Lot 58, Canada 1890 2c green Small Queen imperf F-VF pair on yellowish paper, sold for $632

Lot 58, Canada 1890 two cent green Small Queen imperf F-VF pair on yellowish paper, $632Lot 58 Canada #36iii 1890 2c green Small Queen on Yellowish Paper, Imperforate horizontal pair, mint with full original gum, lightly hinged. The sheet margin at left shows a vertical cutting guideline (scarcely seen). Fine-very fine and accompanied by a 2015 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Unitrade CV$750, sold for C$550 plus buyer’s premium.
2015 Gratton AIEP certificate

Lot 72, Canada 1890s two cent green Small Queen, XF NH with imprint, sold for $460

Lot 72, Canada 1890s two cent green Small Queen, XF NH with imprint, sold for $460Lot 72 Canada #36i 1890s 2c green Small Queen, mint with full original gum, never hinged, bottom sheet margin copy showing Type VII printer’s imprint in selvedge. Large margins all around, fresh and extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2016 Greene Foundation certificate. A very attractive stamp. Unitrade CV$300, sold for C$400 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 448, 1892 ten cent UPU registered SQ cover to Newfoundland, sold for $1380

Lot 448Lot 448 1892 10c UPU registered cover to Newfoundland, franked with 2c green, 3c vermilion (sulphurated) and 5c green RLS, all tied by fancy cork cancels, paying the 5c UPU letter rate plus 5c registration fee. Mailed from Commanda, Ont. (AUG.25.1892 broken circle) to Heart’s Content, Newfoundland (Sep. 6 receiver broken circle) via Toronto, Halifax and St. John’s. Overall toning, small tears and scissor cut next to the 2c (not affecting stamp), fine. This is the latest of the two recorded covers to Newfoundland bearing a 5c RLS. (Unitrade 36i, 41, F2)

Provenance: Harry Lussey (1999).

Illustrated in: Canada’s Small Queen Era 1870-1897 by George Arfken, p.281.
Estimate $600, sold for $1,200 plus buyer’s premium.