Sale 1281 — The Frank A. Lanza Collection of Canada and Newfoundland

Sale Date — Thursday, 30 March, 2023

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Category — 1922-25 Admiral Issue

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831
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Sale 1281, Lot 831, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1922-25, 4c-$1.00 Admirals, Imperforate (110a-122a). Complete set of the eight values that exist imperforate, all in horizontal pairs, Mint N.H. except 7c lightly hinged and 50c with just the slightest gum disturbance, 7c with plate variety diagonal line in "V" of "SEVEN (Unitrade 114iv, not listed imperforate), each with large margins all around, remarkably bright and fresh

A RARE AND MAGNIFICENT SET OF THE 1922-25 ADMIRAL ISSUE IN IMPERFORATE PAIRS. ONE OF THE VERY FINEST SETS OBTAINABLE.

The imperforate stamps of the Admiral issue invariably come with faults to some degree. The Lanza set, with its large margins, six of the eight values possessing pristine Mint N.H. gum, and without any faults, is one of the finest available.

Ex Poole. Each with 2015 Greene Foundation certificate. Scott $30,500.00. Unitrade C$43,000.00

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Sale 1281, Lot 831, 1922-25 Admiral Issue
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E. 10,000-15,000
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832
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Sale 1281, Lot 832, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1922, 2c Green (107). Mint N.H., marvelously well-centered, extraordinarily wide margins, gorgeous rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2018 P.F. certificate (Superb 98), Scott $90.00, Unitrade C$150.00

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E. 150-200
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833
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Sale 1281, Lot 833, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1923, 3c Brown, Dry Printing (108c). Mint N.H., lavish and wonderfully balance margins all around, deep color and impression on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 .P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95), Scott $70.00, Unitrade C$150.00

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E. 150-200
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834
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Sale 1281, Lot 834, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1925, 4c Yellow Ocher, Dry Printing (110d). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, wide margins, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95), with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95), Scott $150.00, Unitrade C$240.00

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E. 200-300
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835
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Sale 1281, Lot 835, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1912, 5c Dark Blue (111). Mint N.H., choice centering, wide margins, stunning deep color and a superbly detailed impression on immaculate white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a highly desirable and eye-appealing stamp, with 2021 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95), Scott $500.00, Unitrade C$900.00

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E. 500-750
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836
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Sale 1281, Lot 836, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1922, 5c Violet, Wet Printing (112). Mint N.H., impeccably well-centered, wide margins all around, exceedingly fresh, with rich color in a dark shade on brilliantly fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, Scott $110.00, Unitrade C$180.00

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E. 200-300
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837
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Sale 1281, Lot 837, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1912, 7c Yellow Ocher (113). Mint N.H., exceptionally wide and wonderfully balanced margins, attractive rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Dr. Tang and Dr. Killien, with 2006 P.F. (XF-Superb 95) and 2016 Greene Foundation certificates, Scott $130.00, Unitrade C$270.00

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E. 300-400
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838
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Sale 1281, Lot 838, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1924, 7c Red Brown (114). Mint N.H., flawless centering with uncharacteristically wide margins, stunning proof-like color and impression on immaculate white paper, Extremely Fine Gem in every regard, with 2020 P.F. certificate (Superb 98), Scott $65.00, Unitrade C$105.00

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E. 200-300
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839
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Sale 1281, Lot 839, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1912, 10c Deep Brown Purple (116). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered within the widest margins possible for this challenging stamp, intense color and impression on bright white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AMONG THE FINEST MINT NEVER-HINGED 10-CENT PLUM ADMIRALS AVAILABLE.

The 10c Plum is by far the most difficult of all the Admiral issues to find in gem quality.

With 2020 Greene and P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo). The Philatelic Foundation rarely hands out "Jumbo" designations on Canadian stamps. Scott $700.00. Unitrade C$1,200.00

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E. 1,500-2,000
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840
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Sale 1281, Lot 840, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1922, 10c Blue, Dry Printing (117a). Mint N.H., precise centering, incredibly wide margins all around, eye-arresting rich color on brilliant paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp for the collector assembling a set of Admiral stamps in superb condition, ex "Crossings", with 2009 P.F. certificate (Superb 98), Scott $110.00, Unitrade C$210.00

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E. 200-300
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841
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Sale 1281, Lot 841, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1925, 10c Bister Brown (118). Mint N.H., near perfect centering, wide margins, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2020 P.F. certificate (Superb 98), Scott $120.00, Unitrade C$180.00

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E. 200-300
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842
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Sale 1281, Lot 842, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1925, 20c Gray Green, Wet Printing (119d). Mint N.H., extraordinarily wide and well-balanced margins, vivid color and well-incised impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a highly select stamp, with 2013 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95), Scott $425.00, Unitrade C$1,200.00

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E. 400-500
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843
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Sale 1281, Lot 843, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1925, 50c Black Brown, Dry Printing (120). Mint N.H., remarkably well-centered, especially lavish margins all around, intensely rich color and a crisp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex "Crossings" and Dr. Killien, with 1994 Greene Foundation, 2009 and 2016 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo), Scott $200.00, Unitrade C$300.00

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E. 300-400
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844
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Sale 1281, Lot 844, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1923, $1.00 Orange, Dry Printing (122). Mint N.H., marvelously well-centered, extravagantly wide margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2020 Greene Foundation and P.F. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo), Scott $215.00, Unitrade $360.00

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E. 300-400
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845
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Sale 1281, Lot 845, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1913, 1c Dark Green, Coil (123). Mint N.H., excellent centering, intense color and impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. and 2016 P.F. certificates (both grading XF-Superb 95; SMQ $700.00), Scott $275.00, Unitrade C$450.00

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E. 300-400
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846
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Sale 1281, Lot 846, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1913, 1c Dark Green, Coil (123). Mint N.H. pair, uncharacteristically well-centered, dark color, Extremely Fine, with 2017 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $650.00, Unitrade C$900.00

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E. 300-400
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847
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Sale 1281, Lot 847, 1922-25 Admiral IssueCANADA, 1913, 2c Carmine, Coil (124). Mint N.H. pair, incredibly well-centered, extravagantly wide margins all around, bright color (noted as the Rose Carmine shade on the certificate), Extremely Fine Gem, pairs of this coil are rarely encountered in such choice quality, with 2019 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $650.00, Unitrade C$900.00

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E. 500-750
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