Lot 3 Canada #1 1851 3d red Beaver Imperforate, on Laid Paper, used with a target cancel, four fairly even margins and very fine. This stamp shows light evidence of a re-entry, especially in the E and C of PENCE, to the left of the crown at top, not mentioned in the accompanying 2017 Greene Foundation certificate. Catalogue value is for a regular stamp. Unitrade CV$1,600, sold for C$900 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 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 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 #7iv 1856 10d blue Cartier Imperforate with strong re-entry on cover, 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 #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.
Lot 149 Canada #104b 1911 1c blue green Admiral, pair and single on Canadian Pacific Railway “en route” cover paying the 2c Empire rate plus 1c war tax to Hobart, Tasmania with Australian censored handstamp. The left stamp shows a strong re-entry from position 121LR86 with doubling especially noticeable in lower right numeral, stain at left over cover tear, but still an attractive and rare example of this re-entry on cover. Estimate $250, SOLD for $300 plus premium.