Lot 124 Canada #43 1890s 6c Red Brown Small Queen, a mint plate inscription block of eight, showing the complete plate inscription in the centre of the lower margin. The block has original hinged gum and is fresh, and overall fine. Catalogue value is for eight singles only. Rsv. $275. Unitrade CV$600, sold for C$425.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 235 Canada #43 1890s 6c red brown Small Queen, mint with full original hinged gum, large margins all around, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2019 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $180. Unitrade CV$300.
Lot 239 Canada #43ii 1895 6c red brown Small Queen with Major Re-Entry, a used strip of four with 1895 Toronto orb datestamps, from plate positions 21 to 24 with second stamp from left showing doubling of the bottom scroll work, from position 24 (Row 3/4) from the A plate, very fine. Ex. John Hillson. Unitrade CV$195, sold for C$220.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 243 Canada #43v 1890s 6c red brown Small Queen with Major Re-Entry, a used single with light cancel showing doubling in many places, notably along the left scroll work, in CENTS, etc., from position 87 (Row 9/7) of the B plate, fine. Ex. Simpson, ex. Hillson. Unitrade CV$150, sold for C$625.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 121 Canada #43 1890s 6c red brown Small Queen, mint with full original gum, never hinged. This remarkable stamp is fresh and has four large, even margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$1,200. (See also lot 122 for another almost as nice.)