Lot 257 Canada #69 1898 3c carmine Queen Victoria Leaf, a mint never hinged single, with huge balanced margins, fresh bright colour, fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. A remarkable stamp in all respects. Rsv. Unitrade CV$390, sold for $475 plus buyer’s premium.
Another example of a modestly priced stamp far exceeding its catalogue value when offered in extremely fine condition.
Lot 395 Canada #184 1931 3c carmine Admiral, perforated 12 x 8, mint never hinged bottom margin single, with deep, rich colour and fur well balanced margins. Extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2014 Philatelic Foundation certificate grading it at “XF-S 95 XQ”. An exceptional quality stamp. Unitrade CV$36, sold for C$55 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 123 Canada #130a 1924 3c carmine Admiral, Wet Printing, Die I, Perforated 8 Vertically, Imperforate Horizontally, mint never hinged block of four, very well centered, quite fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2017 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$3,750, sold for C$2,300 plus buyer’s premium.