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Sale 828 — Foreign Stamps and Covers, featuring The Hall Collection

Sale Date — Friday, 15 September, 2000

Category — Canada Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2078
TC
1851, 3p Black, Specimen Overprint on India (1TCiii). On card, large margins incl. sheet margin at right, ovpt. at bottom in Orange shade, interesting in that it comes from the cracked Beaver position, Very Fine and choice, a rare position piece, Unitrade value without a premium for the position

250
0
2079
TC
1851, 3p Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (1TCii var). Bottom margin block of four large margins other sides, each proof shows prominent plate crack, Extremely Fine and choice, it is surmised that there was a crack on the transfer roll, as it is noticeable to a greater or lesser degree in all positions of the plate, ex Reford and not offered to the market since that 1950 auction

1,200
800
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2080
TC
1851, 6p Red Lilac, Gray, Plate Proofs on India (2TC, 2TCii). Both have large margins and fresh color, the former small hinge thin, otherwise Extremely Fine, both are ex Reford

1,125
150
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2081
P
1851, 12p Black on India, Specimen Overprint (3Pi). Vertical overprint, large margins all around, sharp impression, fresh and Extremely Fine alternative to this rare and expensive stamp, Unitrade catalogue value

1,750
450
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2082
Pbl
1855, 10p Blue, Plate Proof on India (7P). Block of four, large margins to ample at right, rich color, bottom left stamp shows re-entry, top right stamp scissors-cut at right, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine block, ex Reford, Unitrade catalogue value as singles

1,000
260
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2083
TC
1857, -1/2p Brown, Trial Color Proof (8TC). Gummed and perforated, well-centered, rich color (almost Ochre), Extremely Fine and choice, unusual proof, unlisted in Unitrade

E. 150-200
210
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2084
Pbl
1859, 1c Rose, Plate Proof on India (14P). Block of four, huge margins incl. right sheet margin showing imprint, incredibly deep color, usual minor and entirely natural paper imperfections, Extremely Fine and choice block, ex Reford, Unitrade catalogue value as singles

900
210
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2085
S
1859, 5c Rose on India, Specimen Overprint (15TCiv). Horizontal pair, each with Black horizontal overprints, large margins, fresh color, right stamp natural paper wrinkle, Very Fine, Unitrade catalogue value

500
100
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2086
P
1859, 10c Black Brown on India, Specimen Overprint (16Pii). Diagonal overprint, large margins, rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, Unitrade catalogue value

350
120
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2087
TC
1859, 17c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (19TCi). Top right corner margin block of four, ample to large margins other sides, bright shade and fine impression, Very Fine-Extremely Fine and choice block, ex Reford, Unitrade catalogue value as singles

1,400
475
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