Lot 263 Canada #89 1903 1c Green King Edward VII, mint never hinged, with large and even margins as well as bright fresh colour, very fine. Accompanied by a 2014 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$245, sold for C$225.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
From The Bytown Collection, coming on February 26.
Lot 107 Canada #104 1911 1c Green Admiral, mint never hinged, with jumbo margins all around, quite fresh and extremely fine. A lovely example of this otherwise common stamp, for the collector seeking only the very best. Unitrade CV$120.
Lot 161 Canada #75 1898 1c green Queen Victoria Numeral, a mint plate strip of ten from top of sheet, showing the full Plate No. 11 inscription at top. The strip has been separated in the middle, and sensibly hinge reinforced, and because the right selvedge was once folded onto the gum, the rightmost stamp has gum disturbance, leaving 7 never hinged stamps. Catalogued as overall fine. Unitrade CV $382, sold for C$325.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Coming in our Postal History section today:
Lot 825 Canada #104 1915 Illustrated Advertising Cover for Dominion Shells, mailed Dunnsville, Ont (OCT.9.1915 duplexes) to Flitchburg, Mass, and franked with three 1c green Admirals. The cover depicts very colourful and detailed elaborate scenes on front, and red and white text on back. A lovely and very fine cover. Rsv. Estimate C$200.