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Sale 1243 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 11: British North America

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

Category — 1851-1863 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
757
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Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 757, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA 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). Original gum, h.r., mostly large to full margins all around, deep rich color, intense impression on fresh blued paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1853 ONE-PENNY RED BROWN, SCOTT NO. 1. RARELY ENCOUNTERED SO CHOICE.

Ex Caspary. With 2008 P.F. certificate. Scott $2,500.00. SG £3,000. Unitrade C$6,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
758
 
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 758, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA 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). Large to full margins, deep rich color, neat barred oval cancels, Very Fine and choice, with 1979 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $500.00, SG £475, Unitrade C$700.00

E. 200-300
275
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759
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Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 759, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 3p Pale Blue (2b; SG 4), NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 3p Pale Blue (2b; SG 4)NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 3p Pale Blue (2b; SG 4). Original gum, lightly hinged, impressively large and balanced margins, wonderfully strong color, amazing proof-like impression on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 3-PENCE IN PALE BLUE SHADE. RARE IN THIS SUPERB CONDITION.

Ex "Fordwater". With photocopy of 2003 Brandon (as pair from which this originates) and 2013 P.F. certificates. Scott $1,750.00. SG £1,000. Unitrade C$3,200.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,300
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760
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Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 760, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Dark Blue (3; SG 2), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Dark Blue (3; SG 2)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Dark Blue (3; SG 2). Large part original gum, exceptionally large margins all around, strong rich color and intense impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, a handsome example in superb condition, ex Chapin and Gross, with 2009 P.F. certificate, Scott $2,250.00, SG £1,300, Unitrade C$4,400.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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761
 
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 761, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue, 3p Dark Blue (2-3; SG 2-3), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue, 3p Dark Blue (2-3; SG 2-3)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue, 3p Dark Blue (2-3; SG 2-3). Each with large margins, No. 2 particularly huge with part of adjoining stamp on one side, wonderfully fresh colors, Extremely Fine pair, No. 2 with 1991 Greene Foundation and No. 3 with 1995 P.S.E. certificate, Scott $525.00, SG £320, Unitrade C$700.00

E. 300-400
275
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762
 
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 762, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue, 3p Dark Blue (2-3; SG 2-3), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue, 3p Dark Blue (2-3; SG 2-3)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Bright Blue, 3p Dark Blue (2-3; SG 2-3). Large balanced margins, fresh colors, Very Fine and choice, No. 2 with 1996 P.S.E. and No. 3 with 2001 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $525.00, SG £320, Unitrade C$700.00

E. 200-300
325
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763
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Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 763, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA 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). Original gum, relatively lightly hinged, uncharacteristically large margins all around, exceptional color with a razor-sharp impression on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 6-PENCE YELLOW GREEN. EXTRAORDINARILY RARE IN THIS STUNNING QUALITY.

Most examples we have encountered have part or traces of original gum, or no gum at all. Finding one with full original gum in this high level of quality is notably rare.

With 1986 R.P.S. and 2009 Sismondo certificates. Scott $5,500.00. SG £4,750. Unitrade C$15,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
4,250
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764
 
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 764, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA 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). Mostly large margins to clear at bottom, lovely fresh color, lightly struck oval grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2007 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $825.00, SG £550, Unitrade C$1,200.00

E. 300-400
325
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765
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Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 765, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 6p Dark Green (5; SG 6), NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 6p Dark Green (5; SG 6)NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 6p Dark Green (5; SG 6). Unused (no gum), large to ample margins all around, luxurious deep color in this distinctive shade, highly detailed impression on fresh paper, certificate notes a "tiny black mark in "G" of Postage" which is absolutely trivial and only seen under high magnification

VERY FINE. THE 1857 6-PENCE DARK GREEN IS ONE OF THE RAREST STAMPS TO FIND IN UNUSED CONDITION WITH VERY FEW THOUGHT TO EXIST, ESPECIALLY IN CHOICE CONDITION.

Ex "Cornwallis" and Mayer. With 1974 Robson Lowe (not noting mark) and 2007 Greene Foundation certificates. Scott $10,000.00. SG £10,000. Unitrade C$12,500.00

E. 3,000-4,000
2,700
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766
 
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 766, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 6p Dark Green (5; SG 6), NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 6p Dark Green (5; SG 6)NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 6p Dark Green (5; SG 6). Exceptionally large and balanced margins, deep rich color in this distinctive shade, uncommonly light oval grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PRISTINE AND SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 6-PENCE DARK GREEN. RARELY SEEN THIS CHOICE.

With 1992 and 2007 P.F. certificates. Scott $2,250.00. SG £1,000. Unitrade C$3,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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767
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Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 767, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 1sh Deep Purple (6b; SG 7c), NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 1sh Deep Purple (6b; SG 7c)NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 1sh Deep Purple (6b; SG 7c). Part original gum, magnificent large balanced margins, stunning color with a proof-like impression on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS, WITHOUT QUESTION, THE FINEST ONE-SHILLING DEEP PURPLE WITH ANY ORIGINAL GUM IN EXISTENCE. ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SCARSDALE COLLECTION BOASTING AN EXCEPTIONAL IMPRESSION, LARGE MARGINS AND AN OVERALL FRESHNESS RARELY ENCOUNTERED ON THESE EARLY NOVA SCOTIA STAMPS.

Ex Ferrary and Burrus. With 1962 A. Diena and 2006 Sismondo certificates. Scott $25,000.00. SG £18,000. Unitrade C$65,000.00

E. 20,000-30,000
30,000
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768
 
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 768, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 1sh Reddish Purple (6; SG 8), NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 1sh Reddish Purple (6; SG 8)NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 1sh Reddish Purple (6; SG 8). Large to full margins all around, especially rich color on bright paper, light oval grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A LOVELY USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-SHILLING REDDISH PURPLE. TRULY RARE SCARCE IN SUCH EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION.

Ex Ferrary. With 1994 Brandon and 2007 P.F. certificates. Scott $5,000.00. SG £3,500. Unitrade C$7,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,600
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769
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Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 769, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1sh Cold Violet (7; SG 7), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1sh Cold Violet (7; SG 7)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1sh Cold Violet (7; SG 7). Unused (no gum), full margins all around, luxurious color in this distinctive true shade, uncommonly sharp impression on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE ICONIC 1851 ONE-SHILLING COLD VIOLET. THIS IS EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST UNUSED EXAMPLES IN EXISTENCE, OF WHICH LESS THAN A DOZEN ARE THOUGHT TO EXIST. A MAJOR RARITY IN TRUE GEM QUALITY.

Ex Moody, Lilly, Kanai, and Cole. With 1968 R.P.S., 1988 Greene Foundation and 2011 P.F. certificates. Scott $25,000.00. SG £25,000. Unitrade C$35,000.00

E. 10,000-15,000
11,000
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770
 
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 770, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1sh Cold Violet (7; SG 7), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1sh Cold Violet (7; SG 7)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1sh Cold Violet (7; SG 7). Huge to large margins on all four sides, exceptionally fresh color in this distinctive Cold Violet shade, razor-sharp impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 ONE-SHILLING COLD VIOLET, SCOTT NO. 7. EXTRAORDINARILY RARE IN THIS CHOICE CONDITION.

With 1949 R.P.S. and 2008 P.F. certificates. Scott $6,000.00. SG £5,500. Unitrade C$9,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
3,500
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771
 
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 771, 1851-1863 IssuesNOVA SCOTIA, 1860-63, 1c-12-1/2c Pictorial Cents Issue (8-13; SG 9/29), NOVA SCOTIA, 1860-63, 1c-12-1/2c Pictorial Cents Issue (8-13; SG 9/29)NOVA SCOTIA, 1860-63, 1c-12-1/2c Pictorial Cents Issue (8-13; SG 9/29). 1c and 8-1/2c on White Paper, each individually chosen, mostly at public auction, for their exceptional centering, the 1c a superb Jumbo, 12-1/2c with strong vertical plate guideline at left, uncommonly fresh colors, Extremely Fine, a Gem quality set of this popular issue, 1c with 2003 A.P.S., 2c with 1998 P.S.E. and 2007 P.F., 8-1/2c with 1997 P.S.E. and 2007 P.F., 10c with 1998 P.S.E. and 2007 P.F., and 12-1/2c with 2004 Greene Foundation certificates, Scott $103.50, Unitrade C$135.00

E. 500-750
1,300
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