Lot 1661, Canada 1959 five cent St. Lawrence Seaway with inverted centre, VF NH

Lot 1661, Canada 1959 five cent St. Lawrence Seaway with inverted centre, VF NHLot 1661 Canada #387a 1959 5c St Lawrence Seaway with Inverted Centre, mint never hinged, fresh and without any fingerprints or faults sometimes seen on these. A lovely, very fine example of this very popular Canadian error. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV $12,500.

Lot 626 — Canada 1959 five cent Inverted Seaway, used, sold for $9200

Lot 626Lot 626 Canada #387a 1959 5c Inverted St. Lawrence Seaway, used, with light cancel and quite fresh. Catalogue value for used is, in our opinion quite undervalued as opposed to mint, as used stamps are rarely offered on the market. This is a most pleasing example in all ways. Accompanied by a 2009 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Unitrade CV$10,000, sold for $8,000 plus buyer’s premium. A mint example also sold in this sale for $8500.

Lot 625 & 626 — Canada 1959 five cent Inverted Seaway, mint NH and used

Lot 625Lot 625 Canada #387a 1959 5c Inverted St. Lawrence Seaway, mint never hinged, fresh and extremely fine. Free of fingerprints which are often seen on these rare stamps but has a minor gum bend, mentioned for the record. Accompanied by a 2013 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Unitrade CV$12,500.

Lot 626Lot 626 Canada #387a 1959 5c Inverted St. Lawrence Seaway, used, with light cancel and quite fresh. Catalogue value for used is, in our opinion quite undervalued as opposed to mint, as used stamps are rarely offered on the market. This is a most pleasing example in all ways. Accompanied by a 2009 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Unitrade CV$10,000.

Lot 540 — Canada 1959 Seaway invert, sold for $9200

Lot 627Lot 540 Canada #387a 1959 5c St. Lawrence Seaway with Inverted Centre, with full never hinged original gum, no fingerprints or gum bends as usually seen on these rare error stamps but has a small natural paper inclusion, fine-very fine. Accompanied by 2000 Greene Foundation Certificate. Unitrade CV$16,000, sold for $8,000 plus buyer’s premium.