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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

Category — 1851-1859 Pence Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
517
ng
Sale 1243, Lot 517, 1851-1859 Pence IssuesCANADA, 1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove Paper (10; SG 23). Unused (no gum), large to huge margins all around, wonderfully rich color in this distinctive shade found on this stamp, razor-sharp impression on uncommonly bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 6-PENCE REDDISH PURPLE, SCOTT NO. 10. THIS IS THE FINEST UNUSED EXAMPLE WE HAVE ENCOUNTERED. LESS THAN A DOZEN ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Of the less than twelve in private hands, virtually all are no gum and most have faults to some degree (some quite extensive and/or repaired).

Ex Dale-Lichtenstein, "Guilford" and Dr. Dauer. With 1993 and 2014 P.F. certificates. Scott $22,500.00. SG £48,000. Unitrade C$40,000.00

E. 20,000-30,000
47,500