Lot 836, Nova Scotia 1857 three pence Heraldic, VF o.g. block of four

Lot 836, Nova Scotia 1857 three pence Heraldic, VF o.g. block of fourLot 836 Nova Scotia #2 1857 3d Blue Heraldic Imperforate, a mint block of four, with full original hinged gum. A remarkable, and very rare block, with bright, fresh colour and large margins. The block shows a tiny scissor cut in the margin between two stamps and has light creases in the margins, still very fine and desirable. Ex. Hiroyuki Kanai (1985) and accompanied by a 2019 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $3,200. Unitrade CV$12,800.

Lot 1033, 1892-98 Correspondence from Hawaii to Nova Scotia with 31 covers, sold for C$3,744

Lot 1033, 1892-98 Correspondence from Hawaii to Nova Scotia with 31 covers, sold for C$3,744Lot 1033 Correspondence from Hawaii to Nova Scotia, 1892-1898, with 31 covers, all mailed from Honolulu (mostly duplex cancels, some in purple) to Old Bridgeport, Nova Scotia. There is a good variety of frankings, including some Provisional Government overprints, mostly all 5c rates with a few 10c. Includes an 1893 5c stationery cover as well. These are from the “Mitchell Mining Find” and most have faults including rough openings. See scans for a small sample. Estimate $150, sold for C$3,200.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 430, Nova Scotia 1851 one shilling dull violet Heraldic, XF with oval grid cancel

Lot 430, Nova Scotia 1851 one shilling dull violet Heraldic, XF with oval grid cancelLot 430 Nova Scotia #7 1851 1sh dull violet Heraldic Imperforate, used with a crisp oval grid cancel and four large and even margins, with deep colour and extremely fine. This lovely stamp has three expert signatures on back (in pencil) plus a 2010 Greene Foundation certificate. A truly remarkable example of this rare stamp. Rsv. Unitrade CV$9,000.

Lot 196, Canada 1873 six cent yellow brown Small Queen diagonal half on cover, Wilmot N.S. to Bridgetown N.S.

Lot 196, Canada 1873 six cent yellow brown Small Queen diagonal half on cover, Wilmot N.S. to Bridgetown N.S.
1993 Robineau certificate: Lot 196, Canada 1873 six cent yellow brown Small Queen diagonal half on cover, Wilmot NS to Bridgetown NSLot 196 Canada #39a 1873 6c yellow brown Small Queen Diagonal Half Used on Cover, mailed from Wilmot N.S. on AUG.20.1873 to Bridgetown N.S. (partial receiver on back), franked with a diagonal half of an early printing (one dot state) 6c Small Queen, paying the domestic rate. The stamp is properly tied by a grid cancel. Light overall soiling, still very fine and accompanied by a 1993 Robineau (Paris, France) certificate. From the John Hillson Collections, and illustrated in H&N, page 169. Unitrade CV $5,000.