Lot 1215, China 1878-1949 Specialized Collection, sold for $4600

From Lot 1218, China 1878-1949 Specialized Collection, sold for $4600Lot 1215 og/nh/O China Specialized Collection of Mint and Used, 1878-1949, all beautifully displayed on well over 100 quadrille pages, with each stamp identified by Scott number and all the never hinged or rare stamps in black mounts. We note many better early issues, different printings, cancels, perfins, and much more, with a high degree of completion and almost no duplication. This is one of the nicest collection we have handled and would be ideal for the specialist or collector seeking quality stamps. Accompanied by owner’s complete inventory of the approximately 1,100 stamps, by Scott number and 2016 value. Scott CV$5,051, sold for C$4,000 plus buyer’s premium.
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Lot 40 — Canada 1859 twelve & a half cent Victoria specialized collection, sold for $5635

At times the lotter has a difficult decision whether to break down a nice classic collection into individual lots. Often we find that they can do very well left intact. Today and tomorrow we feature collections that attracted many bids and exceeded our estimates.

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Lot 40 Canada #18 1859 12½c green Queen Victoria Specialized Collection, featuring one of each of the 100 sheet positions, all neatly displayed on quadrille pages. Each stamp is described with an illustration of how the plating was done. We note several pairs, strips, shades, some with imprint, some with re-entries, including the major re-entry, etc. An extremely difficult lot to duplicate, seldom offered and very fine as such. Ex. Laycock. Estimate $5,000, sold for $4900 plus buyer’s premium.

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