Lot 5 Canada #7TCi 10d Cartier Trial Colour Plate Proof in black with vertical SPECIMEN overprint, on card-mounted India paper, very fine and rarely offered. Unitrade $1,000, sold for C$675.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 320 Canada #3Piii 12d Queen Victoria Plate Proof in Black with Vertical SPECIMEN in Green, on card-mounted India paper, with four margins, very fine. The rarest of the four issued plate proofs in black, and rarely offered. Rsv. $2,900. Unitrade CV$6,500, sold for C$4,200.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 6 Canada #3P 12d Queen Victoria Plate Proof in Black, on card mounted India paper, well centered and very fine. Accompanied by a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate. A premium example of this very scarce proof. From The Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$6,000, sold for C$6,600.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 8 Canada #3Pii 12d Queen Victoria Plate Proof in Black, with Diagonal SPECIMEN Overprint in Carmine, on India paper, with large to very large margins, very fine. Accompanied by a 2007 Saskatoon Stamp Centre certificate of authenticity. The diagonal specimen proof is rarely seen in this lovely quality, and several of the recorded examples have small faults. From the Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$5,000, sold for $3,800 plus 17% buyer’s premium.