Lot 136 Canada #37i 1871 three cent dark rose Small Queen on Thick Paper, a used single with part duplex cancel, deep rich colour and nicely centered, very fine. Ex. John Hillson. Unitrade CV$250, sold for C$325.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 188 Canada #39 1878 6c yellow brown Small Queen, used (two dot state) with socked on the nose “CANADIAN PKT / E” broken circle dated JUN.22.1878. Very fine and lovely. Ex. John Hillson. Estimate $75, sold for C$220.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 132 Canada #37e 1873 3c red Small Queen Perforated 11½ x 12 on Cover, mailed Priceville Ont on JAN.19.1873 (broken circle free strike) to Toronto (purple House of Assembly receiver, illegible date). The cover is franked with a very early example of the new shade and perforation variety as the manufacturing moved to Montreal from Ottawa (with the shade no longer showing any trace of rose). Very fine. With John Hillson‘s album page. Estimate $100, sold for C$400.00 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.