Lot 23 Canada #4 1852 3d red Beaver Imperforate, used with light 4-ring numeral cancel (possibly #19), with four nice and even margins, very fine. Unitrade CV$300, sold for C$230.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
We begin our highlights of Auction #20 with this lovely cover.
Lot 10 Canada #4, 5 1857 3d red and 6d slate grey Imperforates, on folded letter mailed from Montreal (dated AUG.4.1857 – note spelling on cancel MONTHEAL) to Quebec City. Both 4 margin stamps are tied by 4-ring #21 cancels. A lovely triple weight rate cover, which has had its 3d stamp removed to iron out a crease to improve appearance, then replaced. Ex. Carrington and Daniel Cantor collections and accompanied by a 2011 Greene Foundation certificate. We note that because the stamp was removed to iron out a crease, the certificate is pink as per Greene Foundation regulations. Estimate $3,500