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Sale 1178 — The Calgary Collection of Canada

Sale Date — Tuesday, 13 March, 2018

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Category — 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1270
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1270, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1911, 1c Green, Type "C" Lathework (104), CANADA, 1911, 1c Green, Type "C" Lathework (104)CANADA, 1911, 1c Green, Type "C" Lathework (104). Mint N.H. single, full strong lathework, wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, Unitrade value

C$ 600
500
1271
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1271, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1920, 1c Dark Yellow Green (Unitrade 104ii), CANADA, 1920, 1c Dark Yellow Green (Unitrade 104ii)CANADA, 1920, 1c Dark Yellow Green (Unitrade 104ii). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, deep luxuriant color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade value

C$ 150
650
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1272
 
Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1272, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1911, 1c Blue Green, Major Re-entry (104 var; Unitrade 104vii), CANADA, 1911, 1c Blue Green, Major Re-entry (104 var; Unitrade 104vii)CANADA, 1911, 1c Blue Green, Major Re-entry (104 var; Unitrade 104vii). Clear doubling in the bottom right corner, deep color, lightly cancelled, pinpoint thin speck, otherwise Very Fine, this is the rarest and most striking of all the re-entries on Admiral stamps, it occurs on position 35 of the bottom right pane of plate 12, Unitrade C$2,500.00

1,500
800
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1273
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1273, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1913, 1c Deep Blue Green, Booklet Pane of Six with Hairlines, Squat Printing (Unitrade 104aiii), CANADA, 1913, 1c Deep Blue Green, Booklet Pane of Six with Hairlines, Squat Printing (Unitrade 104aiii)CANADA, 1913, 1c Deep Blue Green, Booklet Pane of Six with Hairlines, Squat Printing (Unitrade 104aiii). Mint N.H., remarkably well-centered, proof-like color and impression, trivial gum bend at top left, Extremely Fine, booklet panes of the Admiral Issue are rarely encountered this well-centered, ex "Crossings", with 1994 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade value

C$ 500
450
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1274
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1274, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Wet Printing, Type "D" Lathework Inverted (105), CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Wet Printing, Type "D" Lathework Inverted (105)CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Wet Printing, Type "D" Lathework Inverted (105). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with strong 80% lathework (as full as the inverted lathework gets), outstanding centering, wide margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, Unitrade value as two singles

C$ 600
250
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1275
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1275, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Dry Printing, Die I, Type "D" Lathework (105f), CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Dry Printing, Die I, Type "D" Lathework (105f)CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Dry Printing, Die I, Type "D" Lathework (105f). Mint N.H. single, full strong lathework, fresh color, Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 600
200
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1276
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1276, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Dry Printing, Die I, Type "D" Lathework Inverted (105f), CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Dry Printing, Die I, Type "D" Lathework Inverted (105f)CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Dry Printing, Die I, Type "D" Lathework Inverted (105f). Block of four with strong 80% lathework (strongest possible on the inverted lathework), top left stamp hinged, otherwise Mint N.H., bright color, Fine-Very Fine, Unitrade does not price the dry printing with inverted lathework, value as the normal

C$ 600
190
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1277
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1277, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Booklet Pane of Four, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 105ai), CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Booklet Pane of Four, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 105ai)CANADA, 1922, 1c Yellow, Booklet Pane of Four, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 105ai). Pane of four with pyramid guide in the left tab, lightly hinged, well-centered, brilliant color

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE ONE-CENT YELLOW BOOKLET PANE WITH THE PYRAMID GUIDE.

Ex Beck and "Crossings". With 2006 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade value

C$ 3,500
2,200
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1278
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1278, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1911, 2c Pink (106b), CANADA, 1911, 2c Pink (106b)CANADA, 1911, 2c Pink (106b). Mint N.H., bottom selvage, extraordinarily wide and wonderfully well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, an eye-catching example of this elusive color variety, Unitrade C$600.00

350
250
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1279
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1279, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1912, 2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six, Squat Printing (106aiii), CANADA, 1912, 2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six, Squat Printing (106aiii)CANADA, 1912, 2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six, Squat Printing (106aiii). Mint N.H., magnificent centering, dazzling bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, probably the finest example of this scarce booklet pane, ex "Crossings", with 1992 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade value

C$ 700
600
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1280
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1280, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1915, 2c Deep Rose Red, Experimental Coil, Type "A" Backstamp (Unitrade 106x), CANADA, 1915, 2c Deep Rose Red, Experimental Coil, Type "A" Backstamp (Unitrade 106x)CANADA, 1915, 2c Deep Rose Red, Experimental Coil, Type "A" Backstamp (Unitrade 106x). Mint N.H. paste-up strip of four, trivial gum bend, Fine and scarce, Unitrade value

C$ 600
180
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1281
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1281, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1915, 2c Deep Rose Red, Experimental Coil, Type "B" Backstamp (Unitrade 106xi), CANADA, 1915, 2c Deep Rose Red, Experimental Coil, Type "B" Backstamp (Unitrade 106xi)CANADA, 1915, 2c Deep Rose Red, Experimental Coil, Type "B" Backstamp (Unitrade 106xi). Paste-up strip of four (in two distinctly different shades), second stamp with slight trace of hinging, otherwise Mint N.H., Fine and rare, Unitrade value

C$ 900
325
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1282
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1282, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1915, 2c Deep Rose Red, Experimental Coil, Type "C" Backstamp (Unitrade 106xii), CANADA, 1915, 2c Deep Rose Red, Experimental Coil, Type "C" Backstamp (Unitrade 106xii)CANADA, 1915, 2c Deep Rose Red, Experimental Coil, Type "C" Backstamp (Unitrade 106xii). Paste-up strip of five, with two distinctly different shades, h.r., small spot on the top stamp

FINE. A RARELY OFFERED PASTE-UP STRIP OF THE 2-CENT EXPERIMENTAL COIL WITH TYPE "C" BACKSTAMP.

Unitrade notes "Only a few Type C are known. All are in generally poor condition."

Unitrade value

C$ 4,500
2,300
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1283
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1283, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1922, 2c Green, Type "D" Lathework Inverted (107), CANADA, 1922, 2c Green, Type "D" Lathework Inverted (107)CANADA, 1922, 2c Green, Type "D" Lathework Inverted (107). Bottom left corner selvage block of ten, with usual 40% lathework, some stamps Mint N.H., deep color, Fine to mostly Very Fine, Unitrade value as two Very Fine hinged blocks and one Fine Mint N.H. single

C$ 1,200
325
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1284
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1284, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1922, 2c Yellow Green, Booklet Pane of Four, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 107bi), CANADA, 1922, 2c Yellow Green, Booklet Pane of Four, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 107bi)CANADA, 1922, 2c Yellow Green, Booklet Pane of Four, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 107bi). Mint N.H. pane of four, with pyramid guide in left tab (one line clearly visible and impression of second line), rich color, small oil stain in tab

FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL THE PYRAMID GUIDE BLOCKS.

With 2005 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade value

C$ 6,000
2,200
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1285
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1285, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Die II (109c), CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Die II (109c)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Die II (109c). Mint N.H., precisely centered, exceedingly wide margins all around, vibrant color, Extremely Fine Gem, Unitrade C$210.00

125
475
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1286
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1286, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Die II, Double Paper (Unitrade 109ci), CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Die II, Double Paper (Unitrade 109ci)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Die II, Double Paper (Unitrade 109ci). Block of four, double paper encompasses most of the top pair and a portion of the bottom pair, rich color, Fine, this variety was first listed in the 2008 Unitrade Catalogue, when a strip of three with double paper was discovered, we are aware of no other examples, Unitrade value

C$ 900
600
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1287
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1287, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1925, 4c Yellow Ocher, Dry Printing (110d), CANADA, 1925, 4c Yellow Ocher, Dry Printing (110d)CANADA, 1925, 4c Yellow Ocher, Dry Printing (110d). Mint N.H., flawless centering, uncommonly wide margins, beautiful rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, Unitrade C$210.00

120
450
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1288
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1288, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1925, 5c Violet, Dry Printing (112c), CANADA, 1925, 5c Violet, Dry Printing (112c)CANADA, 1925, 5c Violet, Dry Printing (112c). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered, wide margins, deep vibrant color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Crossings", with 2004 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade C$210.00

115
500
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1289
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1289, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1924, 5c Violet, Wet Printing, Thin Paper, Right Margin Pyramid Block of Four (Unitrade 112v), CANADA, 1924, 5c Violet, Wet Printing, Thin Paper, Right Margin Pyramid Block of Four (Unitrade 112v)CANADA, 1924, 5c Violet, Wet Printing, Thin Paper, Right Margin Pyramid Block of Four (Unitrade 112v). Minor h.r., intense color, Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 1,200
275
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1290
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1290, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1916, 7c Yellow Ocher (113), CANADA, 1916, 7c Yellow Ocher (113)CANADA, 1916, 7c Yellow Ocher (113). Mint N.H., marvelously well-centered, wide margins, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, Unitrade C$240.00

130
350
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1291
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1291, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1912, 7c Yellow Ocher (113), CANADA, 1912, 7c Yellow Ocher (113)CANADA, 1912, 7c Yellow Ocher (113). Mint N.H. block of four, exceptionally well-centered throughout, wide margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine, Unitrade C$960.00

520
300
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1292
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1292, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1916, 7c Ocher, Type "B" Lathework (113), CANADA, 1916, 7c Ocher, Type "B" Lathework (113)CANADA, 1916, 7c Ocher, Type "B" Lathework (113). Bottom right corner block of eight with full lathework, six stamps Mint N.H., some hinge reinforcing in bottom selvage, Fine, Unitrade value as two blocks

C$ 1,000
160
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1293
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1293, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1916, 7c Yellow Ocher (113), CANADA, 1916, 7c Yellow Ocher (113)CANADA, 1916, 7c Yellow Ocher (113). Top left selvage Ottawa imprint and plate No. A6 block of eight, stamps Mint N.H., hinged in the selvage only, bright color, Fine

E. 400-500
250
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1294
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1294, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1914, 7c Sage Green (113c), CANADA, 1914, 7c Sage Green (113c)CANADA, 1914, 7c Sage Green (113c). Mint N.H. bottom right corner selvage single, rich color in this scarce and distinctive shade, trivial natural gum skip, Very Fine, Unitrade C$2,250.00

1,350
500
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1295
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1295, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1916, 7c Yellow Ocher, Retouched Vertical Line in Upper Right Spandrel (Unitrade 113iii), CANADA, 1916, 7c Yellow Ocher, Retouched Vertical Line in Upper Right Spandrel (Unitrade 113iii)CANADA, 1916, 7c Yellow Ocher, Retouched Vertical Line in Upper Right Spandrel (Unitrade 113iii). Left selvage block of six, two left stamps with the variety, Mint N.H. except top middle stamp hinged, well-centered, bright color, Very Fine, Unitrade value as singles

C$ 2,000
450
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1296
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1296, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1924, 7c Red Brown, Wet Printing, Diagonal Line in "N" of "CENTS" (Unitrade 114v), CANADA, 1924, 7c Red Brown, Wet Printing, Diagonal Line in "N" of "CENTS" (Unitrade 114v)CANADA, 1924, 7c Red Brown, Wet Printing, Diagonal Line in "N" of "CENTS" (Unitrade 114v). Mint N.H., impeccably well-centered, gorgeous rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Crossings", with 1996 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade value

C$ 450
325
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1297
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1297, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1925, 8c Blue (115), CANADA, 1925, 8c Blue (115)CANADA, 1925, 8c Blue (115). Mint N.H. block of four, wonderfully well-centered throughout, deep color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, Unitrade C$720.00

370
300
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1298
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1298, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1912, 10c Plum (116), CANADA, 1912, 10c Plum (116)CANADA, 1912, 10c Plum (116). Mint N.H. block of four, strong color and sharp detailed impression on fresh paper, Very Fine, a handsome block of the key Admiral stamp, with 2007 Greene Foundation certificate, catalogue values as singles, Unitrade C$4,800.00

2,700
850
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1299
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1299, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1925, 20c Olive Green, Dry Printing, Retouched Vertical Line in Upper Right Spandrel (Unitrade 119iv), CANADA, 1925, 20c Olive Green, Dry Printing, Retouched Vertical Line in Upper Right Spandrel (Unitrade 119iv)CANADA, 1925, 20c Olive Green, Dry Printing, Retouched Vertical Line in Upper Right Spandrel (Unitrade 119iv). Block of four, top stamps hinged, bottom stamps Mint N.H. with light pencil notation, well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, Unitrade value as singles

C$ 1,440
450
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1300
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1300, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1925, 50c Brown Black, Dry Printing (120), CANADA, 1925, 50c Brown Black, Dry Printing (120)CANADA, 1925, 50c Brown Black, Dry Printing (120). Mint N.H. block of four, strong color on fresh paper, Fine-Very Fine, Unitrade C$600.00 for Fine and C$1,560.00 for Very Fine

900
375
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1301
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1301, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1925, $1.00 Orange, Dry Printing, Pyramid Guide (122; Unitrade 122iii), CANADA, 1925, $1.00 Orange, Dry Printing, Pyramid Guide (122; Unitrade 122iii)CANADA, 1925, $1.00 Orange, Dry Printing, Pyramid Guide (122; Unitrade 122iii). Mint N.H. block of four with Pyramid Guide selvage at left, intense color and impression

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SCARCE PYRAMID GUIDE BLOCK OF THE ONE-DOLLAR ADMIRAL.

Ex Roberts. Unitrade value

C$ 5,250
1,400
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1302
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1302, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1912, 1c Orange Yellow Coil, Wet Printing, Block of Four (126c), CANADA, 1912, 1c Orange Yellow Coil, Wet Printing, Block of Four (126c)CANADA, 1912, 1c Orange Yellow Coil, Wet Printing, Block of Four (126c). Mint N.H., with large selvage at right, creating an unusually wide margin in the right pair, small gum bends, Fine-Very Fine, Unitrade C$1,000.00 for Fine and C$2,500.00 for Very Fine, with clear 2010 Gratton certificate

1,200
425
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1303
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1303, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1912, 1c Orange Yellow Coil, Wet Printing, Type "B" Lathework Block of Four (126c), CANADA, 1912, 1c Orange Yellow Coil, Wet Printing, Type "B" Lathework Block of Four (126c)CANADA, 1912, 1c Orange Yellow Coil, Wet Printing, Type "B" Lathework Block of Four (126c). Block of four with 100% lathework in bottom selvage, top stamps lightly hinged, bottom stamps Mint N.H. (trivial gum skip), Fine-Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 1,750
500
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1304
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1304, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1922, 2c Green Coil, Wet Printing, Vertical Pair, Imperf Horizontally (Unitrade 128ai), CANADA, 1922, 2c Green Coil, Wet Printing, Vertical Pair, Imperf Horizontally (Unitrade 128ai)CANADA, 1922, 2c Green Coil, Wet Printing, Vertical Pair, Imperf Horizontally (Unitrade 128ai). Mint N.H., selvage at top, intense color, Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 1,250
325
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1305
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1305, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1922, 2c Green Coil, Wet Printing, Block of Four (Unitrade 128ai), CANADA, 1922, 2c Green Coil, Wet Printing, Block of Four (Unitrade 128ai)CANADA, 1922, 2c Green Coil, Wet Printing, Block of Four (Unitrade 128ai). Top stamps lightly hinged, bottom stamps Mint N.H., deep color, well-centered, Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 1,000
275
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1306
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1306, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1922, 2c Green Coil, Wet Printing, Block of Four (Unitrade 128ai), CANADA, 1922, 2c Green Coil, Wet Printing, Block of Four (Unitrade 128ai)CANADA, 1922, 2c Green Coil, Wet Printing, Block of Four (Unitrade 128ai). Mint N.H., large selvage at right, creating an unusually wide margin in the right pair, deep color, top pair with faint line on gum, Fine, with clear 2010 Gratton certificate, Unitrade value

C$ 1,000
250
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1307
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1307, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine Coil, Vertical Pair, Imperf Horizontally (130a), CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine Coil, Vertical Pair, Imperf Horizontally (130a)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine Coil, Vertical Pair, Imperf Horizontally (130a). Mint N.H. pair with sheet margin at top, well-centered, bright and fresh, Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 1,250
550
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1308
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1308, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1924, 2c Yellow Green Coil (133), CANADA, 1924, 2c Yellow Green Coil (133)CANADA, 1924, 2c Yellow Green Coil (133). Mint N.H. pair, exceedingly wide margins, wonderfully rich color, Very Fine and choice, Unitrade C$625.00

340
170
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1309
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1309, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1924, 2c Yellow Green Coil, Paste-up Pair (Unitrade 133i), CANADA, 1924, 2c Yellow Green Coil, Paste-up Pair (Unitrade 133i)CANADA, 1924, 2c Yellow Green Coil, Paste-up Pair (Unitrade 133i). Mint N.H., wide margins, bright color, Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 750
190
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1310
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1310, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Imperforate, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 138i), CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Imperforate, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 138i)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Imperforate, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 138i). Mint N.H. block of four with pyramid guide in left margin, other margins large and even, radiant color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, Unitrade value

C$ 600
275
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1311
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1311, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Imperforate, R-Gauge Block (Unitrade 138ii), CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Imperforate, R-Gauge Block (Unitrade 138ii)CANADA, 1924, 3c Carmine, Imperforate, R-Gauge Block (Unitrade 138ii). Mint N.H. block of four with R-Gauge imprint in right margin, other margins quite large, intense color, Very Fine and choice, Unitrade value

C$ 750
275
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1312
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1312, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Vertical Pair, Essay with Large and Small Surcharges (Unitrade 139v), CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Vertical Pair, Essay with Large and Small Surcharges (Unitrade 139v)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Vertical Pair, Essay with Large and Small Surcharges (Unitrade 139v). Top stamp with large surcharge, bottom stamp with small surcharge (latter close to the issued surcharge), also both stamps have additional surcharge in orange, original gum, h.r., natural straight-edge at top, bottom with gum crease, otherwise Fine, a scarce essay, especially with the additional orange surcharges, with clear 2007 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade value

C$ 900
750
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1313
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1313, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Die I, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 139iii), CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Die I, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 139iii)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Die I, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 139iii). Mint N.H. block of four with pyramid guide in left selvage, bright color, Fine-Very Fine, ex Roberts, Unitrade value for Fine C$800.00, for Very Fine

C$ 2,000
375
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1314
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1314, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Die II (139c), CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Die II (139c)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Die II (139c). H.r., vibrant color in a deep shade, Fine and scarce, ex "Montclair", Unitrade C$600.00

1,100
300
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1315
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1315, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Surcharge Badly Shifted (Unitrade 139i), CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Surcharge Badly Shifted (Unitrade 139i)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Surcharge Badly Shifted (Unitrade 139i). Block of six with selvage at left and natural straight-edge at top, surcharge displaced strongly to the right, top stamps lightly hinged, bottom stamps Mint N.H., Fine, an eye-catching variety, ex Baillie, Unitrade value

C$ 810
300
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1316, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 140ii), CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 140ii)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Pyramid Guide (Unitrade 140ii). Block of four with pyramid guide in right selvage, lightly hinged (though accompanying certificates states Never Hinged), well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, ex "Crossings", with 2005 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade value

C$ 600
350
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1317, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Shifted Surcharge (Unitrade 140iii), CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Shifted Surcharge (Unitrade 140iii)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Shifted Surcharge (Unitrade 140iii). Block of four with the surcharge shifted strongly to top (it was intended that the "CENTS" line of the surcharge would cover the "3"'s in the bottom corners), three stamps Mint N.H., deep color, Fine, the shift on these stamps is much higher than others we have seen offered as No. 140iii, Unitrade value

C$ 700
250
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1318
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Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1318, 1911-25 King George V "Admirals" and Balance (Scott 104-140)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Double Surcharge, One Inverted (140c), CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Double Surcharge, One Inverted (140c)CANADA, 1926, 2c on 3c Carmine, Double Surcharge, One Inverted (140c). Another inverted surcharge in the top selvage, faintly hinged though accompanying certificate states the stamp is Never Hinged, wide margins, deep color, Very Fine, the scarcest of the surcharge errors of No. 140, ex "Crossings", with 1994 P.S.E. certificate, Unitrade C$550.00

400
475
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Balance of the "Admiral" Issues. Well over 200 unused items neatly arranged on homemade album pages, many singles, with numerous shade varieties and many plate varieties, blocks including position pieces, coils including pairs, strips, paste-up and experimental coils, provisional surcharges including errors, booklet panes and War Tax stamps, the collection is noteworthy not only for the comprehensive range of material, but also the condition, which is far superior to what is normally found, the vast majority are at least Very Fine, and a significant number are Extremely Fine, a very large proportion is Mint Never-Hinged, this is the ideal basis to form a specialized collection of the popular Admiral issues in select quality

E. 5,000-7,500
8,000
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