Lot 621, Great Britain 1841 Two Penny Blue, VF with #3 Maltese Cross cancel in black

Lot 621, Great Britain 1841 Two Penny Blue, VF with #3 Maltese Cross cancel in blackBack of Lot 621, Great Britain 1841 Two Penny Blue, VF with #3 Maltese Cross cancel in blackLot 621 Great Britain #4 1841 2d Blue Queen Victoria Imperforate, used with a well centered and crisp strike of the #3 in Maltese Cross cancel in black. The stamp has a strong “Ivory Head” and four large margins, showing the next stamp at left, position OF, very fine. Scott CV U$725.

Lot 495, Canada 1865 printed circular mailed at the 5c Letter Rate, sold for C$438

Lot 495, Canada 1865 printed circular mailed at the 5c Letter Rate, sold for C$438Lot 495 Canada #14 1865 Printed Circular Mailed at the 5c Letter Rate, a printed folded circular (no handwriting inside, but containing two pages of printed matter) mailed from Montréal on OCT.27.1865 to Repentigny, franked with a strip of five of the 1c rose Queen Victoria, paying the 5c letter rate. Very fine and interesting. Estimate $150, sold for C$375.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 421, British Columbia & Vancouver Island 1860 2½d dull rose Queen Victoria imperf VF mint pair

Lot 421, British Columbia & Vancouver Island 1860 2½d dull rose Queen Victoria imperf VF mint pairLot 421 British Columbia & Vancouver Island #1 1860 2½d Dull Rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, a mint horizontal pair with sheet margin at left showing imprint. This stunning pair still retains its full original thin white, dull gum, is lightly hinged and has four large to clear margins, very fine. An extremely rare stamp in this format and quality, with an accordingly huge catalogue value and very reasonable reserve price. Accompanied by a 2020 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $36,000. Unitrade CV$120,000.