We begin Sale #17 at 10:00 EDT today, with the Canada section. A very fine selection of Large Queens will be offered in the first hour.
Lot 53 Canada #26iv 1875 5c olive green Large Queen, Perforated 11 ¾ x 12, mint, with part original gum (disturbed) and very fine. Ex Brigham and accompanied by a 2014 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$5,000.
Lot 55 Canada #28 1868 12½c blue Large Queen, mint, with full original gum and hinge remnant. Very well centered, with dot in lower left margin, similar to “balloon flaw” variety. A very nice stamp, with deep colour and very fine plus. Accompanied by a 2007 Philatelic Foundation certificate grading it at “VF-XF 85”. Unitrade CV$2,800.
Lot 63 Canada #30c 1868 15c deep violet Large Queen on Very Thick Paper, unused (regummed) with nice colour and very fine centered. One perf tip at top is lightly feathered for the record, still a rare mint stamp and accompanied by a 2014 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Unitrade CV$6,000.