Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 December, 2022
Category — Canadian Provinces
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A PRISTINE AND DESIRABLE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1860 2-1/2-PENCE ORANGE ROSE. THIS WAS THE FIRST JOINT ISSUE BETWEEN BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND.
This stamp was printed but never placed into use. While listed in Scott and Unitrade, Stanley Gibbons considers this an imperforate plate proof.
With 2022 Greene Foundation certificate. Scott $27,500.00. SG £10,000. Unitrade C$60,000.00
EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-SHILLING REDDISH PURPLE WHICH IS RARE IN THIS CHOICE CONDITION.
Scott $5,000.00. SG £3,750. Unitrade C$7,000.00