Lot 457 Canada #105 1922 1c orange yellow Admiral, Wet Printing, Die I, a mint never hinged block of four, with each stamp being nicely centered and fresh, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Richard Gratton AIEP certificate. Rsv. Unitrade CV$480, sold for C$275.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 472 Canada 114b 1924 7c red brown Admiral, Wet Printing, mint never hinged, quite fresh and very well centered, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2012 CPES certificate grading it at “98”. A lovely stamp. Unitrade CV$135, Rsv. sold for C$275 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 473 Canada #OA122b 1912 $1 Admiral Wet Printing Official, Perforated 5-Hole OHMS, (position B, with missing hole in S) used with Toronto DEC.4.1929 c.d.s. cancel, very fine. A rare wet printing stamp. Catalogue value given is for the later dry printing variety. Unitrade CV$216, sold for C$300.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.