Lot 396 United States #116 1869 10c Yellow Shield and Eagle, with “G” Grill, mint with full original gum, very lightly hinged. The stamp has a well defined grill and deep bright colour, nicely centered and very fine. Accompanied by a 1977 and 1990 Philatelic Foundation certificates, plus a 2008 PSE certificate giving it a “VF-XF 85” grade and an SMQ value of $3,350. Scott CV U$1,850, sold for C$2,800.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 615 Canada #CL43 1928 (10c) yellow Patricia Airways Limited, a mint never hinged group of three complete panes with serial numbers 11, 15 and 18, each with pen or pencil notations (plane high, plane low, etc) at lower right corner in selvedge. Quite fresh and very fine. Rsv. $650. Unitrade CV$1,575, sold for C$1,400.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.