Lot 11, Canada 1857 six pence reddish purple Consort on thick soft paper, XF with 4-ring numeral cancel, sold for C$6,084

Lot 11, Canada 1857 six pence reddish purple Consort on thick soft paper, XF with 4-ring numeral cancelLot 11 Canada #10 1857 6d Reddish Purple Consort Imperforate on Thick Soft Paper, used with 4-ring numeral cancel in blue (likely a #2). A lovely stamp, with ample margins all around and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 1994 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV $9,000, sold for $5,200 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 6, Canada six pence Consort trial colour plate proof sheet of 100

Lot 6, Canada six pence Consort trial colour plate proof sheet of 100
Dramatic "burr on forehead" variety in position 43Lot 6 Canada #2TCi 6d Consort Trial Colour Plate Proof in Red Purple, a full sheet of 100 on India paper, showing the dramatic “burr on forehead” in position 43 (only listed in Unitrade as being on #13, but is now known on other Consort printings). A wonderful and rare sheet, proving the position of the variety, with the normal minor paper wrinkling often found on this fragile paper, still very fine and desirable. Rsv. $11,000. Unitrade CV$32,500.

Lot 45, Canada 1859 six pence brown violet Consort, VF mint o.g.

Lot 45,Canada 1859 six pence brown violet Consort, VF mint o.g.Lot 45 Canada #13 1859 6d Brown Violet Consort, Perforated 11¾, mint with full original gum, lightly hinged. Unusually fresh and well centered for issue, with a few blunt perfs as is often seen on these, a very fine and rare stamp thus. Accompanied by a 1998 Greene Foundation certificate. Ex. Malibu collection. Rsv. $22,000. Unitrade CV$75,000.

Lot 64, Canada 1859 ten cent brown Consort, Fine hinged, sold for C$555

Lot 64, Canada 1859 ten cent brown Consort, Fine hinged, sold for C$555Lot 64 Canada #17b 1859 10c Brown Consort, Perforated 12 x 11¾, mint with full original gum, nicely centered for issue and quite fresh. Appears to be never hinged, but with light gum disturbances, therefore catalogued as fine hinged. Accompanied by a 2020 Greene Foundation certificate mentioning only “mint OG.” A nice stamp. Unitrade CV$800, sold for C$475.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 26, Canada 1855 six pence slate grey Consort, XF with 4-ring cancel, sold for C$1,404

Lot 26, Canada 1855 six pence slate grey Consort, XF with 4-ring cancelLot 26 Canada #5 1855 6d Slate Grey Consort Imperforate, used with part 4-ring #2 cancel in blue, with crisp fresh impression and colour plus four large margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 1990 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,200. Unitrade CV$1,600, sold for $1,200 plus 17% buyer’s premium.