Lot 3, Canada 1851 three penny red beaver on laid paper, major re-entry, used F-VF

Sale 27 begins today at 9:00am EDT with Session One, Canada & BNA, taking place all day with a lunch break from approximately 12:30-1:00pm. Here’s one of the very first lots.

Lot 3, Canada 1851 three penny redbeaver on laid paper, major re-entry, used F-VFLot 3 Canada #1iii 1851 3d red Beaver Imperforate, on Laid Paper, with Major Re-Entry, used with light target cancel and clear laid lines, four margins, showing part of the next stamp at top but close at left, fine-very fine. This scarce stamp is from position A-47 and clearly shows doubling in several areas. Accompanied by a 1964 B.P.A. certificate. Unitrade CV$2,250.

Lot 84, Canada 1897 half cent black Leaf issue mint block of 20 with re-entry, sold for $518

Lot 84, Canada 1897 half cent black Leaf issue mint block of 20 with re-entry, sold for $518Lot 84 Canada #66i 1897 ½c black Queen Victoria with Major Re-Entry on position 1 of an upper plate block of 20, with full plate 1 inscription at top. Mint never hinged, fresh and catalogued as all fine but a few are better centered. A nice block. Unitrade CV$492, sold for C$450 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 33, Canada 1859 12-1/2 cent yellow green Victoria with major re-entry, mint

An appropriate featured item as we celebrate Victoria Day here in Canada.

Lot 33Lot 33 Canada #18iv 1859 12½c yellow green Queen Victoria with Major Re-Entry, mint with large part original gum. This major re-entry, most notable in the E of PENCE is from plate position 94 and the stamp has a sheet selvedge at bottom (scarce thus for this issue, but even more so with small part printer’s imprint at left) corroborating this. Very nice centering, with fresh colour and a scarce stamp in this very fine condition. Accompanied by a 2014 Greene Foundation certificate stating “gum somewhat disturbed”. This stamp is widely recognized as being the finest mint example of the major re-entry. Unitrade CV C$7,500.