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Sale 1086 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 18-19 November, 2014

Category — Canada

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2098
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2098, CanadaCANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1a), CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1a)CANADA, 1851, 3p Orange Vermilion, Laid Paper (1; SG 1a).Positions 31/41, vertical pair with large to huge margins all around incl. part of the adjoining stamp at left, tied on cover by two well-struck bold target cancels with "Clearville, U.C." circular datestamp with manuscript "11 Mar 53" written in center, addressed to Detroit, Mich., "Canada Paid 10" straight-line also tying stamps, Chatham and Windsor transit backstamps

EXTREMELY FINE. AN INCREDIBLY HANDSOME USAGE OF A PAIR OF THE 3-PENCE ON LAID PAPER. A COVER RARELY FOUND IN THIS SUPERB CONDITION.

Ex Dale-Lichtenstein. With 2001 Sismondo certificate.

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
2099
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2099, CanadaCANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid Paper (2b; SG 2), CANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid Paper (2b; SG 2)CANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid Paper (2b; SG 2). Horizontal pair with attractive soft color, clear to large margins except barely touching at top right, cancelled by neat strike of a target cancel and some light additional red ink tying the stamps on folded letter to New York, red "St Thomas, U.C. Oc 22 1852" circular datestamp at bottom left, red "Canada" in arc handstamp, small scissor cut in margin between and barely noticeable light crease through left stamp

VERY FINE. A RARE KENNEDY CORRESPONDENCE COVER. ONLY A FEW RECORDED COVERS ARE KNOWN BEARING A MULTIPLE OF THIS STAMP.

Ex Admiral Harris, Wilkinson, Cantor and Dankin. With 1987 E. Diena (mistakenly calling it on wove paper which wasn't issued for another few years from when this cover was posted) and 2004 Greene Foundation certificates.

E. 3,000-4,000
1,500
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2100
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2100, CanadaCANADA, 1854, 3p Red (4; SG 5), CANADA, 1854, 3p Red (4; SG 5)CANADA, 1854, 3p Red (4; SG 5). Neat target cancel, full to huge margins all around incl. sheet margin at top, attractive color, Extremely Fine, SG £225, Unitrade C$300.00

225
160
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2101
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2101, CanadaCANADA, 1854, 3p Red (4; SG 5), CANADA, 1854, 3p Red (4; SG 5)CANADA, 1854, 3p Red (4; SG 5). Horizontal pair, target cancels, large even margins all around, lovely rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, catalogue values are as singles, SG £450, Unitrade C$600.00

450
300
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2102
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2102, CanadaCANADA, 1857, 3p Red, Ribbed Paper (4c; SG 22), CANADA, 1857, 3p Red, Ribbed Paper (4c; SG 22)CANADA, 1857, 3p Red, Ribbed Paper (4c; SG 22). Large margins to just in at right, tied on small cover by grid cancel to Hamilton, "Toronto, U.C. AU 18, 1858" circular datestamp at left, Hamilton arrival backstamp, Very Fine, ex Hackmey

E. 300-400
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2103
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2103, CanadaCANADA, 1852-55, 3p Orange Red, Thin Paper (4d; SG 7), CANADA, 1852-55, 3p Orange Red, Thin Paper (4d; SG 7)CANADA, 1852-55, 3p Orange Red, Thin Paper (4d; SG 7). Horizontal pair, light cancels, large margins all around, vibrant color, Very Fine and choice, catalogue values are as singles, SG £550, Unitrade C$600.00

450
250
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2104
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2104, CanadaCANADA, 1852, 3p Deep Red (Unitrade 4i; SG 6), CANADA, 1852, 3p Deep Red (Unitrade 4i; SG 6)CANADA, 1852, 3p Deep Red (Unitrade 4i; SG 6). Vertical pair with large sheet margin at top, other margins full to large, proof-like color and impression, cancelled by targets and a portion of a red straightline "PAID", an Extremely Fine pair with great eye appeal, catalogue value are as singles, SG £550, Unitrade value

C$ 700
425
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2105
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2105, CanadaCANADA, 1854, 3p Orange Red (4; SG 5; Unitrade 4ii), CANADA, 1854, 3p Orange Red (4; SG 5; Unitrade 4ii)CANADA, 1854, 3p Orange Red (4; SG 5; Unitrade 4ii). Light target cancel, lavishly large margins all around incl. a large sheet margin at bottom, fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine, a stunning used gem example, Unitrade value

C$ 350
1,200
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2106
bl
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2106, CanadaCANADA, 1854, 3p Scarlet Vermilion, Thin Paper (4; SG 5; Unitrade 4xi), CANADA, 1854, 3p Scarlet Vermilion, Thin Paper (4; SG 5; Unitrade 4xi)CANADA, 1854, 3p Scarlet Vermilion, Thin Paper (4; SG 5; Unitrade 4xi). Block of four, light target cancels, mostly full margins all around, brilliantly fresh color, top pair with light horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine, an exceptionally rare used block

E. 1,500-2,000
2,300
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2107
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2107, CanadaCANADA, 1852, 6p Greenish Gray (5b; SG 10), CANADA, 1852, 6p Greenish Gray (5b; SG 10)CANADA, 1852, 6p Greenish Gray (5b; SG 10). Full to very large margins incl. a portion of the adjoining stamp at bottom left, lovely rich color on fresh white paper, blue cancel, Very Fine and quite choice, with 2005 Gratton certificate, SG £1,200, Unitrade C$2,000.00

1,500
375
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2108
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2108, CanadaCANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7; SG 15), CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7; SG 15)CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7; SG 15). Lightly cancelled, huge perfectly balanced margins all around, deep intense color and a proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ABSOLUTELY SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 TEN-PENCE BLUE IN THE FINEST ATTAINABLE QUALITY.

This could very well rank as the finest known used example.

Ex Engel. With 1960 P.F. certificate. SG £1,600. Unitrade C$2,500.00

1,750
4,500
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2109
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2109, CanadaCANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7; SG 15), CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7; SG 15)CANADA, 1855, 10p Blue (7; SG 15). Fairly light cancel, full to large margins around, rich color, faint corner crease, otherwise Very Fine, Unitrade C$2,500.00

1,750
600
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2110
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2110, CanadaCANADA, 1857, 10p Blue, Thick Paper (7a; SG 20), CANADA, 1857, 10p Blue, Thick Paper (7a; SG 20)CANADA, 1857, 10p Blue, Thick Paper (7a; SG 20). Single with three large to huge margins, just touching the frame line at bottom right, deep color, tied by target cancel, matching Aylmer U.C. rimless postmark with "Aug 2/58" in manuscript, on cover to England, red Liverpool Aug. 28 transit, St. Thomas (Aug 2), Hamilton (Aug 3) and Stamford (Aug 30) backstamps, overall Very Fine

3,500
1,000
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2111
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2111, CanadaCANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9; SG 12), CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9; SG 12)CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green (9; SG 12). Lightly cancelled, full to mostly large margins all around, bright color and a strong impression, Very Fine and choice, a scarce stamp in this premium quality, SG £2,500, Unitrade C$4,500.00

3,500
1,900
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2112
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2112, CanadaCANADA, 1859, 10c Black Brown (16; SG 33), CANADA, 1859, 10c Black Brown (16; SG 33)CANADA, 1859, 10c Black Brown (16; SG 33). Single with intensely rich color, typical centering, tied to cover from Montreal to New York, with Canada Marine Works corner card at bottom left, Montreal Sep 11 1859 pmk., Fine stamp on a fresh cover, with 1994 Brettl opinion

7,000
1,600
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2113
og
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2113, CanadaCANADA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Jubilee (50-65), CANADA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Jubilee (50-65)CANADA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Jubilee (50-65). Original gum except regummed on $2.00 and $4.00 values (disturbed on $1.00 and $3.00), a few small faults incl. crease on $5.00, Fine-Very Fine appearance

8,325
1,300
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2114
nh
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2114, CanadaCANADA, 1897, 50c Jubilee (60), CANADA, 1897, 50c Jubilee (60)CANADA, 1897, 50c Jubilee (60). Top imprint and plate no. 23 strip of three, well-centered within wide margins (especially the two end stamps), stamps Mint N.H., hinged in the top selvage only, incl. one reinforcing separated perfs, rich color, right stamp with single pulled perforation at bottom, otherwise Very Fine and handsome, catalogued as three Mint N.H. singles, Unitrade C$4,500.00

2,325
550
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2115
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2115, CanadaCANADA, 1897, 50c Jubilee (60), CANADA, 1897, 50c Jubilee (60)CANADA, 1897, 50c Jubilee (60). Top left corner selvage horizontal pair, with part imprint, cancelled by perfect strike of flag and Montreal Jul 23 1897 circular datestamp, well-centered and margined, lovely pastel color, Very Fine, catalogued as two singles, Unitrade C$500.00

380
950
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