Lot 5, Canada 1851 six pence slate violet Consort on laid paper, on folded cover Montreal to Philadelphia

Lot 5, Canada 1851 six pence slate violet Consort on laid paper, on folded cover Montreal to PhiladelphiaLot 5 Canada #2 6d Slate Violet Consort Imperforate on Laid Paper on Folded Cover, mailed Montréal on OCT.16.1851 to Philadelphia. This folded cover (no letter inside) is franked with a very fine and fresh, four margin 6d Consort on laid paper, cancelled with a light target cancel. There are a “CANADA” in arc, a “10” in circle and a “PAID” markings, all in red on front, alongside the red despatch datestamp. A very fine and appealing cross-border cover, with “Juliard” owner’s handstamp on back, also ex. “Carrington” (2002) and Daniel Cantor (2011) collections, and accompanied by a 2011 Greene Foundation certificate. From the Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$3,000.

Lot 1119, Canada 1852 six pence Consort on laid paper, on folded letter Montréal to New York City

Lot 1119 Canada #2 6d Consort Imperforate on Laid Paper on Folded Cross-Border Letter, mailed from Montreal on JUL.10.1852 to Kennedy in New York City, franked with a 6d slate violet Consort, with sheet margin at left, two other large margins and cut into at bottom, cancelled by a target cancel in black. The folded letter (with letter inside) also has a CANADA in arc and a PAID, both postmarks in red. The stamp has a very light (almost imperceptible) horizontal crease from the cover, still a very fine cover. Accompanied by a 1984 B.P.A. certificate incorrectly identifying the stamp as a later printing. Unitrade CV$3,000.

Lot 10, Canada 1851 six pence slate violet Consort, F-VF NG

Lot 10, Canada 1851 six pence slate violet Consort, F-VF NGLot 10 Canada #2 1851 6d slate violet Consort Imperforate, on Laid Paper, unused (no gum) with 3 large margins plus one close, but clear of outer frameline at bottom right, fine-very fine. Accompanied by a 1994 Greene Foundation certificate stating “with slight stains.” An attractive and appealing example of this Canadian rarity. Unitrade CV$45,000.

Lot 7, Canada 1851 six pence slate violet Consort imperf on laid paper, XF used, sold for $1955

Lot 7, Canada 1851 six pence slate violet Consort imperf on laid paper, XF used, sold for $1955
Lot 7 Canada #2 1851 6d slate violet Consort Imperforate, on Laid Paper, used with light target cancel and possessing four full to huge margins. A fresh stamp, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2011 Greene Foundation certificate. Ex. Cantor collection. Unitrade CV$2,000, sold for C$1,700 plus buyer’s premium.