Lots 64 & 67 — Canada 1855 ten pence Cartier imperfs

Two exceptional lots from among eleven desirable offerings of the ten pence Cartier of 1855:

Lot 64Lot 64 Canada #7 1855 10d blue Cartier Imperforate Horizontal Pair on Thin Crisp Paper, used with 4-ring numeral cancels. A scarce pair with clear margins all around, cut into outer frameline at left. Right stamp is extremely fine, accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$3,750.

Lot 67Lot 67 Canada #7a 1855 10d blue Cartier Imperforate on Thicker White, Opaque Paper, used with grid cancel. This stamp possesses four large to huge margins, and has deep colour, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. A lovely stamp, among the very finest we have offered of this. Unitrade CV$3,000.

Lot 13 — Canada 1852 three penny beaver on thin crisp paper, sold for $546

Lot 13Lot 13 Canada #4xi 1852 3d red Beaver on Thin, Crisp Paper, with scarce pre-printing paper fold along whole length of bottom. Used, with target cancel and four large margins. Extremely fine and desirable stamp. Ex. Cantor and accompanied by a 2011 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$350, sold for $475 plus buyer’s premium.