Sale 8

Spring 2017 Sale


British Commonwealth
 
 
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Lot 215

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Used to New Brunswick; Blue Oval POST OFFICE PAID VICTORIA VANCOUVER ISLAND, handstamps on envelope bearing U.S. 5c brown (76) 10c green (68) tied by sunburst cancels and SAN FRANCISCO SEP 1 c.d.s., on reverse SEP 27 NEW BRUNSWICK c.d.s. and MOUTH OF NERERPIS N.B., SE 27 1866 receiver, Ex Wilkinson (Scott 76,86).
Est. Cash Val. $750 - 1,000

This combination of U.S. stamps and handstamp was not in the Dale-Lichtenstein Collection
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Lot 216

New Brunswick, 1851, 3d red, good margins all around, very fine, tied by probably "1" in grid on folded letter (some creases well clear of stamp), bearing manuscript "On Service", on reverse ST JOHN DE 23 1858 c.d.s. and SHEDIAC receiver (Scott 1).
Scott $950.
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Lot 217

New Brunswick, 1851, 3d red SHEET MARGIN copy, others good margins all around, light shade or faded, very fine, tied by "13" in grid (Fredericton) on small envelope, bearing on reverse FREDERICTON JU 28 1856 c.d.s. and ST JOHN JU29 1856 receiver (Scott 1).
Scott $950.
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Lot 218

New Brunswick, 1851, 3d red PAIR and SINGLE, varying margins and one clipped corner, all tied by blue void in grid on folded letter date lined "HINRAUS"(?); 15 JUN 1853", on reverse, weak origin c.d.s. and partial blue ST. JOHN 1853 c.d.s. receiver (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300

This is the only known example of a triple rate letter bearing solely the 3p value
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Lot 219
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Newfoundland, 1857, 5d brown violet, good margins all around, very fine, Richter handstamp (Scott 5).
Scott $425.
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Lot 220
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Nova Scotia, 1853, 1d red brown, SHEET MARGIN copy, others good to large, lightly cancelled, extremely fine, Greene Cert. (2013) (Scott 1).
Scott $525.
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Lot 221
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Nova Scotia, 1853, 1d red brown, good to clear margins all around, light grid cancel, incredibly deep blued paper, very fine (Scott 1).
Scott $525.
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Lot 222
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Nova Scotia, 1853, 1d red brown, lightly cancelled, good to clear margins just touched at bottom, fine (Scott 1).
Scott $525.
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Lot 223

Nova Scotia, 1851, 3d dark blue, redistributed o.g. margins all around, reinforced crease only discernable in fluid, still fine (Scott 3).
Scott $1,750.
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Lot 224
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Nova Scotia, 1851, 3d bright blue, other margins good to large, light grid cancel, extremely fine, B.P.A. Cert. (1986) (Scott 2).
Scott $250.
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Lot 225

Nova Scotia, Used to Cape Breton: 1851, 6d yellow green, good margins all around, very fine, tied by light oval grid cancels on 1857 Embossed Corner Card envelope of Nova Scotia Electric Telegraph Company (less top back flap) bearing manuscript "Paid" and "p mail", on reverse LOCKS - ISLAND (now Loke Port) AP 28 - Halifax AP30 - My 6 SYDNEY C.B. MY 7 BADDECK - MY 9 ST ANNS transit, Ex Dale-Lichtenstein, F.R. Mayer, Saint, Greene Cert. (1983).
SG 5; £2,200. (Scott 4).
Est. Cash Val. $500 - 600

Addressed to Aspee Bay, the northern most point of Cape Breton. The cover took a most tortuous route. Very few advertising covers exist.

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Lot 226

Nova Scotia, 1857, 6d dark green, bisected, good margins, very fine, tied by oval grid on envelope bearing manuscript "Halifax March 24/60" and Annapolis MA 28 1860 c.d.s. receiver.
SG 6a; £5,000. (Scott 5a).
Scott $5,000.
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Lot 227

Nova Scotia, 1851, 1s deep purple unused, close but clear margins all round deep precise impression and color known only in the 1851 1st printing, fault free and quite fine copy of this incredibly rare stamp, Greene Cert (2016).
SG 7c. (Scott 6b).
Scott $27,500

We have found only four other unused examples of this scarce stamp. Koh Coll (1) crease, Baillie (3) 1 thin, 1 watermarked., Jepcott and Foxbridge had Baillie's stamps. This discovery is number 5 of which 2 have faults. A MUST for an exhibition.

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Lot 228
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Nova Scotia, Trade Sample Proof: Ca 1860's 1 c,4 large pastel examples, in lilac, brown red, pale rose, and pale mauve cut from sheets, very fine and rare (Scott 8TC).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 229
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Nova Scotia, 1860 - 63 1¢ vermilion Trial Color Imprint Plate Proof Block of 6, overprint SPECIMEN in green, repaired hole in top pair, hinged on card, a very rare multiple.
Unitrade 8TCi,ii,iii. (Scott 8TC).
Unitrade C$440.
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Lot 230

Canada, 1851, 3d red, laid paper SHEET MARGIN copy, with good to large margins other sides, extremely fine, tied by 7- ring cancel on folded letter sheet PERTH JUL 1852 c.d.s. on reverse ROCKVILLE transit and TORONTO JY 7 receiver. Hinged on cover to verify paper (Scott 1).
Scott $1,900.
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Lot 231

Canada, 1851, Beaver, 3d red, laid paper, margins all around, tidy inconsequential top corner creases which we cannot see, fine, tied by 7-ring cancel on neat folded letter sheet bearing distinctive BELLEVILLE JUL 30 1851 c.d.s. on reverse KINGSTON receiver. Fourth month of issue, Foundation Cert. (2016).
SG 1; £2,200. (Scott 1).
Scott $1,900.
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Lot 232

Canada, 1851, Beaver, 3d orange vermilion, laid paper, possible sheet marging copy, neat 7-ring cancel, other margins just clear to good, fine.
SG 1a; £1,100. (Scott 1a).
Scott $1,000.
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Lot 233
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Canada, 1851, Prince Albert, 6d slate violet, laid paper, distinctive vergé-line, light neat target cancel, good to large margins all around strong color, extremely fine.
SG 2; £1,300. (Scott 2).
Scott $1,650.
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Lot 234

Canada, Used to New Hampshire: 1851, 6d slate violet, laid paper, possible sheet margin at top, margins all round, frame line touched at top left corner and right bottom, cancelled on magnificent, ornate advertising envelope depicting in deep blue, B.P. PAIGE & CO MANFS. OF PATENT THRASHING MACHINE, MONTREAL" in emblem with large thresher, cover bearing red MONTREAL JA 4 1853 origin c.d.s., CANADA and in arc exchange, Greene Cert. (2016) (Scott 2).
Est. Cash Val. $1,000 - 1,250

First Issue covers of Canada are virtually unknown with formal advertising. We note only Brigham has 2 covers with the 6p. None were in Dale-Lichtenstein, Nickle, Burrus or Wilkinson. Perhaps less than 5 exist. for exhibition.

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Lot 235
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Canada, 1852, Beaver 3d red, RIGHT SHEET MARGIN COPY, 7-ring target cancel, large to enormous margins showing portion of adjacent stamp at bottom, superb (Scott 4).
Scott $225.
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Lot 236
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Canada, 1852, Beaver 3d orange red, thin paper TOP SHEET MARGIN COPY, light target cancel, superb (Scott 4d).
Scott $225.
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Lot 237
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Canada, 1868, Large Queen, 1¢ brown red, LAID PAPER, "socked on the nose" cancel, excellent centering for this issue, fresh and very fine, Dale / Lichtenstein had only three used examples, B.P.A. Cert. (1976) (Scott 31).
Scott $10,000

A great British North America Rarity
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Lot 238

Canada, 1897, Queen Victoria Jubilee, $2.00 dark purple, bright color, o.g. very fine, Greene Cert. (2017) (Scott 62).
Scott $1,400.
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Lot 239

Canada, 1897, Queen Victoria Jubilee, $4.00 purple, light gum bend, o.g., hinge remnant, centered, very fine (Scott 64).
Scott $1,100.
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Lot 240

Canada, 1908, 15¢ Quebec, n.h., fine (Scott 102).
Scott $550.
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