Lot 1135 Canada #18 12½c yellow green Queen Victoria on Folded Cover, mailed from Toronto on DEC.3.1863 (broken circle free strike) to Glasgow, Scotland, with Glasgow Packet Paid receiver dated DEC.20, having been carried on the Allan Line America. The stamp has lovely bright colour and is tied by a Toronto square grid to this blue folded cover. A pristine example of the 12½c Canadian packet rate, extremely fine. Estimate C$300.
Lot 79 Canada 18ii 1859 12½c green Queen Victoria, Perforated 12, used with an ideal light grid cancel, four very large margins for this notoriously difficult issue, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. A great stamp to embellish any serious used Canada collection, catalogue value is irrelevant. Rsv. Estimate C$400.