EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS WIDELY REGARDED AS THE FINEST USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ROSE IMPERFORATE OF VANCOUVER ISLAND, SCOTT 5. ONE OF THE KEY RARITIES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND WHICH IS RARELY ENCOUNTERED IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.
Examples in any condition - whether unused or used - are exceptionally rare. To find one with full margins, completely sound, neatly cancelled and with the overall freshness this stamp exudes is exceptional. This would make a key item for any Gem quality B.N.A. collection.
Ex Caspary, "Provenance", "November", and "Highlands". Signed Bloch. With 1997 Brandon and 2019 Greene Foundation certificates. Scott $11,000.00. SG £11,000. Unitrade C$15,000.00
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT BLUE IMPERFORATE.
With 1977 Brandon and 2008 P.F. certificates. Scott $5,000.00. SG £2,000. Unitrade C$7,500.00