for C$1,350.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 102 Canada #31 1868 1c Brown Red Large Queen on Laid Paper, unused (regummed), fine centered and quite rare, with only 10-12 examples known, and only a few which are sound. Accompanied by a 2011 Sergio Sismondo certificate plus a Silvano Sorani (Milan) pencil signature, alongside two “A. Roig / Barcelona” handstamps. A rare opportunity to obtain such a Canadian rarity. Rsv. $10,500. Unitrade CV$20,000, sold for C$10,500.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 91 Canada #25viii 1868 3c Red Large Queen on Bothwell Paper, a used pair with Montréal duplex cancels, with none of the perforations between the stamps punched out, fine-very fine. Accompanied by a 2020 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Rsv. $225. Unitrade CV$280, sold for C$250.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 89 Canada #25 1868 3c Red Large Queen, mint, with full original gum, lightly hinged. A very well centered stamp, with crisp impression and a very light gum bend (mentioned for the record only and does not detract), else extremely fine and a lovely stamp. Accompanied by a 2010 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,800. Unitrade CV$5,000.