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Sale 1059 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 13-14 November, 2013

Category — Canada - 1851 Pence Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
6055
 
Sale Number 1059, Lot Number 6055, Canada - 1851 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1). Large balanced margins, light red target cancel, Extremely Fine and choice, ex Reford, SG £1,000, Unitrade $1,600.00

1,000
950
6056
 
Sale Number 1059, Lot Number 6056, Canada - 1851 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1). Target cancel, large to huge margins all around, attractive color, tiny thin speck, otherwise Extremely Fine, SG £1,000, Unitrade C$1,600

1,000
550
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6057
 
Sale Number 1059, Lot Number 6057, Canada - 1851 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1). Horizontal pair with sheet margin at bottom, bright color, target cancels, small corner crease at top right, Extremely Fine appearance, sheet-margin pairs of No. 1 are rare, SG £2,000, Unitrade C$3,200.00

2,000
1,800
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6058
 
Sale Number 1059, Lot Number 6058, Canada - 1851 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1). Vertical pair, clear to huge margins incl. sheet margin at left., clearly showing laid lines, ms. cancel removed, still Very Fine appearance, sheet-margin pairs of No. 1 are rare, SG £2,000 as used singles, Unitrade C$3,200.00

2,000
1,700
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6059
c
Sale Number 1059, Lot Number 6059, Canada - 1851 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1). Four large to huge margins incl. the adjoining stamp's frameline at bottom, fresh color, pre-use corner crease in the bottom left margin, tied by target cancel on folded cover to Kingston (faint backstamp), red Montreal Nov 11, 1851 postmark at bottom left, stamp with Extremely Fine appearance, Unitrade C$2,000.00

1,900
850
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6060
c
Sale Number 1059, Lot Number 6060, Canada - 1851 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1), CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1)CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1). Three large margins, ample to just touching at left, tied by bold target cancel and matching "Goderich U.C. Jun 25 1851" postmark at left on folded letter to Hamilton, C.W. (July 1 backstamp), Fine, a scarce town with the 1851 Issue, Unitrade C$2,000.00

1,900
425
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6061
 
Sale Number 1059, Lot Number 6061, Canada - 1851 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1a; SG 1a), CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1a; SG 1a)CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1a; SG 1a). Four large margins incl. the adjoining stamp's frameline at right, radiant color, unobtrusive target cancel, faint vertical crease at right, Extremely Fine appearance, with Greene Foundation certificate, SG £1,000, Unitrade C$1,600.00

1,000
800
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6062
 
Sale Number 1059, Lot Number 6062, Canada - 1851 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid (2; SG 2), CANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid (2; SG 2)CANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid (2; SG 2). Large even margins all around, deep rich color, neat strike of target cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, a choice quality stamp, SG £1,300, Unitrade C$2,500.00

1,750
1,400
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6063
 
Sale Number 1059, Lot Number 6063, Canada - 1851 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid Paper (3; SG 4), CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid Paper (3; SG 4)CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid Paper (3; SG 4). Four full to large margins, fine impression, target cancel, small neat repair at top left and bottom left, a few other small faults

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A HANDSOME FOUR-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE FAMOUS 12-PENCE BLACK ON LAID PAPER. ONE OF THE GREAT CLASSIC RARITIES OF THE WORLD.

This stamp has not been on the market since it was offered in a Sylvester Colby auction in 1963. SG £100,000. Unitrade C$225,000.00

140,000
32,500
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