Lot 58 Canada #19 1859 17c blue Cartier, used with grid cancel and exceptionally large margins all around (well clear of frameline on each side, and showing part of the adjoining stamp at top), a lovely and extremely fine stamp. A great stamp for the connoisseur. Unitrade CV$300, sold for C$425.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 36 Canada #19ii 1859 17c blue Cartier with Major Re-Entry, from position 100. Used with overall grid cancel and four enormous margins, rarely seen on this issue. Accompanied by a 2012 APS certificate. A truly remarkable stamp, and the finest we have seen, with the added bonus of being the major re-entry. Extremely fine gem worthy of the finest collection. Unitrade CV C$4,500