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.

Lot 149 — Canada One cent blue green Admiral pair and single on CP Rail cover, realized $345

Canada #104b pair and single on coverLot 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.