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Sale Number 1075, Lot Number 1280, Worldwide Stamps: CanadaCANADA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Jubilee (50-65; SG 121/140). Complete set of Mint N.H, CANADA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Jubilee (50-65; SG 121/140). Complete set of Mint N.HCANADA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Jubilee (50-65; SG 121/140). Complete set of Mint N.H. margin blocks of ten, including 2c, 10c, 15c, 20c, 50c and $5.00 with top imprint and plate no., bright colors, nice centering, very fresh

AN IMPORTANT AND EXCEPTIONAL COMPLETE SET OF THE CANADA 1897 JUBILEE ISSUE IN MARGIN BLOCKS OF TEN, INCLUDING SIX PLATE BLOCKS.

The Diamond Jubilee Issue of 1897 was Canada's first commemorative set. It was also the first issue supplied by the American Bank Note Company, Ottawa. The designs were by Lynwood Pereira and the portraits of the Queen were based on the famous Chalon vignette and the painting by Prof. Von Angeli of Vienna. (Bogg, p. 317). The -1/2c thru 8c values were printed in sheets of 100, while the 10c thru $5.00 values were printed in sheets of 50. Like the Columbian Issue of the United States, a full set of stamps was costly, setting the collector back $16.21-1/2 for a set, or $162.15 for blocks of ten.

Following are formats and condition notes for each of the 16 blocks in the set:

-1/2c Black (50). Right selvage, one stamp with small toned spot on gum

1c Orange (51). Right selvage, slight oxidation

2c Green (52). Top imprint and plate no. 8

3c Bright Rose (53). Right selvage

5c Deep Blue (54). Top left corner selvage, part imprint at top right

6c Yellow Brown (55). Full selvage at bottom and sides, natural gum bends

8c Dark Violet (56). Bottom left corner selvage, tiny toned spot in corner of one block and in corner of selvage, minor selvage perf separations

10c Brown Violet (57). Top imprint and plate no. 19 with selvage at sides, small h.r. in selvage

15c Steel Blue (58). Top imprint and plate no. 18 with selvage at sides, small margin tear sealed with h.r., two other small h.r. in selvage

20c Vermillion (59). Top imprint and plate no. 21 with selvage at sides, tiny tear in selvage

50c Ultramarine (60). Top imprint and plate no. 23 with selvage at sides

$1.00 Lake (61). Full selvage at bottom and sides, slight gum disturbance on one

$2.00 Dark Purple (62). Full selvage at bottom and sides

$3.00 Yellow Bister (63). Full selvage at bottom and sides

$4.00 Purple (64). Full selvage at bottom and sides, light pencil mark on one stamp

$5.00 Olive Green (65). Top imprint and plate no. 25 with selvage at sides, perf separations in one part of selvage at top, perf disc adhesion on one stamp

Unlisted in Scott or Unitrade as margin or plate blocks. Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles with no premium for the positions $230,000.00

E. 100,000-150,000
135,000
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