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Sale 960 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 26 June, 2008

Category — Canada Imperforate Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1032
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1032, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1). Large to huge margins, vivid color, neat seven-ring target cancel, Extremely Fine, lovely used single

950
950
1033
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1033, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1). Three huge margins incl. part bottom sheet margin, large at left, red seven-ring target cancel, color trifle oxidized, otherwise Extremely Fine

950
600
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1034
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1034, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1). Ample to large margins, classic laid paper color, seven-ring target cancel, Very Fine

950
450
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1035
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1035, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid (1). Ample to large margins, tied by seven-ring target on small cover to Heck's Corners CW, perfectly struck "Bytown U.C. OCT 14 1851" double-circle datestamp, straightline script letter "TOO LATE" handstamp, some cover toning, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

1,800
375
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1036
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1036, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet (2), CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet (2)CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet (2). Large to huge margins, strong color, neat target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, signed Holcombe and with his 1987 photo certificate

1,500
1,600
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1037
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1037, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid (2), CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid (2)CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid (2). Large to huge margins, excellent color and neat target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

1,500
1,000
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1038
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1038, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid (2), CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid (2)CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid (2). Large margins to full, excellent color, seven-ring target cancel, tiny crease in left margin near top of little consequence, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,500
400
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1039
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1039, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Grayish Purple, Laid (2, 2b), CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Grayish Purple, Laid (2, 2b)CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Grayish Purple, Laid (2, 2b). Margins all around, mostly large, seven ring target cancels, former in blue, fine and attractive lot

3,000
950
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1040
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1040, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid (2b), CANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid (2b)CANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid (2b). Margins essentially all around, magnificent color, tied by seven-ring target, "Montreal L.C. NO 2, 1854" double-circle datestamp on Parkman correspondence cover to Boston, Mass, small piece of tape on back flap, Fine and rather attractive

3,100
700
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1041
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1041, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4), CANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4)CANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4). Huge margins all around, very dark color, lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine Gem

200
375
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1042
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1042, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4), CANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4)CANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4).Large to huge margins incl. bottom sheet margin, light target cancel, rich color, Extremely Fine, ex Dale-Liechtenstein

200
250
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1043
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1043, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4), CANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4)CANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4). Vertical pair, ample to mostly huge margins, rich color, each with bold Toronto square grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

400
160
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1044
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1044, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1852, 3p Red, Thin Wove (4d), CANADA, 1852, 3p Red, Thin Wove (4d)CANADA, 1852, 3p Red, Thin Wove (4d). Horizontal pair, ample to huge margins, neat blue target cancels, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

400
950
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1045
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1045, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1852, 3p Red, Thin Wove (4d), CANADA, 1852, 3p Red, Thin Wove (4d)CANADA, 1852, 3p Red, Thin Wove (4d). Horizontal pair, large to huge margins, vivid color, light blue target cancels, Extremely Fine

400
700
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1046
 
CANADA, 1852, 3p Red (4, 4a, 4d). Six stamps, ample to huge margins, numeral/target and seven-ring target cancels (two in blue), nice shades, Very Fine lot

1,750
500
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1047
 
CANADA, 1852, 3p Red, Shades (4, 4a, 4d). Five singles and vertical pair, ample to huge margins, cancels incl. one numeral target and blue target, large part double-circle datestamp, pair faintly creased, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine, couple really exceptional

1,025
550
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1048
c
CANADA, 1852, 3p Brown Red (4). Two covers, first four margin tied by target on folded cover to Toronto, Very Fine, ex Dale-Liechtenstein; other on petite envelope, margins to barely in , ms. "Money Letter" repeated by red straight line sans-serif "MONEY-LETTER" handstamp, small cover tear, Fine

920
275
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1049
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1049, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5), CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5)CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5). Ample to huge margins, attractive color, seven-ring target cancel, Extremely Fine

1,250
500
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1050
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1050, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5), CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5)CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5). Ample to very large margins, fresh color, seven-ring target cancel, Very Fine and choice

1,250
425
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1051
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1051, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5), CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5)CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5). Ample to huge margins, excellent color, seven-ring target cancel, Very Fine and choice

1,250
400
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1052
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1052, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5), CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5)CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5). Clear to very large margins, beautiful clear impression, bold square grid cancel, Very Fine

1,250
325
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1053
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1053, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5), CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5)CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5). Three singles, two with huge margins to touching, Montreal "21" in four-ring target and seven-ring target cancels, last with red double circle circular datestamp (repaired), Fine-Very Fine appearance

3,750
425
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1054
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1054, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5), CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5)CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5). Margins virtually all around, true Slate Gray color, lightly tied by "5" in four-ring target, light strike of "Brantford AU 23 1860" circular datestamp on cover to Perry Centre, N.Y., right side flap missing, a bit of extraneous ms. on stamp at top right, otherwise Fine

1,600
425
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1055
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1055, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5), CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5)CANADA, 1855, 6p Slate Gray, Wove (5). Three ample to large margins, barely in at bottom, strong color, tied on Parkman correspondence cover by bold seven-ring target, "Montreal MR 20 1856" double-circle datestamp, Fine, very clean cover

1,600
400
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1056
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1056, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1852, 6p Brownish Gray, Wove (5a), CANADA, 1852, 6p Brownish Gray, Wove (5a)CANADA, 1852, 6p Brownish Gray, Wove (5a). Margins virtually all around, wonderful intense color, tied by seven-ring target, "Montreal JU 4, 1855" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to New York, red "PAID" in arc, trivial cover toning spots, Fine

2,750
500
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1057
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1057, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7), CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7)CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7). Margins all around, attractive color, part circular datestamp, Very Fine

1,800
1,100
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1058
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1058, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7), CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7)CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7). Ample to very large margins, intense color, numeral target cancel, couple small faults, Very Fine appearance

1,800
400
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1059
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1059, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7), CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7)CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7). Margins all around, deep rich color, neat target cancel, about Very Fine

1,500
550
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1060
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1060, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7), CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7)CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7). Three clear to ample margins, ample to barely in at bottom, great color and impression, tied by "Montreal FE 7, 1859" double-circle datestamp, repeated again at bottom left on folded cover to Sheffield, England, blackish blue "America Paid FE 21 1859 Dublin" rimless double-circle datestamp, slight soiling along horizontal cover file fold, Fine

3,600
950
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1061
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1061, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8), CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8)CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8). Unused (no gum), possibly traces of original gum, large to mostly huge margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as original gum

750
700
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1062
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1062, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8), CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8)CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8). Large to huge margins, lovely pastel color and light grid cancel, Extremely Fine

600
750
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1063
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1063, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8), CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8)CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8). Margins virtually all around, large at sides, on neat wrapper tied by "10" in four-ring target (Cobourg). also incl. off-cover single with bold "21" in four-ring target (Montreal), margins all around, Fine lot

1,450
325
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1064
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1064, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8), CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8)CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose (8). Margins virtually all around, rich color, tied by small target on folded Flour and Grain Prices Current to South Lee, Mass., Fine

850
275
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1065
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1065, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose, Vertically Ribbed Paper (8b), CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose, Vertically Ribbed Paper (8b)CANADA, 1857, -1/2p Rose, Vertically Ribbed Paper (8b). Large margins, nice color, very light numeral four-ring target cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-HALF PENNY ROSE IMPERFORATE ON VERTICALLY LAID PAPER.

Signed H. Bloch

3,250
3,500
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1066
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1066, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9), CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9)CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9). Unused (no gum), large margins to full, strong color and detailed impression

VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY CHOICE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 SEVEN AND ONE-HALF PENCE GREEN.

A pretty stamp.

7,000
4,250
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1067
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1067, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9), CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9)CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9). Large to mostly huge margins, lightly cancelled (probably a Toronto square grid), rich color, very light diagonal crease, Extremely Fine appearance, exceptionally handsome looking

2,750
650
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1068
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1068, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9), CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9)CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9). Ample to large margins, strong color, attractive numeral "19" in four-ring target cancel, tiny corner crease and small thin spot, Very Fine appearance

2,750
425
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1069
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1069, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9), CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9)CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9). Ample to large margin, deep rich color, numeral target cancel essentially clear of Queen's portrait, tiny fault bottom margin, otherwise Very Fine and choice

2,750
700
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1070
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1070, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9), CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9)CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9). Ample to large margins, tied by "21" in four-ring target, Montreal AU 27 1858 part double-circle datestamp on cover to Scotland, red two-line "BY-CANADIAN PACKET" and red "PKT. LETTER PAID LIVERPOOL" tombstone handstamp, ms. "pr Canadian line" at top, some cover creases and soiling, otherwise Fine

5,000
750
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1071
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1071, Canada Imperforate IssuesCANADA, 1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove (10), CANADA, 1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove (10)CANADA, 1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove (10). Ample margins all around, good color, square grid cancel, thin spots, nearly Very Fine appearance, a difficult stamp to find in any condition

4,750
1,200
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