Lot 1547 Canada #133 1924 2c yellow green Admiral Coil, Perforated 12 Horizontally, a mint lightly hinged strip of four, very fine. Ex. Brigham and Ames collections. Rsv. Unitrade CV$500, sold for C$350.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
A modest price, but exceeding catalogue value as we see often for Extremely Fine stamps.
Lot 299 Canada #107iv 1923 2c yellow green Admiral, Dry Printing, mint never hinged, fresh with four large and even margins, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2014 PSAG certificate grading it as “98J og NH.” An exceptional stamp, worthy of the finest collection. Unitrade CV$90, sold for $90 plus buyer’s premium.
Plate proofs for many of the Small Queens values saw strong prices in the Cantor Sale. The following are all on card-mounted India paper:
Lot 25 One cent orange, Estimate $3000, sold for $3800 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 57 Two cent yellow green, Estimate $3000, sold for $4000 plus premium.
Lot 85 Three cent rose, Estimate $3000, sold for $4400 plus premium.
Lot 194 Ten cent dull rose, Unitrade CV$600, sold for $475 plus premium.
Lot 249 Twenty cent vermilion, Unitrade CV$600, sold for $800 plus premium.
Lot 250 Fifty cent deep blue, Unitrade CV$600, sold for $800 plus premium.