Sale 9


Canada and Provinces
 
 
Lot Photo Description Bidding
Lot 204
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British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, 50¢ on 3d violet, perf 12½, probably non-contmporary cancel, fine.
SG 32; £1,100. (Scott 17).
Scott $1,000 Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 205

New Brunswick, 1851, 3d red unused, large to good margins all around, very fresh, very fine.
SG 1; £3,500. (Scott 1).
Scott $5,500 Est. Cash Val. $1,500 - 2,000

A lovely stamp.

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Lot 206

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, on reverse ST JOHN DE 23 1858 c.d.s. and SHEDIAC receiver.
SG 2; £700. (Scott 1).
Scott $950 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 207

New Brunswick, 1851, 6d olive yellow, unused, clear to ample margins all around, brilliant strong color as many of these come washed out, hard to find in sound condition, a fine copy, Greene Cert. (2017).
SG 4; £5,000. (Scott 2).
Scott $7,000 Est. Cash Val. $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 208

New Brunswick, 1851, 6d olive yellow, unused deep color margins all clear all around, "dark smudge" which is really light and 2 small thin spots not mentioned in Cert., fine, Greene Cert (2013).
SG 2; £5,000. (Scott 2).
Scott $7,250 Est. Cash Val. $800 - 900.
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Lot 209

New Brunswick, Used from the United States: 1851, 6d olive yellow, two stamps margins all around right copy margins 2 sides, tied by small bar grid cancels on folded letter (bottom flap missing) bearing incredibly rare U.S. EXPRESS MAIL BOSTON JUN 29 c.d.s., on reverse ST. JOHN NEW BRUNSWICK JUN 30 1857 c.d.s. receiver, a historical piece of British North American postal history, Ex. Dale Lichtenstein (Jan. 1970 #130) Saint, B.P.A. Cert. (1998).
SG 4. (Scott 2).
Est. Cash Val. $1,500 - 2,000

This unique-double rate cover, mailed from the U.S. was sent via Favors Express on their ship the Adelaide, which proceeded to St. John. On board, the Express marking was applied, but not on the stamps, as was normal for New Brunswick to U.S. covers, it is surmised, the stamps were additionally applied on-board to pay the rate.

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Lot 210

New Brunswick, 1851, 1s bright red violet, margins all around, fresh,"filing crease" and tiny almost invissabl "black mark", fine, tied by "16" in oval grid (RF9 very rare) in 1855 folded letter sheet (one back flap tear), bearing ms." Registered No 181," on reverse HARVEY 15 DEC c.d.s. origin, Salisbury Bend-of Petticodiac and Dorchester (receiver) strikes, very rare, Greene Cert. (1998), Ex Carr and older HRH auction (lot #696).
Scott 3. (SG 5).
SG £13,500

There are only 22 1 shilling covers in existence, 9 being almost unobtainable bisects and quadrisects, and one strip of 3, hence only 12 bearing single frankings. This cover is one of the two known of the Registered internal rate. Obviously very scarce in any condition.

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Lot 211
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Newfoundland, 1860, 3p brown violet, light grid cancel, good margins all around, very fine, Richter handstamp.
SG 5; £500. (Scott 5).
Scott $425 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 212

Newfoundland, 1857, 6½d scarlet vermilion, unused, good margins all around, vibrant color, 2 thin spots, very fine appearance, A.P.S. Cert. (1998).
SG 7; £4,500. (Scott 7).
Scott $5,000 Est. Cash Val. $800 - 1,000.
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Lot 213

Nova Scotia, 1853, 1d red brown, traces of o.g., margins 2 sides, horizontal crease broken at left, presentable copy, Greene Cert. (2011).
SG 1. (Scott 1).
SG £3,000.
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Lot 214
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Nova Scotia, 1853, 1d red brown, good to clear margins all around, very deeply blued (?) paper, light cancel, very fine.
SG 1; £475. (Scott 1).
Scott $525 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 215

Nova Scotia, 1851, 6d yellow green, Bisected, good margins both sides very fine, tied by oval grid on envelope bearing on reverse PICTOU JU 21 1860 origin c.d.s. and WILLAM receiver. Attractive, Greene Cert. (2006).
SG 5a; £3,250. (Scott 4a).
Scott $4,500.
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Lot 216

Nova Scotia, 1851, 6d yellow green, Bisected, large margin to just touched, tied by partial large indistinct cancel on envelope bearing on reverse HALIFAX JU 21 1855 origin c.d.s. and ANTIGONISH JU 22 1855 receiver. Not listed in Firby Census, Brandon Cert. (2001).
SG 5a; £3,250. (Scott 4a).
Scott $4,500 Est. Cash Val. $1,000 - 1,250.
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Lot 217

Nova Scotia, 1857, 6d dark green, Bisected, good margins, tied by grid cancels on envelope, bearing on reverse BERWICK AP16 1860 origin c.d.s., KENTVILLE transit c.d.s., and WOLFVILLE AP16 1860 receiver, almost the twin to another April 1860 cover from the same sender adressee and adressee. Not included in the Firby census, ex Carey Fox, Koh, Ex H.R. Harmer (Jan. 26, 1931), signed F. Godden, Brandon Cert. (2001).
SG 6a; £5,000. (Scott 5a).
Scott $5,000 Est. Cash Val. $1,250 - 1,500.
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Lot 218

Canada, 1851, New Brunswick, 3p 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.
SG 2; £700. (Scott 1).
Scott $950 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 219
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Canada, 1851, Prince Albert, 6d slate violet, proof, SPECIMEN in red vertically at right, extremely fine (Scott 2).
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 220
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Canada, 1851, Prince Albert, 6d slate violet, laid paper, indistinct target cancel, enormous margins all around, tiny scissor cut at bottom left in margin only, small handstamp on reverse barely show on face at bottom left, very fine, 2017 Greene Foundation certificate.
SG 2; £1,300. (Scott 2).
Scott $1,650 Est. Cash Val. $400 - 500.
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Lot 221
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Canada, 1851, Prince Albert, 6d slate violet, laid paper, very rare light RED target cancel, good margins 3 sides to just into frame-line, verge line, fine and rare, Greene Cert. (2017).
SG 2; £1,300. (Scott 2).
Scott $1,650 Est. Cash Val. $400 - 500.
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Lot 222

Canada, Used to New York: 1851, Prince Albert, 6d slate violet, laid paper, large to good margins all around, extremely fine, neatly tied by 6 or 7 ring target cancel on fresh folded letter sheet bearing red Montreal JA 23 1852 c.d.s., matching semi-circular CANADA and PAID. From the Kennedy correspondence, a lovely cover, Greene Cert. (1984).
SG 2; £2,600. (Scott 2).
Scott $3,100 Est. Cash Val. $1,000 - 1,250.
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Lot 223

Canada, Used to New York: 1851, Prince Albert, 6d slate violet, laid paper, used to New York, two four margined copies (both with creases) one with sheet margin, cancelled by target cancels on blue folded letter bearing red ST. CATHERINES OCT 15 1852 c.d.s. and red two-line CANADA/PAID 10 Cts. re-rated with a manuscript "20," on reverse QUEENSTOWN OCT transit. Ex Brouse, Greene Cert. (2013) (Scott 2).
Est. Cash Val. $750 - 1,000

The C. Firby Census states that there are only 16 covers known bearing a pair or 2 singles, we can only account for 6, some recorded are probably duplicate listings. Obviously a very rare franking, from the famous Kennedy correspondence.

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Lot 224
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Canada, 1851, Prince Albert, 6d grayish purple, laid paper, very attractive target cancel, clear to enormous margins all around, probably sheet margin at left, very fine, Greene Cert. (2017).
SG 3; £1,400. (Scott 2b).
Scott $1,750 Est. Cash Val. $500 - 600.
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Lot 225
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Canada, 1852, Beaver, 3d red, possible Bottom Sheet Margin pair, distinctive "21" in 4 ring cancels, maximum to enormous margina all around, superb, Greene Cert. (2014) (Scott 4).
Est. Cash Val. $500 - 600

About as big a pair you can have without destroying five more stamps. An exhibtion piece.

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Lot 226

Canada, 1853, Beaver, 3d brown red, full o.g., tiny skip, good margins all around deep color, full o.g., tiny skip, very fine, Royal Cert. (1990).
Scott 4a. (SG 8).
SG £3,000

A very rare unused stamp.

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Lot 227
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Canada, 1855, Prince Albert, 6d greenish gray, brilliant colored stamp with strong target cancel irrelevant "soaked through", good to large margins all around, very fine, Greene Cert. (2004).
SG 10; £1,200. (Scott 5b).
Scott $1,200 Est. Cash Val. $500 - 600.
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Lot 228

Canada, 1857, Queen Victoria, 7½d green, regummed good margins all around, filled in thins not mentioned in certificate, an exceptional looking unused stamp, very fine appearance, Greene Cert. (2015).
SG 12; £13,000. (Scott 9).
Scott $10,000 Est. Cash Val. $1,000 - 1,200.
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Lot 229
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Canada, 1857, Queen Victoria, 7½d green, partial 4-ring cancel, large to ample margins all around, almost very fine.
SG 12; £2,500. (Scott 9).
Scott $3,500 Est. Cash Val. $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 230
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Canada, 1857, Queen Victoria, 7½d green socked-on-nose, attractive 7 ring target cancel, staggering margins all around, partial imprint at bottom, various small faults and a margin nick, impressive.
SG 12; £2,500. (Scott 9).
Scott $3,500 Est. Cash Val. $400 - 450

Maybe the largest copy we have ever seen of this stamp.

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Lot 231

Canada, Used to Great Britain: 857, Queen Victoria, 7½d green, large to good margins all around with frame-line barely shaved but intact, beautifully tied by HAMILTON MY 31 1859 c.d.s. on a most attractive mourning envelope bearing red LONDON JU 15 arrival c.d.s. and ms. "P.(S.S.) American, Quebec,", Royal Cert. (1976) as deep yellow green with old V.G. Greene cachet on back flap and Greene Cert. (2018).
SG 12; £5,000. (Scott 9).
Scott $6,000 Est. Cash Val. $2,000 - 2,500

A most attractive and pretty cover with enclosure of thanks for acknowledging a death announcement. Cover analysis accompanies (see online).

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Lot 232
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Canada, 1857, Prince Albert, 6d reddish purple, very thick soft wove paper, light 4 ring cancel, good to well clear margins all around, thin (not mentioned in Cert.) very fine appearance., Greene Cert. (2017).
SG 23; £4,000. (Scott 10).
Scott $7,500 Est. Cash Val. $1,800 - 2,000.
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Lot 233
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Canada, 1857, Prince Albert, 6d reddish purple, very thick soft wove paper, good to large margins all around, partially in at right., Greene Cert. (1995).
SG 23; £4,000. (Scott 10).
Scott $7,500 Est. Cash Val. $1,000 - 1,250

A very scarce stamp with or without faults. We note in major collections Dale-Lichtenstein 4 and strip of 3, Burrus 0, Ferrari 0, Gross 1, Chapin 1, Samos 1, Hind 0. Four of these seven singles were with faults.

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Lot 234
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Canada, 1859, Prince Albert, 10¢ black brown, lightly cancelled, typical centering for the issue, a textbook example of this popular shade, about fine (Scott 16).
Scott $6,500 Est. Cash Val. $700 - 800.
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Lot 235
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Canada, 1859, Queen Victoria, 12½¢ yellow green, plate proof on card overprinted SPECIMEN in red, reading up, very fine (Scott 18S).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 236

Canada, 1868, Large Queen, 1¢ yellow orange, o.g., centered, very fine.
SG 56a; £1,100. (Scott 23).
Scott $1,750 Est. Cash Val. $400 - 600.
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Lot 237

Canada, 1897, Queen Victoria Jubilee, $1 lake, lightly hinged, fresh bright color, very fine (Scott 61).
Scott $1,000 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 350.
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Lot 238

Canada, 1912, King George V "Admiral", Blocks of 4, 1¢ green, wet printing, 2¢ green, dry print, 3¢ brown, dry paint, 3¢ carmine, wet print, Blocks of 4 never hinged fine to very fine C.S.C$1728 (Scott 104 - 109).
Unitrade C$1,728 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 239

1922, King George V "Admiral", 1¢ yellow, die I, wet printing, Block of 4, a very distinctive color, close to the $1.00 never hinged, extremely fine (Scott 105).
Unitrade C$960 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 240

Canada, 1925, King George V "Admiral", 4¢ yellow ocher, Block of 4, dry printing, never hinged, extremely fine and lovely (Scott 110d).
Unitrade C$840 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 241

Canada, 1924, King George V "Admiral", 5¢ rose violet, wet printing, Block of 4, never hinged, natural gum skip, almost very fine.
Unitrade C$480. (Scott 112).
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 242

Canada, 1912, King George V "Admiral", 7¢ yellow ocher, wet printing, Block of Four, never hinged, fine (Scott 113).
Unitrade C$640 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 243

Canada, 1924, King George V "Admiral", 7¢ red brown, wet printing, Block of 4, never hinged, very fine (Scott 114b).
Unitrade C$540 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 175.
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Lot 244

Canada, 1925, King George V "Admiral", 8¢ blue dry printing, Block of 4, never hinged, extremely fine (Scott 115).
Unitrade C$720 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 245

Canada, 1922, King George V "Admiral", 10¢ light blue, dry printing, Block of 4, never hinged, fine (Scott 117iii).
Unitrade C$560 Est. Cash Val. $125 - 150.
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Lot 246

Canada, 1925, King George V "Admiral", 10¢ yellow brown dry printing, Block of 4, never hinged, very fine (Scott 118b).
Unitrade C$960 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 247

Canada, Postage Due: 1906-28, 1¢-10¢ complete, Blocks of 4, never hinged, very fine (Scott J1-J5).
Unitrade C$2,080 Est. Cash Val. $400 - 500.
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Lot 248

Canada, Postage Due: 1930-32, 1¢-10¢ issue complete, Blocks of 4, never hinged, very fine (Scott J6-J10).
Unitrade C$2,000 Est. Cash Val. $400 - 500.
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Lot 249

Canada, Postage Due: 1934, 1¢ to 10¢ Set of four, Blocks of Four, never hinged, very fine (Scott J11-14).
Scott $920 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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