Lot 109, Canada 1895 three cent orange vermilion Small Queen VF NH block of ten with counter, sold for C$3,510

Lot 109, Canada 1895 three cent orange vermilion Small Queen VF NH block of ten with counter, sold for C$3,510Lot 109 Canada #41ii 1895 3c Orange Vermilion Small Queen Imperforate, a mint never hinged upper right corner block of 10, with full original yellowish shiny gum, showing the “THREE CENTS” counter in upper margin, the block shows bright colour and is very fine, save for some light wrinkles not affecting its visual attractiveness. Certainly one of the largest such multiples known to us, catalogue value for five pairs alone is $7,500. Rsv. $3,000. Estimate $3,500, sold for C$3,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 671, Canada 1884 Small Queen registered cover front, Whitemouth Keewatin to Toledo Ohio, sold for C$526

Lot 671, Canada 1884 Small Queen registered cover front, Whitemouth Keewatin to Toledo Ohio, sold for C$526Lot 671 1884 Whitemouth Keewatin Small Queen Registered Cover front on a larger piece, probably a parcel wrapper. Mailed from Whitemouth KEE to Toledo, Ohio on FEB.12.1884, a desirable example of this better postmark (recorded used from 1881 to 1886 only). Franking is made up of a 1c and 2c Small Queen plus a 5c registration for the cross-border registration rate. A rare item, Whitemouth was transferred over to Manitoba in 1882 but continued to use their KEE datestamp. Estimate $200, sold for C$450.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.