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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

Category — Canada Collection Balances

Cat./Est. Value
The Scarsdale Canada Mint Never-Hinged Collection Balance. Neatly mounted on Scott album pages, begins with No. 135 then predominately complete with few exceptions from 1930s-70s, Back-of-Book with Air Post, Air Post Special Delivery and Official, Special Delivery, Postage Due and Officials all complete, each stamp meticulously selected over the course of years for their Mint N.H. condition, overall freshness and precise centering, six certificates accompany, Extremely Fine throughout, a fantastic head-start to someone looking to collect Gem-quality Canada or a seasoned collector seeking to fill in those "cheaper" spaces, the catalogue value alone for pre-1950s material exceeds $4,900.00

E. 2,000-3,000
The Scarsdale Canada Used Collection Balance. Beautifully mounted in hingeless mounts in a Scott album, begins with 1859 Cents Issue with Nos. 14-15, 17-18, nice range of Large and Small Queens, complete 1897-98 Leaf Issue and most Numerals, predominately complete from 1912 Admirals to about 1970, Back-of-Book with complete Air Posts, Special Delivery, Postage Due and Officials, eight certificates accompany, the catalogue value to 1950 at about $3,900.00, what sets this collection apart from other "normal" collections is the overall high level of quality, the same level of determination was used by this collector to obtain Gem quality examples, regardless of value, so each stamp was meticulously collected individually and mimics the quality offered in the single lots presented in this sale, mostly Very Fine-Extremely Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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