Lot 14 Canada #4 1852 3d bright red Beaver Imperforate, a lovely used strip of four with target cancels on all stamps and large, even margins all around, very fine. Previously identified by owner as being from plate positions A12 to A15. A desirable multiple of this stamp. Unitrade CV$1,200, sold for C$1,300 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 6 Canada #1a 1851 3d orange red Beaver Imperforate, on Laid Paper, a lovely used horizontal strip of four, with ideal and clear target cancels on each stamp. Margins are mostly very large all around (close in two places) and the laid lines are quite clear, very fine. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate stating “tiny tear between 1st and 2nd stamp, vertical folds between two stamps”. An outstanding and desirable multiple, worthy of the finest collections. Ex. Ed Richardson. Unitrade CV C$6,400.