Lot 62 Canada #34 1890s ½c Black Small Queen, mint never hinged, with intense colour and very nicely centered, extremely fine. A lovely stamp. From The Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$75, sold for C$210.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 39 Canada #17 10c Red Lilac Consort on 1865 Cover to Victoria BC, an attractive stamp, just tied to cover mailed from Hyde Park Corner U.C. with free strike of broken circle in red ink, with manuscript date OCT.28.1865, paying the 10c rate to pre-Confederation Victoria, Vancouver Island with London U.C. transit cancel and pencil docketing “Received Dec 13th”, cover professionally restored at left edge and very clean and attractive. Among the prettiest of the fifteen recorded 10c. rate covers to Vancouver Island. Provenance: Daniel Cantor and illustrated at page 118 of Canada’s Decimal Era 1859-1868 by George B. Arfken and Arthur W. Leggett. The cover was routed through London, Windsor-Detroit exchange and by closed bag across the continent to San Francisco and north to Victoria, for a total transit time of 46 days. From The Outaouais Collection. Estimate $400, sold for C$1,800.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 129 Canada #113 1916 7c Yellow Ochre Admiral, Wet Printing, mint never hinged, very well centered, fresh and extremely fine. From The Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$240, sold for C$275.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 139 Canada #122 1925 $1 Orange Admiral, Dry Printing, mint never hinged, well centered amid large margins, extremely fine. From The Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$390, sold for C$675.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 12 Canada #4d 3d Red Beaver Imperforate on Cover, mailed from Québec City on SEP.3.1855 to “Hon’ble L.J. Papineau / Monte Bello / Petite Nation” with Monte Bello SEP.5 receiver and Montréal SEP.4 transits on back. This lovely blue cover is franked with a 3d Beaver imperforate, apparently from plate position B53 and on thin paper. Louis Joseph Papineau was a very well known politician. Very fine, from The Outaouais Collection, ex. “Yule” and Daniel Cantor (2011) collections. Unitrade CV$300, sold for C$300.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.