Lots 601 & 605 — Superb Provinces

British Columbia #4Lot 601 Vancouver Island #4 1865 10c blue Victoria imperf, a lovely mint stamp, four full margins, part original gum, very fine. Accompanied by 1961 Philatelic Foundation certificate. A world class rarity which is seldom offered. Unitrade CV$ 7,500

Nova Scotia #1
Lot 605 Nova Scotia #1 1853 1d red Queen Victoria mint, with part original gum and four nice margins. Very fine. Very scarce and especially so in this quality. Accompanied by 1994 P.S.E. certificate. Unitrade CV$ 8,000

Mauritius One pence red and Two pence blue compound die proofs, sold for $1438

Mauritius #1 die proof
Mauritius 1d red

Lot 768 Mauritius 1d red and 2p blue Queen Victoria Compound Die Proofs on card measuring 128x101mm. This was made from the original dies from which the two stamps were printed Only a small number were printed before the dies were defaced. A rare opportunity to own die proof impressions of two of the rarest and most expensive stamps ever issued. Very fine. Estimate $1,000, realized $1250.00.