Lot 1 Canada #1 1851 3d red Beaver Imperforate on Laid Paper, a used horizontal pair, each stamp cancelled by a neat target cancel. This pair possesses four large to huge margins, showing parts of next stamps at top right and bottom left, extremely fine. A scarce pair, especially in this pristine condition. Accompanied by a 1996 Philatelic Foundation certificate and a 1997 David Brandon certificate. Rsv. Unitrade CV$3,200, sold for $2000 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Sale 27 begins today at 9:00am EDT with Session One, Canada & BNA, taking place all day with a lunch break from approximately 12:30-1:00pm. Here’s one of the very first lots.
Lot 3 Canada #1iii 1851 3d red Beaver Imperforate, on Laid Paper, with Major Re-Entry, used with light target cancel and clear laid lines, four margins, showing part of the next stamp at top but close at left, fine-very fine. This scarce stamp is from position A-47 and clearly shows doubling in several areas. Accompanied by a 1964 B.P.A. certificate. Unitrade CV$2,250.