Lot 114 Canada #25a 1868 3c red Large Queen on Watermarked Paper, unused (no gum) and clearly showing letters “MI” of the watermark. A very well centered stamp, with a tiny speck at top left and still retaining many of its perf disks, very fine. Unitrade CV$6,000.
Another from the front cover, in an auction that is exceptionally strong in British North America and Newfoundland:
Lot 762 Nova Scotia #6i 1857 1sh reddish violet Heraldic on Watermarked Paper, used with oval grid cancel and clearly showing parts of two letters of “T. H. Saunders” watermark. Four margins and very fine. Accompanied by photocopy of 1989 Greene Foundation certificate. Ex. Midland collection. A very rare stamp in this quality and destined for a superior collection. Unitrade CV$12,000.