Contact by phone:
Dallas: (214) 754-5991
New York: (212) 753-6421

Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Leave Absentee Bids
*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid will be added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers are responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid you agree to the terms and conditions of sale.

Category — Canadian Provinces

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1222
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1222, Canadian ProvincesBRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1865, 3p Blue (7; SG 21), BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1865, 3p Blue (7; SG 21)BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1865, 3p Blue (7; SG 21). Rich color, tied by Wells Fargo & Co. oval datestamp on cover with Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank, sent to San Francisco, cover with trivial tear at top not affecting stamp or frank, Fine, a scarce and attractive use

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
1223
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1223, Canadian ProvincesNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b; SG 4b), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b; SG 4b)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b; SG 4b). Tied by light oval grid on 1860 mourning cover to Amherst, St. John July 10 and Amherst July 11 backstamps, stamp with full margins, small nick in the corner, cover with trivial mounting crease at top right, Very Fine appearance, signed Jarrett, SG £3,000, Unitrade C$5,000.00

3,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
1224
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1224, Canadian ProvincesNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b; SG 4b), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b; SG 4b)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b; SG 4b). Tied by blue "8" in oval grid on 1858 folded letter to Summerside, Prince Edward Island, backstamps included blue Chatham (Mar. 5), Prince Edward Island (Mar. 8), and red Summerside (Mar. 11), bisect with small repair due to file fold, Fine appearance, a rare use to Prince Edward Island, SG £3,000, Unitrade C$5,000.00

3,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
1225
ng
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1225, Canadian ProvincesNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 1sh Bright Red Violet (3; SG 5), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 1sh Bright Red Violet (3; SG 5)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 1sh Bright Red Violet (3; SG 5). Unused (no gum), full to ample margins all around, lovely rich color and a crisp impression, thinning along two edges (noted on the certificate as "some skinning on reverse")

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN ATTRACTIVE YET AFFORDABLE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 ONE-SHILLING BRIGHT VIOLET.

We have offered only four other unused examples since keeping computerized records.

With 1984 Greene Foundation certificate. SG £22,000. Unitrade C$30,000.00

30,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
1226
TC
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1226, Canadian ProvincesNEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, 10c Queen Victoria, Se-Tenant Trial Color Compound Die Proof in Blue (Unitrade 5TCi), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, 10c Queen Victoria, Se-Tenant Trial Color Compound Die Proof in Blue (Unitrade 5TCi)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, 10c Queen Victoria, Se-Tenant Trial Color Compound Die Proof in Blue (Unitrade 5TCi). On card measuring 53 x 24mm with wide gutter between, diagonal broken crease from about middle of gutter to about middle of the Connell stamp

VERY FINE APPEARING COMPOUND DIE PROOF OF BOTH 5-CENT AND 10-CENT VALUES, EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AS MOST EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN CUT DOWN TO SINGLES.

Connell, a provincial postmaster, had his own portrait engraved on the 5c stamp instead of Queen Victoria, once this was discovered the entire printing of the Connell stamp was seized and destroyed although a few escaped destruction and today are very rare and much sought-after stamps.

Ex Baillie. Unitrade value

C$ 7,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
1227
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1227, Canadian ProvincesNEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 10c Vermilion, Half Used as 5c (9a; SG 17a), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 10c Vermilion, Half Used as 5c (9a; SG 17a)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 10c Vermilion, Half Used as 5c (9a; SG 17a). Tied by open grid on 1860 cover to Richibucto, backstamps of Douglas, Chatham and Richibucto (all dated June 13), cover with some light soiling, otherwise Fine, the bisected usages were made necessary by delays in obtaining 5c stamps as new supplies were printed after the Connell controversy, SG £600, Unitrade C$1,000.00

750
Future Sale
Back to Top
1228
ng
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1228, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 2p Scarlet Vermilion (2; SG 2), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 2p Scarlet Vermilion (2; SG 2)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 2p Scarlet Vermilion (2; SG 2). Unused (no gum), full even margins, gorgeous vivid color and a highly detailed impression, tiny natural fiber inclusion not mentioned on either accompanying certificate

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A HANDSOME AND VERY RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 2-PENCE SCARLET VERMILION.

We have offered only two other unused (with or without gum) since keeping computerized records.

Ex Gibralter and Gross. Signed E. Diena and Calves. With 1992 Brandon and 1996 Greene Foundation certificates. SG £25,000. Unitrade C$25,000.00

17,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
1229
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1229, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 2p Scarlet Vermilion (2; SG 2), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 2p Scarlet Vermilion (2; SG 2)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 2p Scarlet Vermilion (2; SG 2). Ample to clear margins all around, strong color and impression, neat grid cancel, horizontal crease at bottom, Very Fine appearance, SG £6,500. Unitrade C$12,000.00

7,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
1230
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1230, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 4p Scarlet Vermilion (4; SG 4), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 4p Scarlet Vermilion (4; SG 4)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 4p Scarlet Vermilion (4; SG 4). Very large to full margins all around, brilliantly rich color on crisp white paper, neat grid cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A FRESH AND HIGHLY DESIRABLE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 4-PENCE SCARLET VERMILION.

SG £3,500. Unitrade C$7,000.00

4,250
Future Sale
Back to Top
1231
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1231, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 6p Scarlet Vermilion (6; SG 6), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 6p Scarlet Vermilion (6; SG 6)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 6p Scarlet Vermilion (6; SG 6). Large margins all around, rich color and sharp impression, light grid cancel, small thin, Extremely Fine appearance, rarely seen with margins this large, ex Caspary and Pratt, SG £4,750. Unitrade C$7,000.00

5,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
1232
ogbl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1232, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 8p Scarlet Vermilion (8; SG 8), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 8p Scarlet Vermilion (8; SG 8)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 8p Scarlet Vermilion (8; SG 8). Block of four, original gum, two minor h.r.'s, large margins all around including a sheet margin at bottom, radiant color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous block, catalogue values are as singles, SG £1,600.00. Unitrade C$2,000.00

1,600
Future Sale
Back to Top
1233
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1233, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 1sh Scarlet Vermilion (9; SG 9), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 1sh Scarlet Vermilion (9; SG 9)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 1sh Scarlet Vermilion (9; SG 9). Large margins to close but clearing at top, intensely rich color and a well-incised impression, light grid cancel

A RARE FOUR-MARGIN SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-SHILLING SCARLET VERMILION.

The One-Shilling value of the 1857 Series is notorious for having little or no margins around. In addition, most examples have faults to some degree. The copy offered here is one of the few four-margin sound examples available.

Ex Wellburn. With 1983 B.P.A. certificate. SG £9,000. Unitrade C$14,000.00

10,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
1234
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1234, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 2p Orange (11; SG 10), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 2p Orange (11; SG 10)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 2p Orange (11; SG 10). Horizontal pair, large margins to just barely touching the frameline at bottom left and bottom right, bright color, neat grid cancels, Very Fine, ex Carey Fox and Pratt, with 1963 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as singles, SG £1,400, Unitrade C$1,200.00

950
Future Sale
Back to Top
1235
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1235, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 6p Orange (13; SG 14), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 6p Orange (13; SG 14)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 6p Orange (13; SG 14). Horizontal pair, mostly large margins all around, fresh color, light grid cancels, light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, Pratt recorded only four used pairs, three of which are creased, ex Burrus and Pratt, catalogued as singles, SG £1,600, Unitrade C$3,200.00

2,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
1236
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1236, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange, Handmade Paper without Mesh (15; SG 15), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange, Handmade Paper without Mesh (15; SG 15)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange, Handmade Paper without Mesh (15; SG 15). Close margins but clearing all around except just touching the frameline at top, light grid cancel, strong impression, small expert repair at top right, Fine appearance, a collectable example of this rare classic stamp, SG £11,000, Unitrade C$6,000.00

12,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
1237
ogbl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1237, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1879, 2c Green, Rouletted (38; SG 41), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1879, 2c Green, Rouletted (38; SG 41)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1879, 2c Green, Rouletted (38; SG 41). Block of nine from the bottom right corner of the sheet, original gum, some h.r.'s including one reinforcing separated perfs at top, slight gum disturbance in a few places, imprints at right and bottom, well-centered, fresh color, position 4 with tiny fault, overall Very Fine and a very scarce block, catalogue values as singles, SG £1,530, Unitrade C$2,700.00

1,800
Future Sale
Back to Top
1238
ogbl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1238, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1876, 5c Blue, Rouletted (40; SG 43), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1876, 5c Blue, Rouletted (40; SG 43)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1876, 5c Blue, Rouletted (40; SG 43). Block of four with imprint in bottom margin, large part original gum, some h.r.'s, well-centered, bright color, Very Fine, blocks of four of this rouletted stamps are quite elusive, especially with an imprint, catalogue value as singles, SG £800, Unitrade C$1,600.00

1,100
Future Sale
Back to Top
1239
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1239, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1918, 2c on 60c Black, Double Surcharge (126 footnote; SG 79 footnote; Unitrade 74E-2), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1918, 2c on 60c Black, Double Surcharge (126 footnote; SG 79 footnote; Unitrade 74E-2)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1918, 2c on 60c Black, Double Surcharge (126 footnote; SG 79 footnote; Unitrade 74E-2). Two distinct surcharges, lightly hinged, deep shade, Fine, only 50 were surcharged, which includes both normal and double surcharges, Unitrade C$1,500.00

1,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
1240
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1240, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Red Brown, Hawker Air Post (C1; SG 142), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Red Brown, Hawker Air Post (C1; SG 142)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Red Brown, Hawker Air Post (C1; SG 142). Manuscript initials "J.A.R." on reverse, lightly hinged, centered a bit to top as are most, rich color, diagonal crease, small closed tear at bottom, and light stains at bottom

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE FAMOUS NEWFOUNDLAND 1919 HAWKER AIR POST.

Signed Bloch. SG £22,000. Unitrade C$20,000.00

25,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
1241
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1241, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1921, 35c Halifax Air Post, 1-1/2mm Spacing, With Period After "1921", Inverted Overprint (C3i; SG 148i), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1921, 35c Halifax Air Post, 1-1/2mm Spacing, With Period After "1921", Inverted Overprint (C3i; SG 148i)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1921, 35c Halifax Air Post, 1-1/2mm Spacing, With Period After "1921", Inverted Overprint (C3i; SG 148i). Lightly hinged, rich color in a dark shade

VERY FINE. THE FIRST EXAMPLE OF THIS AIR POST ERROR RARITY, SCOTT C3i, WE HAVE EVER OFFERED. ONLY 16 WERE PRINTED.

There are six combination varieties of the Halifax Air Post stamp with the inverted overprint. We have offered several over the years, but never one with the narrow spacing and period after "1921". Only sixteen were printed.

SG £9,000. Unitrade C$14,00.00

10,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
1242
ogbl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1242, Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1933, $4.50 Balbo Air Post (C18), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1933, $4.50 Balbo Air Post (C18)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1933, $4.50 Balbo Air Post (C18). Block of four (which represents a complete setting of all four types), top stamps lightly hinged, bottom stamps Mint N.H., rich color, a few slightly irregular perfs at bottom right, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,650
Future Sale
Back to Top
1243
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1243, Canadian ProvincesNOVA SCOTIA, 1853, 1p Red Brown (1; SG 1), NOVA SCOTIA, 1853, 1p Red Brown (1; SG 1)NOVA SCOTIA, 1853, 1p Red Brown (1; SG 1). Horizontal strip of three, large to full margins all around, rich color, tied by oval grids on 1857 folded cover to New Glasgow, Guysborough originating backstamp (Sep. 11), Guysborough backstamp (Sep. 12), Very Fine, approximately twenty covers exist with the 1p strip of three paying the 3p rate, this cover is in finer condition than most

E. 1,500-2,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
1244
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1244, Canadian ProvincesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue (2; SG 3), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue (2; SG 3)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue (2; SG 3). Vertical pair, original gum, minor h.r., mostly large margins to full all around, bold color on fresh paper

VERY FINE. A RARE UNUSED PAIR OF THE 3-PENCE BRIGHT BLUE.

Signed Bloch. With 1988 Brandon certificate. Catalogued as singles. SG £2,200. Unitrade C$6,400.00

3,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
1245
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1245, Canadian ProvincesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue (2; SG 3), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue (2; SG 3)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue (2; SG 3). Pair, large margins on three sides, bottom stamp close but clears at top, other stamp slightly in at top, rich color, bottom stamp with tiny closed tear, tied by oval grid on 1858 cover to Boston, red "Paid 10", ms. 6 in crayon, Truro (Dec. 21) and Amherst (Dec. 23) backstamps, St. John Dec. 25 circular datestamp on front, torn backflap, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
1246
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1246, Canadian ProvincesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue, Half Used as 1-1/2p (2a; SG 3a), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue, Half Used as 1-1/2p (2a; SG 3a)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue, Half Used as 1-1/2p (2a; SG 3a). Right vertical half, used with horizontal pair of 3p Bright Blue (2; SG 3), cancelled by oval grid cancels on 1859 cover to Rotherham, England, arrival backstamp, pair with faint pre-use crease between stamps of little consequence, cover with light edge wear, Very Fine, a rare and handsome bisect cover paying the 7-1/2p rate to England, signed Frank Godden, with 2009 P.F. certificate, SG £2,500, Unitrade C$6,000.00

3,750
Future Sale
Back to Top
1247
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1247, Canadian ProvincesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 6p Yellow Green (4; SG 5), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 6p Yellow Green (4; SG 5)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 6p Yellow Green (4; SG 5). Large part original gum, full margins nearly all around, close but clears at one point, bright color, thins, Very Fine appearance, unused examples are rare, particularly with original gum, ex Argenti, with 1957 R.P.S. certificate, SG £4,750, Unitrade C$15,000.00

5,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
1248
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1248, Canadian ProvincesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 6p Yellow Green, Diagonal Half Used as 3c (4a; SG 5a), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 6p Yellow Green, Diagonal Half Used as 3c (4a; SG 5a)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 6p Yellow Green, Diagonal Half Used as 3c (4a; SG 5a). Used with 6p to make up the triple local rate of 9p, tied by oval grids on 1860 cover to Truro (Sept. 22 backstamp), bisect with large margins, 6p with three large margins, cover with faults, including creasing at top right which just affects the 6p stamp, Fine appearance, a very rare use, as the 6p bisect was normally used solo to pay the 3p rate, only a tiny number exist with a 6p to make up the 9p rate, SG £3,250, Unitrade C$6,000.00

4,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
Copyright 2019. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy