Lots 47 & 50, Canada 1957 half pence rose Victoria, mint VF single and used horizontal pair

Lot 47 Canada #8 1857 ½d rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, unused (no gum)
2014 V. G. Greene Foundation certificateLot 47 Canada #8 1857 ½d rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, unused (no gum), with four large and mostly even margins, fresh and very fine. The stamp is from plate position 60, and shows a minor re-entry above the letters “AL” of HALF. Accompanied by a 2014 Greene Foundation certificate. An appealing stamp. Unitrade CV C$1,400.

Lot 50 Canada #8 1857 ½d deep rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, used horizontal pairLot 50 Canada #8 1857 ½d deep rose Queen Victoria Imperforate, used horizontal pair, with an ideal and centrally struck strike of a 4-ring #19 (London) obliterator, with four large margins, touching part of the outer frameline at bottom right. A fresh pair, with deep, bright colour and very fine. Unitrade CV C$2,000.

Lot 14, Canada 1856 ten pence blue Cartier imperf with re-entry, on cover Québec to New York City

Lot 14 Canada #7iv 1856 10d blue Cartier Imperforate with strong re-entry on cLot 14, Canada 1856 ten pence blue Cartier imperf with re-entry, on cover Québec to New York Cityover, mailed at Quebec on APR.12.1856 to New York City, through Montreal (same day transit on back), with a red PAID handstamp alongside the stamp. Franked with a 10d blue Cartier imperforate, with strong re-entry from position 53, with close to large margins, just touching at bottom left and showing next stamp at top. This is an unusual franking, as the single weight rate would have been 6d. A lovely and rare cover, and accompanied by a 1981 Greene Foundation certificate. Ex. Daniel Cantor collection. Unitrade CV $4,500.

Lot 389 — Canada 1912 seven cent deep straw Admiral, used with c.d.s. and re-entry, sold for $863

Lot 389Lot 389 Canada #113bv 1912 7c deep straw Admiral with Major Re-Entry, used, with part purple c.d.s. cancel. From Plate 1, left pane, position 7, with strong doubling of left frame, left outer oval, “AGE” of “POSTAGE”, “CAN” of “CANADA”, right inner oval and right frame. Ex “Michael Roberts” and sold for $1,150 (plus 15% buyer’s fee) in 2006. Very fine and rare. From the Summerhill Collection. Unitrade CV$800, sold for $750 plus buyer’s premium.