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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 10-12 December, 2019

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Category — Canada thru 1898 Jubilee Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1249
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1249, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Plate Proof on India (Unitrade 1P), CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Plate Proof on India (Unitrade 1P)CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Plate Proof on India (Unitrade 1P). Block of 25 mounted on card, position 15 with major re-entry (position A47 on the pane), bright and fresh

VERY FINE. AN UNUSUALLY LARGE BLOCK OF THE 1851 3-PENCE PROOF. MADE EVEN MORE DESIRABLE WITH THE MAJOR RE-ENTRY.

Ex Dale-Lichtenstein. Unitrade value as 25 normal proofs

C$ 8,750
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1250
Pbl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1250, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1851, 6p Dark Gray Trial Color Proof on India, with Vertical Carmine "Specimen" (Unitrade 2TCvii), CANADA, 1851, 6p Dark Gray Trial Color Proof on India, with Vertical Carmine "Specimen" (Unitrade 2TCvii)CANADA, 1851, 6p Dark Gray Trial Color Proof on India, with Vertical Carmine "Specimen" (Unitrade 2TCvii). Block of six with sheet margin at right, with various guide lines in the margin, fresh, Very Fine, Unitrade value as singles

C$ 1,800
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1251
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1251, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2), CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2)CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2). Large balanced margins all around, fine impression, centrally struck blue target cancel, Extremely Fine, SG £1,300, Unitrade C$2,000.00

1,650
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1252
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1252, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2), CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2)CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2). Horizontal pair, full to large margins, each stamp cancelled by bold target, rich color, vertical crease entirely between stamps which ends in a tiny tear at top, tiny corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, ex Hall, catalogue values as singles, SG £2,600, Unitrade C$4,000.00

3,300
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1253
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1253, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2), CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2)CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2). Even margins all around, tied by light target cancel with corresponding red "Osgoode C.W. OC 26 1852" rimless circular datestamp at bottom left on folded cover to Montreal, red "Money Letter" straightline handstamp also ties stamp, Prescott transit and Montreal arrival backstamps, couple slightly heavy vertical file folds, Very Fine, Unitrade C$3,000.00

3,100
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1254
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1254, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid Paper (2b; SG 3), CANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid Paper (2b; SG 3)CANADA, 1851, 6p Grayish Purple, Laid Paper (2b; SG 3). Large to full margins, rich color, crisp impression, target cancel, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Unitrade C$2,400.00

1,750
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1255
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1255, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Plate Proof on India, Vertical Carmine "Specimen" Overprint (Unitrade 3Pi), CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Plate Proof on India, Vertical Carmine "Specimen" Overprint (Unitrade 3Pi)CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Plate Proof on India, Vertical Carmine "Specimen" Overprint (Unitrade 3Pi). Large balanced margins, sharp impression on fresh paper, Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 2,500
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1256
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1256, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Plate Proof on India, Vertical Carmine "Specimen" Overprint (Unitrade 3Pi), CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Plate Proof on India, Vertical Carmine "Specimen" Overprint (Unitrade 3Pi)CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Plate Proof on India, Vertical Carmine "Specimen" Overprint (Unitrade 3Pi). Mounted on card, large to full margins, exceptionally fresh, Very Fine, Unitrade value

C$ 2,500
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1257
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1257, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1859, 6p Brown Violet (13; SG 27), CANADA, 1859, 6p Brown Violet (13; SG 27)CANADA, 1859, 6p Brown Violet (13; SG 27). Especially well-centered for this issue, intense shade and sharp impression, minute tear at top, Extremely Fine appearance, an exceptionally scarce stamp to find well-centered, with 2019 Greene Foundation certificate, SG £4,250

7,500
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1258
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1258, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1868, 1c Brown Red (22; SG 55), CANADA, 1868, 1c Brown Red (22; SG 55)CANADA, 1868, 1c Brown Red (22; SG 55). Unused (regummed), near perfect centering with wide and balanced margins, wonderfully fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 Greene Foundation certificate, SG £550, Unitrade C$1,000.00

550
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1259
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1259, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1868, 1c Deep Orange, First Printing (23a; SG 56), CANADA, 1868, 1c Deep Orange, First Printing (23a; SG 56)CANADA, 1868, 1c Deep Orange, First Printing (23a; SG 56). Unused (regummed) though previous P.F. certificate states "slightly disturbed O.G.", well-centered, stunningly fresh color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. and 2019 Greene Foundation certificates, SG £1,600, Unitrade C$3,000.00

1,900
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1260
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1260, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1875, 5c Olive Green, Perf 11-1/2 x 12 (26; SG 63), CANADA, 1875, 5c Olive Green, Perf 11-1/2 x 12 (26; SG 63)CANADA, 1875, 5c Olive Green, Perf 11-1/2 x 12 (26; SG 63). Unused (no gum), incredibly wide margins, well-centered, strong impression, slightly toned, otherwise Very Fine, with clear 2003 Gratton and 2019 Greene Foundation certificates, SG £850, Unitrade C$2,500.00

1,600
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1261
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1261, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1870-89, -1/2c-10c Small Queens, Montreal Printings (34-40), CANADA, 1870-89, -1/2c-10c Small Queens, Montreal Printings (34-40)CANADA, 1870-89, -1/2c-10c Small Queens, Montreal Printings (34-40). One of each value, plus 15c Gray Large Queen (No. 30) and 5c Registration stamp (No. F2), all tied by "R" registry handstamps on 1890 cover to New York, ms. and handstamp registration numbers, Montreal backstamp, -1/2 with perf faults at left from being at the edge, Very Fine and colorful use

E. 400-500
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1262
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1262, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1895, 8c Blue Gray, Imperforate (44d; SG 117a), CANADA, 1895, 8c Blue Gray, Imperforate (44d; SG 117a)CANADA, 1895, 8c Blue Gray, Imperforate (44d; SG 117a). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins, rich shade, Very Fine, about 400 pairs printed, SG £950, Unitrade C$1,000.00

850
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1263°
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1263, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1893, 20c Vermilion, 50c Deep Violet Blue, Imperforate (46a-47a; SG 115a-116a), CANADA, 1893, 20c Vermilion, 50c Deep Violet Blue, Imperforate (46a-47a; SG 115a-116a)CANADA, 1893, 20c Vermilion, 50c Deep Violet Blue, Imperforate (46a-47a; SG 115a-116a). Matching top right corner sheet margin blocks of four, original gum, position 2 and 3 of each block lightly hinged, other stamps Mint N.H., 30c with minor gum bend of no significance, 50c with slightly short gumming (natural)

EXTREMELY FINE MATCHING IMPERFORATE BLOCKS OF THE 30-CENT AND 50-CENT SEATED VICTORIA. AN IMPRESSIVE SHOWPIECE SET OF IMPERFORATE MULTIPLES.

Only two sheets of 100 were printed (100 pairs total). Catalogued as two pairs. SG £7,000. Unitrade C$7,200.00

6,000
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1264
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1264, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1897, -1/2c Jubilee, Large Die Proof (50P), CANADA, 1897, -1/2c Jubilee, Large Die Proof (50P)CANADA, 1897, -1/2c Jubilee, Large Die Proof (50P). Printed in Black (issued color) on India and mounted on card measuring 62 x 61mm, sharp impression, Very Fine, an incredibly rare die proof not to be confused with the far more common plate proofs on card in the issued colors

E. 1,000-1,500
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1265
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1265, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1897, 3c Jubilee, Large Die Proof (53P), CANADA, 1897, 3c Jubilee, Large Die Proof (53P)CANADA, 1897, 3c Jubilee, Large Die Proof (53P). Printed in Black on India showing die sinkage at sides, measuring 72 x 53mm, vivid impression, small natural pinhole at right far from design, Very Fine, an incredibly rare die proof not to be confused with the far more common plate proofs on card in the issued colors

E. 1,000-1,500
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1266
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1266, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1897, 6c Jubilee (55), CANADA, 1897, 6c Jubilee (55)CANADA, 1897, 6c Jubilee (55). Mint N.H. block of four with bottom right corner selvage, rich color, light natural gum bends, selvage crease bottom left, Fine-Very Fine

2,300
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1267
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1267, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1897, 8c Jubilee (56), CANADA, 1897, 8c Jubilee (56)CANADA, 1897, 8c Jubilee (56). Mint N.H., choice centering, wide margins, deeply rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate, Unitrade C$600.00

325
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1268
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1268, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1897, 15c Jubilee (58), CANADA, 1897, 15c Jubilee (58)CANADA, 1897, 15c Jubilee (58). Mint N.H. block of four with full top right corner selvage, bottom pair Fine, top pair Extremely Fine

2,700
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1269
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1269, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1897, $4.00 Jubilee (64), CANADA, 1897, $4.00 Jubilee (64)CANADA, 1897, $4.00 Jubilee (64). Block of four, magenta Winnipeg circular datestamps, rich color, wide margins, Very Fine, catalogue values as singles, Unitrade C$6,400.00

4,400
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1270
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1270, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1897, $5.00 Jubilee (65), CANADA, 1897, $5.00 Jubilee (65)CANADA, 1897, $5.00 Jubilee (65). Disturbed original gum mentioned on accompanying certificate which we feel is unjustly harsh as it has been previously hinged, outstanding centering, rich luxuriant color and a well-incised impression, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2019 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade C$2,000.00

1,400
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1271
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1271, Canada thru 1898 Jubilee IssueCANADA, 1897, $5.00 Jubilee (65), CANADA, 1897, $5.00 Jubilee (65)CANADA, 1897, $5.00 Jubilee (65). Block of four, light magenta Winnipeg cancels, rich color, top right stamp with light crease, otherwise Very Fine, a handsome used block of four, Scott Retail as singles

4,400
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