Lot 22, Canada 1855 six pence greenish grey Consort imperforate unused, sold for $33,350

Lot 22 Canada #5b 1855 6d greenish grey Consort Imperforate, unused (no gum) with large margins, fresh colour and very fine. Accompanied by a 1982 R.P.S. (London) certificate stating “stained” which is actually an almost imperceptible hinge mark on back. A rare unused stamp, especially in this condition, with likely fewer than a dozen unused examples known. Ex. “Montclair” collection. Unitrade CV$35,000, sold for C$29,000 plus buyer’s premium.
1982 R.P.S. certificate

Lot 22, Canada 1855 six pence greenish grey Consort imperforate, unused

Lot 22, Canada 1855 six pence greenish grey Consort imperforate, unused
Lot 22 Canada #5b 1855 6d greenish grey Consort Imperforate, unused (no gum) with large margins, fresh colour and very fine. Accompanied by a 1982 R.P.S. (London) certificate stating “stained” which is actually an almost imperceptible hinge mark on back. A rare unused stamp, especially in this condition, with likely fewer than a dozen unused examples known. Ex. “Montclair” collection. Unitrade CV C$35,000.
1982 R.P.S. certificate