Lot 44 Canada #33 1868 3c Bright Red Large Queen on Laid Paper, used with light target cancel, a very fresh stamp with clear laid lines plus a vergé line, fine and as nice as they come. Accompanied by a 2020 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$1,500, sold for C$1,600.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 51 Canada #33 1868 3c bright red Large Queen, on Laid Paper, mint with original gum, hinged and centered to top, fine. Accompanied by a (pink) 2016 Greene Foundation certificate stating ” repaired vertical tear at top centre extending as vertical crease through the centre.” Still one of the approximately 10 known mint copies, and the first we have handled with original gum. Unitrade CV$37,500, sold for C$6,600 plus buyer’s premium.