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.

Lot 33, Canada 1859 six pence brown violet Consort, F-VF with Welland UC cancel, sold for C$4,680

Lot 33, Canada 1859 six pence brown violet Consort, F-VF with Welland UC cancel, sold for C$4,680Lot 33 Canada #13 1859 6d Brown Violet Consort, Perforated 11¾, used with nicely centered Welland UC JUN.23.1859 cancel (postmarked 1856 in error). A scarce stamp in such nice condition, with fully intact perforations and fully dated postmark, fine-very fine. Accompanied by a 2012 Philatelic Foundation certificate. From The Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$7,500, sold for C$4,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 39, Canada 1865 ten cent red lilac Consort cover Hyde Park Corner to Victoria BC, sold for C$2,106

Lot 39, Canada 1865 ten cent red lilac Consort cover Hyde Park Corner to Victoria BC, sold for C$2,106Lot 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 14, Canada 1855 six pence slate grey Consort, Fine mint o.g., sold for C$11,700

Lot 14, Canada 1855 six pence slate grey Consort, Fine mint o.g.Lot 14 Canada #5 1855 6d Slate Grey Consort Imperforate, mint with full original gum and bright, fresh colour. This stamp has three large to huge margins, bottom margin is irregular, still fine. A very rare mint stamp, especially with full original gum, accompanied by a 2008 Sismondo certificate and a 2011 Greene Foundation certificate. Very few mint 6d Consort retain the overall “bloom” of the stamp offered here, and fewer still retain their original gum 165 years after having been printed. Rsv. $10,000. From the Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$30,000, sold for $10,000 plus 17% buyer’s premium.