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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

Category — 1870-97 Small Queen Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
544
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Sale 1243, Lot 544, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1882, -1/2c Black (34; SG 101). Mint N.H., enormous Jumbo margins, exceptionally well-centered, deep shade, Extremely Fine Gem, a truly remarkable example which would be nearly impossible to improve upon, with 2009 P.F. certificate, Scott $45.00, SG £22 as hinged, Unitrade C$75.00

E. 200-300
700
545
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Sale 1243, Lot 545, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1870, 1c Yellow (35; SG 75). Mint N.H. with part imprint selvage at top (hinged in ungummed selvage only), vibrant shade on fresh paper, exceptionally well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning example, with 2002 Greene Foundation and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90 which we feel is severely under-graded), Scott $100.00, SG £50 as hinged, Unitrade C$180.00

E. 300-400
700
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546
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Sale 1243, Lot 546, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1870, 2c Green, Ottawa Printing (36; SG 103; Unitrade 36i). Mint N.H., precise centering with wide margins, deep rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, scarce in this superb condition, with 2008 Sismondo certificate, Scott $170.00, SG £75 as hinged, Unitrade C$300.00

E. 200-300
600
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547
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Sale 1243, Lot 547, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1873, 3c Orange Red (37; SG 105). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with impressively wide and balanced margins, vivid color and strong impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example which the certificate notes as from the "1880's printing", ex "Fordwater" and "Calgary", with 2013 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $350.00, SG £55 as hinged, Unitrade C$750.00

E. 500-750
1,000
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548
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Sale 1243, Lot 548, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1876, 5c Slate Green (38; SG 85). Original gum, lightly hinged, particularly well-centered, intensely rich color and strong impression, Extremely Fine, an elusive stamp in this premium condition, ex Dr. Dauer, with 1994 and 2014 P.F. certificates, Scott $800.00, SG £425, Unitrade C$1,000.00

E. 500-750
1,300
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549
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Sale 1243, Lot 549, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1872, 6c Yellow Brown (39; SG 98). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, ex "Calgary", with 2001 Greene Foundation and 2018 P.F. certificates, Scott $1,350.00, SG £550 as hinged, Unitrade C$2,400.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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550
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Sale 1243, Lot 550, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1877, 10c Dull Rose Lilac (40; SG 87). Original gum, beautiful shade on bright paper, especially well-centered with balanced margins, Extremely Fine, ex Roberts and "Calgary", with 2018 P.F. certificate, Scott $1,600.00, SG £700, Unitrade C$1,700.00

E. 750-1,000
1,900
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551
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Sale 1243, Lot 551, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1888, 3c Bright Vermilion (41; SG 105). Mint N.H., well-centered with wide margins, wonderfully bright shade, sharp impression on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 Sismondo certificate, Scott $135.00, SG £55 as hinged, Unitrade C$270.00

E. 200-300
425
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552
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Sale 1243, Lot 552, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1889, 5c Gray (42; SG 106). Mint N.H., precise centering with particularly wide margins, bold color and sharp impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, seldom encountered in this superb quality, with 2011 Sismondo certificate, Scott $500.00, SG £110 as hinged, Unitrade C$900.00

E. 500-750
1,900
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553
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Sale 1243, Lot 553, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1889, 6c Red Brown (43; SG 107). Original gum, lightly hinged, flawless centering within absolutely huge margins, lovely shade, sharp impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, one of the finest examples we have encountered, ex "Crossings", with 2009 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $225.00, SG £50, Unitrade C$300.00

E. 200-300
550
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554
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Sale 1243, Lot 554, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1893, 8c Violet Black (44; SG 117). Mint N.H., precise centering, intense shade and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate, Scott $550.00, SG £180 as hinged, Unitrade C$1,400.00

E. 500-750
1,000
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555
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Sale 1243, Lot 555, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1897, 10c Dull Rose (45a; SG 110). Mint N.H., excellent centering, brilliant color in this Dull Rose shade, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.F. certificate, Scott $1,200.00, SG £275 as hinged, Unitrade C$2,400.00

E. 750-1,000
1,900
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556
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Sale 1243, Lot 556, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1893, 20c Vermilion (46; SG 115). Mint N.H., outstanding centering with uncommonly wide margins, brilliant color, sharp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a difficult stamp to improve upon in this superb quality, with 2009 Sismondo certificate, Scott $1,000.00, SG £250 as hinged, Unitrade C$2,400.00

E. 1,000-1,500
5,000
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557
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Sale 1243, Lot 557, 1870-97 Small Queen IssuesCANADA, 1893, 50c Blue (47; SG 116). Mint N.H., excellent centering with wide margins, deep rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, this sought-after high value is rarely encountered so choice, ex "Crossings", with 1994 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $1,000.00, SG £275 as hinged, Unitrade C$2,400.00

E. 1,000-1,500
3,000
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