Six cent red brown Small Queen block, sold for $9775

We begin our auction highlights with this stunning block of the six cent red brown Small Queen.

Canada #43 block of thirtyLot 80 Canada #43 1890 6¢ red brown Small Queen block of thirty. A gorgeous and fresh, mint never hinged block (five by six) from centre of left sheet, showing full imprint in left selvedge. We note a particularly strong re-entry in position 24. Very fine as a block and with very light gum disturbance on seven stamps and small reinforcement between two stamps, all mentioned for the record. Worthy of the finest collection. Catalogued as twenty-three never hinged and seven hinged. Unitrade CV$22,800, Realized $8500

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Canada #43 NH block of 30

Canada #43 6c Red Brown Small Queen Block of 30. A gorgeous and fresh, mint never hinged block (5 by 6) from centre of left sheet, showing full imprint in left selvedge. We note a particularly strong re-entry in position 24. Very fine as a block and with very light gum disturbance on seven stamps and small reinforcement between two stamps, all mentioned for the record. Quite possibly the second largest multiple extant and worthy of the finest collection. Catalogued as 23 never hinged and 7 hinged. Unitrade CV$22,800