Lot 197 Canada #36ii 1888 2c blue green Small Queen, mint with full original gum, hinged. A well centered, large margin example of this scarcer shade, very fine and fresh. Unitrade CV$150, sold for C$180.00 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 939 Canada Collection of Lacelle Listed Fancy Cancels, with 120 different, all displayed on black stock sheets, we noted mostly Small Queens (to the 20c) but also at least 7 Large Queens, Registration stamps, Maps, etc with many early shades and also many desirable postmarks, some quite elaborate. A very nice collection with many choice stamps, all scanned online. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 101 Canada #40, 45, etc. Lovely Calendar Collection of the 10c Small Queen Value, with a total of 107 fully dated stamps (111 if you count the two pairs and strip of three), ranging from DEC.23.1874 to JUL.9.1898. We note six #40e (pale milky rose lilac, perf 11½ x 12), other shades of the 11½ x 12 perf, several magenta shades, at least one “pitted 0” variety (dated DEC.5.1893), and so on. The collector has carefully identified each stamp with date, postmark, perforation measurement, Shoemaker paper type, etc. A very difficult collection to assemble, especially in this nice quality and with all stamps fully dated. All are scanned online. Estimate $3,000, sold for C$2,700.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.