Lot 155, Canada 1915 five cent blue Admiral War Tax, XF NH, sold for C$1,579

Lot 155, Canada 1915 five cent blue Admiral War Tax, XF NH, sold for C$1,579Lot 155 Canada #MR2B 1915 5c Blue Admiral with Two Line WAR TAX Overprint, mint never hinged, quite fresh and well centered, extremely fine. Ex. “Afab” collection, and accompanied by a 2011 Saskatoon Stamp Centre certificate of authenticity, justifiably giving the stamp high praise. From The Outaouais Collection. Unitrade CV$1,600, sold for C$1,350.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 157, Canada 1915 fifty cent black Admiral with two-line War Tax overprint, XF NH, sold for C$2,223

Lot 157, Canada 1915 fifty cent black Admiral with two-line War Tax overprint, XF NHLot 157 Canada #MR2D 1915 50c Black Admiral with Two Line WAR TAX Overprint, mint never hinged, very fresh and well centered, extremely fine. A very nice stamp. The 50c War Tax is an elusive stamp, and is rarely found in the superlative quality of the example from the Outaouais Collection. The Unitrade catalogue keeps increasing the NH premium factor for this stamp, and auction realizations for premium examples keep supporting a higher valuation. We expect that this lot will not be any different. Unitrade CV$2,000, sold for C$1,900 plus 17% buyer’s premium.