Lot 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 #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 #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 #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 #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.