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SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS  Folded lettersheet with "Cape Rouge 24 Sbre 1832" dateline - a French fishing station located on the Great Northern Peninsula of the French Shore of Newfoundland ("Côtes du Nord, Terre Neuve"), carried by private ship to Roscoff, France entering the mail with partially legible three-line handstamp 18 Roscoff / Stl de Leon at foot, St. Pol-de-Leon 22 OCT 1832 transit, rated "2" décimes due, St. Brieuc 23 OCT 1832 two ring receiver in red on back. A rare cover originating from the French Shore, VF
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SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS Folded lettersheet with "Cape Rouge 24 Sbre 1832" dateline - a French fishing station located on the Great Northern Peninsula of the French Shore of Newfoundland ("Côtes du Nord, Terre Neuve"), carried by private ship to Roscoff, France entering the mail with partially legible three-line handstamp 18 Roscoff / Stl de Leon at foot, St. Pol-de-Leon 22 OCT 1832 transit, rated "2" décimes due, St. Brieuc 23 OCT 1832 two ring receiver in red on back. A rare cover originating from the French Shore, VF
Est. $750+
SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS  Folded lettersheet datelined "St. Pierre de Terre Neuve le 22 octobre 1835", carried by French private ship endorsed "Par le St. Louis" at left, entering the mail at St-Malo, rated "2" décimes to collect from the recipient, clear St. Malo 19 NOV 1835 double ring datestamp in black and same-ink boxed "PAYS D
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SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS Folded lettersheet datelined "St. Pierre de Terre Neuve le 22 octobre 1835", carried by French private ship endorsed "Par le St. Louis" at left, entering the mail at St-Malo, rated "2" décimes to collect from the recipient, clear St. Malo 19 NOV 1835 double ring datestamp in black and same-ink boxed "PAYS D'OUTREMER" handstamp. A beautiful cover in an excellent state of preservation, VF
Est. $500+
SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS  Folded lettersheet datelined "St. Pierre & M 1 Sbre 1849", carried by private ship to Sydney, Cape Breton, superb Sydney, CB SE 9 1849 double arc dispatch struck on reverse along with oval "H" (Halifax) SE 14 1849 transit, London 3 OC 1849 transit in red and same-ink "Colonies/&c.Art.13." framed accountancy handstamp, Calais 4 OCT 49 entry cds, rated "15" décimes due handstamp to collect from addressee with 7 OCT Cette receiver backstamp; light horizontal file fold, an attractive cover, VF
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SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS Folded lettersheet datelined "St. Pierre & M 1 Sbre 1849", carried by private ship to Sydney, Cape Breton, superb Sydney, CB SE 9 1849 double arc dispatch struck on reverse along with oval "H" (Halifax) SE 14 1849 transit, London 3 OC 1849 transit in red and same-ink "Colonies/&c.Art.13." framed accountancy handstamp, Calais 4 OCT 49 entry cds, rated "15" décimes due handstamp to collect from addressee with 7 OCT Cette receiver backstamp; light horizontal file fold, an attractive cover, VF
Est. $500+
SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS  Folded lettersheet datelined St. Pierre & M 15 juin 1857", Victor Lefrançois Négociant / St. Pierre Miquelon & Granville double oval handstamp, double ring St. Pierre & Miquelon Administrative post office cachet at top right, endorsed "voie d
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SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS Folded lettersheet datelined St. Pierre & M 15 juin 1857", Victor Lefrançois Négociant / St. Pierre Miquelon & Granville double oval handstamp, double ring St. Pierre & Miquelon Administrative post office cachet at top right, endorsed "voie d'Angleterre" at left, carried closed mail on Cunard Line to England, blurry Calais transit, rated "6" décimes due from recipient, neat Paris 14 JUIL and Granville 15 JUIL 57 receiver backstamps, F-VF
Est. $500+
SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS  Fresh and clean folded cover endorsed "voie d
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SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS Fresh and clean folded cover endorsed "voie d'angleterre" in manuscript at top, struck with larger double ring "Iles St. Pierre et Miquelon 6 Nov 1858" dispatch datestamp, via closed mailbag on British Packet to England, well-struck Calais entry CDS and rated "6" décimes due from the recipient, Paris 1 Dec and St. Malo 2 Dec 58 CDS receiver backstamp. An attractive and choice cover, VF
Est. $500+
SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS  Folded lettersheet datelined "Havre des petites oies le 9 juin 1861" - a French fishing station located on the Great Northern Peninsula of the French Shore, Newfoundland, endorsed "Côte du nord" at top, addressed to St. Brieuc, France, Halifax JU 24 1861 transit backstamp, carried by closed mail via British Packet to England, London JY 8 circular datestamp in red, "GB / 2F" accountancy handstamp and additionally rated "10" décimes due handstamp, Calais 8 JUIL 61 CDS; on reverse Halifax JU 24 1861, London JY 8 circular datestamp in red, St. Brieuc receiver. Some cover ageing; a rare usage originating from the "French Shore" of Newfoundland, a seasonal fishing concession granted to France, Fine
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SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS Folded lettersheet datelined "Havre des petites oies le 9 juin 1861" - a French fishing station located on the Great Northern Peninsula of the French Shore, Newfoundland, endorsed "Côte du nord" at top, addressed to St. Brieuc, France, Halifax JU 24 1861 transit backstamp, carried by closed mail via British Packet to England, London JY 8 circular datestamp in red, "GB / 2F" accountancy handstamp and additionally rated "10" décimes due handstamp, Calais 8 JUIL 61 CDS; on reverse Halifax JU 24 1861, London JY 8 circular datestamp in red, St. Brieuc receiver. Some cover ageing; a rare usage originating from the "French Shore" of Newfoundland, a seasonal fishing concession granted to France, Fine
Est. $500+
SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS  1862 (July 16) Small envelope to Nice, France, light Iles St. Pierre et Miquelon 16 JUIL 1862 double ring dispatch, via closed mail bag on British Packet to England, Calais 4 AOUT 62 entry CDS in black, rated "6" décimes to collect from recipient; on reverse figurative Eagle & Crown administrative Commandant / St. Pierre et Miquelon double ring cachet nicely struck along with Nice 6 AOUT arrival CDS; opening tear at side, an attractive official mail usage, F-VFSPM - STAMPLESS COVERS  1862 (July 16) Small envelope to Nice, France, light Iles St. Pierre et Miquelon 16 JUIL 1862 double ring dispatch, via closed mail bag on British Packet to England, Calais 4 AOUT 62 entry CDS in black, rated "6" décimes to collect from recipient; on reverse figurative Eagle & Crown administrative Commandant / St. Pierre et Miquelon double ring cachet nicely struck along with Nice 6 AOUT arrival CDS; opening tear at side, an attractive official mail usage, F-VF
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SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS 1862 (July 16) Small envelope to Nice, France, light Iles St. Pierre et Miquelon 16 JUIL 1862 double ring dispatch, via closed mail bag on British Packet to England, Calais 4 AOUT 62 entry CDS in black, rated "6" décimes to collect from recipient; on reverse figurative Eagle & Crown administrative Commandant / St. Pierre et Miquelon double ring cachet nicely struck along with Nice 6 AOUT arrival CDS; opening tear at side, an attractive official mail usage, F-VF
Est. $350+
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SPM - STAMPLESS COVERS 1859 (October) Folded lettersheet rated "14" to St. Malo; 1862 (November) folded cover with Iles St. Pierre et Miquelon CDS, prepaid to Granville; and 1851 (May) folded lettersheet to USA with Boston / 5cts 11 JUN circular datestamp, Fine
Est. $750+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  A1, A2,Used blocks of four with distinctive St. Pierre & Miquelon mute lozenge of 49 dots cancel, 1c choice with three guarantee backstamps, 5c with pressed crease, clear to large margins. A rare duo of early multiples, F-VF (Yvert 1, 2; Maury 1, 2 unpriced)FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  A1, A2,Used blocks of four with distinctive St. Pierre & Miquelon mute lozenge of 49 dots cancel, 1c choice with three guarantee backstamps, 5c with pressed crease, clear to large margins. A rare duo of early multiples, F-VF (Yvert 1, 2; Maury 1, 2 unpriced)
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM A1, A2,Used blocks of four with distinctive St. Pierre & Miquelon mute lozenge of 49 dots cancel, 1c choice with three guarantee backstamps, 5c with pressed crease, clear to large margins. A rare duo of early multiples, F-VF (Yvert 1, 2; Maury 1, 2 unpriced)
Est. $500+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  A3 variety,Strip of three used with distinctive St. Pierre & Miquelon mute lozenge of 49 dots cancels, centre stamp showing the "sideways cliché" plate error, clear to ample margins; pencil signed Scheller on reverse. A very rare positional multiple used at St. Pierre & Miquelon, F-VF (Yvert 3a; Maury 3 variety)
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM A3 variety,Strip of three used with distinctive St. Pierre & Miquelon mute lozenge of 49 dots cancels, centre stamp showing the "sideways cliché" plate error, clear to ample margins; pencil signed Scheller on reverse. A very rare positional multiple used at St. Pierre & Miquelon, F-VF (Yvert 3a; Maury 3 variety)
Est. $350+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  1860 (September 3) Clean folded lettersheet endorsed "Via Halifax and Liverpool", bearing a four margined Eagle & Crown 10c bistre (tear) and 40c orange tied at lower left by SPM mute lozenge of 49 dots, light but clear double ring dispatch, neat 1 OCT 60 transit CDS, portion of backflap missing, Paris transit backstamp. A rare and beautiful cover, VF (Scott A3, A5; Yvert 3, 5 €7,500; Maury 3, 5 €10,000)
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM 1860 (September 3) Clean folded lettersheet endorsed "Via Halifax and Liverpool", bearing a four margined Eagle & Crown 10c bistre (tear) and 40c orange tied at lower left by SPM mute lozenge of 49 dots, light but clear double ring dispatch, neat 1 OCT 60 transit CDS, portion of backflap missing, Paris transit backstamp. A rare and beautiful cover, VF (Scott A3, A5; Yvert 3, 5 €7,500; Maury 3, 5 €10,000)
Est. $2,500+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  1875 (March 2) Small envelope from St. Pierre & Miquelon to Cherbourg, France, bearing Eagle & Crown 20c blue, touching frame at top, slightly overlapped by pair of Napoleon 30c brown on yellowish, flaw at right due to placement, all tied by light SPM in lozenge of dots, dispatch datestamp with Calais 1 Avril 75 transit; small part of backflap missing well away from nice, clear strikes of Paris transit and Cherbourg 4 Avril receiver, Fine (Scott A4, A13 US$8,000; Yvert 4, 9 € 3,500; Maury 4, 11 €6,500)
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM 1875 (March 2) Small envelope from St. Pierre & Miquelon to Cherbourg, France, bearing Eagle & Crown 20c blue, touching frame at top, slightly overlapped by pair of Napoleon 30c brown on yellowish, flaw at right due to placement, all tied by light SPM in lozenge of dots, dispatch datestamp with Calais 1 Avril 75 transit; small part of backflap missing well away from nice, clear strikes of Paris transit and Cherbourg 4 Avril receiver, Fine (Scott A4, A13 US$8,000; Yvert 4, 9 € 3,500; Maury 4, 11 €6,500)
Est. $750+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  1870 (August 4) Small envelope endorsed "Voie d
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM 1870 (August 4) Small envelope endorsed "Voie d'Angleterre" franked with Eagle & Crown 40c orange pair, just touching frame to very large margins showing portion of adjoining stamp on one side, tied by lozenge "SPM" in lozenge of dots, St. Pierre et Miquelon dispatch datestamp, transit on front and Rennes receiver on back; an appealing cover, F-VF (Scott A5; Yvert 5; Maury 5)
Est. $500+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  1877 (June 30) Folded lettersheet  to St. Malo, France, bearing French Colonies Ceres (Large Numerals) 10c bistre on rose and 30c brown on yellowish, latter lightly creased from light file fold, both slightly into frame at upper left, tied by St. Pierre et Miquelon 30 JUIN 77 postmarks, third clear strike at right; Paris 17 JUIL and same-day St. Malo receiver backstamps, scarce especially with stamps tied by CDS, F-VF (Scott A20a, A22a; Yvert 18, 20 € 1,400; Maury 18, 22 € 1,100)
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM 1877 (June 30) Folded lettersheet to St. Malo, France, bearing French Colonies Ceres (Large Numerals) 10c bistre on rose and 30c brown on yellowish, latter lightly creased from light file fold, both slightly into frame at upper left, tied by St. Pierre et Miquelon 30 JUIN 77 postmarks, third clear strike at right; Paris 17 JUIL and same-day St. Malo receiver backstamps, scarce especially with stamps tied by CDS, F-VF (Scott A20a, A22a; Yvert 18, 20 € 1,400; Maury 18, 22 € 1,100)
Est. $350+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  1885 (October 10) Large envelope with three intact red wax seals on reverse, mailed registered to Halifax, Nova Scotia, bearing French Colonies Peace & Commerce 1fr bronze green on straw imperforate with sheet margin at foot tied by light "St. Pierre Miquelon 10 OCT 85" CDS in red, second strike at left with same-ink boxed "R" registry handstamp, small cover tear at foot and portion of backflap missing. A rare single-franking of this high denomination, VF (Scott A29; Yvert 29 € 2,000; Maury 36)
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM 1885 (October 10) Large envelope with three intact red wax seals on reverse, mailed registered to Halifax, Nova Scotia, bearing French Colonies Peace & Commerce 1fr bronze green on straw imperforate with sheet margin at foot tied by light "St. Pierre Miquelon 10 OCT 85" CDS in red, second strike at left with same-ink boxed "R" registry handstamp, small cover tear at foot and portion of backflap missing. A rare single-franking of this high denomination, VF (Scott A29; Yvert 29 € 2,000; Maury 36)
Est. $750+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  1879 (June 15) Folded lettersheet mailed to Cette, France bearing a most unusual franking of French Colonies Peace & Commerce 20c red brown on straw with a horizontal strip of five 1c black on lilac blue, both partly into design, light postmark St. Pierre et Miquelon 15 JUIN 79 CDS, Calais red transit at left, Cette 2 JUIL 79 receiver backstamp. According to J. Taylor, this is the sole reported use of a French Colonies 1c Peace & Commerce on cover from SPM, Fine (Scott A34, A38; Yvert 34, 37; Maury 30, 37)
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM 1879 (June 15) Folded lettersheet mailed to Cette, France bearing a most unusual franking of French Colonies Peace & Commerce 20c red brown on straw with a horizontal strip of five 1c black on lilac blue, both partly into design, light postmark St. Pierre et Miquelon 15 JUIN 79 CDS, Calais red transit at left, Cette 2 JUIL 79 receiver backstamp. According to J. Taylor, this is the sole reported use of a French Colonies 1c Peace & Commerce on cover from SPM, Fine (Scott A34, A38; Yvert 34, 37; Maury 30, 37)
Est. $500+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  1891 (December 27) Registered cover to Paris bearing pair of 40c vermilion on straw nicely struck by St. Pierre et Miquelon 27 DEC 91 datestamp in black, second strike at left, with receiver in red; light central cover fold. A beautiful cover, VF (Scott A57, Yvert 57, Maury 57)
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM 1891 (December 27) Registered cover to Paris bearing pair of 40c vermilion on straw nicely struck by St. Pierre et Miquelon 27 DEC 91 datestamp in black, second strike at left, with receiver in red; light central cover fold. A beautiful cover, VF (Scott A57, Yvert 57, Maury 57)
Est. $750+
FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM  B1-B6,1944 (January 14) Cover bearing the semi-postals, tied by neat first day SPM postmarks; the key 1.50fr + 98.50fr (only 200 delivered) is se-tenant with printed label at top; minor crease at right of cover; scarce, VF (Yvert 60-65; Maury €750)
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM B1-B6,1944 (January 14) Cover bearing the semi-postals, tied by neat first day SPM postmarks; the key 1.50fr + 98.50fr (only 200 delivered) is se-tenant with printed label at top; minor crease at right of cover; scarce, VF (Yvert 60-65; Maury €750)
Est. $250+
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM Displayed on four pages with write-up, with Eagle & Crown (9 stamps) with lozenge of 49 dots or SPM cancels (a 5c with CDS), single 80c Eagle on 1866 cover to Granville; Ceres & Napoleon (24 stamps with shades / printings) with clear SPM in lozenge of dots or St. Pierre CDS postmark, noting a 5c Napoleon (not sold at St. Pierre post office), 5c Ceres with small portion of papermaker's "Lacroix Frères" watermark letters (Yvert 17a) no doubt rarely seen with St. Pierre postmark, plus a 80c Ceres lightly postmarked in SPM on 1875 cover to St. Malo. Condition variable throughout but much is F-VF
Est. $1,000+
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM Lot of 20 stamps (13 different) from 1c green to 1fr, with clear datestamps (3 types noted). Condition variable from faulty to F-VF; a challenging group to assemble. (Scott A24/A45; Yvert 24/45, Maury 24/45)
Est. $750+
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FRENCH COLONIES USED IN SPM Displayed on four pages with write-up, includes ten stamps with clear SPM postmarks (one in red, 5c to 75c, 6 different, plus shades); also five covers - includes very scarce 5c green single-franking on 1882 folded circular to St. Malo, France, a registered cover to Germany with 2c (5), 4c (7) & 25c incomplete franking (stamps missing but quite striking); two covers to Boston franked with 25c yellow bistre, also 25c black on rose on 1891 cover to Nova Scotia plus a part wrapper with 10c to Halifax, Mainly F-VF
Est. $750+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1,A remarkable irregular block of twenty, cancelled to order St. Pierre & Miquelon 21 DEC 85 datestamps, horizontal crease along centre row. Partial doubling of the surcharge visible on second stamp of third row; signature backstamps by expert Jean-François Brun, VF (Cat. as singles, Yvert 5 € 1,600; Maury 7 € 1,500)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1,A remarkable irregular block of twenty, cancelled to order St. Pierre & Miquelon 21 DEC 85 datestamps, horizontal crease along centre row. Partial doubling of the surcharge visible on second stamp of third row; signature backstamps by expert Jean-François Brun, VF (Cat. as singles, Yvert 5 € 1,600; Maury 7 € 1,500)
Cat. $1,200+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  2, 3 wide spacing,Fresh mint horizontal pairs, both showing wide "SPM" overprint (17mm instead of 15½mm), minor gum crease on right 15c on 40c stamp, scarce, VF OG (Yvert 6, 7 variety; Maury 5h, 6h € 800; Tillard 1885-6g, 7e € 700)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  2, 3 wide spacing,Fresh mint horizontal pairs, both showing wide "SPM" overprint (17mm instead of 15½mm), minor gum crease on right 15c on 40c stamp, scarce, VF OG (Yvert 6, 7 variety; Maury 5h, 6h € 800; Tillard 1885-6g, 7e € 700)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 2, 3 wide spacing,Fresh mint horizontal pairs, both showing wide "SPM" overprint (17mm instead of 15½mm), minor gum crease on right 15c on 40c stamp, scarce, VF OG (Yvert 6, 7 variety; Maury 5h, 6h € 800; Tillard 1885-6g, 7e € 700)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  2a,A fresh mint pair, left stamp shows the inverted "M" variety, choice, VF LH (Yvert 6 + 6a € 455; Maury 5g € 480; Tillard 1885-6a € 455)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 2a,A fresh mint pair, left stamp shows the inverted "M" variety, choice, VF LH (Yvert 6 + 6a € 455; Maury 5g € 480; Tillard 1885-6a € 455)
Cat. $420
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  2a,A fresh unused single with inverted "M" variety, VF (Yvert 6a €400; Maury 5g €425; Tillard 1885-6a €380)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 2a,A fresh unused single with inverted "M" variety, VF (Yvert 6a €400; Maury 5g €425; Tillard 1885-6a €380)
Cat. $375
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  2b, 3a,Mint singles showing numeral and bar clearly doubled, latter with corner crease; VF part OG (Yvert 6b, 7b € 595; Maury 5a, 6a €560)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  2b, 3a,Mint singles showing numeral and bar clearly doubled, latter with corner crease; VF part OG (Yvert 6b, 7b € 595; Maury 5a, 6a €560)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 2b, 3a,Mint singles showing numeral and bar clearly doubled, latter with corner crease; VF part OG (Yvert 6b, 7b € 595; Maury 5a, 6a €560)
Cat. $750
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1886 (May 6) Parcel post wrapper addressed locally to Eugène Salomon (notary, former mayor and councilor) bearing an impressive multiple franking - 10 / SPM overprint on 40c vermilion, imperforate, strip of three and seven singles, for 1fr franking; minor flaws to stamp positioned at bottom right, horizontal fold away from stamps, all neatly postmarked, attractive, VF (Scott 2; Yvert 6; Maury 5)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1886 (May 6) Parcel post wrapper addressed locally to Eugène Salomon (notary, former mayor and councilor) bearing an impressive multiple franking - 10 / SPM overprint on 40c vermilion, imperforate, strip of three and seven singles, for 1fr franking; minor flaws to stamp positioned at bottom right, horizontal fold away from stamps, all neatly postmarked, attractive, VF (Scott 2; Yvert 6; Maury 5)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1885 (August) Clean cover endorsed
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1885 (August) Clean cover endorsed 'Via Halifax' and franked with two single 10 & 15 / SPM on 40c vermilion, former slightly in at left, otherwise with good margins, tied by SPM dispatch (indistinct date), superb Boston F. D. Paid AUG 20 1885 large CDS ideally ties both stamps, small opening tear to cover away from stamps; backstamped John Seybold collection (sold 1910), VF (Scott 2, 3; Yvert 6, 7; Maury 5, 6)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  3-6, 11,A selected used set of four with bright colours, VF (Scott 4-6, 11; Yvert 8-11 € 595; Maury 8-11 € 605)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  3-6, 11,A selected used set of four with bright colours, VF (Scott 4-6, 11; Yvert 8-11 € 595; Maury 8-11 € 605)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 3-6, 11,A selected used set of four with bright colours, VF (Scott 4-6, 11; Yvert 8-11 € 595; Maury 8-11 € 605)
Cat. $490
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  4, 6,Se-tenant surcharges on stamp and left margin, the key 35c stamp is NH, 1fr OG, VF (Yvert 9a, 11a € 500; Maury 8, 10; Tillard 1885-10, 11 € 700)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 4, 6,Se-tenant surcharges on stamp and left margin, the key 35c stamp is NH, 1fr OG, VF (Yvert 9a, 11a € 500; Maury 8, 10; Tillard 1885-10, 11 € 700)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  4 variety,Imperforate sheet margin with vertical coloured band of the 35c black Sage on orange yellow paper, tied to small piece; a rare surcharge variety unlisted on this particular stamp, VF (Yvert 9 var.; Maury 8 var.; Tillard 1885-11 var.)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 4 variety,Imperforate sheet margin with vertical coloured band of the 35c black Sage on orange yellow paper, tied to small piece; a rare surcharge variety unlisted on this particular stamp, VF (Yvert 9 var.; Maury 8 var.; Tillard 1885-11 var.)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  5,A selected, large margined single, light CDS, XF (Yvert 10 €  330; Maury 9 € 365)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 5,A selected, large margined single, light CDS, XF (Yvert 10 € 330; Maury 9 € 365)
Cat. $300
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  7c,An attractive example with good margins all around, Type 1 overprint with SPM positioned above "25", lightly cancelled, only about 20 examples have been reported; experts A. Brun and R. Calves guarantee backstamps, VF; 2005 Behr cert. (Yvert 2c € 4,500; Maury 2f € 3,800)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 7c,An attractive example with good margins all around, Type 1 overprint with SPM positioned above "25", lightly cancelled, only about 20 examples have been reported; experts A. Brun and R. Calves guarantee backstamps, VF; 2005 Behr cert. (Yvert 2c € 4,500; Maury 2f € 3,800)
Cat. $5,250
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  8,A superb used example with Type 2 overprint, large margined with light CDS; Roumet & Jules Bernichon backstamps, XF (Yvert 3 € 3,000; Maury 3 € 2,750)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 8,A superb used example with Type 2 overprint, large margined with light CDS; Roumet & Jules Bernichon backstamps, XF (Yvert 3 € 3,000; Maury 3 € 2,750)
Cat. $1,925
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  9,A quite well centered used single with inverted surcharge, as normally found on what is known to be the first issued stamp, F-VF; 2005 Behr cert. (Yvert 1 € 4,000; Maury € 3,350)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 9,A quite well centered used single with inverted surcharge, as normally found on what is known to be the first issued stamp, F-VF; 2005 Behr cert. (Yvert 1 € 4,000; Maury € 3,350)
Cat. $2,700
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  9 variety,An extremely rare example of this re-issue, the distinctive shade and paper, backdated with St. Pierre & Miquelon 15 JANV 85 CDS, colour somewhat dull, small tear at top left, overall Fine appearance; pencil signed by JJ Tillard with his 2011 certificate. A mere 7 examples (two are used) exist according to Tillard. One of the great rarities of St. Pierre & Miquelon. (Yvert unlisted; Maury 1e unpriced as used; Tillard 1885-9 € 26,000)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 9 variety,An extremely rare example of this re-issue, the distinctive shade and paper, backdated with St. Pierre & Miquelon 15 JANV 85 CDS, colour somewhat dull, small tear at top left, overall Fine appearance; pencil signed by JJ Tillard with his 2011 certificate. A mere 7 examples (two are used) exist according to Tillard. One of the great rarities of St. Pierre & Miquelon. (Yvert unlisted; Maury 1e unpriced as used; Tillard 1885-9 € 26,000)
Est. $4,000+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  10,A brilliant fresh mint single, normal centering, Fine OG (Yvert 4 € 750; Maury 4 € 685)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 10,A brilliant fresh mint single, normal centering, Fine OG (Yvert 4 € 750; Maury 4 € 685)
Cat. $550
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  10 variety,A bright, fresh example with "SPM" omitted, single line pen cancel, small thin and light crease, a very scarce and striking surcharge variety, Fine; 2011 JJ Tillard cert. (Yvert 4c € 3,000; Maury 4c; Tillard 1885-4h)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 10 variety,A bright, fresh example with "SPM" omitted, single line pen cancel, small thin and light crease, a very scarce and striking surcharge variety, Fine; 2011 JJ Tillard cert. (Yvert 4c € 3,000; Maury 4c; Tillard 1885-4h)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  11a variety,A fresh mint single with SPM doubled - highly unusual and unlisted even in specialized catalogues; rare, Fine LH (Yvert 8a variety; Maury 11b variety)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 11a variety,A fresh mint single with SPM doubled - highly unusual and unlisted even in specialized catalogues; rare, Fine LH (Yvert 8a variety; Maury 11b variety)
Est. $350+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1886 (June 5) Registered cover to Washington, USA, bearing an impressive multiple franking with imperforate 05 / SPM on 35c, two pairs and single, 05 / SPM on 1fr and perforated 05 / SPM on 20c strip of three and single, minor faults, tied by blue CDS, Boston and Washington backstamps; pays the 25c letter rate + 25c registration, a Fine and visually striking cover. (Scott 4, 6, 11; Yvert 8, 9, 11; Maury 8, 10, 11)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1886 (June 5) Registered cover to Washington, USA, bearing an impressive multiple franking with imperforate 05 / SPM on 35c, two pairs and single, 05 / SPM on 1fr and perforated 05 / SPM on 20c strip of three and single, minor faults, tied by blue CDS, Boston and Washington backstamps; pays the 25c letter rate + 25c registration, a Fine and visually striking cover. (Scott 4, 6, 11; Yvert 8, 9, 11; Maury 8, 10, 11)
Est. $350+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  12-14,The set of three tied to individual pieces by 26 FEVR 86 postmarks; pencil signed on reverse. Seldom encountered as a set, VF; 1984 Dante Bolaffi cert. (Yvert 16, 16A, 17 € 5,700; Maury 12-14 € 5,600; Tillard € 6,000)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  12-14,The set of three tied to individual pieces by 26 FEVR 86 postmarks; pencil signed on reverse. Seldom encountered as a set, VF; 1984 Dante Bolaffi cert. (Yvert 16, 16A, 17 € 5,700; Maury 12-14 € 5,600; Tillard € 6,000)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  12-14,The set of three tied to individual pieces by 26 FEVR 86 postmarks; pencil signed on reverse. Seldom encountered as a set, VF; 1984 Dante Bolaffi cert. (Yvert 16, 16A, 17 € 5,700; Maury 12-14 € 5,600; Tillard € 6,000)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 12-14,The set of three tied to individual pieces by 26 FEVR 86 postmarks; pencil signed on reverse. Seldom encountered as a set, VF; 1984 Dante Bolaffi cert. (Yvert 16, 16A, 17 € 5,700; Maury 12-14 € 5,600; Tillard € 6,000)
Cat. $4,500
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  12-14,1886 (February 12 - Second Day of Issue) Set of three - 5c, 10c & 15c black, typographed, imperforate, on matching individually franked covers, postmarked St. Pierre-Miquelon 12 FEVR. 86 double ring datestamp, second strike at right, addressed locally. All are rarely seen used on cover; a remarkable trio in immaculate condition, XF (Yvert 16, 16A, 17; Maury 12-14 € 11,900; Scott cat. US$13,000)

Excerpt taken from J. Taylor notes: "To prevent speculation and discourage forgers, these stamps were not sold directly to the public. Postal patrons had to hand his letter with payment to a postal clerk, who would placed the letter in an envelope with a provisional stamp affixed."SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  12-14,1886 (February 12 - Second Day of Issue) Set of three - 5c, 10c & 15c black, typographed, imperforate, on matching individually franked covers, postmarked St. Pierre-Miquelon 12 FEVR. 86 double ring datestamp, second strike at right, addressed locally. All are rarely seen used on cover; a remarkable trio in immaculate condition, XF (Yvert 16, 16A, 17; Maury 12-14 € 11,900; Scott cat. US$13,000)

Excerpt taken from J. Taylor notes: "To prevent speculation and discourage forgers, these stamps were not sold directly to the public. Postal patrons had to hand his letter with payment to a postal clerk, who would placed the letter in an envelope with a provisional stamp affixed."SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  12-14,1886 (February 12 - Second Day of Issue) Set of three - 5c, 10c & 15c black, typographed, imperforate, on matching individually franked covers, postmarked St. Pierre-Miquelon 12 FEVR. 86 double ring datestamp, second strike at right, addressed locally. All are rarely seen used on cover; a remarkable trio in immaculate condition, XF (Yvert 16, 16A, 17; Maury 12-14 € 11,900; Scott cat. US$13,000)

Excerpt taken from J. Taylor notes: "To prevent speculation and discourage forgers, these stamps were not sold directly to the public. Postal patrons had to hand his letter with payment to a postal clerk, who would placed the letter in an envelope with a provisional stamp affixed."
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 12-14,1886 (February 12 - Second Day of Issue) Set of three - 5c, 10c & 15c black, typographed, imperforate, on matching individually franked covers, postmarked St. Pierre-Miquelon 12 FEVR. 86 double ring datestamp, second strike at right, addressed locally. All are rarely seen used on cover; a remarkable trio in immaculate condition, XF (Yvert 16, 16A, 17; Maury 12-14 € 11,900; Scott cat. US$13,000)

Excerpt taken from J. Taylor notes: "To prevent speculation and discourage forgers, these stamps were not sold directly to the public. Postal patrons had to hand his letter with payment to a postal clerk, who would placed the letter in an envelope with a provisional stamp affixed."
Est. $7,500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  12,A choice used single tied to small piece by 14 FEVR postmark; backstamp signature by expert Jean-François Brun, VF (Yvert 16 € 1,900; Maury 12 € 1,850; Tillard 1886-1: PD/5 € 2,000)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 12,A choice used single tied to small piece by 14 FEVR postmark; backstamp signature by expert Jean-François Brun, VF (Yvert 16 € 1,900; Maury 12 € 1,850; Tillard 1886-1: PD/5 € 2,000)
Cat. $1,500
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  13,A fresh example tied to small piece by very rare, legible strike of Miquelon, St. Pierre & Miquelon 16 MARS 86 CDS postmark - one of only three recorded examples postmarked from this small post office, VF; 1986 BPA cert. (Yvert 16A € 2,000+; Maury 13 € 3,850; Tillard 1886-2: PD/10 € 5,000)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 13,A fresh example tied to small piece by very rare, legible strike of Miquelon, St. Pierre & Miquelon 16 MARS 86 CDS postmark - one of only three recorded examples postmarked from this small post office, VF; 1986 BPA cert. (Yvert 16A € 2,000+; Maury 13 € 3,850; Tillard 1886-2: PD/10 € 5,000)
Est. $2,000+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  13,A lovely example tied to small piece by clearly struck 14 FEVR 86 CDS postmark; backstamp signature by expert Jean-François Brun, VF (Yvert 16A € 2,000; Maury 13 € 2,000; Tillard 1886-2: PD/10 € 2,000)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 13,A lovely example tied to small piece by clearly struck 14 FEVR 86 CDS postmark; backstamp signature by expert Jean-François Brun, VF (Yvert 16A € 2,000; Maury 13 € 2,000; Tillard 1886-2: PD/10 € 2,000)
Cat. $1,600
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  14,An attractive example tied to small piece by nearly complete 13 FEVR postmark; backstamp signatures of expert Jean-François Brun and R. Calves, VF (Yvert 17 € 1,800; Maury 14 € 1,750; Tillard 1886-3: PD/15 € 2,000)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 14,An attractive example tied to small piece by nearly complete 13 FEVR postmark; backstamp signatures of expert Jean-François Brun and R. Calves, VF (Yvert 17 € 1,800; Maury 14 € 1,750; Tillard 1886-3: PD/15 € 2,000)
Cat. $1,400
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  15a, 18a,Fresh mint singles with inverted surcharges, Fine OG (Yvert 12a, 14a € 830; Maury 15d, 17b € 760)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  15a, 18a,Fresh mint singles with inverted surcharges, Fine OG (Yvert 12a, 14a € 830; Maury 15d, 17b € 760)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 15a, 18a,Fresh mint singles with inverted surcharges, Fine OG (Yvert 12a, 14a € 830; Maury 15d, 17b € 760)
Cat. $610
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  16,A well centered example with light postmark; only 800 were printed, F-VF (Yvert 13 € 720; Maury 16b € 725)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 16,A well centered example with light postmark; only 800 were printed, F-VF (Yvert 13 € 720; Maury 16b € 725)
Cat. $575
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  16a,A well centered and fresh mint single displaying inverted surcharge, full original gum. A premium example, backstamp signature by expert Jean-François Brun, XF LH (Yvert 13a € 1,300; Maury 16b € 1,100+)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 16a,A well centered and fresh mint single displaying inverted surcharge, full original gum. A premium example, backstamp signature by expert Jean-François Brun, XF LH (Yvert 13a € 1,300; Maury 16b € 1,100+)
Cat. $875+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  17,A quite well centered mint example of this elusive surcharge (Scott type f) with distinctive narrow numerals, brilliant fresh colour and full original gum; believed only 100 examples printed (25 with inverted surcharge), VF LH; 1995 Pigeron cert. (Yvert 15 € 2,400; Maury 16A € 2,400; Tillard 1891-4 € 4,500)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 17,A quite well centered mint example of this elusive surcharge (Scott type f) with distinctive narrow numerals, brilliant fresh colour and full original gum; believed only 100 examples printed (25 with inverted surcharge), VF LH; 1995 Pigeron cert. (Yvert 15 € 2,400; Maury 16A € 2,400; Tillard 1891-4 € 4,500)
Cat. $2,000
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  A fresh unused example with trial essay "ST-PIERRE M - on" overprint in black - first impression (Type 1 - font type not used on the issued stamps), without gum as  always, very scarce, VF (Yvert 30A € 3,000; Maury 31A € 2,600; Tillard 1891-5A €3,500)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES A fresh unused example with trial essay "ST-PIERRE M - on" overprint in black - first impression (Type 1 - font type not used on the issued stamps), without gum as always, very scarce, VF (Yvert 30A € 3,000; Maury 31A € 2,600; Tillard 1891-5A €3,500)
Est. $1,000+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  A fresh unused example with trial essay "ST-PIERRE M - on" overprint in black - first impression (Type 1 - font type not used on the issued stamps), additionally showing misaligned overprint variety "raised second "E". Reported by James Taylor in his lengthy article published in the London Philatelist (December 2016) as being "the only example of the variety reported". Without gum as always for Type 1 essays; backstamped by experts R. Gilbert and A. Brun, very scarce and VF (Yvert 30A € 3,000; Maury 31A € 2,600; Tillard 1891-5A €3,500)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES A fresh unused example with trial essay "ST-PIERRE M - on" overprint in black - first impression (Type 1 - font type not used on the issued stamps), additionally showing misaligned overprint variety "raised second "E". Reported by James Taylor in his lengthy article published in the London Philatelist (December 2016) as being "the only example of the variety reported". Without gum as always for Type 1 essays; backstamped by experts R. Gilbert and A. Brun, very scarce and VF (Yvert 30A € 3,000; Maury 31A € 2,600; Tillard 1891-5A €3,500)
Est. $1,000+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  Top margin mint single with trial essay "ST-PIERRE M - on" overprint in black - second impression (Type 2 - font type used on the issued Alphée Dubois series), gummed as they are known to be. Only four mint examples have been recorded, VF (Yvert 30A variety; Maury 31B € 3,500; Tillard 1891-5B € 5,650)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Top margin mint single with trial essay "ST-PIERRE M - on" overprint in black - second impression (Type 2 - font type used on the issued Alphée Dubois series), gummed as they are known to be. Only four mint examples have been recorded, VF (Yvert 30A variety; Maury 31B € 3,500; Tillard 1891-5B € 5,650)
Est. $1,500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  An attractive used single with trial essay "ST-PIERRE M - on" overprint in black - second impression (Type 2 - font type used on the issued Alphée Dubois series), postmark at top. Of the five known Type 2 examples, only one example is known used, VF (Yvert 30A variety; Maury 31B € 3,500 for mint; Tillard 1891-5B € 5,650)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES An attractive used single with trial essay "ST-PIERRE M - on" overprint in black - second impression (Type 2 - font type used on the issued Alphée Dubois series), postmark at top. Of the five known Type 2 examples, only one example is known used, VF (Yvert 30A variety; Maury 31B € 3,500 for mint; Tillard 1891-5B € 5,650)
Est. $1,500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  19-35,The set of seventeen with red and black overprints, plus three  shades including the scarce 25c black on white paper; a few  without gum (35c for example), overall better centering than normally seen, F-VF OG (Yvert 18-34 €2,075; Maury 18-35, 25a  €2,280)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  19-35,The set of seventeen with red and black overprints, plus three  shades including the scarce 25c black on white paper; a few  without gum (35c for example), overall better centering than normally seen, F-VF OG (Yvert 18-34 €2,075; Maury 18-35, 25a  €2,280)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  19-35,The set of seventeen with red and black overprints, plus three  shades including the scarce 25c black on white paper; a few  without gum (35c for example), overall better centering than normally seen, F-VF OG (Yvert 18-34 €2,075; Maury 18-35, 25a  €2,280)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 19-35,The set of seventeen with red and black overprints, plus three shades including the scarce 25c black on white paper; a few without gum (35c for example), overall better centering than normally seen, F-VF OG (Yvert 18-34 €2,075; Maury 18-35, 25a €2,280)
Cat. $1,470
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  32 variety,A fresh mint single with inverted overprint, Fine OG (Yvert 27a € 1,100; Maury 27c € 925; Tillard 1891-15a € 950)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 32 variety,A fresh mint single with inverted overprint, Fine OG (Yvert 27a € 1,100; Maury 27c € 925; Tillard 1891-15a € 950)
Est. $400+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  32 variety,A mint hinged single with inverted overprint, couple nibbed perfs at foot, Fine OG; 1987 PF cert. (Yvert 27a €1,100; Maury 27c €925; Tillard 1891-15a €950)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 32 variety,A mint hinged single with inverted overprint, couple nibbed perfs at foot, Fine OG; 1987 PF cert. (Yvert 27a €1,100; Maury 27c €925; Tillard 1891-15a €950)
Est. $300+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  33a,A bright mint single with double overprint in black; backstamped by experts A. Brun, R. Calves, Fine+ LH (Yvert 28a € 750; Maury 28c € 625; Tillard 1891-16d € 960)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 33a,A bright mint single with double overprint in black; backstamped by experts A. Brun, R. Calves, Fine+ LH (Yvert 28a € 750; Maury 28c € 625; Tillard 1891-16d € 960)
Cat. $500
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  35 + 35a,An elusive mint pair with tête-bêche inverted and upright overprints, intact perforations, fresh with large part OG; two pencil signatures on back, F-VF (Yvert 30 + 30a € 455+; Maury 30 + 30a € 425; Tillard 1891-18a € 775)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 35 + 35a,An elusive mint pair with tête-bêche inverted and upright overprints, intact perforations, fresh with large part OG; two pencil signatures on back, F-VF (Yvert 30 + 30a € 455+; Maury 30 + 30a € 425; Tillard 1891-18a € 775)
Cat. $340+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  39a, 43a,Both double surcharge varieties, former unused, latter with full OG never hinged, Fine+ (Yvert 38a, 42a €630; Maury 37a, 45b €450)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  39a, 43a,Both double surcharge varieties, former unused, latter with full OG never hinged, Fine+ (Yvert 38a, 42a €630; Maury 37a, 45b €450)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 39a, 43a,Both double surcharge varieties, former unused, latter with full OG never hinged, Fine+ (Yvert 38a, 42a €630; Maury 37a, 45b €450)
Cat. $330
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  39b,A quite well centered unused example with the triple surcharge variety, VF (Yvert 38b € 500; Maury 37b € 475)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 39b,A quite well centered unused example with the triple surcharge variety, VF (Yvert 38b € 500; Maury 37b € 475)
Cat. $350
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  52-59,The mint set of eight, mostly large margins, 40c unused, others including the key high values with original gum, choice, VF (Yvert 51-58 € 1,600; Maury 52-59 €1,650)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  52-59,The mint set of eight, mostly large margins, 40c unused, others including the key high values with original gum, choice, VF (Yvert 51-58 € 1,600; Maury 52-59 €1,650)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  52-59,The mint set of eight, mostly large margins, 40c unused, others including the key high values with original gum, choice, VF (Yvert 51-58 € 1,600; Maury 52-59 €1,650)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 52-59,The mint set of eight, mostly large margins, 40c unused, others including the key high values with original gum, choice, VF (Yvert 51-58 € 1,600; Maury 52-59 €1,650)
Cat. $1,325
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  52-59,The set of eight with "TP / St. Pierre M - on" overprint in red or black, selected used ex 40c unused, scarce, VF (Yvert 51-58 € 1,600; Maury 52-59 € 1,650)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  52-59,The set of eight with "TP / St. Pierre M - on" overprint in red or black, selected used ex 40c unused, scarce, VF (Yvert 51-58 € 1,600; Maury 52-59 € 1,650)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  52-59,The set of eight with "TP / St. Pierre M - on" overprint in red or black, selected used ex 40c unused, scarce, VF (Yvert 51-58 € 1,600; Maury 52-59 € 1,650)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 52-59,The set of eight with "TP / St. Pierre M - on" overprint in red or black, selected used ex 40c unused, scarce, VF (Yvert 51-58 € 1,600; Maury 52-59 € 1,650)
Cat. $1,275
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1895 (April 16) Clean cover bearing 40c black, overprinted in red, tied by neat St. Pierre et Miquelon CDS postmark, second strike above, addressed to Paris with 13 Mai receiver on back, a very scarce usage of this issue on cover, VF (Scott 55; Yvert 54; Maury 55)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1895 (April 16) Clean cover bearing 40c black, overprinted in red, tied by neat St. Pierre et Miquelon CDS postmark, second strike above, addressed to Paris with 13 Mai receiver on back, a very scarce usage of this issue on cover, VF (Scott 55; Yvert 54; Maury 55)
Est. $300+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  60/78,The complete set of thirteen (1893 Issue) in matching top left corner blocks of four, printed in issued colours on "Bristol" card, imperforate with similitude perforations, ungummed as issued, prepared for the 1900 Paris Exposition. An appealing and rarely seen set of blocks, XF (Yvert 59-71 €4,000+; Maury 60-72 €6,000+; Tillard cat. €12,000 for set of corner blocks)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  60/78,The complete set of thirteen (1893 Issue) in matching top left corner blocks of four, printed in issued colours on "Bristol" card, imperforate with similitude perforations, ungummed as issued, prepared for the 1900 Paris Exposition. An appealing and rarely seen set of blocks, XF (Yvert 59-71 €4,000+; Maury 60-72 €6,000+; Tillard cat. €12,000 for set of corner blocks)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  60/78,The complete set of thirteen (1893 Issue) in matching top left corner blocks of four, printed in issued colours on "Bristol" card, imperforate with similitude perforations, ungummed as issued, prepared for the 1900 Paris Exposition. An appealing and rarely seen set of blocks, XF (Yvert 59-71 €4,000+; Maury 60-72 €6,000+; Tillard cat. €12,000 for set of corner blocks)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  60/78,The complete set of thirteen (1893 Issue) in matching top left corner blocks of four, printed in issued colours on "Bristol" card, imperforate with similitude perforations, ungummed as issued, prepared for the 1900 Paris Exposition. An appealing and rarely seen set of blocks, XF (Yvert 59-71 €4,000+; Maury 60-72 €6,000+; Tillard cat. €12,000 for set of corner blocks)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 60/78,The complete set of thirteen (1893 Issue) in matching top left corner blocks of four, printed in issued colours on "Bristol" card, imperforate with similitude perforations, ungummed as issued, prepared for the 1900 Paris Exposition. An appealing and rarely seen set of blocks, XF (Yvert 59-71 €4,000+; Maury 60-72 €6,000+; Tillard cat. €12,000 for set of corner blocks)
Est. $3,500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1914 (July 31) Large fragment of parcel wrapper in an excellent state of preservation considering the very heavy weight it originally carried; displaying a most impressive 14fr35c franking of Navigation & Commerce issues consisting of 20c (4), 30c (4), 35c (2), 40c (3), 50c (7), 75c (3) and 1fr (4), attractively tied all around addressee by St. Pierre et Miquelon postmarks, sent registered to Valenciennes with Paris 17 - 8 14 receiver at lower right. The largest reported franking of this issue (tablet type) for the French Colonies, a one-of-a-kind showpiece, VF (Scott 69/78; Yvert 65/76; Maury 66/78)

It is interesting to note France declared war (WWI) with Germany on August 3rd, 1914, only three days after this parcel was mailed to France.
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1914 (July 31) Large fragment of parcel wrapper in an excellent state of preservation considering the very heavy weight it originally carried; displaying a most impressive 14fr35c franking of Navigation & Commerce issues consisting of 20c (4), 30c (4), 35c (2), 40c (3), 50c (7), 75c (3) and 1fr (4), attractively tied all around addressee by St. Pierre et Miquelon postmarks, sent registered to Valenciennes with Paris 17 - 8 14 receiver at lower right. The largest reported franking of this issue (tablet type) for the French Colonies, a one-of-a-kind showpiece, VF (Scott 69/78; Yvert 65/76; Maury 66/78)

It is interesting to note France declared war (WWI) with Germany on August 3rd, 1914, only three days after this parcel was mailed to France.
Est. $1,000+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1906 (November 23) Large government envelope printed "On His  Britannic Majesty
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1906 (November 23) Large government envelope printed "On His Britannic Majesty's Service", embossed "Coat of Arms" shown on side seam along with large portion of two official red wax seals on reverse to British Foreign Office, London; double ring British Consulate / St. Pierre et Miquelon marking in blue, St. Pierre et Miquelon dispatch CDS and London DE 7 06 CDS receiver on back. A very scarce official cover and in unusually choice condition, VF

Official British Consular Mail (established 1904) from St. Pierre had a free franking privilege. The resident Consul was to solve disputes and discourage the rampant smuggling of tax-free goods to nearby Newfoundland. Mr. William Woodhouse served as British Consul at St. Pierre in 1906-1907.
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  79,Deluxe die proof typographed in dark carmine and red on wove paper, blank value tablet at right, control punch at right, manuscript "No. 8" at top right, very scarce, VF (Yvert 78; Maury 79 € 425)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 79,Deluxe die proof typographed in dark carmine and red on wove paper, blank value tablet at right, control punch at right, manuscript "No. 8" at top right, very scarce, VF (Yvert 78; Maury 79 € 425)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  90,Deluxe die proof typographed in orange and brown on wove paper - very similar colours were adopted on the issued 30c, blank value tablet and control punch at right, pencil signed by designer "Housez", very scarce, VF (Yvert 85; Maury 86 € 425)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 90,Deluxe die proof typographed in orange and brown on wove paper - very similar colours were adopted on the issued 30c, blank value tablet and control punch at right, pencil signed by designer "Housez", very scarce, VF (Yvert 85; Maury 86 € 425)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  107,Deluxe die proof typographed in violet and dark brown on wove paper - very similar colours adopted on the issued 2fr, blank value tablet and control punch at right with manuscript "No. 49", very scarce, VF (Yvert 92; Maury 93 € 425)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 107,Deluxe die proof typographed in violet and dark brown on wove paper - very similar colours adopted on the issued 2fr, blank value tablet and control punch at right with manuscript "No. 49", very scarce, VF (Yvert 92; Maury 93 € 425)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  79, 88, 104,An attractive lot of six typographed bicoloured proofs on wove paper, in different colours than the issued stamps, blank value tablet at right. A seldom seen group, VF (Scott 79, 88, 104; Yvert 78, 84, 91; Maury 79, 85, 92 € 1,170)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  79, 88, 104,An attractive lot of six typographed bicoloured proofs on wove paper, in different colours than the issued stamps, blank value tablet at right. A seldom seen group, VF (Scott 79, 88, 104; Yvert 78, 84, 91; Maury 79, 85, 92 € 1,170)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  79, 88, 104,An attractive lot of six typographed bicoloured proofs on wove paper, in different colours than the issued stamps, blank value tablet at right. A seldom seen group, VF (Scott 79, 88, 104; Yvert 78, 84, 91; Maury 79, 85, 92 € 1,170)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 79, 88, 104,An attractive lot of six typographed bicoloured proofs on wove paper, in different colours than the issued stamps, blank value tablet at right. A seldom seen group, VF (Scott 79, 88, 104; Yvert 78, 84, 91; Maury 79, 85, 92 € 1,170)
Est. $750+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1931 (August 8) Picture postcard of airplane in flight signed by Chas Roy, Pilot, return flight to Nova Scotia, bearing 25c blue and deep blue tied by St. Pierre et Miquelon 18 - 8 31 departure CDS, Canada 5c airmail (C2) affixed later and postmarked Sydney AU 21 31, minor perf flaws at top. According to J. Taylor - one of only two covers flown on the return flight, VF (Scott 88; Yvert 84; Maury 85)

The flight carried 4,000 pieces bearing the unofficial airmail label Maritime & Newfoundland Airways. The mail was seized and impounded by St. Pierre authorities, only to be returned to the senders under separate cover two years later.
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1931 (August 8) Picture postcard of airplane in flight signed by Chas Roy, Pilot, return flight to Nova Scotia, bearing 25c blue and deep blue tied by St. Pierre et Miquelon 18 - 8 31 departure CDS, Canada 5c airmail (C2) affixed later and postmarked Sydney AU 21 31, minor perf flaws at top. According to J. Taylor - one of only two covers flown on the return flight, VF (Scott 88; Yvert 84; Maury 85)

The flight carried 4,000 pieces bearing the unofficial airmail label Maritime & Newfoundland Airways. The mail was seized and impounded by St. Pierre authorities, only to be returned to the senders under separate cover two years later.
Est. $300+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1926 (May 6) Pristine cover with the very rare provisional handstamp PP 0 05 St.-Pierre - only used on May 6 for local letter rate, clear SPM 6 - 5 26 datestamp. A great cover for the specialist, XF (Unlisted "St-Pierre" type in Maury)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1926 (May 6) Pristine cover with the very rare provisional handstamp PP 0 05 St.-Pierre - only used on May 6 for local letter rate, clear SPM 6 - 5 26 datestamp. A great cover for the specialist, XF (Unlisted "St-Pierre" type in Maury)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  Two different types used for two days only: 1926 (May 6) Appealing small cover provisional handstamped PP 0 05 Saint-Pierre (unusual no second "E" in "PIERRE") for unsealed rate to France with Treport 1-7 receiver backstamp; 1926 (May 7) Clean and fresh cover provisional handstamped PP 0 05 Saint-Pierre clear struck with SPM 7 - 5 26 datestamp for local letter rate, VF-XF (Maury € 330+)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  Two different types used for two days only: 1926 (May 6) Appealing small cover provisional handstamped PP 0 05 Saint-Pierre (unusual no second "E" in "PIERRE") for unsealed rate to France with Treport 1-7 receiver backstamp; 1926 (May 7) Clean and fresh cover provisional handstamped PP 0 05 Saint-Pierre clear struck with SPM 7 - 5 26 datestamp for local letter rate, VF-XF (Maury € 330+)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Two different types used for two days only: 1926 (May 6) Appealing small cover provisional handstamped PP 0 05 Saint-Pierre (unusual no second "E" in "PIERRE") for unsealed rate to France with Treport 1-7 receiver backstamp; 1926 (May 7) Clean and fresh cover provisional handstamped PP 0 05 Saint-Pierre clear struck with SPM 7 - 5 26 datestamp for local letter rate, VF-XF (Maury € 330+)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  121a, 121b,Well centered mint singles of the double and triple surcharge varieties, former with expert Aimé Brun backstamp, VF OG / LH (Yvert 118a, 118b € 550; Maury 114e, 114f € 675)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  121a, 121b,Well centered mint singles of the double and triple surcharge varieties, former with expert Aimé Brun backstamp, VF OG / LH (Yvert 118a, 118b € 550; Maury 114e, 114f € 675)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 121a, 121b,Well centered mint singles of the double and triple surcharge varieties, former with expert Aimé Brun backstamp, VF OG / LH (Yvert 118a, 118b € 550; Maury 114e, 114f € 675)
Cat. $400
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  123a,A fresh, well centered mint single with triple surcharge in blue, VF OG (Yvert 120a €275; Maury 116a €265)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 123a,A fresh, well centered mint single with triple surcharge in blue, VF OG (Yvert 120a €275; Maury 116a €265)
Cat. $210
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  136-138,Compound Die Proofs of three different regular issued designs 1932-1933, typographed in black with black printing ink surrounded both frame and central vignette on surfaced white wove paper - Map & Fishermen, Lighthouse & Codfish (pencil signed by engraver E. Feltesse) and Fishing Steamer and Sea Gulls (corner crease away from design). Very scarce, VF (Yvert 136-138; Maury 139-141)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  136-138,Compound Die Proofs of three different regular issued designs 1932-1933, typographed in black with black printing ink surrounded both frame and central vignette on surfaced white wove paper - Map & Fishermen, Lighthouse & Codfish (pencil signed by engraver E. Feltesse) and Fishing Steamer and Sea Gulls (corner crease away from design). Very scarce, VF (Yvert 136-138; Maury 139-141)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  136-138,Compound Die Proofs of three different regular issued designs 1932-1933, typographed in black with black printing ink surrounded both frame and central vignette on surfaced white wove paper - Map & Fishermen, Lighthouse & Codfish (pencil signed by engraver E. Feltesse) and Fishing Steamer and Sea Gulls (corner crease away from design). Very scarce, VF (Yvert 136-138; Maury 139-141)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 136-138,Compound Die Proofs of three different regular issued designs 1932-1933, typographed in black with black printing ink surrounded both frame and central vignette on surfaced white wove paper - Map & Fishermen, Lighthouse & Codfish (pencil signed by engraver E. Feltesse) and Fishing Steamer and Sea Gulls (corner crease away from design). Very scarce, VF (Yvert 136-138; Maury 139-141)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  136,Progressive die proofs of frames only in brown and in violet on thick india paper, former with engraverSPM - GENERAL ISSUES  136,Progressive die proofs of frames only in brown and in violet on thick india paper, former with engraverSPM - GENERAL ISSUES  136,Progressive die proofs of frames only in brown and in violet on thick india paper, former with engraver
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 136,Progressive die proofs of frames only in brown and in violet on thick india paper, former with engraver's small punch at top and bottom, latter with light foxing has cross guidelines; also a die proof with frame and central vignette in dark blue and carmine, engraver's punch at top and bottom. All pencil signed by engraver "C. Hourriez". An attractive trio utilized for eight different denominations in 1932 and 1933, VF (Yvert 136 die proofs; Maury 139 die proofs)
Est. $400+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  167,An elusive Artist
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 167,An elusive Artist's signed Die Proof without colony name, engraved, in black on "batonné" paper on beveled card 72 x 55mm, attractive, VF (Yvert 162 proof; Maury 170 proof)
Est. $100+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  166 variety,Fresh mint single with imprint shifted vertically (11mm down), sheet margin at right, striking; backstamped R. Calves, VF NH (Yvert 161a €250; Maury 169a)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 166 variety,Fresh mint single with imprint shifted vertically (11mm down), sheet margin at right, striking; backstamped R. Calves, VF NH (Yvert 161a €250; Maury 169a)
Est. $100+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  198, 202-204,Four matching mint lower right imperforate blocks, bright fresh colours, full original gum, faint gum bends / wrinkles associated with the issue, lower pairs  are NH. Rarely seen in blocks, VF OG (Yvert 184a, 186a, 187a, 188a €2,600; Maury 192, 194, 195, 196 €1,040)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  198, 202-204,Four matching mint lower right imperforate blocks, bright fresh colours, full original gum, faint gum bends / wrinkles associated with the issue, lower pairs  are NH. Rarely seen in blocks, VF OG (Yvert 184a, 186a, 187a, 188a €2,600; Maury 192, 194, 195, 196 €1,040)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  198, 202-204,Four matching mint lower right imperforate blocks, bright fresh colours, full original gum, faint gum bends / wrinkles associated with the issue, lower pairs  are NH. Rarely seen in blocks, VF OG (Yvert 184a, 186a, 187a, 188a €2,600; Maury 192, 194, 195, 196 €1,040)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  198, 202-204,Four matching mint lower right imperforate blocks, bright fresh colours, full original gum, faint gum bends / wrinkles associated with the issue, lower pairs  are NH. Rarely seen in blocks, VF OG (Yvert 184a, 186a, 187a, 188a €2,600; Maury 192, 194, 195, 196 €1,040)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 198, 202-204,Four matching mint lower right imperforate blocks, bright fresh colours, full original gum, faint gum bends / wrinkles associated with the issue, lower pairs are NH. Rarely seen in blocks, VF OG (Yvert 184a, 186a, 187a, 188a €2,600; Maury 192, 194, 195, 196 €1,040)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  207/221,Fifteen different overprinted 1932-1933 issues (needs 5c, 1fr, 1fr50c to complete), seven are NH; includes scarcer 2c, 20c, 45c, 1fr. Bright fresh colours, F-VF (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert €3,032; Maury €2,755)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  207/221,Fifteen different overprinted 1932-1933 issues (needs 5c, 1fr, 1fr50c to complete), seven are NH; includes scarcer 2c, 20c, 45c, 1fr. Bright fresh colours, F-VF (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert €3,032; Maury €2,755)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  207/221,Fifteen different overprinted 1932-1933 issues (needs 5c, 1fr, 1fr50c to complete), seven are NH; includes scarcer 2c, 20c, 45c, 1fr. Bright fresh colours, F-VF (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert €3,032; Maury €2,755)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 207/221,Fifteen different overprinted 1932-1933 issues (needs 5c, 1fr, 1fr50c to complete), seven are NH; includes scarcer 2c, 20c, 45c, 1fr. Bright fresh colours, F-VF (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert €3,032; Maury €2,755)
Cat. $1,850+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  222/259, B9-B10,Thirty different overprinted stamps on 1938-1940 definitives and 1939 WorldSPM - GENERAL ISSUES  222/259, B9-B10,Thirty different overprinted stamps on 1938-1940 definitives and 1939 World
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 222/259, B9-B10,Thirty different overprinted stamps on 1938-1940 definitives and 1939 World's Fair, including surcharges; about a third are NH. Includes better 3c, 4c, 20c. Well centered stamps with bright colours, VF LH / NH (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert € 2,126; Maury 255/320 € 2,034)
Cat. $1,400+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  238variety,Well centered and fresh mint single with inverted overprint error; light pencil notation on back, VF LH; 1952 PF cert. (Yvert 262a € 1,650; Maury 270a € 1,650)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 238variety,Well centered and fresh mint single with inverted overprint error; light pencil notation on back, VF LH; 1952 PF cert. (Yvert 262a € 1,650; Maury 270a € 1,650)
Est. $600+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  260-279,A superb, post office fresh mint set of twenty, all well centered with bright fresh colours and pristine original gum, as nice as they come, XF NH (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert 212-231 €2,120; Maury 220-239 €2,050)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  260-279,A superb, post office fresh mint set of twenty, all well centered with bright fresh colours and pristine original gum, as nice as they come, XF NH (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert 212-231 €2,120; Maury 220-239 €2,050)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 260-279,A superb, post office fresh mint set of twenty, all well centered with bright fresh colours and pristine original gum, as nice as they come, XF NH (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert 212-231 €2,120; Maury 220-239 €2,050)
Cat. $1,175+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  274 variety,A remarkable mint single with the double overprint error - second impression lighter but distinctively doubled, choice and well centered; signed by three experts on reverse; Roger Calves, Herbert Bloch and Pascal Scheller. Currently unlisted, without question a very rare stamp, VF LH (Yvert 226 variety; Maury 234 variety)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 274 variety,A remarkable mint single with the double overprint error - second impression lighter but distinctively doubled, choice and well centered; signed by three experts on reverse; Roger Calves, Herbert Bloch and Pascal Scheller. Currently unlisted, without question a very rare stamp, VF LH (Yvert 226 variety; Maury 234 variety)
Est. $1,000+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1941 (December 30) The original set of 18 mailed on Day of Issue, addressed locally and tied by SPM 30 - 12 41 first day cancels, VF (Scott 260-277; Yvert 212-229; Maury 220-237)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1941 (December 30) The original set of 18 mailed on Day of Issue, addressed locally and tied by SPM 30 - 12 41 first day cancels, VF (Scott 260-277; Yvert 212-229; Maury 220-237)
Est. $350+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1941 (December 30) FDC bearing 1fr60c and 90c Noël 1941 France Libre overprints in red tied by SPM first day cancels, addressed to London, England; both stamps shows constant plate variety - "Log on Ice" (between "PI" in "PIERRE"), attractive, VF (Unlisted variety - Scott 268, 272; Yvert 220, 224; Maury 228, 232)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1941 (December 30) FDC bearing 1fr60c and 90c Noël 1941 France Libre overprints in red tied by SPM first day cancels, addressed to London, England; both stamps shows constant plate variety - "Log on Ice" (between "PI" in "PIERRE"), attractive, VF (Unlisted variety - Scott 268, 272; Yvert 220, 224; Maury 228, 232)
Est. $200+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  280-299,The mint set of twenty, brilliant fresh colours, well centered and full pristine gum; each with "KB" handstamp (Kasimir Bileski). A beautiful set seldom seen in such choice condition, VF NH (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert 212A-231A € 5,000; Maury 220a-239a € 5,150)

A scarce complete set; only 500 (20 panes) of each were printed except for the 1fr75c - 300 printed (12 panes).

Two varieties are shown - 65c brown with Malformed "S" in "St." variety and the key 1fr75c bright blue with "Log on Ice" variety (between "PI" of "PIERRE").SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  280-299,The mint set of twenty, brilliant fresh colours, well centered and full pristine gum; each with "KB" handstamp (Kasimir Bileski). A beautiful set seldom seen in such choice condition, VF NH (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert 212A-231A € 5,000; Maury 220a-239a € 5,150)

A scarce complete set; only 500 (20 panes) of each were printed except for the 1fr75c - 300 printed (12 panes).

Two varieties are shown - 65c brown with Malformed "S" in "St." variety and the key 1fr75c bright blue with "Log on Ice" variety (between "PI" of "PIERRE").SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  280-299,The mint set of twenty, brilliant fresh colours, well centered and full pristine gum; each with "KB" handstamp (Kasimir Bileski). A beautiful set seldom seen in such choice condition, VF NH (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert 212A-231A € 5,000; Maury 220a-239a € 5,150)

A scarce complete set; only 500 (20 panes) of each were printed except for the 1fr75c - 300 printed (12 panes).

Two varieties are shown - 65c brown with Malformed "S" in "St." variety and the key 1fr75c bright blue with "Log on Ice" variety (between "PI" of "PIERRE").
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 280-299,The mint set of twenty, brilliant fresh colours, well centered and full pristine gum; each with "KB" handstamp (Kasimir Bileski). A beautiful set seldom seen in such choice condition, VF NH (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert 212A-231A € 5,000; Maury 220a-239a € 5,150)

A scarce complete set; only 500 (20 panes) of each were printed except for the 1fr75c - 300 printed (12 panes).

Two varieties are shown - 65c brown with Malformed "S" in "St." variety and the key 1fr75c bright blue with "Log on Ice" variety (between "PI" of "PIERRE").
Cat. $2,548+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  299 + variety,Right margin mint pair, well centered; top stamp shows two known varieties - small "o" in "Noël" (Pos. 5) as well as "Log on Ice" variety (between "PI" of "PIERRE"), VF NH; 2009 Tillard cert. (Yvert 231A €720+; Maury 239a €720+)

With 500 stamps printed (in panes of 25 subjects), a maximum of 20 examples mint or used can exist with the small "o" variety.
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 299 + variety,Right margin mint pair, well centered; top stamp shows two known varieties - small "o" in "Noël" (Pos. 5) as well as "Log on Ice" variety (between "PI" of "PIERRE"), VF NH; 2009 Tillard cert. (Yvert 231A €720+; Maury 239a €720+)

With 500 stamps printed (in panes of 25 subjects), a maximum of 20 examples mint or used can exist with the small "o" variety.
Est. $300+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1942 (January 2) Large envelope displaying seventeen different, lacking only the 1fr75c to complete the original set of 18, tied by SPM 2 - 1 42 First Day Cancels, addressed locally. A scarce FDC, VF (Scott 280/297; Yvert 212A/229A; Maury 220a/237a)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1942 (January 2) Large envelope displaying seventeen different, lacking only the 1fr75c to complete the original set of 18, tied by SPM 2 - 1 42 First Day Cancels, addressed locally. A scarce FDC, VF (Scott 280/297; Yvert 212A/229A; Maury 220a/237a)
Est. $750+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1942 (August 26) Clean registered cover to Canada bearing three Noël 1941 France Libre overprints in black (65c, 90c & 2fr50c) tied by SPM 26 - 8 42 datestamps, "R" registry handstamp and number at bottom left, PASSED BY CENSOR DB / 107 marking at foot; Halifax and Ottawa SP 2 backstamps, attractive, VF (Scott 285, 288, 296; Yvert 217A, 220A, 228A; Maury 225a, 228a, 236a)

The 90c stamp shows the constant "Log on Ice" variety (between "PI" in "PIERRE").
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1942 (August 26) Clean registered cover to Canada bearing three Noël 1941 France Libre overprints in black (65c, 90c & 2fr50c) tied by SPM 26 - 8 42 datestamps, "R" registry handstamp and number at bottom left, PASSED BY CENSOR DB / 107 marking at foot; Halifax and Ottawa SP 2 backstamps, attractive, VF (Scott 285, 288, 296; Yvert 217A, 220A, 228A; Maury 225a, 228a, 236a)

The 90c stamp shows the constant "Log on Ice" variety (between "PI" in "PIERRE").
Est. $200+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1942 (August 26) Clean registered cover  to Ottawa, Canada, bearing 20fr on 90c ultramarine Noël 1941 France Libre overprint in black tied by SPM 26 - 8 42 CDS, "R" registry handstamp and number at lower left, PASSED BY CENSOR DB/107 marking, Halifax AU 31 CDS transit on back, overfranked but a scarce usage of this high value, VF (Scott 299; Yvert 231A; Maury 239a)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1942 (August 26) Clean registered cover to Ottawa, Canada, bearing 20fr on 90c ultramarine Noël 1941 France Libre overprint in black tied by SPM 26 - 8 42 CDS, "R" registry handstamp and number at lower left, PASSED BY CENSOR DB/107 marking, Halifax AU 31 CDS transit on back, overfranked but a scarce usage of this high value, VF (Scott 299; Yvert 231A; Maury 239a)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  302 essay,Large Artist Essay hand drawn in black ink, watercolour and Chinese white paint on thick white surfaced card; unapproved "three-mast" ship and "RF" at top left instead of below emblem. A wonderful and quite likely one-of-a-kind showpiece, VF (Yvert 298 essay; Maury 307 essay)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 302 essay,Large Artist Essay hand drawn in black ink, watercolour and Chinese white paint on thick white surfaced card; unapproved "three-mast" ship and "RF" at top left instead of below emblem. A wonderful and quite likely one-of-a-kind showpiece, VF (Yvert 298 essay; Maury 307 essay)
Est. $750+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  302 essay,Unissued design with "RF" at top left instead of below emblem among other traits, in ultramarine instead of yellow green, partly affixed to card. Very rare with a mere four examples known, grossly under-rated, VF (Yvert 298a €400+; Maury 307A €1,300)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 302 essay,Unissued design with "RF" at top left instead of below emblem among other traits, in ultramarine instead of yellow green, partly affixed to card. Very rare with a mere four examples known, grossly under-rated, VF (Yvert 298a €400+; Maury 307A €1,300)
Est. $350+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  300-313,Superb complete set of fourteen Large Die Proofs in issued colours, sunk on large cards approx. 121 x 159mm, scarce and choice, VF (Yvert 296-309 proofs; Maury 305-318 proofs)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 300-313,Superb complete set of fourteen Large Die Proofs in issued colours, sunk on large cards approx. 121 x 159mm, scarce and choice, VF (Yvert 296-309 proofs; Maury 305-318 proofs)
Est. $350+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  300-313, C1-C7,Sets of 14 and of 7 stamps respectively, affixed inside matching folding presentation booklets with Charles de Gaulle printed signature on back. Highly unusual and the only such booklets encountered (according to Jim Taylor), VF (Yvert 296-309, Air 4-10; Maury 305-318, Air 4-10)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  300-313, C1-C7,Sets of 14 and of 7 stamps respectively, affixed inside matching folding presentation booklets with Charles de Gaulle printed signature on back. Highly unusual and the only such booklets encountered (according to Jim Taylor), VF (Yvert 296-309, Air 4-10; Maury 305-318, Air 4-10)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 300-313, C1-C7,Sets of 14 and of 7 stamps respectively, affixed inside matching folding presentation booklets with Charles de Gaulle printed signature on back. Highly unusual and the only such booklets encountered (according to Jim Taylor), VF (Yvert 296-309, Air 4-10; Maury 305-318, Air 4-10)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  314-321,A complete set of Large Die Proofs in issued colours, sunk on large cards approx. 122 x 158mm, each with albino embossed seal of the Colonial Secretary, VF (Yvert 315-322 proofs; Maury 324-331 proofs)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 314-321,A complete set of Large Die Proofs in issued colours, sunk on large cards approx. 122 x 158mm, each with albino embossed seal of the Colonial Secretary, VF (Yvert 315-322 proofs; Maury 324-331 proofs)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  317 variety,Mint single with inverted surcharge; a mere 5 examples have been reported, currently unlisted, F-VF OG (Yvert 318 variety; Maury 327 variety)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 317 variety,Mint single with inverted surcharge; a mere 5 examples have been reported, currently unlisted, F-VF OG (Yvert 318 variety; Maury 327 variety)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  324/342,Progressive Die Proofs - the complete set of six designs representing this definitive series, engraved, in blue violet and die sunk on thick "batonné" paper; also a First State of the die for "Weighing the Catch" and "Storm-swept Coast", both pencil signed by engraver. Faint trace of foxing, very scarce, VF (Yvert 325/343 proofs; Maury 334/352 proofs)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  324/342,Progressive Die Proofs - the complete set of six designs representing this definitive series, engraved, in blue violet and die sunk on thick "batonné" paper; also a First State of the die for "Weighing the Catch" and "Storm-swept Coast", both pencil signed by engraver. Faint trace of foxing, very scarce, VF (Yvert 325/343 proofs; Maury 334/352 proofs)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 324/342,Progressive Die Proofs - the complete set of six designs representing this definitive series, engraved, in blue violet and die sunk on thick "batonné" paper; also a First State of the die for "Weighing the Catch" and "Storm-swept Coast", both pencil signed by engraver. Faint trace of foxing, very scarce, VF (Yvert 325/343 proofs; Maury 334/352 proofs)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  324-342,A superb complete set of 19 Large Die Proofs in issued colours, die sunk on cards approx. 125 x 162mm, each with albino embossed seal of Colonial Secretary, choice, VF (Yvert 325-343 proofs; Maury 334-352 proofs)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 324-342,A superb complete set of 19 Large Die Proofs in issued colours, die sunk on cards approx. 125 x 162mm, each with albino embossed seal of Colonial Secretary, choice, VF (Yvert 325-343 proofs; Maury 334-352 proofs)
Est. $400+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  324,A fresh mint single in unissued greenish black colour, scarce as only one sheet of 25  printed, VF NH; 2010 Drouot cert. (Yvert 325B variety; Maury 334A €850)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 324,A fresh mint single in unissued greenish black colour, scarce as only one sheet of 25 printed, VF NH; 2010 Drouot cert. (Yvert 325B variety; Maury 334A €850)
Est. $300+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  325,Fresh mint single in unissued dark purple colour, scarce as only one sheet of 25 printed, VF NH; 2010 Drouot cert. (Yvert 326A variety; Maury 335A €850)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 325,Fresh mint single in unissued dark purple colour, scarce as only one sheet of 25 printed, VF NH; 2010 Drouot cert. (Yvert 326A variety; Maury 335A €850)
Est. $300+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  341 variety,Top right corner mint vertical pair, portion of top stamp and most of lower stamp nearly devoid of printing to a most dramatic effect, VF NH; 2018 Sabban cert. (Yvert 342 variety; Maury 351a €250+)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 341 variety,Top right corner mint vertical pair, portion of top stamp and most of lower stamp nearly devoid of printing to a most dramatic effect, VF NH; 2018 Sabban cert. (Yvert 342 variety; Maury 351a €250+)
Est. $150+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  358-359,Deluxe compound Die Proof in issued colour on card with imprint and security punch at foot, elusive, VF (Yvert 360-361 proof; Maury 369-370 proof €465)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 358-359,Deluxe compound Die Proof in issued colour on card with imprint and security punch at foot, elusive, VF (Yvert 360-361 proof; Maury 369-370 proof €465)
Est. $200+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  408-411,Compound Die Proof of the four different stamps in issued colour on white card, imprint at bottom right, scarce, VF (Yvert 410-413 proof; Maury 419-422 €725)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 408-411,Compound Die Proof of the four different stamps in issued colour on white card, imprint at bottom right, scarce, VF (Yvert 410-413 proof; Maury 419-422 €725)
Est. $350+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  408-411,Set of four Trial Colour Large Die Proofs in unissued colours sunk on large cards 160 x 125mm, each pencil signed by artist C. Jumelet and with printer
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 408-411,Set of four Trial Colour Large Die Proofs in unissued colours sunk on large cards 160 x 125mm, each pencil signed by artist C. Jumelet and with printer's albino seal, scarce, VF (Yvert 410-413 proofs; Maury 419-422 proofs)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  408-411,Set of four trial colour se-tenant plate proof strips - strip of five for 35fr with control numbers in left margin and strips of ten for 35fr, 40fr and 80fr in various non-issued colours, visually striking, VF NH (Yvert 410-413 proofs; Maury 419-422 proofs)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 408-411,Set of four trial colour se-tenant plate proof strips - strip of five for 35fr with control numbers in left margin and strips of ten for 35fr, 40fr and 80fr in various non-issued colours, visually striking, VF NH (Yvert 410-413 proofs; Maury 419-422 proofs)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  408-411,Matching set of four mint top right corner imperforate blocks of four in issued colours, VF NH (Yvert 410-413; Maury 419-422 €1,500)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 408-411,Matching set of four mint top right corner imperforate blocks of four in issued colours, VF NH (Yvert 410-413; Maury 419-422 €1,500)
Est. $400+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  419-422,The set of four in complete se-tenant trial colour plate proof sheets of 25, no doubt very scarce as such, VF NH (Yvert 421-424 proofs; Maury 430-433 proofs)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 419-422,The set of four in complete se-tenant trial colour plate proof sheets of 25, no doubt very scarce as such, VF NH (Yvert 421-424 proofs; Maury 430-433 proofs)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  453-467,Compound Die Proof of all fifteen denominations, engraved, in issued colours on white card, with imprint at bottom right, very scarce, VF (Yvert 455-469 proofs; Maury 464-478 €3,250)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 453-467,Compound Die Proof of all fifteen denominations, engraved, in issued colours on white card, with imprint at bottom right, very scarce, VF (Yvert 455-469 proofs; Maury 464-478 €3,250)
Est. $750+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  453-467,Complete set of fifteen Deluxe Die Proofs in issued colours on white card, imprint at lower right; also a set of 15 matching UR corner mint NH blocks of ten, VF (Yvert 455-469 proofs + stamps €180; Maury 464-478 proofs €600 + stamps €200)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 453-467,Complete set of fifteen Deluxe Die Proofs in issued colours on white card, imprint at lower right; also a set of 15 matching UR corner mint NH blocks of ten, VF (Yvert 455-469 proofs + stamps €180; Maury 464-478 proofs €600 + stamps €200)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  C1-C7,A complete set of seven Large Die Proofs in issued colours, sunk on large cards approx. 122 x 158mm, VF (Yvert PA4-PA10 proofs; Maury PA4-10 proofs)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES C1-C7,A complete set of seven Large Die Proofs in issued colours, sunk on large cards approx. 122 x 158mm, VF (Yvert PA4-PA10 proofs; Maury PA4-10 proofs)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  C15-C17,Deluxe Large Die Proof set of three in issued colours, sunk on cards showing albino embossed seal of Colonial Secretary at left; also die proof of 100fr in issued colour without seal, and die proofs of 50fr black & rose and 100fr black in unissued colours and very scarce thus, VF (Yvert PA18-20 proofs; Maury PA18-PA20 proofs)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  C15-C17,Deluxe Large Die Proof set of three in issued colours, sunk on cards showing albino embossed seal of Colonial Secretary at left; also die proof of 100fr in issued colour without seal, and die proofs of 50fr black & rose and 100fr black in unissued colours and very scarce thus, VF (Yvert PA18-20 proofs; Maury PA18-PA20 proofs)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES C15-C17,Deluxe Large Die Proof set of three in issued colours, sunk on cards showing albino embossed seal of Colonial Secretary at left; also die proof of 100fr in issued colour without seal, and die proofs of 50fr black & rose and 100fr black in unissued colours and very scarce thus, VF (Yvert PA18-20 proofs; Maury PA18-PA20 proofs)
Est. $250+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  C16,An impressive Artist
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES C16,An impressive Artist's Handpainted original drawing - model proof measuring 290 x 165mm; utilized for the issued 100fr airmail stamp. In black and Chinese White paint along with black and grey ink on card; a wonderful and one-of-a-kind showpiece, VF (Yvert PA19; Maury PA19)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  C73 variety,An impressive mint block of four - the unissued stamp with missing bright yellow background colour and with noticeably lighter shading. The Recalled First Printing - rarely offered as a gutter block, VF NH; with normal for comparison (Yvert PA76 variety; Maury €3,500)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES C73 variety,An impressive mint block of four - the unissued stamp with missing bright yellow background colour and with noticeably lighter shading. The Recalled First Printing - rarely offered as a gutter block, VF NH; with normal for comparison (Yvert PA76 variety; Maury €3,500)
Est. $1,000+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  C73 variety,Four mint examples of the Recalled First Printing, unissued, with missing bright yellow background colour along with noticeably lighter shading, VF NH; each with normal stamp for comparison (Yvert PA76 variety; Maury €3,500)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES C73 variety,Four mint examples of the Recalled First Printing, unissued, with missing bright yellow background colour along with noticeably lighter shading, VF NH; each with normal stamp for comparison (Yvert PA76 variety; Maury €3,500)
Est. $600+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  C73 variety,Mint single of the Recalled First Printing - the unissued stamp with missing bright yellow background colour along with noticeably lighter shading, VF NH; with normal stamp for comparison (Yvert PA76 variety; Maury €875)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES C73 variety,Mint single of the Recalled First Printing - the unissued stamp with missing bright yellow background colour along with noticeably lighter shading, VF NH; with normal stamp for comparison (Yvert PA76 variety; Maury €875)
Est. $200+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  CB2variety,Mint imperforate pair without denominations, large margins, scarce, VF NH (Yvert PA2a € 570; Maury PA2 € 550)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES CB2variety,Mint imperforate pair without denominations, large margins, scarce, VF NH (Yvert PA2a € 570; Maury PA2 € 550)
Est. $300+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1906 (October 15) Cover mailed registered from Turkey to St. Pierre & Miquelon, bearing Turkish 1905 20pa carmine pair and 1pi blue tied by Sirkedji CDS, shortpaid with a French Colonies General Issue postage due 5c blue lower left corner strip of three with "N2508" number in selvedge plus a SPM overprinted postage due 30c black with margin at top, both tied by light St. Pierre & Miquelon 24 NOV 06 CDS postmarks. A visually striking and rare usage of the 30c "St - Pierre M - on" red overprint postage due on cover, especially attractive from this unusual origin, VF (Scott J5; Yvert Taxe 5; Maury Taxe 5)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1906 (October 15) Cover mailed registered from Turkey to St. Pierre & Miquelon, bearing Turkish 1905 20pa carmine pair and 1pi blue tied by Sirkedji CDS, shortpaid with a French Colonies General Issue postage due 5c blue lower left corner strip of three with "N2508" number in selvedge plus a SPM overprinted postage due 30c black with margin at top, both tied by light St. Pierre & Miquelon 24 NOV 06 CDS postmarks. A visually striking and rare usage of the 30c "St - Pierre M - on" red overprint postage due on cover, especially attractive from this unusual origin, VF (Scott J5; Yvert Taxe 5; Maury Taxe 5)
Est. $500+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  J21,Compound Die Proof typographed in black with black printing ink surrounding both frame and central vignette on surfaced white wove paper, touched up watercolours; also five bicoloured die proofs (blank value tablet) on wove paper with different combination of coloured frames and vignettes. A very scarce group, VF (Yvert Taxe 21/31 proofs; Maury Taxe 21/31)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  J21,Compound Die Proof typographed in black with black printing ink surrounding both frame and central vignette on surfaced white wove paper, touched up watercolours; also five bicoloured die proofs (blank value tablet) on wove paper with different combination of coloured frames and vignettes. A very scarce group, VF (Yvert Taxe 21/31 proofs; Maury Taxe 21/31)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  J21,Compound Die Proof typographed in black with black printing ink surrounding both frame and central vignette on surfaced white wove paper, touched up watercolours; also five bicoloured die proofs (blank value tablet) on wove paper with different combination of coloured frames and vignettes. A very scarce group, VF (Yvert Taxe 21/31 proofs; Maury Taxe 21/31)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES J21,Compound Die Proof typographed in black with black printing ink surrounding both frame and central vignette on surfaced white wove paper, touched up watercolours; also five bicoloured die proofs (blank value tablet) on wove paper with different combination of coloured frames and vignettes. A very scarce group, VF (Yvert Taxe 21/31 proofs; Maury Taxe 21/31)
Est. $350+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  1934 (October 25) Incoming cover from Saar bearing a 40c Volkshilfe tied by Homburg CDS, shortpaid to St. Pierre & Miquelon with SPM Postage Due 20c green and 2fr Newfoundland Dog tied on arrival 22 - 11 34 datestamps, VF (Scott J12, J30; Yvert Taxe 12, 30; Maury Taxe 12, 30)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES 1934 (October 25) Incoming cover from Saar bearing a 40c Volkshilfe tied by Homburg CDS, shortpaid to St. Pierre & Miquelon with SPM Postage Due 20c green and 2fr Newfoundland Dog tied on arrival 22 - 11 34 datestamps, VF (Scott J12, J30; Yvert Taxe 12, 30; Maury Taxe 12, 30)
Est. $150+
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  J42, J43,Scarce mint singles, 25c precisely centered, 30c fine+ centering, both with fresh colours; backstamp guarantee "KB" (Kasimir Bileski), F-VF LH (Yvert Taxe 52, 53 €1,100; Maury Taxe 52, 53 €1,100)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  J42, J43,Scarce mint singles, 25c precisely centered, 30c fine+ centering, both with fresh colours; backstamp guarantee "KB" (Kasimir Bileski), F-VF LH (Yvert Taxe 52, 53 €1,100; Maury Taxe 52, 53 €1,100)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES J42, J43,Scarce mint singles, 25c precisely centered, 30c fine+ centering, both with fresh colours; backstamp guarantee "KB" (Kasimir Bileski), F-VF LH (Yvert Taxe 52, 53 €1,100; Maury Taxe 52, 53 €1,100)
Cat. $850
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  J42/J46, J46a,Five different mint LH - only lacks the 50c to complete; better 25c and 30c are centered high; both pencil signed by expert Herbert Bloch, others VF centered (Yvert Taxe 52/56, 56a €1,275)SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  J42/J46, J46a,Five different mint LH - only lacks the 50c to complete; better 25c and 30c are centered high; both pencil signed by expert Herbert Bloch, others VF centered (Yvert Taxe 52/56, 56a €1,275)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES J42/J46, J46a,Five different mint LH - only lacks the 50c to complete; better 25c and 30c are centered high; both pencil signed by expert Herbert Bloch, others VF centered (Yvert Taxe 52/56, 56a €1,275)
Cat. $970
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  J48-J57,A choice, well centered mint set of ten, VF LH (Yvert Taxe 42-51 €770; Maury Taxe 42 - 51 €825)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES J48-J57,A choice, well centered mint set of ten, VF LH (Yvert Taxe 42-51 €770; Maury Taxe 42 - 51 €825)
Cat. $640
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES  J58-J67,The mint set of ten with lovely fresh colours, first nine stamps NH, 3fr LH, VF (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert Taxe 57-66 € 1,040; Maury Taxe 57-66 € 1,065)
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SPM - GENERAL ISSUES J58-J67,The mint set of ten with lovely fresh colours, first nine stamps NH, 3fr LH, VF (Scott cat. as hinged only; Yvert Taxe 57-66 € 1,040; Maury Taxe 57-66 € 1,065)
Cat. $750+
127
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES About 50 stamps mint or used on pages with write-up and a stockpage. Emphasis on Scott #1-3 stamps noting inverted "M" in 10 / SPM unused pair and used single, 10 / SPM mint block of ten, 10 / SPM & 15 SPM with wide spacing letters unused and used, 1885 registered cover bearing pairs of 10 / SPM and 15 / SPM (50c rate) postmarked in red to Bordeaux, minor cover faults; #6a double surcharge two mint examples (some flaws) and one used, #4 with boxed Gendarme Outer Island postmark (rare), etc. Mixed to VF; also a group of clever forgeries (not counted).
Est. $1,000+
128
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Selection of inverted overprints: red - 1c, 2c, 4c, 10c (used); black - 1c, 2c, 4c, 10c, 75c, 1fr; the omitted "S" in "ST." variety on 2c, 4c, 15c, 25c; a double overprint on 25c (used). Plus various unlisted varieties such as "M - o n" wide spacing on 4c, 25c, 40c, etc. The odd stamp without gum, mainly mint OG, Fine or better centering
Est. $500+
129
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Collection of 97 stamps in mounts on pages with write-up, predominantly mint, about half in multiples from pairs to a block of 20. Also surcharged stamps replete with varieties (many unlisted), noted "ST" missing on "1" on 25c stamp within a block of six, "P" missing on "4" on 5c se-tenant with normal, "P" and "n" missing on "4" on 5c, etc. A few minor flaws, mainly F-VF with much NH.
Est. $350+
130
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Mostly on album pages, includes 1892-1908 1c-1fr mint set of 19 plus shades, 1900 50c brown on azure Millesimes "0" gutter margin pair LH, 1901 10c Colis Postaux mint, over 20 covers / cards in mixed condition, 1912 Surcharge nine different Millesimes gutter margin pairs, plus 05 on 25c and 05 on 35c top margin Millesimes mint NH gutter blocks of eight, both show one stamp with wide spacing variety, four covers bearing 1912 surcharge issues including set of 11 to Paris, registered cover to USA bearing 10 on 75c Millesimes "3" pair and other values, etc. Also Fournier forgeries (14). Condition mixed in places to mainly F-VF
Est. $500+
131
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES A comprehensive lot written up on pages emphasizing postal history with about 70 items displaying myriad rates, frankings, destinations noting Argentina, Costa Rica (2), Panama, Mexico, Norway, Italian Somalia registered mail, advertising; also many single-frankings, such as 3fr on registered cover to USA and another to Costa Rica, high value surcharge 10fr on 5fr and 20fr on 5fr for example. UPU Ledger page with various issues (18) overprinted specimen "Ultramar" (Portuguese Colony), plus over a dozen ledger cut outs of UPU samples of the definitive issues distributed from Berne (Switzerland) to Madagascar post office and cacheted cancelled. Also range of 1915 & 1917 Red Cross, 1921 Parcel Post issues mint issues including double overprints on 10c & 15c Scott Q3a mint (small thin), Q4a, 1927 3fr & 20fr surcharges no period after "F" variety, former as a mint single and a mint NH block; a few 1931 Colonial related items. A nice lot ready for expansion; mainly F-VF
Est. $1,500+
132
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Collection comprised of 16 covers with provisional handstamps, 5 additionally franked with stamps to make required rates. Noted two of the scarce "PP 0 05 / Saint-Pierre" handstamp, four "PP" (and one "<> 0 30") covers addressed to / from Outer Islands. A comprehensive collection of these provisionals that appeared between May 6 and July 11, 1926 due to stamp shortages, F-VF
Est. $350+
133
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Collection displayed on pages, covering 1932-1933 and 1938-1940 Definitives, also commemoratives of 1934/1939. Includes Scott #136-159, imperf pair of #136, four different plate proofs 2c block, 15c, 45c & 50c, 1937 Paris International Exposition set in NH sheets of 25, 1937 Colonial Arts souvenir sheet mint NH and scarce single usage on registered cover to USA, 183a (45c) value omitted mint single, a few sheetlets of 25 1938-1940 definitives, some with constant varieties, 1939 Revolution mint and used, additional set of five in CDS postmarked blocks, etc., F-VF
Est. $500+
134
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES A remarkable 5-Frame exhibit comprised of over 130 items, a very high percentage are covers studying postal rates, routes, markings, censors and frankings, organized by destination with local & inter-island, France & Colonies, Canada, and foreign (Newfoundland, USA, Europe, South America); also "Hindenburg" cover from Lakehurst, postmarked the day it flew over St. Pierre before being transferred to Brazil flight. Well researched and written-up explaining rates, rules, regulations, etc. A lifetime endeavour finding material spanning 15 years including WWII; noted various France Libre frankings including a three-colour Military concessionary to Haiti; scarcer definitive single-franking covers, high denominations, registered mail, non-letter mail, airmail, elusive airmail surtax, postage dues, Canada 1939 special delivery (Scott E9) on SPM 1945 1fr60c opened & sealed by censor (allegedly the only one from SPM with a Canada special delivery), covers to Colombia (4), etc. Minor flaws in places but overall clean condition throughout. An excellent opportunity, well worth viewing to appreciate the depth and wealth of information, F-VF
Est. $2,500+
135
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Mainly on pages with write-up, includes 1941 Lighthouse & Pétain master die proof in black (first state - inverted "N" in "MIQUELON"), Unissued Colonial Infantry 1941 1fr+2fr die essay in green on gummed wove paper, 1941 Vichy issues (Scott B8A-B8C, CB1-CB3) in NH sheets of 25 or 30. France Libre mint NH overprinted panes - complete setting of 25 stamps for Scott 218, 221, 238, J60; five covers franked with 28 France Libre overprinted stamps, also 1943 Wartime Airgraph Service envelope & enclosure; couple clever fakes, etc.
Est. $1,000+
136
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Largely displayed on pages with write-up, regular and airmails plus surcharge, includes over 40 covers with wide range of frankings, rates, destinations, etc. Also noted a 25c plate essay (unissued design) in black on gummed stamp paper, 15fr on 2fr50c mint NH with major shift of the surcharge; three different proofs, including 1944 Marianne Red Cross. F-VF
Est. $350+
137
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Mainly on exhibit pages with write-up, noting the complete set of 22 (10c-100fr) in mint NH imperforate pairs, a 20fr mint block of eight with partially missing design on eight stamps, a 25fr perforated stamp in orange red of the 20fr, also an impressive display of over 80 covers / cards, replete with frankings, rates from very small local rate envelopes to high frankings, airmails, registered mail, etc. A nice lot covering this attractive Pictorial series, F-VF
Est. $750+
138
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Mainly displayed on pages with write-up, includes many elusive items, replete with mint stamps, various die proofs, trial colour plate proofs, imperforate pairs and postal history related to all regular, commemorative and airmail issues. Includes 1956 500fr Airmail essay (unissued design - plane facing right), different die proofs in issued or unissued colours (18), Artist signed die proofs mainly in black (8), plus an Artist signed original drawing - essay of the 1957 100fr Airmail (never approved), imperforate pairs (16), trial colour plate proof strips of five (6), covers & FDCs (39). A beautiful collection with excellent coverage of the period.
Est. $1,000+
139
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Mainly displayed on pages with write-up, mostly mint with some in multiples, also a very strong showing of die proofs, trial colour plate proofs, imperforate pairs and postal history related to all regular, commemorative and airmail issues. Includes die proofs in issued or unissued colours (40), two compound die proofs (Scott 360-361, 441-442), Artist signed die proofs mainly in black (23) including large Artist's model of 1966 60fr Journal Officiel, imperforate pairs (13), trial colour plate proof strips of five (6), and over 50 commercial covers & FDCs noting 1962 500fr Surcouf on commercial special delivery, airmail, registered window envelope. An attractive collection with excellent representation including many desirable items.
Est. $1,250+
140
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Largely displayed on pages with write-up, includes NH singles and many multiples noting 1997 5fr Falcon with bright yellow background missing (2), range of modern to 2014 on cards, various die proofs with 1987 5fr + 10fr Airplanes compound die proof, several progressive die proofs related to 1993-1997 Birds series, a few booklets, commercial covers, FDCs, postal stationery, etc.
Est. $750+
141
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES Strong representation on pages with write-up, starting with General Colonial issues 1884-1885 (7) used in SPM to the 5fr, Incoming part wrapper and 1891 15c cover from France, General Issue 10c black and 20c black affixed and tied by SPM datestamp, both rare; 1894-1906 General Issue Dues used set of 8 (16 stamps), plus four used multiples, one on large cover, 1892 St. Pierre M - on overprint in red or black 5c-2fr mint / unused, also variety "no dash" between "M on" on 2fr (gum stain), more recent including three covers. Also a few 1892 Dues with "T/P" overprint in red or black, various to 2fr. Mixed to F-VF with many elusive items.
Est. $1,000+
142
SPM - GENERAL ISSUES A comprehensive group of 55 items (35 unused, 20 used), includes French Colonies General Issue 15c & 25c cards used to Austria, 1891 SPM overprints, 1892-1908 Navigation & Commerce and 1914-1921 Fisherman. Includes postal cards, letter cards, envelopes, new colours, noting a couple without small "046" date; several used to Austria. Also a scarce 25c blue on rose Seabird envelope used January 1919 to Philadelphia, USA. Overall nice condition.
Est. $500+
ADEN
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ADEN Displayed on stockpages, KGVI to early QEII era including protectorate states, many are NH, mainly in sets, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$410)
Est. $125+
ANTIGUA
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ANTIGUA On stockpages starting with a few Queen Victoria issues, then noting 1903 & 1908-1912 Coat of Arms sets, 1932 Tercentenary, etc. Clean mint LH throughout, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$1,718)
Est. $400+
ASCENSION
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ASCENSION On stockpages noting Badge of Colony to 2sh, 1934 Pictorial set, KGVI set of 16, 1956 definitive set, etc. Clean and F-VF LH (Scott 2023 US$1,117)
Est. $300+
NEW SOUTH WALES
NEW SOUTH WALES  1850 (November 4) Small bluish envelope franked with Sydney View 1p dull lake on bluish wove paper, Plate 1 - No Clouds in Sky, irregular margin at right into frame, full margins on other sides and superbly tied by very clear grid
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NEW SOUTH WALES 1850 (November 4) Small bluish envelope franked with Sydney View 1p dull lake on bluish wove paper, Plate 1 - No Clouds in Sky, irregular margin at right into frame, full margins on other sides and superbly tied by very clear grid '48' cancel of Tarcutta, legible dispatch datestamp on reverse, paying an elusive County Town letter rate to Coppabella, NSW, Fine+ (Scott 1e; SG 6)
Est. $500+
NEW SOUTH WALES  1852 (June 10) Cover bearing Sydney View 1p gooseberry shade on bluish wove, Re-engraved, alongside Laureated 2p ultramarine, Plate I - fine impression, both large margined and tied by oval barred cancels, paying 3 pence ship letter rate to the UK, manuscript "8" due to collect from recipient on arrival; backflap missing and couple sealed tears to cover, otherwise Fine, an attractive mixed-issue franking. (Scott 20, 14; SG 10, 52)
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NEW SOUTH WALES 1852 (June 10) Cover bearing Sydney View 1p gooseberry shade on bluish wove, Re-engraved, alongside Laureated 2p ultramarine, Plate I - fine impression, both large margined and tied by oval barred cancels, paying 3 pence ship letter rate to the UK, manuscript "8" due to collect from recipient on arrival; backflap missing and couple sealed tears to cover, otherwise Fine, an attractive mixed-issue franking. (Scott 20, 14; SG 10, 52)
Est. $500+
NEW SOUTH WALES  1850 (August 10) Clean folded cover bearing a superb, large margined Sydney View 2p dull blue on bluish wove, Retouched Plate II, centrally struck by clear oval grid
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NEW SOUTH WALES 1850 (August 10) Clean folded cover bearing a superb, large margined Sydney View 2p dull blue on bluish wove, Retouched Plate II, centrally struck by clear oval grid '64' of West Maitland, partial dispatch on reverse alongside neat Sydney AU 14 1850 receiver, a beautiful cover paying the two penny inland letter rate, VF (Scott 5F; SG 28)
Est. $500+
NEW SOUTH WALES  1850 (May 22) Choice cover with intact red wax seal on reverse, endorsed "By First ship to England", franked with Sydney View 3p bright yellow green, large margined and cancelled by oval barred cancel, Sydney MY 22 1850 oval dispatch in red, manuscript "8" pence due on incoming Colonial cover to be collected by the recipient, London OC 10 transit in red and clear Wells Somerset OC 10 receiver in blue, an attractive cover, VF (Scott 9; SG 39)
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NEW SOUTH WALES 1850 (May 22) Choice cover with intact red wax seal on reverse, endorsed "By First ship to England", franked with Sydney View 3p bright yellow green, large margined and cancelled by oval barred cancel, Sydney MY 22 1850 oval dispatch in red, manuscript "8" pence due on incoming Colonial cover to be collected by the recipient, London OC 10 transit in red and clear Wells Somerset OC 10 receiver in blue, an attractive cover, VF (Scott 9; SG 39)
Est. $400+
QUEENSLAND
QUEENSLAND  1861 (May 1) Blue folded cover bearing a well centered 6p deep green, clean cut perf 14-16, superbly tied by Brisbane duplex, pays the 6 pence Inter-Colonial letter rate to New South Wales, VF (Scott 6E; SG 9)
150
QUEENSLAND 1861 (May 1) Blue folded cover bearing a well centered 6p deep green, clean cut perf 14-16, superbly tied by Brisbane duplex, pays the 6 pence Inter-Colonial letter rate to New South Wales, VF (Scott 6E; SG 9)
Est. $200+
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
SOUTH AUSTRALIA  1857 (June 10) Cover front, bearing Perkins Bacon London Print 1p deep green pair with unusually large margins, except slightly in at foot, tied by oval grid
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SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1857 (June 10) Cover front, bearing Perkins Bacon London Print 1p deep green pair with unusually large margins, except slightly in at foot, tied by oval grid '36' of Clare with dispatch CDS at centre, next-day Gawler transit at left, pays the two penny (per half ounce) inland letter rate, VF (Scott 1; SG 1)
Est. $350+
SOUTH AUSTRALIA  1856 (July 25) Clean blue folded cover, endorsed "Per Steamer Havilah", mailed registered to Hobart, Tasmania, bearing Perkins Bacon, London Print 6p dark blue horizontal pair, superior margins all around except in frame at top right, portion of adjacent stamp at top left, pays a 2p domestic & 4p ship rate to Tasmania, plus 6p registration fee, neat straightline REGISTERED NO. manuscript "1688", Adelaide Paid dispatch in red along with two different Ship Letter Inwards Free handstamp one dated 4 AU on back and other 5 AU on obverse. A nice cover, F-VF (Scott 3; SG 3)
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SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1856 (July 25) Clean blue folded cover, endorsed "Per Steamer Havilah", mailed registered to Hobart, Tasmania, bearing Perkins Bacon, London Print 6p dark blue horizontal pair, superior margins all around except in frame at top right, portion of adjacent stamp at top left, pays a 2p domestic & 4p ship rate to Tasmania, plus 6p registration fee, neat straightline REGISTERED NO. manuscript "1688", Adelaide Paid dispatch in red along with two different Ship Letter Inwards Free handstamp one dated 4 AU on back and other 5 AU on obverse. A nice cover, F-VF (Scott 3; SG 3)
Est. $500+
SOUTH AUSTRALIA  1855 (November 2) Small neat envelope in excellent condition  bearing Perkins Bacon 6p dark blue, just touching to large  margins and clearly tied by oval grid, Adelaide Paid NO 2 1855  dispatch in red, Australian Packet Paid Liverpool FE 3 1856,  London FE 4 receivers in red, "5d" rate handstamp in red. An  attractive and very early usage of this stamp on cover issued  Oct. 26, 1855 per R. Lowe handbook, VF (Scott 3; SG 3)
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SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1855 (November 2) Small neat envelope in excellent condition bearing Perkins Bacon 6p dark blue, just touching to large margins and clearly tied by oval grid, Adelaide Paid NO 2 1855 dispatch in red, Australian Packet Paid Liverpool FE 3 1856, London FE 4 receivers in red, "5d" rate handstamp in red. An attractive and very early usage of this stamp on cover issued Oct. 26, 1855 per R. Lowe handbook, VF (Scott 3; SG 3)
Est. $400+
TASMANIA
TASMANIA  1854 (August 17) Folded cover mailed locally in Hobart, franked 1p pale blue, early clear impression, very large margins on two sides including trace of imprint at foot, just touched at lower left, light pressed crease, tied by oval grid "68" numeral and PAID boxed, part backflap missing; a rare single-franking, F-VF (Scott 1; SG 1)
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TASMANIA 1854 (August 17) Folded cover mailed locally in Hobart, franked 1p pale blue, early clear impression, very large margins on two sides including trace of imprint at foot, just touched at lower left, light pressed crease, tied by oval grid "68" numeral and PAID boxed, part backflap missing; a rare single-franking, F-VF (Scott 1; SG 1)
Est. $1,000+
TASMANIA  1854 (November 7) Cover endorsed "Per Stea
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TASMANIA 1854 (November 7) Cover endorsed "Per Stea' Great Briton" bearing ag large margined 4p bright red orange, Plate I - Finely engraved, tied by grid "61" at Hobart Town, mostly legible large circular General Post Office Hobart Town "Crown" NO 7 CDS in red further ties stamp, manuscript "8" pence on incoming Colonial cover to be collected by the recipient, clear FE 5 1854 receiver backstamp, couple minute sealed tears to cover. A very early - first week usage of the Four pence stamp, VF (Scott 2; SG 5)
Est. $750+
VICTORIA
VICTORIA  1854 (February 16) Cover to Tasmania bearing Thomas Ham 3p blue "While Veil", light file fold, slightly in design to large margins, clear Launceston 22 FE 1854 receiver; also an 1854 (July 28) Cover mailed Melbourne to Warranga bearing Campbell & Co. 3p blue on toned paper, horizontal pair, mostly large margins tied by neat oval "1" cancels, sealed cover tear top centre, pays domestic double weight letter rate, Fine+ duo (SG 14, 24)VICTORIA  1854 (February 16) Cover to Tasmania bearing Thomas Ham 3p blue "While Veil", light file fold, slightly in design to large margins, clear Launceston 22 FE 1854 receiver; also an 1854 (July 28) Cover mailed Melbourne to Warranga bearing Campbell & Co. 3p blue on toned paper, horizontal pair, mostly large margins tied by neat oval "1" cancels, sealed cover tear top centre, pays domestic double weight letter rate, Fine+ duo (SG 14, 24)
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VICTORIA 1854 (February 16) Cover to Tasmania bearing Thomas Ham 3p blue "While Veil", light file fold, slightly in design to large margins, clear Launceston 22 FE 1854 receiver; also an 1854 (July 28) Cover mailed Melbourne to Warranga bearing Campbell & Co. 3p blue on toned paper, horizontal pair, mostly large margins tied by neat oval "1" cancels, sealed cover tear top centre, pays domestic double weight letter rate, Fine+ duo (SG 14, 24)
Est. $300+
AUSTRALIA
AUSTRALIA  57,Choice, well centered, fresh mint single with just the barest trace of hinging, VF VLH (SG 75 £650)
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AUSTRALIA 57,Choice, well centered, fresh mint single with just the barest trace of hinging, VF VLH (SG 75 £650)
Cat. $800
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AUSTRALIA On stockpages, starts with 1913 ½p-1sh, 1916 2sh brown, 1929 5sh, 1932/1935 10sh & £1 Roos, some KGV and later issues including 1949-1950 Arms NH set. Also some Australian States mint. Generally clean and fresh throughout, mainly F-VF, OG or NH. (Scott 2023 US$4,690)
Est. $1,000+
AUSTRIA
AUSTRIA  B110, B110a,1933 (June 24) 50g Stagecoach on ordinary paper, perf 12 on WIPA card with cachet, also 15g & 50g airmail sent registered airmail to Budapest and 50g Stagecoach on granite paper, perf 12 along with semi-postal stamp tied by WIPA cachet datestamps, mailed registered to Berlin, VF (Scott B110, B110a)AUSTRIA  B110, B110a,1933 (June 24) 50g Stagecoach on ordinary paper, perf 12 on WIPA card with cachet, also 15g & 50g airmail sent registered airmail to Budapest and 50g Stagecoach on granite paper, perf 12 along with semi-postal stamp tied by WIPA cachet datestamps, mailed registered to Berlin, VF (Scott B110, B110a)
159
AUSTRIA B110, B110a,1933 (June 24) 50g Stagecoach on ordinary paper, perf 12 on WIPA card with cachet, also 15g & 50g airmail sent registered airmail to Budapest and 50g Stagecoach on granite paper, perf 12 along with semi-postal stamp tied by WIPA cachet datestamps, mailed registered to Berlin, VF (Scott B110, B110a)
Est. $250+
160
AUSTRIA Well over 150 stamps, selected for clarity of strikes, most tied to small piece to show the full postmark - includes CDS, straightlines, cursive lettering, boxed, etc. on the early 1850s-1860s issues of Austria, noting as well Lombardy-Venetia. A beautiful lot displaying many visually striking cancellations, F-VF with mainly VF to XF strikes
Est. $500+
BAHAMAS
161
BAHAMAS On stockpages starting with a few QV, a few earlies without no gum; noting 1902 KEVII set to 5sh, 1912-1919 KGV set to £1, various KGV, KGVI and QEII sets. Overall clean and fresh mint LH throughout, some NH, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$1,557)
Est. $300+
BAHRAIN
162
BAHRAIN On stockpages with excellent coverage of KGV and KGVI and QEII to mid-1960s. Noted 1933 3p-2r, later issued KGV, 1938-1941 3p/5r (10 different), 1942-1944 3p-12a, 1948-1949 ½p-10r, etc. Fresh and F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,658)
Est. $400+
BARBADOS
163
BARBADOS On stockpages starting with four different Britannia issues, then 1882-1886 QV and 1897 Diamond Jubilee sets of nine, 1892-1903, 1905, 1916-1920 Seal of Colony, 1912-1916 KGV set, a few earlies without gum; noting 1902 KEVII set to 5sh, 1912-1919 KGV set to £1, various KGV, KGVI and QEII sets. Clean mint throughout, mainly LH, some NH, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$3,237)
Est. $750+
BASUTOLAND
164
BASUTOLAND On stockpages, noting 1933 KGV & Crocodile mint set of ten, 1938 KGVI mint set of eleven, etc. Clean and generally mint LH throughout, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$875)
Est. $250+
BECHUANALAND
165
BECHUANALAND On stockpages with British Bechuanaland QV overprints to KGV, Protectorate 1888 to early 1960s with various sets, etc. Generally mint OG / LH, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$1,287)
Est. $300+
BERMUDA
166
BERMUDA Displayed on stockpages starting with various QV, also some KGV & KGVI "key-plates", etc. Fresh colours and clean mint OG or LH throughout, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$2,115)
Est. $500+
BRITISH EAST AFRICA
BRITISH EAST AFRICA  107,An unusually nice mint single with full original gum, clean hinge remnant, F-VF (SG 97 £600)
167
BRITISH EAST AFRICA 107,An unusually nice mint single with full original gum, clean hinge remnant, F-VF (SG 97 £600)
Cat. $450
168
BRITISH EAST AFRICA On stockpages starting with BEA 1890-1898 issues, then various including 1898 5r QV, East Africa 1903-1918 noting 1903 3r & 4r, 1904-1907 MCA 4r, 5r, 1912-1918 KGV 1c-10r. Fresh colours throughout, mainly F-VF OG / LH, (Scott 2023 US$1,602)
Est. $400+
BRITISH GUIANA
169
BRITISH GUIANA On stockpages starting with an excellent showing of 1889-1907 issues, 1898-1931 commemoratives, 1913-1921 and 1934 KGV sets, etc. A few with toned / tropical gum or the odd flaw, overall fresh mint OG throughout, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$1,437)
Est. $300+
BRITISH HONDURAS
170
BRITISH HONDURAS On stockpages with excellent representation, a few duplicates, fresh colours throughout and in better quality than normally seen, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,294)
Est. $300+
BURMA
171
BURMA On stockpages with excellent representation, also a few Japanese occupation. Fresh colours throughout, noting 1937 3p-5r, 1937 Officials 3p-2r, etc., F-VF LH or NH, (Scott 2023 US$772)
Est. $200+
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE  14,A fresh mint single with full dull white original gum, relatively lightly hinged, backstamped Roumet; a nice stamp, VF LH (SG 20 £450)
172
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 14,A fresh mint single with full dull white original gum, relatively lightly hinged, backstamped Roumet; a nice stamp, VF LH (SG 20 £450)
Cat. $450
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE  15,An attractive full margined used example with light unobtrusive triangular grid cancel, a difficult stamp to find, VF (SG 21 £750)
173
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 15,An attractive full margined used example with light unobtrusive triangular grid cancel, a difficult stamp to find, VF (SG 21 £750)
Cat. $725
174
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Fifteen stamps mostly different with #162 mint & used, used 163-164, 168, 169, 171 regummed, used #173, 174 (2), 175, #178 tiny spot at lower left and #179 3p Baden-Powell 18½mm wide. The used examples with mostly legible postmarks, nine are tied to piece. F-VF (Scott US$2,940)
Est. $750+
CAYMAN ISLANDS
175
CAYMAN ISLANDS On stockpages with excellent representation, a few duplicates. Noted better including 1902-1903 KEVII set of five, 1907-1909 set to 5sh, 1922-1926 KGV set of 14, 1935 set of 12, etc. Nice condition throughout, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$2,040)
Est. $500+
CEYLON
CEYLON  6,An extraordinary, very large margined unused example with fabulous rich colour on fresh paper; barely discernible bend at foot, an impressive stamp, XF; 2021 BPA cert. (SG 5 £1,600)
176
CEYLON 6,An extraordinary, very large margined unused example with fabulous rich colour on fresh paper; barely discernible bend at foot, an impressive stamp, XF; 2021 BPA cert. (SG 5 £1,600)
Cat. $1,750
177
CEYLON On stockpages with excellent representation of late QV, KEVII and KGV (up to 20 rupee) issues; light duplication and the odd flaw, overall nice condition with fresh colours. Also earlier with 1857 2p yellow green superb used, 1859 1sh9p unused just touching at top (2014 RPSL cert), 2p/2sh five different proofs in black on unwatermarked white wove paper. A nice lot, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$2,585+)
Est. $600+
CHINA
178
CHINA A few hundred partly organized, we note early issues (many mounted on leaves) noting nice used #2, 79, etc. and Republic of China mostly mint NH to late 1970s, then People's Republic of China from 1949 to 1982 including NH sets. Noted #95-98, 1211-1214 NH, etc. Overall nice quality, a useful lot well worth a close look.
Est. $750+
CHINA, PEOPLES REPUBLIC
CHINA, PEOPLES REPUBLIC  661-680,Brilliant post office fresh, complete set of twenty stamps, ungummed as issued, VF
179
CHINA, PEOPLES REPUBLIC 661-680,Brilliant post office fresh, complete set of twenty stamps, ungummed as issued, VF
Cat. $598
CHINA, PEOPLES REPUBLIC  1518,Choice mint souvenir sheet with bright fresh colours and full original gum, VF NH
180
CHINA, PEOPLES REPUBLIC 1518,Choice mint souvenir sheet with bright fresh colours and full original gum, VF NH
Cat. $1,500
COOK ISLANDS
COOK ISLANDS  On stockpages, excellent representation and with fresh colours throughout. Also includes Niue and Penrhyn Island overprinted and commemorative issues. A nice lot, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,609)COOK ISLANDS  On stockpages, excellent representation and with fresh colours throughout. Also includes Niue and Penrhyn Island overprinted and commemorative issues. A nice lot, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,609)
181
COOK ISLANDS On stockpages, excellent representation and with fresh colours throughout. Also includes Niue and Penrhyn Island overprinted and commemorative issues. A nice lot, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,609)
Est. $400+
CYPRUS
182
CYPRUS On stockpages starting with a few overprinted / surcharged stamps, 1894-1896 ½pi-45pi set, various 1903-1928 KEVII & KGV sets to 90pi, 1928 set of ten, 1934 set of eleven, etc. Fresh colours and mainly F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$2,391)
Est. $500+
DOMINICA
183
DOMINICA On stockpages noting 1884 2½p, 1907-1920 ½p-5sh mint set of 15, 1923-1933 KGV Script CA mint set of 15, some light duplication KGV and later, nice condition throughout with fresh colours, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,309)
Est. $300+
EAST AFRICA AND UGANDA
EAST AFRICA AND UGANDA  14,A well centered, fresh mint single on ordinary paper, full original gum; a nice stamp, VF LH (SG 14 £650)
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EAST AFRICA AND UGANDA 14,A well centered, fresh mint single on ordinary paper, full original gum; a nice stamp, VF LH (SG 14 £650)
Cat. $475
FALKLAND ISLANDS
FALKLAND ISLANDS  65-76,The complete set of twelve, trifle yellowish gum on 10sh & £1, fresh colours and full white original gum. A beautiful set, F- VF VLH (SG 127-138 £4,250)FALKLAND ISLANDS  65-76,The complete set of twelve, trifle yellowish gum on 10sh & £1, fresh colours and full white original gum. A beautiful set, F- VF VLH (SG 127-138 £4,250)FALKLAND ISLANDS  65-76,The complete set of twelve, trifle yellowish gum on 10sh & £1, fresh colours and full white original gum. A beautiful set, F- VF VLH (SG 127-138 £4,250)
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FALKLAND ISLANDS 65-76,The complete set of twelve, trifle yellowish gum on 10sh & £1, fresh colours and full white original gum. A beautiful set, F- VF VLH (SG 127-138 £4,250)
Cat. $4,800
186
FALKLAND ISLANDS On stockpages starting with a few QV including 1898 2sh6p & 5sh; 1904-1907 KEVII ½p-3sh set of eight, 1921-1929 KGV Script CA set of 8, 1929-1931 KGV & Penguin set of eleven, 1938-1946 KGVI set of 16, etc., also Dependencies. Overall nice condition with fresh colours throughout, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$3,975)
Est. $1,000+
FIJI
187
FIJI On stockpages with excellent representation of KEVII and KGV to 5sh values, a few duplicates, fresh colours throughout, F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$1,124)
Est. $250+
FRANCE
188
FRANCE Clean stock on retail cards mainly from 1920s to 1940s, noting used #197, mint #329 PEXIP souvenir sheet, airmails mint #C1-C2, C15-C17, C29-C32 NH, a few early classics noting a faulty 5fr Napoleon with large numeral "5104" (Shanghai). The odd flaw but mainly F-VF throughout
Est. $750+
GAMBIA
189
GAMBIA On stockpages with twelve different QV Cameo issues, then excellent coverage of KEVII and KGV to the 3sh or 5sh values, fresh colours throughout, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,651)
Est. $400+
GERMAN STATES
GERMAN STATES  Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.GERMAN STATES  Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.GERMAN STATES  Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.GERMAN STATES  Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.GERMAN STATES  Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.GERMAN STATES  Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.GERMAN STATES  Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.GERMAN STATES  Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.GERMAN STATES  Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.
190
GERMAN STATES Identified on retail cards, emphasis on Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg, some other states also represented. Focus on first issues with clear town postmarks or numeral cancellations; a few covers, etc. Some duplication but often for different type or numeral cancel. Condition mixed to very fine; many choice stamps to be found. Worth a close look.
Est. $750+
GERMANY
191
GERMANY Thousands of stamps often in sets, includes multiples, se-tenants, mint NH / H, used, etc. From classics to modern including definitives, commemoratives, semi-postals, airmails, booklet pairs, multiples, gutter margins, Allied Occupations, Berlin, DDR, Offices Abroad, Colonies, Danzig, etc. All identified on retail cards, nice quality throughout. Better $50+ sets and stamps abound noting key #B49-B57 (two mint and one used), B58 Nothilfe souvenir sheet of four, light water stains in selvedge, stamps NH. Danzig C31-C35 NH blocks, etc. High catalogue value, worth spending time to appreciate the comprehensiveness of the lot.
Est. $3,000+
192
GERMANY Includes a duplicated mint NH stock in glassines; Berlin parallel mint / used collection in Lindner albums, another Berlin mint collection in Lighthouse hingeless album; mint / used stock in eleven stockbooks covering Germany, Berlin, DDR, from early to about 1970s; thousands organized on stockpages by area, theme, etc. Inspect.
Est. $1,000+
193
GERMANY 30 different titles - includes Milde, Schmidt, Die Alte Sachsenpost, 1973, 545 pages; Konsul Sieger, Die Briefmarken von Wurttemberg 1851-1881, 136 pages + plates, 1940; Bruhl / Thoma, Handbuch Der Wurttemberg Philatelie 1851-1875, 1975, 283 pages + booklet insert; Peter Feuser, Deutsche Vorphilatelie Stationkatalog (1988) + Supplement (1990), 926 + 390 pages; Germany Philatelic Society (GPS) Reference Manual of Forgeries Vol. 1-9 (plus extra set Vol. 1-8), etc.
Est. $200+
GERMAN LOCALS
194
GERMAN LOCALS Housed in a Lindner hingeless album with many localities present, mostly in mint sets, also some souvenir sheets, plus additional sets and stamps mostly mint and a few used on retail cards with locals and some Russian Zone.
Est. $350+
GERMANY-BERLIN
GERMANY-BERLIN  MH1,Complete booklet with all six panes fresh mint NH, interleaves  and covers in pristine condition, XF NH (Michel MH1 € 700)
195
GERMANY-BERLIN MH1,Complete booklet with all six panes fresh mint NH, interleaves and covers in pristine condition, XF NH (Michel MH1 € 700)
Est. $250+
GIBRALTAR
GIBRALTAR  93,Well centered mint single, couple negligible tone spots only visible from reverse, full original gum with faint trace of hinging, VF VLH (SG 108 £1,600)
196
GIBRALTAR 93,Well centered mint single, couple negligible tone spots only visible from reverse, full original gum with faint trace of hinging, VF VLH (SG 108 £1,600)
Cat. $1,750
197
GIBRALTAR On stockpages with 1886 Overprint ½p-2½p, various 1889-1895 Spanish currency to the 5p, KEVII 1903 ½p-8sh, 1921 £1 KGV, etc. Fresh colours, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$2,084)
Est. $500+
GOLD COAST
198
GOLD COAST On stockpages with 1884-1891 (7 different), 1898-1902 set of ten, 1913-1921 KGV various to the 10sh, 1928 Pictorial ½p-5sh set and KGV issues to 5sh, a few duplicates, fresh colours throughout, F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$1,448)
Est. $350+
GB-OFFICES IN AFRICA
199
GB-OFFICES IN AFRICA On stockpages, excellent representation of KGVI issues (no dues), includes Middle East Forces, Eritrea, Somalia, Tripolitania; some light duplication. Overall fresh and F-VF LH throughout (Scott 2023 US$866)
Est. $200+
GB-OFFICES ABROAD MOROCCO
200
GB-OFFICES ABROAD MOROCCO On stockpages, excellent overall coverage including Spanish, British and French currencies. Noted Spanish 1898 QV 5c-2pe, KEVII 1903-1904 & 1905-1906 sets of seven, 1907-1910 set of 12, 1914-1918 KGV Seahorse 3pe-12pe, British 1907-1912 KEVII set of 8, Tangier 1927-1957 and British Offices in Turkish Empire - Levant 1902-1921, etc. The odd flaw, fresh and mainly F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$2,548)
Est. $600+
GRENADA
201
GRENADA On stockpages starting with some QV noting a superb mint 1864 1p, 1895-1899 ½p-1sh set of 8, various KGV to the 10sh (two different), etc. Overall nice condition with fresh colours, mainly F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$1,615)
Est. $400+
HONG KONG
202
HONG KONG On stockpages with four different Crown CA issues, various KGV to the $1 (also overprinted "CHINA" to $1), in KGVI period noted 1941 Centenary NH set in blocks of four, 1948 Silver Wedding LH, QEII 1954-1960 5c-$10 NH set of 14, etc. Nice quality, fresh colours, F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$1,900)
Est. $500+
INDIA
203
INDIA On stockpages with 360 different including Chamba (59), Faridkot (12), Gwalior (92), Jinh (85), Nabha (30) and Patiala (83). Excellent coverage from early to late issues - mainly QV to KGVI regulars and officials. The odd flaw but overall sound with fresh colours. A great collection, F-VF; also includes India 1892-1949 (110 different). (Scott 2023 US$4,036)
Est. $1,000+
204
INDIA On stockpages, about 375 different from Alwar to Wadhwan, nearly all Feudatory states represented, a careful assembly of inexpensive to $40+ stamps, for the most part sound with fresh colours, OG or ungummed as issued, includes a wealth of overprints, perforations and printings. An excellent lot for someone wanting to "kick-start" a collection of these challenging yet fascinating stamps, F-VF
Est. $750+
JAMAICA
205
JAMAICA On stockpages with 1889-1910 QV (20), nice run of KGV - KGVI (with £1 values), QEII definitives, etc. F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$1,151)
Est. $300+
KENYA AND UGANDA
KENYA AND UGANDA  39,A well centered mint single with deep rich colour and full brown original gum; a nice stamp, VF LH (SG 97 £1,800)
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KENYA AND UGANDA 39,A well centered mint single with deep rich colour and full brown original gum; a nice stamp, VF LH (SG 97 £1,800)
Cat. $1,850
KENYA, UGANDA, TANGANYIKA
207
KENYA, UGANDA, TANGANYIKA On stockpages noting 1925 7sh50p VLH, 1922 10sh, 1935 KGV Pictorial set of 14, mostly NH including the key £1, 1938-1944 KGVI set of 20, 1954 NH set of 14, etc. Nice condition, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,406)
Est. $400+
KUWAIT
208
KUWAIT On stockpages with excellent coverage including officials (15 different up to the 10r). Noted 1923-1924 KGV ½p-10r set of 15, 1929 10r KGV Service overprint NH, early QEII to mid-1960s. Noted 1933 3p-2r, plus later issued KGV, 1938-1941 3p/5r (10 different), 1942-1944 3p-12a, 1948-1949 ½p-10r, etc. Fresh colours, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,465)
Est. $350+
LABUAN
LABUAN  78a,A well centered vertical pair imperforate horizontally between in error, usual grid CTO, very scarce, VF (SG 93ba £750)
209
LABUAN 78a,A well centered vertical pair imperforate horizontally between in error, usual grid CTO, very scarce, VF (SG 93ba £750)
Cat. $850
LEEWARD ISLANDS
210
LEEWARD ISLANDS On stockpages with 1890 ½p-5sh set of 8, 1902 KEVII ½p-5sh, 1921-1932 KGV ¼p-£1 set of 21 (less 2½p orange), 1938-1951 ¼p-£1 KGVI, etc. Fresh and mainly F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,156)
Est. $300+
MALAYAN STATES
211
MALAYAN STATES On stockpages with a strong showing of definitive sets Johore to Trengganu, plus Straits Settlements (116 different) and Singapore, F-VF LH (Scott 2023 US$2,735)
Est. $600+
MALTA
212
MALTA On stockpages noting 1885-1886 ½p-5sh, various KEVII and KGV including 1922 ¼p-10sh, 1926 "POSTAGE" overprinted ¼p-10sh, also 1956-1958 ¼p-£1 NH, etc. F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,365)
Est. $350+
MAURITIUS
213
MAURITIUS On stockpages, starts with various QV (27), several with surcharges; range of KEVII, Coat of Arms and KGV issues noting 1922-1934 KGV set of 21, nice run of KGVI and QEII definitives, etc. The odd flaw, mainly F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$1,394)
Est. $350+
MONTSERRAT
214
MONTSERRAT On stockpages noting 1908-1913 ½p-5sh set of 11 and 1922-1929 ¼p-5sh set of 21. Nice condition throughout, F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$696)
Est. $200+
NEW ZEALAND
215
NEW ZEALAND On stockpages with 1915-1922 KGV 1½p-1sh set of 15, 1926 2sh dark blue, 3sh violet and deep violet, KGVI and QEII era sets noting 1953-1957 QEII ½p-10sh NH set of 16, etc. Nice condition, mainly F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$1,275)
Est. $300+
NIGERIA
216
NIGERIA On stockpages with Lagos 1882-1904 (19 different), Niger Coast Protectorate 1892-1898 (75) from ½p to 10sh, duplicates also for various perforations, Northern Nigeria 1900-1912 (29), Southern Nigeria (69), Nigeria (96) with strong showing of KGV 1914-1933 to the £1 (both dies), a few duplicates but noted shades, printings, etc. A few flaws on Niger Coast Prot. issues (the norm on these), overall well above average condition with fresh colours; a nice lot, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$2,770)
Est. $750+
NORTH BORNEO
217
NORTH BORNEO On stockpages with 150+ stamps noting various Pictorial issues, overprints, and back-of-book; also Labuan (20 different), Sarawak 1869-1957 (109), and Brunei 1907-1952 (67). Generally selected F-VF condition (Scott 2023 US$3,682)
Est. $750+
218
NORTH BORNEO In mounts on Scott pages with several dozen different 1883 to 1941; and Papua New Guinea 1901-1959, noting over 60 different "Lakatoi" stamps. A few flaws but an excellent introduction to both of these areas, generally F-VF
Est. $500+
NORTHERN RHODESIA
219
NORTHERN RHODESIA On stockpages noting 1925-1929 ½p-20sh KGV set of 17 (a few nibbed perfs), 1938-1952 ½p-20sh KGVI choice NH set of 21, 1953 & 1963 LH sets, etc. Also Southern Rhodesia 1924-1964 (102 different). F-VF or better (Scott 2023 US$1,976)
Est. $500+
NYASALAND
220
NYASALAND On stockpages with 1902 KEVII ½p-£1 set of ten, 1913-1919 KGV ½p-£1 set plus shades (noting extra £1), 1921-1929 KGV 2sh-10sh, etc. Nice condition with fresh colours, F-VF OG / LH; also British Central Africa 1891-1904 (21 different). (Scott 2023 US$2,985)
Est. $750+
POLAND
POLAND  C26Cd,A pristine fresh mint souvenir sheet of three, VF NH
221
POLAND C26Cd,A pristine fresh mint souvenir sheet of three, VF NH
Cat. $325
RHODESIA
222
RHODESIA On stockpages with 1890-1891 Coat of Arms, eight different including key £5 part OG, various 1896/1904 noting 1901 £1 grey violet, 1896 British South Africa Company overprint set of 7, 1905 Victoria Falls set, 1910 "Double Head" ½p-1sh, 2sh6p, 10sh, KGV Admiral ½p/10sh, 13 denominations plus a few shades / printings, etc. The odd flaw or no gum stamp, generally fresh and F-VF; a useful lot. (Scott 2023 US$6,641)
Est. $1,500+
223
RHODESIA About 50 items with wide range of frankings including many mixed-issue or dual colony. Noted to Deed of Transfer, Power of Attorney, Registrar of Deeds, etc. emphasis on 1890s to early 1900s, fiscals to the £5 denomination. Noted Transvaal and Cape of Good Hope frankings. A useful lot for the specialist, mainly F-VF
Est. $250+
ROMANIA
224
ROMANIA In mounts on Kabe pages, excellent overall coverage. Some used pre-1900, noted 1865-1898 issues mint OG, many cataloguing over $50; 1903 onward generally mint, some NH. Noted 1903 King Carol I and Post Office 15b- 5 leu mint set, plus 2 leu orange, error of colour used, 1926 6 leu & 10 leu mint error of colours, 1932 Carol II mint set of 10, etc. Most semi-postals, airmails, postage dues, parcel post, postal tax represented as well. Condition variable to very fine on earlies, post-1900 mainly F-VF or better; a solid well-above average collection offering plenty of not often seen items.
Est. $1,250+
RUSSIA
RUSSIA  472-478,Fresh mint set of seven, full original gum, F-VF NH
225
RUSSIA 472-478,Fresh mint set of seven, full original gum, F-VF NH
Cat. $330
RUSSIA  485-486, 487-488,Well centered mint sets of two, the latter set surcharged, VF NHRUSSIA  485-486, 487-488,Well centered mint sets of two, the latter set surcharged, VF NH
226
RUSSIA 485-486, 487-488,Well centered mint sets of two, the latter set surcharged, VF NH
Cat. $655
RUSSIA  519-523,A fresh, well centered mint set of five with full original gum, VF NH
227
RUSSIA 519-523,A fresh, well centered mint set of five with full original gum, VF NH
Cat. $440
RUSSIA  524-528,Bright fresh mint set of five, F-VF NH
228
RUSSIA 524-528,Bright fresh mint set of five, F-VF NH
Cat. $360
RUSSIA  536-539,A fresh mint set of four, F-VF NH
229
RUSSIA 536-539,A fresh mint set of four, F-VF NH
Cat. $530
RUSSIA  540-545,Well centered mint set of six, VF NH
230
RUSSIA 540-545,Well centered mint set of six, VF NH
Cat. $760
RUSSIA  546-550,A superior mint set of five with bright fresh colours and full original gum, VF NHRUSSIA  546-550,A superior mint set of five with bright fresh colours and full original gum, VF NH
231
RUSSIA 546-550,A superior mint set of five with bright fresh colours and full original gum, VF NH
Cat. $1,075
RUSSIA  551-554,Bright fresh mint set of four, 10k and 20k VLH, 5k and key 15k NH, F-VF
232
RUSSIA 551-554,Bright fresh mint set of four, 10k and 20k VLH, 5k and key 15k NH, F-VF
Cat. $760
RUSSIA  559-568,Fresh, well centered mint set of ten, faint trace of hinging, VF VLH
233
RUSSIA 559-568,Fresh, well centered mint set of ten, faint trace of hinging, VF VLH
Cat. $470
RUSSIA  736variety,Left margin mint single with double impression error, minor gum wrinkle, scarce, Fine NH
234
RUSSIA 736variety,Left margin mint single with double impression error, minor gum wrinkle, scarce, Fine NH
Est. $350+
RUSSIA  C12-C13, C12a-C13a,Both mint sets of two, perf 12½ & perf 10½, F-VF NHRUSSIA  C12-C13, C12a-C13a,Both mint sets of two, perf 12½ & perf 10½, F-VF NH
235
RUSSIA C12-C13, C12a-C13a,Both mint sets of two, perf 12½ & perf 10½, F-VF NH
Cat. $540
RUSSIA  C12b-C13b,A mint set of two imperforate singles, sheet marginal with ample to very large margins on other sides; minute gum wrinkle on 80k, an elusive set in well-above average condition, each signed Soviet Philatelic Association, VF+ NHRUSSIA  C12b-C13b,A mint set of two imperforate singles, sheet marginal with ample to very large margins on other sides; minute gum wrinkle on 80k, an elusive set in well-above average condition, each signed Soviet Philatelic Association, VF+ NH
236
RUSSIA C12b-C13b,A mint set of two imperforate singles, sheet marginal with ample to very large margins on other sides; minute gum wrinkle on 80k, an elusive set in well-above average condition, each signed Soviet Philatelic Association, VF+ NH
Cat. $5,700
RUSSIA  C15-C19,A lovely set of five, all corner marginal, VF NH
237
RUSSIA C15-C19,A lovely set of five, all corner marginal, VF NH
Cat. $390+
RUSSIA  C23a,An unusually well centered and choice mint single - the error of  colour, VF NH
238
RUSSIA C23a,An unusually well centered and choice mint single - the error of colour, VF NH
Cat. $900
RUSSIA  C26-C29, C30a-C33a,Fresh, selected mint sets of the imperforate and perf 12¼; the 1r of the latter set with natural gum inclusion, VF NHRUSSIA  C26-C29, C30a-C33a,Fresh, selected mint sets of the imperforate and perf 12¼; the 1r of the latter set with natural gum inclusion, VF NH
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RUSSIA C26-C29, C30a-C33a,Fresh, selected mint sets of the imperforate and perf 12¼; the 1r of the latter set with natural gum inclusion, VF NH
Cat. $550
RUSSIA  C34a,An immensely rare mint example perforated 10½, very well centered with deep rich colour, couple minute natural gum creases hardly discernible, light natural ink offset on gum, possessing full original gum, never hinged. One of the major rarities of the former Soviet Union and as fresh as it was printed more than 90 years ago, VF NH
240
RUSSIA C34a,An immensely rare mint example perforated 10½, very well centered with deep rich colour, couple minute natural gum creases hardly discernible, light natural ink offset on gum, possessing full original gum, never hinged. One of the major rarities of the former Soviet Union and as fresh as it was printed more than 90 years ago, VF NH
Cat. $46,500
RUSSIA  C34-C35, C35a,Well centered mint set of two, minute perf tone on 50k; also the 1r perf 12, VF NH
241
RUSSIA C34-C35, C35a,Well centered mint set of two, minute perf tone on 50k; also the 1r perf 12, VF NH
Cat. $390
RUSSIA  C40-C44,Brilliant fresh mint set of five with full original gum, VF NH
242
RUSSIA C40-C44,Brilliant fresh mint set of five with full original gum, VF NH
Cat. $690
RUSSIA  C45-C49,Bright fresh mint set of five with full original gum, F-VF NH
243
RUSSIA C45-C49,Bright fresh mint set of five with full original gum, F-VF NH
Cat. $530
RUSSIA  C53-C57,A fresh mint set of five; tiny moisture spot on gum of 20k, F-VF NH
244
RUSSIA C53-C57,A fresh mint set of five; tiny moisture spot on gum of 20k, F-VF NH
Cat. $1,020
RUSSIA  C58-C67,A fresh, well centered mint set of 10, natural gum creases and light blemishes on the 50k (cat. as hinged), other values including key 30k green are VF NH
245
RUSSIA C58-C67,A fresh, well centered mint set of 10, natural gum creases and light blemishes on the 50k (cat. as hinged), other values including key 30k green are VF NH
Cat. $2,005
RUSSIA  C68,A reasonably centered mint example, fresh with full original gum, not often seen this nice; signed Soviet Philatelic Association, F-VF NH
246
RUSSIA C68,A reasonably centered mint example, fresh with full original gum, not often seen this nice; signed Soviet Philatelic Association, F-VF NH
Cat. $1,275
RUSSIA  C68b,A superb mint example with precise centering, the lower case Cyrillic "F" variety, full original gum, choice and signed Soviet Philatelic Association, XF NH
247
RUSSIA C68b,A superb mint example with precise centering, the lower case Cyrillic "F" variety, full original gum, choice and signed Soviet Philatelic Association, XF NH
Cat. $2,250+
248
RUSSIA Housed in two stockbooks with slipcases, a very high percentage NH and virtually all in complete sets. Noted many better sets such as Scott #489-509, 531-532 (15k VLH), 569-572, 597-604, 647-658, 678-686, 687-692, 693-697, 698-705, 706-712, 794-810, 845-849, 850-851, 857-858, C21, C37-C39 (VLH), etc. Minor flaws to be expected in places as normal for these stamps, fresh colours throughout. A wonderful collection and a strong nucleus for a new collection, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$10,955)
Est. $2,500+
SAAR
SAAR  1-17,Complete set of 17, each individually tied to small piece by Saarbrucken CDS postmarks, VF
249
SAAR 1-17,Complete set of 17, each individually tied to small piece by Saarbrucken CDS postmarks, VF
Cat. $415
250
SAAR Mostly on retail cards - regulars, semi-postals and airmails with mint #B16-B36, used B61-B64, C12, etc. Excellent coverage with some sets also in NH blocks of four or larger, some in sheets, duplication on 1950s issues. Better NH blocks of four include Scott #188-200, 289-308, B74-B75, B84-B88. Overall nice quality.
Est. $750+
ST. HELENA
ST. HELENA  10,A large margined mint single showing top of the sheet watermark line, large part dull streaky original gum, much nicer than normally encountered, VF OG (SG 5 £500)
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ST. HELENA 10,A large margined mint single showing top of the sheet watermark line, large part dull streaky original gum, much nicer than normally encountered, VF OG (SG 5 £500)
Cat. $600
ST. HELENA  86 variety,A well centered and fresh mint single with Broken Mainmast variety, VF LH (SG 104a £300)
252
ST. HELENA 86 variety,A well centered and fresh mint single with Broken Mainmast variety, VF LH (SG 104a £300)
Est. $150+
ST. HELENA  88 variety,Choice mint left margin pair, left stamp shows "Broken Mainmast" variety, full original gum, VF VLH (SG 107a £475)
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ST. HELENA 88 variety,Choice mint left margin pair, left stamp shows "Broken Mainmast" variety, full original gum, VF VLH (SG 107a £475)
Est. $250+
ST. HELENA  89 variety,A reasonably centered mint single with "Cleft Rock" variety, hint of gum toning, F-VF OG (SG 108c £500)
254
ST. HELENA 89 variety,A reasonably centered mint single with "Cleft Rock" variety, hint of gum toning, F-VF OG (SG 108c £500)
Est. $200+
ST. HELENA  90 variety,An exceptionally fresh mint single with rich colours, showing the "Cleft Rock" variety, full original gum, VF VLH (SG 109c £425)
255
ST. HELENA 90 variety,An exceptionally fresh mint single with rich colours, showing the "Cleft Rock" variety, full original gum, VF VLH (SG 109c £425)
Est. $250+
256
ST. HELENA Seven different, mint unless mentioned, with Cleft Rock on 1p; Broken Mainmast on 2p in pair NH, 4p (Multiple CA watermark), 5p used CDS, 8p rounded LL corner perf, 1sh in a pair variety has pulled perf at foot; and Torn Flag on 3p. (SG £1,575)
Est. $350+
257
ST. HELENA On stockpages, nearly all mint except for sound used 1856 6p blue, noting better such as mint 1863 (Long Bar) 1p on 6p 17mm & 19mm surcharge, 1890-1897 ½p-10p, 1903 ½p-2sh, 1912-1916 ½p-3sh, 1922-1927 Badge of Colony 14 different up to 5sh, etc. Generally nice condition with fresh colours, F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$1,787)
Est. $400+
ST. KITTS-NEVIS
258
ST. KITTS-NEVIS On stockpages starting with four different St. Christopher, 1923 Caravel ½p-5sh, 1920-1922 KGV ½p-10sh, 1921-1929 KGV ½p-5sh set of 15, 1938-1948 KGVI ½p-£1 set of 12, plus the six perf changes, etc. Nice fresh condition throughout, F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$946)
Est. $250+
ST. LUCIA
259
ST. LUCIA On stockpages with 1864/1898 QV issues (14 different) to the 10sh, range of 1902/1924 KEVII and KGV issues to 5sh, 1936 Pictorial set of 12, etc. Nice condition F-VF OG / LH, some NH (Scott 2023 US$960)
Est. $250+
ST. VINCENT
260
ST. VINCENT On stockpages with 1883/1897 QV, 14 different plus 13 blocks of four, 1898 ½p-5sh, 1902 ½p-5sh, etc. A few flaws to be expected, generally F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,161)
Est. $300+
SEYCHELLES
261
SEYCHELLES On stockpages with QV issues, 23 different, range of KEVII & KGV issues to 2.25r, 1938-1942 KGVI set of 24, etc. Nice condition with fresh colours, F-VF OG / LH / NH (Scott 2023 US$1,497)
Est. $350+
SIERRA LEONE
262
SIERRA LEONE On stockpages with ten different QV 1883-1896, then 1896-1897 ½p-£1 mint set of 13, nice range of KEVII & KGV Issues to the 5sh, etc. The odd flaw on earlies, otherwise generally F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,344)
Est. $350+
SOMALILAND
263
SOMALILAND On stockpages with Overprinted QV & KEVII (20 different), 1904 KEVII ½a-5r (less 1r), 1921 KGV ½a-5r, 1953-1958 QEII NH set of 12. Nice fresh condition, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$805)
Est. $200+
SOUTH AFRICA
264
SOUTH AFRICA On stockpages with Cape of Good Hope (19) noting 1857 1p rose on white paper unused, 1887 5sh mint, 1902-1904 ½p-5sh mint; Orange River Colony (17) noting 1903-1904 KEVII set of 9; Natal (30) with better 1904-1908 ½p-2sh6p (also £1 10sh pen cancel removed, regummed to appear mint), 1908-1909 6p-£1; Transvaal (23), Zululand (9). A few flaws but many are selected, fresh mint OG. Fine or better (Scott 2023 US$3,666)
Est. $750+
265
SOUTH AFRICA On stockpages with nice run of definitive, semi-postals and airmails, many in se-tenant pairs. Also South West Africa 1923-1961. Fresh and F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$2,026)
Est. $400+
SWEDEN
SWEDEN  197-211, 213-227,Two fresh mint unwatermarked sets of fifteen with post office fresh colours, mostly well centered and nearly all showing just a faint trace of hinging, overall condition is well-above average, F-VF LHSWEDEN  197-211, 213-227,Two fresh mint unwatermarked sets of fifteen with post office fresh colours, mostly well centered and nearly all showing just a faint trace of hinging, overall condition is well-above average, F-VF LH
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SWEDEN 197-211, 213-227,Two fresh mint unwatermarked sets of fifteen with post office fresh colours, mostly well centered and nearly all showing just a faint trace of hinging, overall condition is well-above average, F-VF LH
Cat. $1,260
267
SWEDEN In two Lighthouse hingeless albums, almost all mint NH with booklet stamps, se-tenant multiples, coils, definitive and commemorative sets, etc. Fresh and clean condition, routinely VF NH
Est. $500+
SWITZERLAND
SWITZERLAND  293-305,A post office fresh mint set of 13, full pristine original gum, VF+ NH
268
SWITZERLAND 293-305,A post office fresh mint set of 13, full pristine original gum, VF+ NH
Cat. $525
SWITZERLAND  C1,Well centered single with socked-on-nose Zurich 15.XII.20 CDS postmark; backstamped ABT BPP, VF; 1979 Walter Abt cert.
269
SWITZERLAND C1,Well centered single with socked-on-nose Zurich 15.XII.20 CDS postmark; backstamped ABT BPP, VF; 1979 Walter Abt cert.
Cat. $1,250
TANGANYIKA
TANGANYIKA  28,A selected mint single with deep colours, multiple Script CA watermark in upright position, VF OG (SG 88a £450)
270
TANGANYIKA 28,A selected mint single with deep colours, multiple Script CA watermark in upright position, VF OG (SG 88a £450)
Cat. $450
271
TANGANYIKA On stockpages with G.E.A. overprints, 14 different plus a few extras, Tanganyika 1922-1925 5c-£1 Giraffe mint set of 19, 1927-1931 5c-10sh KGV set of 15 to the 10sh. Mainly F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,291)
Est. $400+
TRANSVAAL
272
TRANSVAAL A few hundred mostly organized in a stockbook, starts with around 100 mint / used First Republic "Coat of Arms" classics in mixed condition; a few forgeries / reprints to be expected. Duplicated QV with 1885-1900 Coat of Arms including surcharges, varieties, genuine stamps, reprints, questionable high values (the norm on these), etc., plus KEVII singles and multiples. A great lot for further study.
Est. $500+
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
273
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO On stockpages with a few Tobago 1882-1896, 8 different and Trinidad 1883-1907 (28 mostly different), Trinidad & Tobago 1913-1961 including 1921 £1 green and carmine. F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,104)
Est. $250+
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
274
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS On stockpages with nice run mostly in sets, also earlier Turks Islands 1882-1895 with 12 different, plus four mint blocks, F-VF OG / LH (Scott 2023 US$1,354)
Est. $300+
USA
275
USA Sixteen stamps, three with minor flaws, but overall presentable and otherwise sound. Noted Scott #63 mint OG, unused (no gum) #149, 166, 186, 190, mint OG #205, 211, 213 NH, 217, 254, 309, etc., used #218. Also 1922-1925 definitives, a fresh mint set of 23, mostly NH including key $2 & $5.
Est. $750+
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
276
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH From Aden to Zululand on retail cards, several thousand stamps, singles, sets, multiples, mint and / or used, from earlies to 1980s. Noted better range of Bermuda, BWI, New Zealand, Bahamas noting MR2a double overprint, Basutoland 1933 10sh mint, BEA 1896-1901 ½a-5r mint, Northern Rhodesia 1925-1929 ½p-10sh. Generally F-VF; a useful lot.
Est. $2,500+
277
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH A strong showing of South African Republics with Cape of Good Hope triangles in mixed to VF condition, a few "Rectangular" issues, Griqualand West "G" overprint on CGH "Rectangular" issues (a few doubtful), Falkland Island KGVI 5sh-£1 mint, etc. Overall condition ranges mixed to fine; inspect.
Est. $500+
278
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH The complete set of 136 stamps, fresh mint LH, F-VF (Scott 2023 US$2,493)
Est. $750+
279
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH Thousands on stockpages, from Aitutaki to Zambia focusing on 1970s to 1990s, often with topical interest related to Fauna & Flora, Sea creatures / Fishes, Birds, Ships, etc. Many definitive sets from a wide range countries, much is VF NH
Est. $750+
280
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH Hundreds of stamps in complete or part sets on stockpages, from earlies to about 1960s with emphasis on British Pacific islands. Most of the holding focuses on the following fifteen countries / colonies: Gilbert & Ellice, Great Britain, Nauru, New Hebrides, Pakistan, Papua & New Guinea, Pitcairn, Qatar, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sudan, Tonga, Tristan Da Cunha, Virgin Islands, Zanzibar. Mainly F-VF OG / LH throughout with fresh colours. A useful lot.
Est. $1,000+
281
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH Six albums with Channel Islands, Cook Islands, GB and New Zealand collections; Railway & Transport topical and related collateral collections in five albums; hundreds organized by colony or theme on stockpages, odds & ends. Inspect.
Est. $500+
282
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH Robson Lowe, The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, Vol. I to V on Europe, Africa (hardest to find), Asia, Australasia and North America. Slight usage wear; only Volume V. Essential works spanning over 2,800 pages.
Est. $300+
283
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH By Sir John Wilson, published by Viscount Kemsley at Dropmore Press Ltd., 1952, 437 pages with 12 colour plates and 60 monochrome plates, illustrating and annotating the collection of His Majesty King George VI; special edition bound in red cloth without gilt edging pages - reportedly scarcer than the original leather version. Slipcase with slight scuff, a must-have in any collector's library, VF
Est. $250+
284
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH By Sir John Wilson, illustrating and annotating the collection of His Majesty King George VI; special edition in red cloth without gilt edging - likely scarcer than the original leather version. Slipcase with slight scuffs, VF
Est. $250+
285
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH 18 titles includes South West Africa postmarks, The Penny Post 1680-1918, The Stamp Collector 1903-1904 journal bound in one volume, The Codrington Correspondence 1743-1851 book plus original Robson Lowe 1951 sale, Stamps of Great Britain Part I (1934) and II (1937) by RPSL, etc. Also (as new) three Lindner and one Prinz multi-ring binders with slipcase.
Est. $250+
WORLDWIDE
286
WORLDWIDE Offered intact, organized by date in eight springback albums with over 250 covers / cards neatly written up on quadrilled pages, six volumes are LZ127 October 1928 to end of 1936 (first volume with a few LZ 126 flights); two volumes with LZ129-LZ130 flights. A plethora of frankings and cachets present, strong showing of German frankings, numerous Graf Zeppelin airmail stamps, a wealth of Foreign destinations, etc. Quality throughout is clean and fresh; a wonderful collection for the advanced Graf Zeppelin collector or beginner alike.
Est. $5,000+
287
WORLDWIDE About 200 covers / cards in two small Lindner cover albums, 1929 to 1936 with myriad cachets, frankings - originating from Germany or outbound flights from various European countries or overseas (South America). Little if any duplication, an appealing lot for further study. The odd flaw but mainly selected F-VF, a useful lot.
Est. $2,500+
288
WORLDWIDE From Andorra to Vatican on retail cards, several thousand singles, sets, multiples, mint and / or used, classics to 1970s; excellent coverage of Western (except France, Germany) and Eastern Europe and some non-European - Japan, USA, etc. Areas of note are Austria, Bosnia, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Russia, Scandinavia, Switzerland and Yugoslavia. Many items catalogue over $50. F-VF throughout; a useful lot.
Est. $3,000+
289
WORLDWIDE In eight small binders and a large stockbook; emphasis on mint NH 1960s and 1970s Olympic sets, souvenir sheets, focus on exotic countries including Eastern Europe, Latin America, Independent African nations, Middle East noting large group of "Sand Dunes", Yemen, etc. Noted many imperforate sets & souvenir sheets not often seen. Some unlisted in Scott. A great lot for the topical collector.
Est. $750+
290
WORLDWIDE Noted 16th century Corsini Correspondence, merchant letter mailed from Venice to London; Nova Scotia 1p red brown vertical strip of three, cut in two sides and couple file folds on 1858 cover Halifax to Pictou; 3p dark blue on 1857 cover to Halifax; B.C. 3p blue fresh mint single; various KGVI & early QEII mint / used stamps mounted on quadrilled pages; motorcycle topical theme sets and FDCs, foreign, etc. Inspect.
Est. $500+
291
WORLDWIDE Seventeen dealer retail books with stronger showings of Sweden and Switzerland; many thousands organized by country or topic on stockpages, also stockbooks of Austria, Latin America, USA; covers, FDC, odds & ends. Inspect.
Est. $1,500+
BRITISH COLUMBIA
BRITISH COLUMBIA  1,A fresh mint example of this very scarce classic stamp displaying ample margins for the issue and bright vivid colour, ideally and unusually possessing original gum. An elusive stamp missing from even advanced collections, F-VF LH

Expertization: 1998 & 2015 Greene Foundation certificates

Provenance: Edward Tresoldi Granger, H.R. Harmer Ltd, October 1958; Lot 234
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BRITISH COLUMBIA 1,A fresh mint example of this very scarce classic stamp displaying ample margins for the issue and bright vivid colour, ideally and unusually possessing original gum. An elusive stamp missing from even advanced collections, F-VF LH

Expertization: 1998 & 2015 Greene Foundation certificates

Provenance: Edward Tresoldi Granger, H.R. Harmer Ltd, October 1958; Lot 234
Cat. $45,000
BRITISH COLUMBIA  2,A marvelous mint block in a superior state of preservation, with amazing colour and strong impression - uncharacteristic traits for this delicate colour, well centered for the issue with full intact perforations, more impressive is the fact that it still retains its full, dull streaky original gum, NEVER HINGED. Noticeably nicer than most blocks we have seen, Fine+ NH (Cat. as hinged singles only)
293
BRITISH COLUMBIA 2,A marvelous mint block in a superior state of preservation, with amazing colour and strong impression - uncharacteristic traits for this delicate colour, well centered for the issue with full intact perforations, more impressive is the fact that it still retains its full, dull streaky original gum, NEVER HINGED. Noticeably nicer than most blocks we have seen, Fine+ NH (Cat. as hinged singles only)
Cat. $4,000+
BRITISH COLUMBIA  6i,A pristine fresh mint single in superior condition, the INVERTED  WATERMARK variety, displaying exceptional colour and unusually  full, dull white original gum, lightly hinged. A beautiful stamp  seldom seen in such premium condition, Fine+ LH
294
BRITISH COLUMBIA 6i,A pristine fresh mint single in superior condition, the INVERTED WATERMARK variety, displaying exceptional colour and unusually full, dull white original gum, lightly hinged. A beautiful stamp seldom seen in such premium condition, Fine+ LH
Cat. $2,000+
BRITISH COLUMBIA  Folded cover franked with two 5c on 3p bright red perf 14 tied by central superb strike of grid
295
BRITISH COLUMBIA Folded cover franked with two 5c on 3p bright red perf 14 tied by central superb strike of grid '35' cancel in blue, Victoria JUN 20 dispatch CDS in black at left (indistinct year date), addressed to Nanaimo; file folds to cover, one touching left stamp, VF (Unitrade 9)

Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer LLC, May 2004; Lot 225

Est. $1,500+
BRITISH COLUMBIA  A striking yellow envelope addressed to Victoria, Vancouver Island, undated, bearing a wing margin 5c on 3p bright red, perf 14, tied by grid
296
BRITISH COLUMBIA A striking yellow envelope addressed to Victoria, Vancouver Island, undated, bearing a wing margin 5c on 3p bright red, perf 14, tied by grid '1' cancellation of New Westminster in ideal upright position; couple small opening tears at top, inconsequential for this very attractive Colonial cover, F-VF (Unitrade 9)

Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer LLC, May 2004; Lot 224
W.H. Brouse (handstamps on reverse)
Est. $1,000+
BRITISH COLUMBIA  1871 (April 27) Clean cover bearing a 25c orange perf 14, fresh colour and neatly tied by grid
297
BRITISH COLUMBIA 1871 (April 27) Clean cover bearing a 25c orange perf 14, fresh colour and neatly tied by grid '35' cancellation in black, partially legible Victoria, B.C. dispatch in blue, addressed to Quesnellemouth, British Columbia Mainland; backflap missing. A beautiful cover in well-above average condition, VF (Unitrade 11)

Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer LLC, May 2004; Lot 230
W.H. Brouse (backstamped and signed)
Est. $1,500+
298
BRITISH COLUMBIA Group of seven covers in mixed condition, six are Wells, Fargo Express envelopes bearing one to five examples of 3p blue (two are missing stamps), including four paste-ups, one unused. Despite the faults, a not often seen group.
Est. $1,500+
NEW BRUNSWICK STAMPLESS COVERS
NEW BRUNSWICK STAMPLESS COVERS  Folded entire lettersheet with "Saint John NB 13 January 1810" dateline, carried by private ship to Plymouth, struck with neat double oval Ship - Letter "Crown" Plymouth handstamp. At Plymouth the letter was rated "1/4" in manuscript - charged the ship letter fee of 5 pence and 11 pence inland postage to Liverpool (for a distance of 295 miles; the 11p rate was applied for distance between 230-300 miles), VF
299
NEW BRUNSWICK STAMPLESS COVERS Folded entire lettersheet with "Saint John NB 13 January 1810" dateline, carried by private ship to Plymouth, struck with neat double oval Ship - Letter "Crown" Plymouth handstamp. At Plymouth the letter was rated "1/4" in manuscript - charged the ship letter fee of 5 pence and 11 pence inland postage to Liverpool (for a distance of 295 miles; the 11p rate was applied for distance between 230-300 miles), VF
Est. $200+
NEW BRUNSWICK
NEW BRUNSWICK  1858 (August 19) Buff envelope from St. Stephen to Saint John bearing single 3p bright red and 6p yellow, ample to large margins, horizontal fold away from stamps, registry number at top. A beautiful franking paying the 3 pence domestic letter rate + 6 pence registration, neatly and ideally tied by two centrally struck and very clear oval grid
300
NEW BRUNSWICK 1858 (August 19) Buff envelope from St. Stephen to Saint John bearing single 3p bright red and 6p yellow, ample to large margins, horizontal fold away from stamps, registry number at top. A beautiful franking paying the 3 pence domestic letter rate + 6 pence registration, neatly and ideally tied by two centrally struck and very clear oval grid '30' cancellations of St. Stephen, superb double arc dispatch and next-day receiver struck on obverse. A very scarce registered cover with impeccable provenance, F-VF (Unitrade 1a, 2)

Provenance: John Seybold (with his backstamps), J.C. Morgenthau & Co., March 1910; Lot 658
W.H. Brouse (with his backstamps), private sale 1920s
Dale-Lichtenstein, Sale 5 - British North America Part Two, H.R. Harmer, Inc., May 1969; Lot 846
Hiroyuki Kanai "Specialized New Brunswick", Harmers of New York, October 1986; Lot 2047
Koh Seow Chuan, Spink, April 1999; Lot 65
Est. $2,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  2d,An exceptionally choice used example of this underrated and   elusive shade, displaying bold colour and sharp impression,   remarkably in flawless condition, surrounded by noticeably large  margins, light oval grid
301
NEW BRUNSWICK 2d,An exceptionally choice used example of this underrated and elusive shade, displaying bold colour and sharp impression, remarkably in flawless condition, surrounded by noticeably large margins, light oval grid '8' (Chatham) cancel in blue; pencil signed by expert A. Diena on reverse. Without question, one of the choicest known examples of this very scarce colour, much undercatalogued as such, XF GEM; 2022 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $1,800+
NEW BRUNSWICK  3,An unusually choice example of this challenging classic stamp, in flawless condition, mostly very large margins with superb warm colour and bright impression on fresh paper, ideal unobtrusive oval grid cancel. A key stamp in premium condition for the discriminating collector, XF
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NEW BRUNSWICK 3,An unusually choice example of this challenging classic stamp, in flawless condition, mostly very large margins with superb warm colour and bright impression on fresh paper, ideal unobtrusive oval grid cancel. A key stamp in premium condition for the discriminating collector, XF
Cat. $8,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  4,Mint example of this very rare classic stamp, the unmistakable scarcer shade, superb margins all around and displaying large part original gum; couple light creases not readily discernible, Extremely Fine appearance, a key stamp missing from numerous advanced collections. (Unitrade cat. $80,000)

Expertization: 1993 Greene Foundation certificate (as unused)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 4,Mint example of this very rare classic stamp, the unmistakable scarcer shade, superb margins all around and displaying large part original gum; couple light creases not readily discernible, Extremely Fine appearance, a key stamp missing from numerous advanced collections. (Unitrade cat. $80,000)

Expertization: 1993 Greene Foundation certificate (as unused)
Est. $15,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  5,A superb “Goodall” Die Essay in slate black on india paper 26 x 31mm sunk on card 35 x 57mm; showing die number "72" below. In pristine condition, rarely seen in this format and colour, XF (Minuse & Pratt 5E-Aa)

Provenance: J.R. Saint, Brigham Auctions, June 2000; Lot 609
Highlands Part Two, Eastern Auctions, February 2019; Lot 41
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NEW BRUNSWICK 5,A superb “Goodall” Die Essay in slate black on india paper 26 x 31mm sunk on card 35 x 57mm; showing die number "72" below. In pristine condition, rarely seen in this format and colour, XF (Minuse & Pratt 5E-Aa)

Provenance: J.R. Saint, Brigham Auctions, June 2000; Lot 609
Highlands Part Two, Eastern Auctions, February 2019; Lot 41
Est. $1,500+
NEW BRUNSWICK  6P-11P,The complete set of plate proof blocks of four in issued colours on card mounted india paper; the 1c violet and 2c orange with full ABNC imprint in left margin. A lovely set with bright colours, XF (Unitrade 6P-11P; catalogue value $1,915+)	

It is interesting to note that the One cent and Two cent were issued with plate imprints on all sides, whereas the 17 cent only had an imprint at foot. The other values had no imprints.NEW BRUNSWICK  6P-11P,The complete set of plate proof blocks of four in issued colours on card mounted india paper; the 1c violet and 2c orange with full ABNC imprint in left margin. A lovely set with bright colours, XF (Unitrade 6P-11P; catalogue value $1,915+)	

It is interesting to note that the One cent and Two cent were issued with plate imprints on all sides, whereas the 17 cent only had an imprint at foot. The other values had no imprints.NEW BRUNSWICK  6P-11P,The complete set of plate proof blocks of four in issued colours on card mounted india paper; the 1c violet and 2c orange with full ABNC imprint in left margin. A lovely set with bright colours, XF (Unitrade 6P-11P; catalogue value $1,915+)	

It is interesting to note that the One cent and Two cent were issued with plate imprints on all sides, whereas the 17 cent only had an imprint at foot. The other values had no imprints.
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NEW BRUNSWICK 6P-11P,The complete set of plate proof blocks of four in issued colours on card mounted india paper; the 1c violet and 2c orange with full ABNC imprint in left margin. A lovely set with bright colours, XF (Unitrade 6P-11P; catalogue value $1,915+)

It is interesting to note that the One cent and Two cent were issued with plate imprints on all sides, whereas the 17 cent only had an imprint at foot. The other values had no imprints.
Cat. $1,780
NEW BRUNSWICK  6,“Goodall” Die Essay in dark bluish green on india paper 28 x 24mm, sunk on card 56 x 30mm; the unadopted design with Locomotive facing left. A rare and desirable die essay in pristine condition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 6E-Ag)

Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein Sale 2 - BNA Part One, H.R. Harmer, Inc., New York, November 1968; Lot 498
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NEW BRUNSWICK 6,“Goodall” Die Essay in dark bluish green on india paper 28 x 24mm, sunk on card 56 x 30mm; the unadopted design with Locomotive facing left. A rare and desirable die essay in pristine condition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 6E-Ag)

Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein Sale 2 - BNA Part One, H.R. Harmer, Inc., New York, November 1968; Lot 498
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  6,“Goodall” Die Proof, engraved, printed in dark greenish blue on india paper 30 x 28mm, sunk on card 45 x 43mm, small inclusion at extreme left; die number “130" above design. A striking die proof of the adopted design, VF (Minuse & Pratt 6TC2g)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 6,“Goodall” Die Proof, engraved, printed in dark greenish blue on india paper 30 x 28mm, sunk on card 45 x 43mm, small inclusion at extreme left; die number “130" above design. A striking die proof of the adopted design, VF (Minuse & Pratt 6TC2g)
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  6,Superb "Goodall" die proof in black on india paper 34 x 29mm, sunk on card 43 x 43mm; showing die number "130" above design. A beautiful and rare proof, XF (Minuse & Pratt 6TC2g) ex. Manuel Galvez (November 1960; Lot 1489)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 6,Superb "Goodall" die proof in black on india paper 34 x 29mm, sunk on card 43 x 43mm; showing die number "130" above design. A beautiful and rare proof, XF (Minuse & Pratt 6TC2g) ex. Manuel Galvez (November 1960; Lot 1489)
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  7,“Goodall” Die Proof in dark yellowish brown on india paper 25 x 30mm, die sunk on card 42 x 46mm; showing light impression of ABNC imprint and die number "219" at base; a rare and appealing proof, VF+ (Minuse & Pratt 7TC2g)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 7,“Goodall” Die Proof in dark yellowish brown on india paper 25 x 30mm, die sunk on card 42 x 46mm; showing light impression of ABNC imprint and die number "219" at base; a rare and appealing proof, VF+ (Minuse & Pratt 7TC2g)
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  7,Original ABNC Die Proof in black on card mounted india paper 41 x 37mm, without the guidelines present on "Goodalls"; a scarce and attractive proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 7TC1a)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 7,Original ABNC Die Proof in black on card mounted india paper 41 x 37mm, without the guidelines present on "Goodalls"; a scarce and attractive proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 7TC1a)
Est. $750+
NEW BRUNSWICK  8,A superb “Goodall” Die Proof printed in black on india paper 30 x 33mm, sunk on card 44 x 53mm, showing die number "97" above and albino impression of ABNC imprint and "97" below; a beautiful proof ideal for exhibition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 8TC2a)

Provenance: Koh Seow Chuan, Spink, April 1999; Lot 101
Sir Gawaine Baillie, Sotheby
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NEW BRUNSWICK 8,A superb “Goodall” Die Proof printed in black on india paper 30 x 33mm, sunk on card 44 x 53mm, showing die number "97" above and albino impression of ABNC imprint and "97" below; a beautiful proof ideal for exhibition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 8TC2a)

Provenance: Koh Seow Chuan, Spink, April 1999; Lot 101
Sir Gawaine Baillie, Sotheby's, May 2006; Lot 81
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  8,“Goodall” Die Proof, engraved, printed in dark yellowish brown on india paper 29 x 35mm, sunk on card measuring 42 x 55mm, die number "97" above and ABNC imprint (albino impression) at foot, a choice and rare proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 8TC2a)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 8,“Goodall” Die Proof, engraved, printed in dark yellowish brown on india paper 29 x 35mm, sunk on card measuring 42 x 55mm, die number "97" above and ABNC imprint (albino impression) at foot, a choice and rare proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 8TC2a)
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  8,Remarkably choice “Goodall” die proof, printed in brownish red on india paper 27 x 32mm, sunk on card 44 x 56mm; clear die number "97" above and albino impression of ABNC imprint below design. A beautiful and rare proof, XF (Minuse & Pratt 8TC2a)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 8,Remarkably choice “Goodall” die proof, printed in brownish red on india paper 27 x 32mm, sunk on card 44 x 56mm; clear die number "97" above and albino impression of ABNC imprint below design. A beautiful and rare proof, XF (Minuse & Pratt 8TC2a)
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  8,ABNC original Die Proof, engraved, printed in black on india paper 45 x 57mm, die number "97" above and ABNC imprint below; without the well-etched intersecting guidelines present on "Goodall" die proofs. Very scarce, VF (Unlisted in Minuse & Pratt)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 8,ABNC original Die Proof, engraved, printed in black on india paper 45 x 57mm, die number "97" above and ABNC imprint below; without the well-etched intersecting guidelines present on "Goodall" die proofs. Very scarce, VF (Unlisted in Minuse & Pratt)
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  8P + varieties,A scarce plate proof block of six on card mounted india paper, centre pair showing the Elongated Ear Ring (Position 60) and lesser known but prominent Gash from Ear Ring (Position 59), an appealing block, VF
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NEW BRUNSWICK 8P + varieties,A scarce plate proof block of six on card mounted india paper, centre pair showing the Elongated Ear Ring (Position 60) and lesser known but prominent Gash from Ear Ring (Position 59), an appealing block, VF
Est. $500+
NEW BRUNSWICK  9,“Goodall” die proof, engraved, printed in greenish blue on india paper 26 x 30mm, sunk on card 38 x 57mm, light impression of die number "73" below design; a rare proof in choice condition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 9TC2a) ex. Sir Gawaine Baillie (May 2006; Lot 93)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 9,“Goodall” die proof, engraved, printed in greenish blue on india paper 26 x 30mm, sunk on card 38 x 57mm, light impression of die number "73" below design; a rare proof in choice condition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 9TC2a) ex. Sir Gawaine Baillie (May 2006; Lot 93)
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  9,“Goodall” die proof, engraved, printed in black on india paper 32 x 40mm; couple trivial mounting marks, die "73" number below design; a rare proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 9TC2a) ex. Sir Gawaine Baillie (May 2006; Lot 83)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 9,“Goodall” die proof, engraved, printed in black on india paper 32 x 40mm; couple trivial mounting marks, die "73" number below design; a rare proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 9TC2a) ex. Sir Gawaine Baillie (May 2006; Lot 83)
Est. $500+
NEW BRUNSWICK  10,Superb “Goodall” Compound Die Proof, engraved, printed in dark yellowish brown on india paper 31 x 26mm sunk on card measuring 46 x 31mm, shows die number "No.129" below the completed stamp, progressive proof of the oval with partial inside lettering at right side, as customary for this particular proof. Visually striking, rare and in pristine condition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 10TC2a)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 10,Superb “Goodall” Compound Die Proof, engraved, printed in dark yellowish brown on india paper 31 x 26mm sunk on card measuring 46 x 31mm, shows die number "No.129" below the completed stamp, progressive proof of the oval with partial inside lettering at right side, as customary for this particular proof. Visually striking, rare and in pristine condition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 10TC2a)
Est. $1,250+
NEW BRUNSWICK  11,"Goodall" Die Proof printed in brownish red on india paper 25 x 30mm die sunk on card 43 x 55mm, usual albino impression of ABNC imprint and die number "78" at foot; a rare and appealing coloured proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 11TC2g)

Provenance: J.R. Saint, Brigham Auctions, June 2000; Lot 560
Highlands Part Two, Eastern Auctions, February 2019; Lot 49
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NEW BRUNSWICK 11,"Goodall" Die Proof printed in brownish red on india paper 25 x 30mm die sunk on card 43 x 55mm, usual albino impression of ABNC imprint and die number "78" at foot; a rare and appealing coloured proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 11TC2g)

Provenance: J.R. Saint, Brigham Auctions, June 2000; Lot 560
Highlands Part Two, Eastern Auctions, February 2019; Lot 49
Est. $1,000+
NEW BRUNSWICK  11,"Goodall" Die Proof in greenish blue, engraved, on india paper 26 x 30mm sunk on card 41 x 56mm, albino ABNC imprint and die number "78" at foot. A rare proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 11TC2g)
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NEW BRUNSWICK 11,"Goodall" Die Proof in greenish blue, engraved, on india paper 26 x 30mm sunk on card 41 x 56mm, albino ABNC imprint and die number "78" at foot. A rare proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 11TC2g)
Est. $1,000+
NOVA SCOTIA - 1 PENCE
NOVA SCOTIA -  1 PENCE  2i,A superb unused example with four large even margins, exceptionally fresh on pristine paper. A remarkable stamp in all respects, XF; 2023 Greene Foundation cert.
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NOVA SCOTIA - 1 PENCE 2i,A superb unused example with four large even margins, exceptionally fresh on pristine paper. A remarkable stamp in all respects, XF; 2023 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $1,800+
NOVA SCOTIA -  1 PENCE  1856 (November 15) Reddish brown envelope endorsed "per first Steamer" in manuscript, bearing a bisected strip of three of the 3p dark blue on bluish wove paper, minor creases on right stamp but large margined and nicely tied by oval grid cancels, Albion Mines double arc dispatch and partial oval (Halifax) NO 18 transit, British claim "5" handstamp in back; light wrinkles and cover wear, a very scarce bisect cover paying the 7½ pence letter rate to the United Kingdom (effective August 1, 1854). (Unitrade 3a cat. $6,000)
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NOVA SCOTIA - 1 PENCE 1856 (November 15) Reddish brown envelope endorsed "per first Steamer" in manuscript, bearing a bisected strip of three of the 3p dark blue on bluish wove paper, minor creases on right stamp but large margined and nicely tied by oval grid cancels, Albion Mines double arc dispatch and partial oval (Halifax) NO 18 transit, British claim "5" handstamp in back; light wrinkles and cover wear, a very scarce bisect cover paying the 7½ pence letter rate to the United Kingdom (effective August 1, 1854). (Unitrade 3a cat. $6,000)
Est. $1,000+
NOVA SCOTIA -  1 PENCE  4,An extraordinary used example surrounded by unusually large margins, superb colour and bright impression on fresh paper, ideally cancelled by light grid; as nice as they come, XF GEM
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NOVA SCOTIA - 1 PENCE 4,An extraordinary used example surrounded by unusually large margins, superb colour and bright impression on fresh paper, ideally cancelled by light grid; as nice as they come, XF GEM
Cat. $1,200+
NOVA SCOTIA -  1 PENCE  1860 (August 14) Small cover from Kentville to Amherst, bearing a very fresh  diagonally bisected 6p yellow green, just touching at top right to large margins, superbly tied by well-struck oval grid, minor soiling at lower right, very clear Kentville AU 14 1860 double arc dispatch, oval "H" (Halifax) AU 15 transit and Amherst AU 16 receiver backstamps, a nice bisect cover, F-VF; 1954 PF cert. (Unitrade 4a)
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NOVA SCOTIA - 1 PENCE 1860 (August 14) Small cover from Kentville to Amherst, bearing a very fresh diagonally bisected 6p yellow green, just touching at top right to large margins, superbly tied by well-struck oval grid, minor soiling at lower right, very clear Kentville AU 14 1860 double arc dispatch, oval "H" (Halifax) AU 15 transit and Amherst AU 16 receiver backstamps, a nice bisect cover, F-VF; 1954 PF cert. (Unitrade 4a)
Est. $1,500+
NOVA SCOTIA -  1 PENCE  1860 (July 5) Cover mailed from Halifax to Clements Port, franked with a choice diagonally bisected 6p dark green Heraldic, large margins on both sides and tied by oval grid cancel, partly legible Halifax, Nova Scotia JY 5 1860 double arc dispatch,  next-day Clements Port receiver backstamps; missing backflap has since been replaced. Pays the 3 pence domestic letter rate, F-VF; 1982 Friedl certificate (Unitrade 5a cat. $8,000)
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NOVA SCOTIA - 1 PENCE 1860 (July 5) Cover mailed from Halifax to Clements Port, franked with a choice diagonally bisected 6p dark green Heraldic, large margins on both sides and tied by oval grid cancel, partly legible Halifax, Nova Scotia JY 5 1860 double arc dispatch, next-day Clements Port receiver backstamps; missing backflap has since been replaced. Pays the 3 pence domestic letter rate, F-VF; 1982 Friedl certificate (Unitrade 5a cat. $8,000)
Est. $1,500+
NOVA SCOTIA -  1 PENCE  6,An exemplary used example of this sought-after classic in immaculate fresh condition, flawless and surrounded by unusually large margins, radiant colour on pristine paper, centrally struck oval mute grid cancellation. An absolute GEM quality stamp worthy of the finest collection, XF

Expertization: 2004 Greene Foundation certificate

Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, Sale 2 - British North America, Part One, H.R. Harmer Inc., New York, November 1968; Lot 813
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NOVA SCOTIA - 1 PENCE 6,An exemplary used example of this sought-after classic in immaculate fresh condition, flawless and surrounded by unusually large margins, radiant colour on pristine paper, centrally struck oval mute grid cancellation. An absolute GEM quality stamp worthy of the finest collection, XF

Expertization: 2004 Greene Foundation certificate

Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, Sale 2 - British North America, Part One, H.R. Harmer Inc., New York, November 1968; Lot 813
Cat. $7,000+
NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  8,Progressive Die Proof, engraved, printed in black, colour of issue, on india paper 33 x 45mm; the unfinished design with unstrengthened background lines in central vignette at front of Queen
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 8,Progressive Die Proof, engraved, printed in black, colour of issue, on india paper 33 x 45mm; the unfinished design with unstrengthened background lines in central vignette at front of Queen's head, ABNC imprint and die number "95" at foot. A scarce proof in sound condition, VF (Minuse & Pratt 8PX-B)
Est. $500+
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  8,Progressive Die Proof, engraved, printed in black, colour of issue, on card mounted india paper 32 x 36mm; the unfinished design with unstrengthened background lines in central vignette at front of Queen
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 8,Progressive Die Proof, engraved, printed in black, colour of issue, on card mounted india paper 32 x 36mm; the unfinished design with unstrengthened background lines in central vignette at front of Queen's head. Seldom seen and in choice condition, VF (Minuse & Pratt 8PX-B) ex. Fred Fawn (November 2014; Lot 2274)
Est. $350+
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  8c,A well centered mint horizontal pair, imperforate vertically and showing portion of ABNC imprint in left margin, VF LH
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 8c,A well centered mint horizontal pair, imperforate vertically and showing portion of ABNC imprint in left margin, VF LH
Cat. $500
NOVA SCOTIA
NOVA SCOTIA  10,“Goodall” die proof, engraved, printed in dark greenish blue on india paper 23 x 30mm on card 33 x 46mm, albino American Bank Note Co. imprint and die number “95B” at foot. A rare "Goodall" die proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 10TC2g)
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NOVA SCOTIA 10,“Goodall” die proof, engraved, printed in dark greenish blue on india paper 23 x 30mm on card 33 x 46mm, albino American Bank Note Co. imprint and die number “95B” at foot. A rare "Goodall" die proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 10TC2g)
Est. $1,500+
NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  10,"Goodall" die proof, engraved, printed in bluish green on india paper 25 x 30mm, die sunk on card 31 x 45mm, albino impression of ABNC imprint and die number "95B" at foot. A choice and rare proof, VF+ (Minuse & Pratt 10TC2g)

Provenance: Sir Gawaine Baillie, Volume VII - British North America, May 2006; Lot 188
Fred Fawn, Siegel, November 2014; Lot 2285
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 10,"Goodall" die proof, engraved, printed in bluish green on india paper 25 x 30mm, die sunk on card 31 x 45mm, albino impression of ABNC imprint and die number "95B" at foot. A choice and rare proof, VF+ (Minuse & Pratt 10TC2g)

Provenance: Sir Gawaine Baillie, Volume VII - British North America, May 2006; Lot 188
Fred Fawn, Siegel, November 2014; Lot 2285
Est. $1,500+
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  10,Trial Colour Die Proof printed in black, issued colour of the One cent, on card mounted india paper 34 x 42mm, rare and appealing, VF (Minuse & Pratt 10TC2a)
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 10,Trial Colour Die Proof printed in black, issued colour of the One cent, on card mounted india paper 34 x 42mm, rare and appealing, VF (Minuse & Pratt 10TC2a)
Est. $500+
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  11,A superb "Goodall" die proof, engraved, printed in deep brownish red on india paper 23 x 29mm, sunk on card 41 x 47mm, showing unusually clear impression of ABNC imprint and die number "121" at foot; a beautiful example of this rare proof, XF (Minuse & Pratt 11TC2g) ex. Dr. Lewis Reford (Part Five, October 1951; Lot 1282)
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 11,A superb "Goodall" die proof, engraved, printed in deep brownish red on india paper 23 x 29mm, sunk on card 41 x 47mm, showing unusually clear impression of ABNC imprint and die number "121" at foot; a beautiful example of this rare proof, XF (Minuse & Pratt 11TC2g) ex. Dr. Lewis Reford (Part Five, October 1951; Lot 1282)
Est. $1,500+
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  11,"Goodall" die proof, engraved, printed in black on india paper 23 x 30mm sunk on card 42 x 47mm, with lightly inked albino impression of ABNC imprint and die number "121" at foot. A rarely seen "Goodall" die proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 11TC2g)
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 11,"Goodall" die proof, engraved, printed in black on india paper 23 x 30mm sunk on card 42 x 47mm, with lightly inked albino impression of ABNC imprint and die number "121" at foot. A rarely seen "Goodall" die proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 11TC2g)
Est. $1,500+
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  12,Trial Colour Die Proof, engraved, printed in black on card mounted india paper 42 x 45mm, slight trace of foxing. Shows die sinkage at sides, an elusive proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 12TC1a)

It is interesting to note that no die proof (of any size) of the 10c exists in the issued colour, nor were any "Goodall" die proofs produced for this particular denomination.
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 12,Trial Colour Die Proof, engraved, printed in black on card mounted india paper 42 x 45mm, slight trace of foxing. Shows die sinkage at sides, an elusive proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 12TC1a)

It is interesting to note that no die proof (of any size) of the 10c exists in the issued colour, nor were any "Goodall" die proofs produced for this particular denomination.
Est. $500+
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  13,Superb "Goodall" die proof, engraved, printed in bluish-green on india paper 26 x 28mm, die sunk on card 40 x 46mm; albino impression (as often) of ABNC imprint and die number "94" at foot, rarely seen and in choice condition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 13TC1g)
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 13,Superb "Goodall" die proof, engraved, printed in bluish-green on india paper 26 x 28mm, die sunk on card 40 x 46mm; albino impression (as often) of ABNC imprint and die number "94" at foot, rarely seen and in choice condition, XF (Minuse & Pratt 13TC1g)
Est. $1,500+
NOVA SCOTIA -  2 CENTS  1863 (July 9) Blue folded cover from the Boyd correspondence, from Port Medway via Halifax to St. John
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS 1863 (July 9) Blue folded cover from the Boyd correspondence, from Port Medway via Halifax to St. John's, Newfoundland, bearing a very elusive franking of single 1c black and 12½c black, latter clipped at left, well tied by clear oval mute grids in black; on reverse Port Medway JY 9 dispatch, oval "H" (Halifax) JY 11 transit and St. John's JY 27 1863 arrival backstamps. One of the few known covers from the Interior of Nova Scotia to Newfoundland at the correct 13½c letter rate, F-VF (Unitrade 8, 13)

Expertization: 1958 RPS of London and 2011 Greene Foundation certificates

Provenance: Nicholas Argenti, Harmer, Rooke & Co., London, November 1963; Lot 681
Est. $1,500+
NOVA SCOTIA - 1 PENCE
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NOVA SCOTIA - 1 PENCE Displayed on two stockpages noting 1851 6p plate proof pair in black, 3p-1sh 1890 Official Reprints in blocks of four, Cents issue proof blocks noting 10TCii, 11TCii, 11TCiv, and 13Pi + ii imprint block of eight; also some Pence stamps and four covers (two stampless, 1810 and 1815 respectively) in mixed condition. Inspect.
Est. $750+
NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS
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NOVA SCOTIA - 2 CENTS Nine mint sheets of 100 in variable condition (some creases, severed perfs or gum adherence in places), includes 1c (2), 2c, 8½c (5) and 10c. A useful study lot for plate varieties.
Est. $1,000+
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND  1871 (June 6) Blue cover in unusually choice condition mailed from Summerside to Richibucto, New Brunswick, bearing a well centered diagonally bisected 6p yellow green, perf 11½-12, faint corner crease from placement, clearly tied by oval grid cancellation, clear Summerside / P.E. Island JUN 6 large circular dispatch at left; pays the Colonial 3p letter rate to New Brunswick (then part of Canada), partially legible Shediac and clear Kingston Kent receiver backstamps. A very attractive example of this immensely rare bisect usage and especially desirable in well-above average condition, VF (Unitrade 7c cat. $9,000)

Expertization: clear 1992 BPA certificate

The great rarity of a bisected 6 pence is clearly demonstrated by the fact that James Lehr, author of "The Postage Stamps and Cancellations of Prince Edward Island 1814-1873" does not record any usage of this bisect on cover (see page 69; table 9-1). We are aware of two other single bisect 6 pence covers; one with minor flaw was sold in our Highlands Part Three, June 2019; Lot 78 - realized $6,000 hammer.
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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 1871 (June 6) Blue cover in unusually choice condition mailed from Summerside to Richibucto, New Brunswick, bearing a well centered diagonally bisected 6p yellow green, perf 11½-12, faint corner crease from placement, clearly tied by oval grid cancellation, clear Summerside / P.E. Island JUN 6 large circular dispatch at left; pays the Colonial 3p letter rate to New Brunswick (then part of Canada), partially legible Shediac and clear Kingston Kent receiver backstamps. A very attractive example of this immensely rare bisect usage and especially desirable in well-above average condition, VF (Unitrade 7c cat. $9,000)

Expertization: clear 1992 BPA certificate

The great rarity of a bisected 6 pence is clearly demonstrated by the fact that James Lehr, author of "The Postage Stamps and Cancellations of Prince Edward Island 1814-1873" does not record any usage of this bisect on cover (see page 69; table 9-1). We are aware of two other single bisect 6 pence covers; one with minor flaw was sold in our Highlands Part Three, June 2019; Lot 78 - realized $6,000 hammer.
Est. $5,000+
PROVINCES
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PROVINCES Includes BC #8 and 12 mint, 16 used, NB #2 nice sound used, #3 fine lightly cancelled, trivial corner crease (1988 Greene cert.), NS #2 VF on 1853 cover, #3 VF used, #6 fine used into frame on one side (1988 Greene cert. mentions small tear which we are unable to see), #5 sound just clear to slightly touching frame, very lightly cancelled, #10 fresh mint, PEI #1 VF used, minute perf tear, #2 used skilfully rebacked, #3 used, #9 NH sheet of 30, various others moderate to inexpensive mint or used examples of NB, NS and PEI. Mixed condition in places, mainly F-VF
Est. $2,500+
NEWFOUNDLAND STAMPLESS COVERS
NEWFOUNDLAND STAMPLESS COVERS  Folded entire datelined "St. John
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NEWFOUNDLAND STAMPLESS COVERS Folded entire datelined "St. John's Newfoundland 25th July 1810", mailed to Navy Ensign, junior ranking officer, Nova Scotia Regiment, Care of Greenwood Cox & Co. forwarding agents at London, privately carried to London, entering the mail with Ship / Letter "Crown" oval handstamp, light AU 28 1810 receiver backstamp; "Return / for Postage" (in italic) handstamped in red and manuscript "Returned for postage", rated "1/2", part of addressee obliterated and inscribed "Newfoundland". Very early and scarce Trans-Atlantic mail from Newfoundland, F-VF
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND STAMPLESS COVERS  1811 (March 12) Folded entire from Beauly, Scotland with portion  of dispatch at left, prepaid "2/7" and addressed to Navy Ensign  junior ranking officer, from Regiment Nova Scotia at St. John
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NEWFOUNDLAND STAMPLESS COVERS 1811 (March 12) Folded entire from Beauly, Scotland with portion of dispatch at left, prepaid "2/7" and addressed to Navy Ensign junior ranking officer, from Regiment Nova Scotia at St. John's, Newfoundland, neat oval Paid handstamp in red, on reverse an early Halifax / JUN 23 two-line datestamp (Macdonald Type HAL-10) struck in transit. Some overall ageing, an unusual early prepaid Trans-Atlantic mail, F-VF
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND - 1 PENCE
NEWFOUNDLAND -  1 PENCE  1,1863 (May 5) Blue folded two-page Prices Current from St. John
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NEWFOUNDLAND - 1 PENCE 1,1863 (May 5) Blue folded two-page Prices Current from St. John's Newfoundland to Christmas Island, Cape Breton, bearing a single 1p brown violet on thick white wove paper, just clear to very large margins and cancelled by a light barred grid, neat St. John's Newfoundland / Paid MY 5 1863 rimless datestamp in red clearly struck on reverse, mostly clear Boularderie, CB MY 12 1863 double arc receiver datestamp on obverse, light cover fold well away from stamp and postal markings. An extremely rare One penny circular rate mailed during the Pence era, Fine+ (Unitrade 1)

Expertization: 2022 Greene Foundation cert.

Among the eight single-franking 1p circulars known - only two have been reported in R. Pratt Colonial Covers census postmarked prior to April 1865, when currency changed to decimal. Interestingly enough Cover No. 2 in R. Pratt census is also dated May 5, 1863; ex. Sidney Harris, Pratt collections. The cover offered here is unrecorded in the census.

Est. $2,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  1 PENCE  2,Engraved in black on yellowish wove paper (0.0045" thick), measuring 60 x 73mm with full die sinkage, characteristic engraver
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NEWFOUNDLAND - 1 PENCE 2,Engraved in black on yellowish wove paper (0.0045" thick), measuring 60 x 73mm with full die sinkage, characteristic engraver's plate scratch below "O" of "TWO", small etched mark outside design at right. A very scarce trial die proof prepared in 1929 according to Robert H. Pratt, very few are known, VF
Est. $1,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  1 PENCE  3,A choice, full margined used example, characteristic colour, impression and paper associated with the 1857 Issue, brilliant fresh colour, light cancellation, VF
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NEWFOUNDLAND - 1 PENCE 3,A choice, full margined used example, characteristic colour, impression and paper associated with the 1857 Issue, brilliant fresh colour, light cancellation, VF
Cat. $800
NEWFOUNDLAND -  1 PENCE  1857 (October 17) A quite fresh and clean cover bearing a single 3p yellowish green on thick white paper cancelled by a grid, mailed from St. John
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NEWFOUNDLAND - 1 PENCE 1857 (October 17) A quite fresh and clean cover bearing a single 3p yellowish green on thick white paper cancelled by a grid, mailed from St. John's to Harbor Beaufett (Harbour Buffett), fairly clear St. John's Newfoundland / Paid OC 17 1857 rimless datestamp in red ideally struck at centre. One of the earliest dated Colonial covers of Newfoundland, in fact the earliest known paying the single domestic letter rate, VF

Expertization: 2022 Greene Foundation certificate

Provenance: Gerald Wellburn, Sissons Sale 427, August 1983; Lot 434

Census: Listed in Robert H. Pratt "The Pence Issues of Newfoundland" handbook as Colonial Cover No. 1.
Est. $2,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  1 PENCE  8,Engraved in black on yellowish wove paper (0.0040" thick)  measuring 51 x 66mm, shows die sinkage on three sides, light  vertical crease and trimmed diagonally at lower right. According  to Robert H. Pratt, this is a trial die proof and one of approx.  five that exist showing a different degree of defacing of lower  value tablet, produced in 1929. A very elusive and visually striking proof, the first we recall offering, VF
348
NEWFOUNDLAND - 1 PENCE 8,Engraved in black on yellowish wove paper (0.0040" thick) measuring 51 x 66mm, shows die sinkage on three sides, light vertical crease and trimmed diagonally at lower right. According to Robert H. Pratt, this is a trial die proof and one of approx. five that exist showing a different degree of defacing of lower value tablet, produced in 1929. A very elusive and visually striking proof, the first we recall offering, VF
Est. $1,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  1 PENCE  8,A choice mint single, exceptionally fresh with full dull, white original gum, VF+ LH
349
NEWFOUNDLAND - 1 PENCE 8,A choice mint single, exceptionally fresh with full dull, white original gum, VF+ LH
Cat. $600
NEWFOUNDLAND -  1 PENCE  11A,An attractive sheet marginal mint block of eight, bright colour with full original gum, trivial crease along top margin at frameline, three stamps are NH, a nice multiple, VF, 2009 Greene Foundation cert.
350
NEWFOUNDLAND - 1 PENCE 11A,An attractive sheet marginal mint block of eight, bright colour with full original gum, trivial crease along top margin at frameline, three stamps are NH, a nice multiple, VF, 2009 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $2,160
NEWFOUNDLAND -  1 PENCE  17i,A difficult mint single with ample to very large margins, showing nearly complete papermaker
351
NEWFOUNDLAND - 1 PENCE 17i,A difficult mint single with ample to very large margins, showing nearly complete papermaker's watermark "58" of "STACEY WISE 1858", undercatalogued, VF LH
Cat. $350
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  24a,A remarkable used single ideally capturing the complete ABNC imprint at top, well centered within incredibly large margins, brilliant fresh colour on the distinctive first printing paper, unobtrusive circular mute cancellation. XF GEM; 2003 APS cert.
352
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 24a,A remarkable used single ideally capturing the complete ABNC imprint at top, well centered within incredibly large margins, brilliant fresh colour on the distinctive first printing paper, unobtrusive circular mute cancellation. XF GEM; 2003 APS cert.
Cat. $100+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  25,Large Die Essay by engraver Charles Henry Jeens of Perkins, Bacon Co. with oval engine turning surrounding vignette, printed in grey black on india paper 65 x 46mm, die sunk on slightly larger card. An exceptional essay in superb condition, an ideal frontispiece for any Newfoundland collection, XF (Minuse & Pratt 25E-Ab)
353
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 25,Large Die Essay by engraver Charles Henry Jeens of Perkins, Bacon Co. with oval engine turning surrounding vignette, printed in grey black on india paper 65 x 46mm, die sunk on slightly larger card. An exceptional essay in superb condition, an ideal frontispiece for any Newfoundland collection, XF (Minuse & Pratt 25E-Ab)
Est. $750+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  25,Engraved Die Essay in brown on india paper 38 x 32mm, showing virtually all of the traits of the issued stamp except that it reads "PROVINCE OF NEWFOUNDLAND" at top. A wonderful die essay in an excellent state of preservation, very rare, XF (Minuse & Pratt 25E-C)
354
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 25,Engraved Die Essay in brown on india paper 38 x 32mm, showing virtually all of the traits of the issued stamp except that it reads "PROVINCE OF NEWFOUNDLAND" at top. A wonderful die essay in an excellent state of preservation, very rare, XF (Minuse & Pratt 25E-C)
Est. $2,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  25,Engraved Die Essay in black on india paper 37 x 28mm, displaying nearly all the elements found on the issued stamp except that it reads "PROVINCE OF NEWFOUNDLAND" at top. A rare die essay - the preliminary design with unadopted inscriptions, VF (Minuse & Pratt 25E-C)
355
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 25,Engraved Die Essay in black on india paper 37 x 28mm, displaying nearly all the elements found on the issued stamp except that it reads "PROVINCE OF NEWFOUNDLAND" at top. A rare die essay - the preliminary design with unadopted inscriptions, VF (Minuse & Pratt 25E-C)
Est. $1,500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  25Piii,An appealing plate proof block of sixteen in the issued colour on card mounted india paper, from the lower left corner displaying two ABNC imprints, VF and choice
356
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 25Piii,An appealing plate proof block of sixteen in the issued colour on card mounted india paper, from the lower left corner displaying two ABNC imprints, VF and choice
Cat. $1,920
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  25,A superb used single, very well centered within large margins, ideally capturing large portion of ABNC imprint at foot and centrally struck St. John
357
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 25,A superb used single, very well centered within large margins, ideally capturing large portion of ABNC imprint at foot and centrally struck St. John's Newfoundland segmented cork in steel ring cancel, a great stamp, VF+ JUMBO (Unitrade 25)
Cat. $600+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  25,A selected used example, well centered and sound with neat barred cancellation. An elusive stamp to find with such traits, VF+ (Unitrade 25)
358
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 25,A selected used example, well centered and sound with neat barred cancellation. An elusive stamp to find with such traits, VF+ (Unitrade 25)
Cat. $600+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  27a,An exceptionally well centered mint block of the elusive first printing, distinctive deep colour and impression, couple minor gum bends, unusually large part original gum relatively lightly hinged; right-hand stamps are superb with seldom seen large margins. A challenging stamp to find let alone in such lovely condition, VF-XF
359
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 27a,An exceptionally well centered mint block of the elusive first printing, distinctive deep colour and impression, couple minor gum bends, unusually large part original gum relatively lightly hinged; right-hand stamps are superb with seldom seen large margins. A challenging stamp to find let alone in such lovely condition, VF-XF
Cat. $4,800+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  27a,An unusually well centered mint single, narrow margins as often seen on this particular stamp, perforations clear of design on all sides, deep rich colour on fresh paper, faint fingerprint on gum. A rare stamp in such superior quality that is noticeably scarcer than the 1871 re-issue on white wove paper, VF+ NH

Expertization: clear 2010 Greene Foundation certificate

Provenance: The "Crossings" Collection, Eastern Auctions, January 2010; Lot 49
360
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 27a,An unusually well centered mint single, narrow margins as often seen on this particular stamp, perforations clear of design on all sides, deep rich colour on fresh paper, faint fingerprint on gum. A rare stamp in such superior quality that is noticeably scarcer than the 1871 re-issue on white wove paper, VF+ NH

Expertization: clear 2010 Greene Foundation certificate

Provenance: The "Crossings" Collection, Eastern Auctions, January 2010; Lot 49
Cat. $1,800+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  28,American Bank Note Company trade sample proofs showing positional ornamental scrolls at top, printed in yellow, purple, rose, etc. on three different types of paper, one with thin, an attractive lot, F-VFNEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  28,American Bank Note Company trade sample proofs showing positional ornamental scrolls at top, printed in yellow, purple, rose, etc. on three different types of paper, one with thin, an attractive lot, F-VF
361
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 28,American Bank Note Company trade sample proofs showing positional ornamental scrolls at top, printed in yellow, purple, rose, etc. on three different types of paper, one with thin, an attractive lot, F-VF
Est. $350+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  29,A quite well centered mint corner margin block, lightly hinged on top right stamp, the other three stamps with pristine NH original gum, VF
362
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 29,A quite well centered mint corner margin block, lightly hinged on top right stamp, the other three stamps with pristine NH original gum, VF
Cat. $1,000
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  32,A spectacular engraved Large Trial Colour Die Proof, printed in black on india paper 49 x 62mm, sunk on larger card 90 x 101mm; National Bank Note Co. N.Y. imprint at foot. Newfoundland
363
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 32,A spectacular engraved Large Trial Colour Die Proof, printed in black on india paper 49 x 62mm, sunk on larger card 90 x 101mm; National Bank Note Co. N.Y. imprint at foot. Newfoundland's only stamp engraved and printed by this company, very few die proofs survive, XF; 2006 David Brandon cert. (Minuse & Pratt 32TC1a, unlisted in this colour)
Est. $1,500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  32,A premium mint example of this challenging stamp, extremely well centered, brilliant fresh colour and full unblemished original gum; a great stamp seldom encountered with such choice attributes, VF NH
364
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 32,A premium mint example of this challenging stamp, extremely well centered, brilliant fresh colour and full unblemished original gum; a great stamp seldom encountered with such choice attributes, VF NH
Cat. $700+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  33,"Goodall" engraved die proof in dull greenish blue on india paper 28 x 30mm, die sunk on unusually large card 43 x 57mm, die number "386A" above; a beautiful and rare die proof, VF+ (Minuse & Pratt 33TC2g)
365
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 33,"Goodall" engraved die proof in dull greenish blue on india paper 28 x 30mm, die sunk on unusually large card 43 x 57mm, die number "386A" above; a beautiful and rare die proof, VF+ (Minuse & Pratt 33TC2g)
Est. $1,500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  36,A choice, well centered and fresh mint block with radiant colour and full original gum, VF NH
366
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 36,A choice, well centered and fresh mint block with radiant colour and full original gum, VF NH
Cat. $840
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  39,An elusive mint block of this challenging stamp in unusually selected quality, well centered with bright fresh colour. Mint blocks of this stamp are very hard to find and this one is certainly among the very finest available, VF+ H
367
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 39,An elusive mint block of this challenging stamp in unusually selected quality, well centered with bright fresh colour. Mint blocks of this stamp are very hard to find and this one is certainly among the very finest available, VF+ H
Est. $2,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  39,A premium mint example of this difficult stamp, very well centered within noticeably large margins, radiant colour on fresh paper and full original gum; scarce this nice, XF LH; 1994 Greene Foundation cert.
368
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 39,A premium mint example of this difficult stamp, very well centered within noticeably large margins, radiant colour on fresh paper and full original gum; scarce this nice, XF LH; 1994 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $600+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  40,An impressive mint vertical left margin strip of three capturing the full ABNC plate imprint in the centre stamp; post office fresh colour, well centered with wide margins, full pristine original gum, never hinged. A rare plate imprint multiple in a remarkable state of preservation as fresh as it was printed nearly 150 years ago, VF+ NH (Cat. as three singles)
369
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 40,An impressive mint vertical left margin strip of three capturing the full ABNC plate imprint in the centre stamp; post office fresh colour, well centered with wide margins, full pristine original gum, never hinged. A rare plate imprint multiple in a remarkable state of preservation as fresh as it was printed nearly 150 years ago, VF+ NH (Cat. as three singles)
Cat. $3,600+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  40,An unusually choice, very well centered mint block of four, fabulous fresh colour and strong impression on bright fresh paper, full original gum, lightly hinged on right pair, leaving left stamps never hinged. A beautiful, post office fresh mint block, VF
370
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 40,An unusually choice, very well centered mint block of four, fabulous fresh colour and strong impression on bright fresh paper, full original gum, lightly hinged on right pair, leaving left stamps never hinged. A beautiful, post office fresh mint block, VF
Cat. $3,200
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  40,An exceptional mint single, precisely centered with uncharacteristically large margins, full sheet margin at left, pristine fresh colour on bright white paper with full immaculate original gum. A very elusive stamp to find in such top-quality and grossly undercatalogued as such, XF NH GEM
371
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 40,An exceptional mint single, precisely centered with uncharacteristically large margins, full sheet margin at left, pristine fresh colour on bright white paper with full immaculate original gum. A very elusive stamp to find in such top-quality and grossly undercatalogued as such, XF NH GEM
Cat. $1,200+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  40,A well centered mint example with deep colour and bold impression on fresh paper, full immaculate original gum. Seldom encountered in such top-quality, XF NH; 2006 PF cert.
372
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 40,A well centered mint example with deep colour and bold impression on fresh paper, full immaculate original gum. Seldom encountered in such top-quality, XF NH; 2006 PF cert.
Cat. $1,200+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  45,A remarkable mint single, very well centered with enormous margins, large part plate imprint in right margin, full pristine original gum. A superb and visually striking stamp, XF NH JUMBO
373
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 45,A remarkable mint single, very well centered with enormous margins, large part plate imprint in right margin, full pristine original gum. A superb and visually striking stamp, XF NH JUMBO
Cat. $150+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  45,A superb mint single, very well centered within large margins, bright colour and with full original gum, as nice as they come,  XF NH GEM; 2007 Greene Foundation cert.
374
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 45,A superb mint single, very well centered within large margins, bright colour and with full original gum, as nice as they come, XF NH GEM; 2007 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $150+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  47,A post office fresh mint single, well centered within large margins, deep rich colour and full pristine original gum, VF+ NH
375
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 47,A post office fresh mint single, well centered within large margins, deep rich colour and full pristine original gum, VF+ NH
Cat. $600+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  1900 (January 6) Five-colour franking cover mailed from Krippner to Budapest, Hungary, tied by light grid cancels, oval Registered St. John
376
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 1900 (January 6) Five-colour franking cover mailed from Krippner to Budapest, Hungary, tied by light grid cancels, oval Registered St. John's datestamp and oval "R" registry; Liverpool and London transits, Budapest 1900 JAN 29 CDS postmark, pays the 5c UPU letter rate plus 5c registration. A rare destination cover, VF (Unitrade 48, 55, 58, 78, 82)
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  55,A post office fresh mint single, well centered with large margins, full unblemished original gum, XF NH
377
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 55,A post office fresh mint single, well centered with large margins, full unblemished original gum, XF NH
Cat. $300+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  59,British American Bank Note engraved stamp sized die proof printed in black, colour of issue, sharp impression on bright white india paper, VF+

All BABN die proofs of issued stamps from the 1880s are rarely encountered and whenever seen are smaller in size.
378
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 59,British American Bank Note engraved stamp sized die proof printed in black, colour of issue, sharp impression on bright white india paper, VF+

All BABN die proofs of issued stamps from the 1880s are rarely encountered and whenever seen are smaller in size.
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  2 CENTS  1899 (December 14) Krippner "Coat of Arms" elaborately  handpainted cover, bearing two 10c Schooner tied by oval  Registered St. John
379
NEWFOUNDLAND - 2 CENTS 1899 (December 14) Krippner "Coat of Arms" elaborately handpainted cover, bearing two 10c Schooner tied by oval Registered St. John's datestamps, mailed registered to Germany, oval "R" registry handstamp and partially legible Liverpool and London transits, Altendorf 1.1.00 receiver; small cover flaws, nevertheless a beautiful cover, pays triple UPU letter rate plus 5c registration, VF (Unitrade 59)
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1900 (July 23) Krippner St. John
380
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1900 (July 23) Krippner St. John's - Liverpool Atlantic Map & Flag handpainted cover to Germany bearing a 10c Schooner, tiny flaws hardly discernible, cancelled by grid, oval Registered St. John's and "R" registry handstamps, Liverpool 31 JY transit, Chemnitz, Germany receiver CDS struck on back; pays the 5c UPU letter rate plus 5 cent registration. A superb handpainted cover ideally franked with Cents issue stamp portraying a ship, VF (Unitrade 59) Enclosed with the cover is an unused cover with similarly handpainted and decorated motif.
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1901 (June 11) Krippner Mourning Wreath Frame handpainted cover bearing 1897 1c Queen Victoria tied by grid cancel, St. John
381
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1901 (June 11) Krippner Mourning Wreath Frame handpainted cover bearing 1897 1c Queen Victoria tied by grid cancel, St. John's CDS dispatch at left, pays the local drop letter rate, a very unusual Krippner cover - a departure from his usual handpainted items; pictured on the front cover of Peter Motson "Krippner Covers North America" handbook published by BNAPS in 2019, VF (Unitrade 61)
Est. $150+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1900 (May 31) Registered cover from Krippner to Leiden, Netherlands, bearing two 5c Cabot tied by oval Registered St. John
382
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1900 (May 31) Registered cover from Krippner to Leiden, Netherlands, bearing two 5c Cabot tied by oval Registered St. John's datestamps, third strike at left with oval "R" registry handstamp, London transit in red, on back Leiden 12 JUN 00 double ring CDS on arrival, light foxing mostly visible from the back; pays the correct 5c UPU letter rate to Europe plus 5c registration, F-VF (Unitrade 65)
Est. $300+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1900 (April 30) Krippner Globe and Frame handpainted cover mailed registered to Germany, within elaborate frame a 10c Cabot tied by oval Registered St. John
383
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1900 (April 30) Krippner Globe and Frame handpainted cover mailed registered to Germany, within elaborate frame a 10c Cabot tied by oval Registered St. John's 30 AP 00 datestamp, second strike at left with oval "R" registry handstamp, London 12 MY 00 transit in red on front, Liverpool 12 MY 00 transit and Altendorf 14.5.00 arrival CDS on back, small negligible stain on front; pays the correct 5c UPU letter rate plus 5c registration, VF (Unitrade 68)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1904 (January 23) Krippner "Our Royal Family" and Flag photo-lithographed in bistre cover addressed to Germany, bearing 10c Cabot tied by St. John
384
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1904 (January 23) Krippner "Our Royal Family" and Flag photo-lithographed in bistre cover addressed to Germany, bearing 10c Cabot tied by St. John's roller, large and small oval Registered St. John's dispatch datestamps; pays the 5c UPU letter rate to Europe plus 5c registration. A scarce and visually striking cover, VF (Unitrade 68)
Est. $200+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1901 (December 5) "Krippner" cover registered to A. Rieder, Germany, displaying an impressive franking - Cabot 12c & 15c and Royal Family ½c pair and 2c vermilion all tied by grids, oval Registered St. John
385
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1901 (December 5) "Krippner" cover registered to A. Rieder, Germany, displaying an impressive franking - Cabot 12c & 15c and Royal Family ½c pair and 2c vermilion all tied by grids, oval Registered St. John's datestamp and "R" registry handstamp; on reverse Boston DEC 9 1901 transit in violet and Kenzingen 20.12.01 arrival CDS. Pays a quintuple 25c UPU letter rate plus 5c registration. A scarce usage of mid-values of the Cabot series to a foreign destination, VF (Unitrade 69, 70, 78, 82)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1901 (June 22) A beautiful registered cover mailed from Krippner with multi-coloured "SS Bruce" picture partly handpainted by him on reverse, franked with 12c Cabot (rarely seen on cover), ½c Royal Family pair and 2c vermilion, all tied by oval Registered St. JohnNEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1901 (June 22) A beautiful registered cover mailed from Krippner with multi-coloured "SS Bruce" picture partly handpainted by him on reverse, franked with 12c Cabot (rarely seen on cover), ½c Royal Family pair and 2c vermilion, all tied by oval Registered St. John
386
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1901 (June 22) A beautiful registered cover mailed from Krippner with multi-coloured "SS Bruce" picture partly handpainted by him on reverse, franked with 12c Cabot (rarely seen on cover), ½c Royal Family pair and 2c vermilion, all tied by oval Registered St. John's 22 JU 01 datestamps and grids; Liverpool and London transits, on back Chemnitz receiver postmark, pays a double UPU letter rate to Germany plus 5c registration, VF (Unitrade 69, 78, 82)
Est. $350+
NEWFOUNDLAND - 3 1897 PROVISIONALS
NEWFOUNDLAND -  3 1897 PROVISIONALS  1901 (April 27) GPO imprint stationary envelope and Anglo-American Telegraph Company, Limited illustrated envelope, both franked with a deceiving 1c on 3c fake Type III provisional surcharge attributed to Krippner and Langton, latter additionally franked with 2c Cabot, tied by grid cancels. Excellent reference.NEWFOUNDLAND -  3 1897 PROVISIONALS  1901 (April 27) GPO imprint stationary envelope and Anglo-American Telegraph Company, Limited illustrated envelope, both franked with a deceiving 1c on 3c fake Type III provisional surcharge attributed to Krippner and Langton, latter additionally franked with 2c Cabot, tied by grid cancels. Excellent reference.
387
NEWFOUNDLAND - 3 1897 PROVISIONALS 1901 (April 27) GPO imprint stationary envelope and Anglo-American Telegraph Company, Limited illustrated envelope, both franked with a deceiving 1c on 3c fake Type III provisional surcharge attributed to Krippner and Langton, latter additionally franked with 2c Cabot, tied by grid cancels. Excellent reference.
Est. $250
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1901 (July 23) Registered cover from Placentia to St. John
388
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1901 (July 23) Registered cover from Placentia to St. John's, bearing an impressive franking consisting of Royal Family ½c pair plus a 5c QV Inland Revenue stamp, all tied by circular grids, split ring dispatch, the revenue further tied by oval "R" registry handstamp; next-day arrival backstamp, pays the 3c domestic letter rate plus 3 cent registration. An elusive franking of postage and revenue stamps, F-VF (Van Dam NFR1, Scott 78)
Est. $750+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1899 (September 23) Krippner "Our Royal Family" VR & Flag "SOE" elaborately handpainted Patriotic cover in remarkably fresh condition, bearing five different stamps of the Royal Family series tied by light St. John
389
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1899 (September 23) Krippner "Our Royal Family" VR & Flag "SOE" elaborately handpainted Patriotic cover in remarkably fresh condition, bearing five different stamps of the Royal Family series tied by light St. John's dispatch postmarks, mailed registered to Regina, Assiniboia, clear SP 30 99 receiver backstamp, VF (Unitrade 78/85)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1901 (May 21) Krippner "Our Royal Family" and Registered Label elaborately handpainted cover franked with four different stamps from the Royal Family series and a Canada ½c Large Queen, all tied by grid cancels, oval Registered St. John
390
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1901 (May 21) Krippner "Our Royal Family" and Registered Label elaborately handpainted cover franked with four different stamps from the Royal Family series and a Canada ½c Large Queen, all tied by grid cancels, oval Registered St. John's datestamp at left, oval "R" registry handstamp at right, addressed locally with same-day receiver on back, VF (Unitrade 78/85 + Canada #21)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1901 (May 21) Krippner "Our Royal Family" Frame and Registered Label elaborately handpainted Patriotic cover franked with four different stamps of the Royal Family series and a Canada ½c Leaf, all tied by grid cancels, oval Registered St. John
391
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1901 (May 21) Krippner "Our Royal Family" Frame and Registered Label elaborately handpainted Patriotic cover franked with four different stamps of the Royal Family series and a Canada ½c Leaf, all tied by grid cancels, oval Registered St. John's datestamp at left, oval "R" registry handstamp at right, addressed locally with same-day receiver on back, VF (Unitrade 78/85 + Canada #66)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1901 (November 23) Krippner "Our Royal Family" and "Two Flags" elaborately handpainted cover franked with four different Royal Family series and a Nova Scotia 1c black, tied by light C.B. Railway TPO split rings, another strike along with oval "R" handstamp at right, St. John
392
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1901 (November 23) Krippner "Our Royal Family" and "Two Flags" elaborately handpainted cover franked with four different Royal Family series and a Nova Scotia 1c black, tied by light C.B. Railway TPO split rings, another strike along with oval "R" handstamp at right, St. John's NO 28 duplex receiver on back. A lovely cover, VF (Unitrade 78/85 + Nova Scotia #8)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1902 (September 4) Krippner "Our Royal Family" & Flag "St. John
393
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1902 (September 4) Krippner "Our Royal Family" & Flag "St. John's" elaborately handpainted Patriotic cover bearing five different Royal Family Issue stamps tied by grid cancels, oval Registered St. John's St. John's datestamp and oval "R" registry handstamp, Krippner Registered printed label affixed on back, addressed to Germany with Liverpool transit on front and Chemnitz 18.9.02 arrival CDS on back, VF (Unitrade 78/85)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1902 (August 21) Large envelope with red embossed Finance Department, St. John
394
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1902 (August 21) Large envelope with red embossed Finance Department, St. John's, Newfoundland on backflap, bearing an imperforate horizontal strip of three of 2c vermilion tied by grids, oval "R" registry handstamp and Manuels split ring dispatch with filled-in date, C.B. Railway TPO split ring transit at left, same-day St. John's receiver; envelope folds in two places away from franking. A very scarce imperforate multiple paying the correct 3c domestic rate plus 3c registration, VF (Unitrade 82a)
Est. $750+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1902 (June 26) Clean "Krippner" pre-printed cover mailed registered to St. John
395
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1902 (June 26) Clean "Krippner" pre-printed cover mailed registered to St. John's bearing a striking left margin 2c vermilion strip of three with a major misperf variety tied by C.B. Railway TPO split ring CDS, paying 3c domestic letter rate plus 3 cent registration, very attractive, VF (Unitrade 82 variety)
Est. $300+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1902 (February 10) Bank of Montreal cover addressed to Krippner, bearing a right sheet margin pair with dramatic perforation shift, tied by light oval Registered St. John
396
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1902 (February 10) Bank of Montreal cover addressed to Krippner, bearing a right sheet margin pair with dramatic perforation shift, tied by light oval Registered St. John's datestamp, grid and oval "R" registry; slightly reduced at right. Pays the correct 1c local letter rate, plus 3c registration, F-VF (Unitrade 82 variety)
Est. $200+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1902 (February 20) Registered cover from Krippner addressed locally, bearing top margin pair of 2c vermilion with major  misperforation shift, tied by oval Registered St. John
397
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1902 (February 20) Registered cover from Krippner addressed locally, bearing top margin pair of 2c vermilion with major misperforation shift, tied by oval Registered St. John's datestamp, grid cancel and oval "R" registry handstamp; pays the correct 1c local letter rate plus 3c registration, VF (Unitrade 82 variety)
Est. $200+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1903 (December 23) Blue cover addressed locally bearing an imperforate pair of 3c Royal Family tied by large oval Registered St. John
398
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1903 (December 23) Blue cover addressed locally bearing an imperforate pair of 3c Royal Family tied by large oval Registered St. John's datestamp and oval "R" registry, small piece missing top left, same-day receiver on back, VF (Unitrade 83a)
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  1901 (October 21) "Krippner" cover sent registered to A. Rieder, Germany, bearing a very scarce multiple usage of the 4c violet tied by grids, oval Registered St. John
399
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 1901 (October 21) "Krippner" cover sent registered to A. Rieder, Germany, bearing a very scarce multiple usage of the 4c violet tied by grids, oval Registered St. John's datestamp at left, oval "R" registry handstamp, part London transit and Kenzingen 2.11.01 arrival CDS; pays a triple UPU letter rate 15c plus 5c registration. An attractive and seldom seen franking - this denomination is hard to find on cover, VF (Unitrade 84)
Est. $200+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  87b, iv, xi, xvi,Mint sheet of 100, fresh and well centered, folds horizontally along perfs; shows the constant varieties "NFW", "Jamrs", "E-W" joined and "ONE
400
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 87b, iv, xi, xvi,Mint sheet of 100, fresh and well centered, folds horizontally along perfs; shows the constant varieties "NFW", "Jamrs", "E-W" joined and "ONE'CENT", VF NH (Unitrade cat. $3,460 as singles)
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  115a-126a,A choice, complete set of twelve well margined imperforate pairs, 4c with couple usual light wrinkles and 24c with light crease, overall a lovely set of these sought-after imperforates, VFNEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  115a-126a,A choice, complete set of twelve well margined imperforate pairs, 4c with couple usual light wrinkles and 24c with light crease, overall a lovely set of these sought-after imperforates, VFNEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  115a-126a,A choice, complete set of twelve well margined imperforate pairs, 4c with couple usual light wrinkles and 24c with light crease, overall a lovely set of these sought-after imperforates, VFNEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  115a-126a,A choice, complete set of twelve well margined imperforate pairs, 4c with couple usual light wrinkles and 24c with light crease, overall a lovely set of these sought-after imperforates, VFNEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  115a-126a,A choice, complete set of twelve well margined imperforate pairs, 4c with couple usual light wrinkles and 24c with light crease, overall a lovely set of these sought-after imperforates, VF
401
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 115a-126a,A choice, complete set of twelve well margined imperforate pairs, 4c with couple usual light wrinkles and 24c with light crease, overall a lovely set of these sought-after imperforates, VF
Cat. $4,200
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  128, 128i,An extremely well centered mint block of this scarcer surcharge type, shows the elusive Raised "E" variety (Pos. 22 in the setting of 25 subjects) at lower left, VF LH
402
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 128, 128i,An extremely well centered mint block of this scarcer surcharge type, shows the elusive Raised "E" variety (Pos. 22 in the setting of 25 subjects) at lower left, VF LH
Cat. $1,300
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  167,Perkins Bacon Die Proof in dark slate green, near issued colour, on white wove watermarked paper 80 x 56mm; the final die with engraver
403
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 167,Perkins Bacon Die Proof in dark slate green, near issued colour, on white wove watermarked paper 80 x 56mm; the final die with engraver's guideline at top and albino reversed die number "801" at top left, VF and choice
Est. $300+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  246b,A select fresh mint single of this scarce perforation gauge, VF LH
404
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 246b,A select fresh mint single of this scarce perforation gauge, VF LH
Cat. $1,000
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  246b,A nice used example of this elusive perforation gauge, light  slogan cancellation, VF
405
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 246b,A nice used example of this elusive perforation gauge, light slogan cancellation, VF
Cat. $750
NEWFOUNDLAND - 6 1941-1944 RESOURCES
NEWFOUNDLAND -  6 1941-1944 RESOURCES  253a,Positional imperforate block from right-centre of sheet with  guideline and cross marks, some gum wrinkles typical of Waterlow  printings, most appealing and VF NH (Cat. as two pairs)
406
NEWFOUNDLAND - 6 1941-1944 RESOURCES 253a,Positional imperforate block from right-centre of sheet with guideline and cross marks, some gum wrinkles typical of Waterlow printings, most appealing and VF NH (Cat. as two pairs)
Cat. $600+
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES
NEWFOUNDLAND -  4 1897-1947 ISSUES  269v + variety,A rare imperforate inter-panneau block of eight with wide gutter (45mm) margin between blocks, archival Waterlow security punch. Usual wrinkling as always for these, full original gum, VF NH.
407
NEWFOUNDLAND - 4 1897-1947 ISSUES 269v + variety,A rare imperforate inter-panneau block of eight with wide gutter (45mm) margin between blocks, archival Waterlow security punch. Usual wrinkling as always for these, full original gum, VF NH.
Est. $750+
NEWFOUNDLAND - 5 1932-1938 RESOURCES
NEWFOUNDLAND -  5 1932-1938 RESOURCES  BK2,Complete booklet with all five panes of four - One cent green, line perf 13, 2c rose comb perf 13½ (3 panes), and 3c orange brown line perf 13, and all advertising interleaves. Covers are clean and unmarked. A scarce booklet as nice as they come, XF NH
408
NEWFOUNDLAND - 5 1932-1938 RESOURCES BK2,Complete booklet with all five panes of four - One cent green, line perf 13, 2c rose comb perf 13½ (3 panes), and 3c orange brown line perf 13, and all advertising interleaves. Covers are clean and unmarked. A scarce booklet as nice as they come, XF NH
Cat. $1,200+
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  BK2a,Complete booklet in immaculate condition, contains well centered mint NH perf 13.2 panes of 1c green, 2c rose (3) and 3c orange brown plus all advertising pages. Pristine, unmarked covers, XF NH
409
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK BK2a,Complete booklet in immaculate condition, contains well centered mint NH perf 13.2 panes of 1c green, 2c rose (3) and 3c orange brown plus all advertising pages. Pristine, unmarked covers, XF NH
Cat. $1,200+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  BK2a,A complete booklet in unusually choice condition, contains well centered perf 13.2 panes of 1c green, 2c rose (3) and 3c orange brown and all advertising pages, fresh with clean, unmarked covers, VF+ NH
410
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK BK2a,A complete booklet in unusually choice condition, contains well centered perf 13.2 panes of 1c green, 2c rose (3) and 3c orange brown and all advertising pages, fresh with clean, unmarked covers, VF+ NH
Cat. $1,200
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  BK3,A complete booklet containing all five panes line perf 14 - 1c grey black, 2c green Die I (3) and 3c orange brown and all advertising interleaves. A lovely booklet with pristine, unmarked covers, XF NH
411
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK BK3,A complete booklet containing all five panes line perf 14 - 1c grey black, 2c green Die I (3) and 3c orange brown and all advertising interleaves. A lovely booklet with pristine, unmarked covers, XF NH
Cat. $900+
NEWFOUNDLAND - 7 AIRMAIL
NEWFOUNDLAND -  7 AIRMAIL  C2, a, b, c, ii,A remarkably fresh and select, complete surcharged setting of twenty-five stamps. All five documented surcharge types are shown, first and last row are hinged except for position 3 and 25 and all others never hinged. An attractive pioneer airmail sheet of which only a handful have survived intact, VF OG / NH; 1981 Friedl / H. Bloch certificate (Unitrade cat. $14,850 as singles)
412
NEWFOUNDLAND - 7 AIRMAIL C2, a, b, c, ii,A remarkably fresh and select, complete surcharged setting of twenty-five stamps. All five documented surcharge types are shown, first and last row are hinged except for position 3 and 25 and all others never hinged. An attractive pioneer airmail sheet of which only a handful have survived intact, VF OG / NH; 1981 Friedl / H. Bloch certificate (Unitrade cat. $14,850 as singles)
Est. $7,500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  7 AIRMAIL  C3-C3j,The complete setting of twenty-five stamps displaying all six overprint types, nicely centered, separation between second and third columns, overall disturbed original gum, still scarce; pencil signed by Herbert Bloch on reverse, VF; clear 1981 Friedl / H. Bloch certificate. (Unitrade $7,250 as singles)
413
NEWFOUNDLAND - 7 AIRMAIL C3-C3j,The complete setting of twenty-five stamps displaying all six overprint types, nicely centered, separation between second and third columns, overall disturbed original gum, still scarce; pencil signed by Herbert Bloch on reverse, VF; clear 1981 Friedl / H. Bloch certificate. (Unitrade $7,250 as singles)
Est. $3,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  7 AIRMAIL  Two overprint types: Narrow Spacing between "AIR" and "MAIL", no period and with period after "1921" on respective St. John
414
NEWFOUNDLAND - 7 AIRMAIL Two overprint types: Narrow Spacing between "AIR" and "MAIL", no period and with period after "1921" on respective St. John's Nov. 22 and Nov. 25 1921 machine postmarked cover, VF (Unitrade C3f, C3h)
Cat. $300+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  7 AIRMAIL  C12a,A fresh mint single of the sought-after INVERTED SURCHARGE ERROR, displaying intact perforations and full original gum. A very nice example of this world-class airmail rarity, F-VF LH

Expertization: 1977 BPA certificate 

Provenance: Caroline Prentice Cromwell, Canada & Newfoundland Collection, Feb. 1958; Lot 398 

AN ATTRACTIVE MINT EXAMPLE OF THIS DESIRABLE MAJOR ERROR. IT IS BELIEVED THAT ONLY TEN SHEETS (40 STAMPS) WERE PRINTED.
415
NEWFOUNDLAND - 7 AIRMAIL C12a,A fresh mint single of the sought-after INVERTED SURCHARGE ERROR, displaying intact perforations and full original gum. A very nice example of this world-class airmail rarity, F-VF LH

Expertization: 1977 BPA certificate

Provenance: Caroline Prentice Cromwell, Canada & Newfoundland Collection, Feb. 1958; Lot 398

AN ATTRACTIVE MINT EXAMPLE OF THIS DESIRABLE MAJOR ERROR. IT IS BELIEVED THAT ONLY TEN SHEETS (40 STAMPS) WERE PRINTED.
Cat. $25,000
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  J7, i, ii,A lovely fresh mint full sheet of 100, showing the constant varieties "POSTAGE LUE" (Pos. 23, 28) and period after "DUE" (Pos. 91, 96), well centered with full original gum, hinge strengthening in top selvedge only leaving stamps VF NH; a scarce intact sheet. (Unitrade cat. $3,325 as singles)
416
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK J7, i, ii,A lovely fresh mint full sheet of 100, showing the constant varieties "POSTAGE LUE" (Pos. 23, 28) and period after "DUE" (Pos. 91, 96), well centered with full original gum, hinge strengthening in top selvedge only leaving stamps VF NH; a scarce intact sheet. (Unitrade cat. $3,325 as singles)
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  OX1ii,An impressive, corner margin plate proof block of four, printed in black, colour of issue, on card mounted india paper, choice and very attractive, blocks are particularly scarce, XF (Cat. as singles)
417
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK OX1ii,An impressive, corner margin plate proof block of four, printed in black, colour of issue, on card mounted india paper, choice and very attractive, blocks are particularly scarce, XF (Cat. as singles)
Cat. $4,000
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  OX1ii,A choice, large margined plate proof in the issued colour on card mounted india paper, XF
418
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK OX1ii,A choice, large margined plate proof in the issued colour on card mounted india paper, XF
Cat. $1,000
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  ABNC postal card Die Essay in claret on india paper 135 x 85mm showing portion of unusual "H" etched letter at top right, sunk on full-size card 228 x 153mm; unadopted design with no shading lines in background around "N" of "NEWFOUNDLAND". Superb in all respects and very rare, XF (Webb P-E2h; cat. $1,200; Walsh PC1dp unlisted in this colour)
419
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK ABNC postal card Die Essay in claret on india paper 135 x 85mm showing portion of unusual "H" etched letter at top right, sunk on full-size card 228 x 153mm; unadopted design with no shading lines in background around "N" of "NEWFOUNDLAND". Superb in all respects and very rare, XF (Webb P-E2h; cat. $1,200; Walsh PC1dp unlisted in this colour)
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  ABNC postal stationery card, an uncut plate proof block of four printed in green, colour of issue, on india paper on thin white card mounted on archival card, notation "order Sept. 1872" at top right and "8 on plate" at upper left. An impressive item, believed to be the only known uncut block, VF (Webb P1-P1a cat. $3,500; Walsh PC1d $3,200)
420
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK ABNC postal stationery card, an uncut plate proof block of four printed in green, colour of issue, on india paper on thin white card mounted on archival card, notation "order Sept. 1872" at top right and "8 on plate" at upper left. An impressive item, believed to be the only known uncut block, VF (Webb P1-P1a cat. $3,500; Walsh PC1d $3,200)
Est. $1,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  ABNC postal stationery card plate proof block of four printed in vermilion, colour of issue, on india on thin white card mounted on archival card, notations "order Apr. 1879" at top right and "8 on plate" at top left. One of only two reported uncut blocks, VF (Webb P2-P1 cat. $3,000 as singles; Walsh PC2c $3,200)
421
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK ABNC postal stationery card plate proof block of four printed in vermilion, colour of issue, on india on thin white card mounted on archival card, notations "order Apr. 1879" at top right and "8 on plate" at top left. One of only two reported uncut blocks, VF (Webb P2-P1 cat. $3,000 as singles; Walsh PC2c $3,200)
Est. $1,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  ABNC postal cards plate proof in issued colours on card mounted india paper, VF (Webb P8-P1, P9-P1 cat. $1,500; Walsh PC8b, PC9c cat. $885)NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  ABNC postal cards plate proof in issued colours on card mounted india paper, VF (Webb P8-P1, P9-P1 cat. $1,500; Walsh PC8b, PC9c cat. $885)
422
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK ABNC postal cards plate proof in issued colours on card mounted india paper, VF (Webb P8-P1, P9-P1 cat. $1,500; Walsh PC8b, PC9c cat. $885)
Est. $300+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  ABNC postal stationery cards, the set of two plate proofs in issued colours on thin card mounted on archival cards, each with SPECIMEN overprint in red, ABNC punched and overprinted control number "F2230" and "F1715" respectively, VF (Webb P8-P4 variety and unlisted on the 2c; Walsh PC8d, PC9e cat. $1,100)NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  ABNC postal stationery cards, the set of two plate proofs in issued colours on thin card mounted on archival cards, each with SPECIMEN overprint in red, ABNC punched and overprinted control number "F2230" and "F1715" respectively, VF (Webb P8-P4 variety and unlisted on the 2c; Walsh PC8d, PC9e cat. $1,100)
423
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK ABNC postal stationery cards, the set of two plate proofs in issued colours on thin card mounted on archival cards, each with SPECIMEN overprint in red, ABNC punched and overprinted control number "F2230" and "F1715" respectively, VF (Webb P8-P4 variety and unlisted on the 2c; Walsh PC8d, PC9e cat. $1,100)
Est. $350+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  American Bank Note Company postal cards, the set of Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 123 x 85mm sunk on large card 174 x 120mm on 1c and 125 x 75mm sunk on large card 177 x 113mm on 2c; pencil notation at top "order July 1903" and "order Aug 1904" respectively. Both mounted on brown archival cards, former with card tear. A rare and appealing duo, VF (Webb P8-P1a cat. $2,000; unlisted in this format for the 2 cent; Walsh PC8-PC9 unlisted as die proofs)NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  American Bank Note Company postal cards, the set of Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 123 x 85mm sunk on large card 174 x 120mm on 1c and 125 x 75mm sunk on large card 177 x 113mm on 2c; pencil notation at top "order July 1903" and "order Aug 1904" respectively. Both mounted on brown archival cards, former with card tear. A rare and appealing duo, VF (Webb P8-P1a cat. $2,000; unlisted in this format for the 2 cent; Walsh PC8-PC9 unlisted as die proofs)
424
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK American Bank Note Company postal cards, the set of Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 123 x 85mm sunk on large card 174 x 120mm on 1c and 125 x 75mm sunk on large card 177 x 113mm on 2c; pencil notation at top "order July 1903" and "order Aug 1904" respectively. Both mounted on brown archival cards, former with card tear. A rare and appealing duo, VF (Webb P8-P1a cat. $2,000; unlisted in this format for the 2 cent; Walsh PC8-PC9 unlisted as die proofs)
Est. $1,000+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  1900 (March 26) 3c Violet postal envelope (120 x 95mm) uprated with Cents Issue 12c brown and Royal Family 2c (both) tied by oval Registered St. John
425
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK 1900 (March 26) 3c Violet postal envelope (120 x 95mm) uprated with Cents Issue 12c brown and Royal Family 2c (both) tied by oval Registered St. John's datestamps, "R" registry handstamp below, mailed by Krippner (under his pseudonym R. Richard) to A. Rieder, Germany; Liverpool and London transits on front, Kenzingen 15.4.00 CDS receiver on back, pays a double UPU letter rate (10c) to Germany and 5c registration (overpaid 4c), VF (Webb EN2, Scott 29, 81, 82)
Est. $300+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  1902 (July 17) 5c Blue postal envelope (140 x 79mm) uprated with Royal Family ½c pair and 4c tied by oval Registered St. John
426
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK 1902 (July 17) 5c Blue postal envelope (140 x 79mm) uprated with Royal Family ½c pair and 4c tied by oval Registered St. John's datestamps, third strike ties Krippner's registered printed label, to Saxony, Germany; on reverse Liverpool and London transits, Chemnitz receiver backstamps. Pays the 5c Foreign letter rate plus 5c registration, VF (Webb EN3; Scott 78, 84)
Est. $500+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  1901 (February 25) One cent green postal card mailed from Krippner to A. Rieder, Germany, uprated with 6c carmine lake neatly tied by oval Registered St. John
427
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK 1901 (February 25) One cent green postal card mailed from Krippner to A. Rieder, Germany, uprated with 6c carmine lake neatly tied by oval Registered St. John's datestamp, pays the proper 2c postal card rate to Europe plus 5c registration; Liverpool transit and Kenzingen arrival postmarks ideally shown on front, a beautiful registered card, VF (Webb P3; Scott 36)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  1901 (February 25) A remarkable 2c orange UPU postal card mailed registered from Krippner to A. Rieder, Germany, uprated with two 2c orange Codfish and a 1c yellow green QV tied by oval Registered St. John
428
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK 1901 (February 25) A remarkable 2c orange UPU postal card mailed registered from Krippner to A. Rieder, Germany, uprated with two 2c orange Codfish and a 1c yellow green QV tied by oval Registered St. John's datestamps, pays the proper 2c postal card rate to Europe and 5c registration; Liverpool transit and Kenzingen arrival CDS struck on front. A superb, visually striking card, VF (Webb P4; Scott 48b, 80)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND -  8 BACK-OF-BOOK  1901 (February 25) Two cent orange UPU postal card mailed from Krippner to A. Rieder, Germany, uprated with 4c Cabot and 1c yellow green QV tied by light oval Registered St. John
429
NEWFOUNDLAND - 8 BACK-OF-BOOK 1901 (February 25) Two cent orange UPU postal card mailed from Krippner to A. Rieder, Germany, uprated with 4c Cabot and 1c yellow green QV tied by light oval Registered St. John's datestamps, pays the proper 2c postal card rate to Europe and 5c registration; Liverpool transit and Kenzingen arrival CDS postmarks ideally shown on front. An attractive mixed Issue franking, VF (Webb P4; Scott 64, 80)
Est. $250+
NEWFOUNDLAND LARGE LOTS
430
NEWFOUNDLAND LARGE LOTS Over 200 stamps on stockpages or quadrilled pages, light to moderate duplication but often shows both mint and used, various postmarks, shades, etc. Noted many capturing the plate imprint in the margin. Better items noted such as mint #23, used #25 with imprint at left, #26 used strip of three, #33 unused (2), 34 unused, 39 unused, 53 mint, etc. Overall quality better than expected, worth a close look.
Est. $1,000+
431
NEWFOUNDLAND LARGE LOTS On quadrilled pages plus some on retail cards, light to moderate duplication, includes many blocks, a wealth of used stamps with various cancels, varieties of perforation / die especially on the First Resources issue (noting as well #257ix - two mint blocks, etc.). Most series are quite well represented from 1897 Cabot to late 1930s. A useful lot ideal for a dealer, F-VF
Est. $1,000+
432
NEWFOUNDLAND LARGE LOTS On stockpages starting with a few Pence issues, followed by several dozen Cents 1865-1896 in mixed condition, noting #26 mint (1996 Greene cert.), then from 1897 to early 1930s condition improves, duplication in places. Mainly F-VF
Est. $750+
433
NEWFOUNDLAND LARGE LOTS A remarkable lot of 23 covers displayed on exhibit pages with detailed write-up, most are elaborately handpainted "Frame & Flag" motif, bearing five different stamps from Royal Family series (½c/5). Wide range of different frames, a couple are photo-lithographed illustrated envelopes also attributed to Krippner. For the most part registered, mailed 1899 to 1908 domestically or to USA, UK or Germany, etc. Minor faults, many are clean and fresh, F-VF; many years of searching were needed to assemble this comprehensive lot.
Est. $3,500+
434
NEWFOUNDLAND LARGE LOTS Eleven unused elaborately handpainted envelopes displayed on exhibit pages with detailed write-up, mostly "Frame & Flag" motif, bearing five unused examples of Royal Family series (½c / 5c); plus a couple "Draft" handpainted covers (no stamps), VF
Est. $750+
435
NEWFOUNDLAND LARGE LOTS Nine covers on exhibit pages with detailed write-up, six are mailed to Germany. An impressive array of frankings - mixed-issues Cents / Royal Family / Cabot, seven are registered rates; a neat lot, F-VF
Est. $1,000+
436
NEWFOUNDLAND LARGE LOTS Nice lot of seven registered covers, various multiple frankings of Royal Family series, all addressed to A. Rieder, Kenzingen, Germany, F-VF or better
Est. $750+
437
NEWFOUNDLAND LARGE LOTS About 20 items, mostly postal cards (some uprated and/or registered) to Germany; noted as well two different 3c violet postal envelopes uprated with Royal Family / Cabot stamps, an unusual Canada 2c UPU card bearing on top of indicia a Newfoundland 1c carmine (Scott 79) and postmarked at St. John's, 2c orange UPU card to Russia, etc. Mainly F-VF or better
Est. $750+
CANADA STAMPLESS COVERS
CANADA STAMPLESS COVERS  1853 (December 23) Blue wrapper imprinted "Money Letter" and "On Her Majesty
438
CANADA STAMPLESS COVERS 1853 (December 23) Blue wrapper imprinted "Money Letter" and "On Her Majesty's Service" with inside printed form, Accountant's Office Post Office Department; the office where undeliverable money letters were directed to before being returned to sender. Quebec DEC 23 1853 double arc dispatch and mailed to Trenton, subject to a 1 penny charge, rated in manuscript "1d" to be collected from the recipient, Kingston DE 27 transit backstamp. A very rare official Money Letter wrapper, F-VF

Literature: Illustrated and discussed in BNA Topics, Volume 61, No. 3 July-September 2004, on pages 20-21 (figure 1 & 2).
Est. $300+
CANADA STAMPLESS COVERS  1859 (May 6) Kingston City Brewery, Amber & Pale Ale & Porter barrel Cameo illustrated advertising, embossed in dark blue on orange buff cover, rated "3" pence handstamp in black to collect, Kingston dispatch datestamp at foot and addressed to Prescott with light next-day receiver on back; minor flaws but an extremely rare advertising cover - being the oldest Brewery advert cover (one of only two recorded) originating from Canada, Fine
439
CANADA STAMPLESS COVERS 1859 (May 6) Kingston City Brewery, Amber & Pale Ale & Porter barrel Cameo illustrated advertising, embossed in dark blue on orange buff cover, rated "3" pence handstamp in black to collect, Kingston dispatch datestamp at foot and addressed to Prescott with light next-day receiver on back; minor flaws but an extremely rare advertising cover - being the oldest Brewery advert cover (one of only two recorded) originating from Canada, Fine
Est. $750+
CANADA STAMPLESS COVERS  1869 (November 19) Orange cover of Hiram Walker - Windsor Distillery and Flouring Mills, then owner and seller of famous "Club Whiskey" (the word Canadian added in 1889), light PAID 3 handstamp and private handstamp "PAID / H.W.", partially legible Walkerville NO 19 69 split ring dispatch, addressed to Sandwich, Ont. Light horizontal fold and slightly reduced at right. A very early Whiskey related cover, Fine and rare
440
CANADA STAMPLESS COVERS 1869 (November 19) Orange cover of Hiram Walker - Windsor Distillery and Flouring Mills, then owner and seller of famous "Club Whiskey" (the word Canadian added in 1889), light PAID 3 handstamp and private handstamp "PAID / H.W.", partially legible Walkerville NO 19 69 split ring dispatch, addressed to Sandwich, Ont. Light horizontal fold and slightly reduced at right. A very early Whiskey related cover, Fine and rare
Est. $100+
CANADA - 2 PENCE
CANADA -  2 PENCE  2,A superlative example in flawless condition, prominent laid lines including a "vergé", surrounded by remarkably large margins including portion of adjacent stamps at base and at right, bright colour and sharp impression on pristine fresh paper, ideally postmarked with light concentric rings cancel IN BLUE. An outstanding stamp in all respects, XF GEM; 2023 Greene Foundation cert.
441
CANADA - 2 PENCE 2,A superlative example in flawless condition, prominent laid lines including a "vergé", surrounded by remarkably large margins including portion of adjacent stamps at base and at right, bright colour and sharp impression on pristine fresh paper, ideally postmarked with light concentric rings cancel IN BLUE. An outstanding stamp in all respects, XF GEM; 2023 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $2,000+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  2b,A choice, large margined single in the distinctive deeper shade, showing very prominent laid lines visible and a "vergé" line, superbly struck concentric rings cancel; pencil signed Herbert Bloch on reverse. A wonderful stamp, XF; 1979 Friedl cert. (signed H. Bloch)
442
CANADA - 2 PENCE 2b,A choice, large margined single in the distinctive deeper shade, showing very prominent laid lines visible and a "vergé" line, superbly struck concentric rings cancel; pencil signed Herbert Bloch on reverse. A wonderful stamp, XF; 1979 Friedl cert. (signed H. Bloch)
Cat. $2,500+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  2,A large margined single with very prominent laid lines including a "vergé line", colour somewhat oxidized, bold impression and concentric rings, VF; clear 1999 Greene Foundation cert.
443
CANADA - 2 PENCE 2,A large margined single with very prominent laid lines including a "vergé line", colour somewhat oxidized, bold impression and concentric rings, VF; clear 1999 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $2,000
CANADA -  2 PENCE  2,An appealing example with mostly large margins, clear at foot,  very prominent laid lines on pristine paper, centrally struck  unobtrusive concentric rings, F-VF; 1992 Greene Foundation cert.
444
CANADA - 2 PENCE 2,An appealing example with mostly large margins, clear at foot, very prominent laid lines on pristine paper, centrally struck unobtrusive concentric rings, F-VF; 1992 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $1,500
CANADA -  2 PENCE  2,A scarce used horizontal pair, with ample to large margins except at lower right, prominent laid lines, printed in a deep shade as observed on the certificate; Fine+; 2014 Greene Foundation cert.
445
CANADA - 2 PENCE 2,A scarce used horizontal pair, with ample to large margins except at lower right, prominent laid lines, printed in a deep shade as observed on the certificate; Fine+; 2014 Greene Foundation cert.
Est. $1,500+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  2,A scarce used pair, cancels somewhat smudged but face-free on left stamp, sound with prominent laid lines and surrounded by mostly very large margins, especially right stamp, showing portion of adjacent stamps at top, VF; 1993 RPS of London cert. (Unitrade cat. $4,000 as singles)
446
CANADA - 2 PENCE 2,A scarce used pair, cancels somewhat smudged but face-free on left stamp, sound with prominent laid lines and surrounded by mostly very large margins, especially right stamp, showing portion of adjacent stamps at top, VF; 1993 RPS of London cert. (Unitrade cat. $4,000 as singles)
Est. $1,000+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  3Pi,A choice plate proof single in the issued colour on card mounted india paper with vertical SPECIMEN overprint in carmine,  VF
447
CANADA - 2 PENCE 3Pi,A choice plate proof single in the issued colour on card mounted india paper with vertical SPECIMEN overprint in carmine, VF
Cat. $2,500
CANADA -  2 PENCE  4iii,A choice, large margined example of this scarce late printing, brilliant fresh colour on pristine white paper, attractive with clearly struck circular grid "16" cancellation of Hamilton, XF
448
CANADA - 2 PENCE 4iii,A choice, large margined example of this scarce late printing, brilliant fresh colour on pristine white paper, attractive with clearly struck circular grid "16" cancellation of Hamilton, XF
Cat. $850+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  4iv,A selected used example with ample to very large margins, light concentric rings cancel; considerably nicer than normally encountered, VF
449
CANADA - 2 PENCE 4iv,A selected used example with ample to very large margins, light concentric rings cancel; considerably nicer than normally encountered, VF
Cat. $350
CANADA -  2 PENCE  1855 (February 27) Folded entire from Port Maitland, C.W. to Toronto bearing an unusually large margined 3p red on medium wove paper, cancelled by light concentric rings, right sheet margin just tied by Port Maitland undated double arc dispatch, on reverse Dunnville MR 1 transit in bluish black and large Toronto MAY 9 CDS on arrival, file folds away from stamp, VF (Unitrade 4)
450
CANADA - 2 PENCE 1855 (February 27) Folded entire from Port Maitland, C.W. to Toronto bearing an unusually large margined 3p red on medium wove paper, cancelled by light concentric rings, right sheet margin just tied by Port Maitland undated double arc dispatch, on reverse Dunnville MR 1 transit in bluish black and large Toronto MAY 9 CDS on arrival, file folds away from stamp, VF (Unitrade 4)
Est. $350+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  1858 Orange envelope bearing a 6p slate grey on medium wove paper, well clear to very large margins, tied by diamond grid cancel of Toronto, large circular Toronto, C.W. NOV 26 (no year date - circa. 1858) at left, straightline PAID handstamp in red just ties stamp; pays the 6 pence letter rate to Louisville, Kentucky - a very unusual Pence cover addressed to this particular State, F-VF (Unitrade 5) ex. William Moody (May 1951; Lot 66)
451
CANADA - 2 PENCE 1858 Orange envelope bearing a 6p slate grey on medium wove paper, well clear to very large margins, tied by diamond grid cancel of Toronto, large circular Toronto, C.W. NOV 26 (no year date - circa. 1858) at left, straightline PAID handstamp in red just ties stamp; pays the 6 pence letter rate to Louisville, Kentucky - a very unusual Pence cover addressed to this particular State, F-VF (Unitrade 5) ex. William Moody (May 1951; Lot 66)
Est. $750+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  7,A remarkably choice example surrounded by large margins, in flawless condition and devoid of the usual flaws often found on this particularly difficult first printing of the ten penny Cartier, with excellent colour on fresh paper and ideal central light concentric rings cancel, XF; 2018 PSE cert.
452
CANADA - 2 PENCE 7,A remarkably choice example surrounded by large margins, in flawless condition and devoid of the usual flaws often found on this particularly difficult first printing of the ten penny Cartier, with excellent colour on fresh paper and ideal central light concentric rings cancel, XF; 2018 PSE cert.
Cat. $2,400+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  8TC + varieties,A corner margin plate proof block of sixteen on card mounted india paper, from the plate of 100 subjects, showing full ABNC plate imprint on two sides, and Major Re-entry (Position 18) with significant doubling marks in "CANADA POST" and around oval, in "ONE", doubling of lower framelines, and Re-entry (Position 38) with doubling of top frameline, inconsequential corner bend at top right well away from the proofs. An attractive and visually striking multiple, VF (Unitrade cat. as normal proof singles)
453
CANADA - 2 PENCE 8TC + varieties,A corner margin plate proof block of sixteen on card mounted india paper, from the plate of 100 subjects, showing full ABNC plate imprint on two sides, and Major Re-entry (Position 18) with significant doubling marks in "CANADA POST" and around oval, in "ONE", doubling of lower framelines, and Re-entry (Position 38) with doubling of top frameline, inconsequential corner bend at top right well away from the proofs. An attractive and visually striking multiple, VF (Unitrade cat. as normal proof singles)
Cat. $4,800+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  8TC,Trial colour plate proof block in deep rose on card mounted india paper (Pos. 45-46 / 55-56 from the trimmed plate of 100 subjects), choice with radiant colour and impression, XF
454
CANADA - 2 PENCE 8TC,Trial colour plate proof block in deep rose on card mounted india paper (Pos. 45-46 / 55-56 from the trimmed plate of 100 subjects), choice with radiant colour and impression, XF
Cat. $1,200
CANADA -  2 PENCE  8 variety,A beautiful, large margined mint example with radiant fresh colour on bright white paper, displaying the elusive Major Re-entry (Position 72 in the plate of 120 subjects) with noticeable doubling of top inner frame, prominent marks in oval above "CAN" of "CANADA", inside and below "ON" of "ONE" among other traits. An attractive example and especially scarce with the documented, constant plate variety, relatively lightly hinged, VF; 2022 Greene Foundation cert. (This plate variety is unpriced in the current Unitrade specialized catalogue)
455
CANADA - 2 PENCE 8 variety,A beautiful, large margined mint example with radiant fresh colour on bright white paper, displaying the elusive Major Re-entry (Position 72 in the plate of 120 subjects) with noticeable doubling of top inner frame, prominent marks in oval above "CAN" of "CANADA", inside and below "ON" of "ONE" among other traits. An attractive example and especially scarce with the documented, constant plate variety, relatively lightly hinged, VF; 2022 Greene Foundation cert. (This plate variety is unpriced in the current Unitrade specialized catalogue)
Cat. $2,800+
CANADA -  2 PENCE  9,An exceptional mint example of this sought-after classic stamp, displaying equally superb colour and bright impression on fresh paper, hint of disturbance at top from previous hinging but otherwise full original gum superior to most examples we have handled in the past. A wonderful stamp perfect for a serious collection, XF OG

Expertization: 2018 Greene Foundation certificate

Provenance: Maurice Burrus, Robson Lowe Ltd., April 1963; Lot 110
456
CANADA - 2 PENCE 9,An exceptional mint example of this sought-after classic stamp, displaying equally superb colour and bright impression on fresh paper, hint of disturbance at top from previous hinging but otherwise full original gum superior to most examples we have handled in the past. A wonderful stamp perfect for a serious collection, XF OG

Expertization: 2018 Greene Foundation certificate

Provenance: Maurice Burrus, Robson Lowe Ltd., April 1963; Lot 110
Cat. $28,000
CANADA - 3 CENTS
CANADA -  3 CENTS  15,An appealing mint sheet margin example with bright colour and impression, nearly full original gum, faint trace of hinging at top, Fine+ OG; 2012 Greene Foundation cert.
457
CANADA - 3 CENTS 15,An appealing mint sheet margin example with bright colour and impression, nearly full original gum, faint trace of hinging at top, Fine+ OG; 2012 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $1,000
CANADA -  3 CENTS  15v,A fresh used example with unobtrusive grid cancellation, displaying the Major Re-entry (Position 28; State 10), the strong doubling features noticeably accentuated by its bold colour, superior overall freshness on bright white paper; a wonderful stamp, Fine+
458
CANADA - 3 CENTS 15v,A fresh used example with unobtrusive grid cancellation, displaying the Major Re-entry (Position 28; State 10), the strong doubling features noticeably accentuated by its bold colour, superior overall freshness on bright white paper; a wonderful stamp, Fine+
Cat. $500+
CANADA -  3 CENTS  16,A lightly cancelled used example of the distinctive, sought-after First Printing (PO 1A), decent centering for the issue, Fine+; 1987 Greene Foundation cert.
459
CANADA - 3 CENTS 16,A lightly cancelled used example of the distinctive, sought-after First Printing (PO 1A), decent centering for the issue, Fine+; 1987 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $3,500
CANADA -  3 CENTS  17TCi + variety,Trial colour plate proof block of eight (Pos. 4-7 / 14-17) on card mounted india paper,  sheet margin at top; second proof in second row shows the Major Short Entry variety - the best of the these with very noticeable lightness of background cross-hatching at foot between both "X", VF (Cat. as normal single proofs)
460
CANADA - 3 CENTS 17TCi + variety,Trial colour plate proof block of eight (Pos. 4-7 / 14-17) on card mounted india paper, sheet margin at top; second proof in second row shows the Major Short Entry variety - the best of the these with very noticeable lightness of background cross-hatching at foot between both "X", VF (Cat. as normal single proofs)
Cat. $2,200
CANADA -  3 CENTS  18TC,A corner margin plate proof block of sixteen on card mounted india paper, showing full American Bank Note Co. New York imprint on two sides, fresh and choice, a visually striking block, VF
461
CANADA - 3 CENTS 18TC,A corner margin plate proof block of sixteen on card mounted india paper, showing full American Bank Note Co. New York imprint on two sides, fresh and choice, a visually striking block, VF
Cat. $4,800
CANADA -  3 CENTS  19TC + variety,Trial colour plate proof block of eight in pale blue on card mounted india paper (Pos. 21-22 / 51-52), sheet margin at right, VF

A documented Re-entry found at Position 41 (first stamp in third row) shows doubled lines around top right "8".
462
CANADA - 3 CENTS 19TC + variety,Trial colour plate proof block of eight in pale blue on card mounted india paper (Pos. 21-22 / 51-52), sheet margin at right, VF

A documented Re-entry found at Position 41 (first stamp in third row) shows doubled lines around top right "8".
Cat. $2,400
CANADA -  3 CENTS  20i,A used pair tied to small piece by clear Montreal JU 21 67 duplex datestamps, an attractive and very scarce multiple, F-VF
463
CANADA - 3 CENTS 20i,A used pair tied to small piece by clear Montreal JU 21 67 duplex datestamps, an attractive and very scarce multiple, F-VF
Cat. $600+
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  22,A beautiful post office fresh mint single, nicely centered with radiant colour on fresh paper and displaying unusually clean original gum with a very light hinge mark at foot. One of the nicest OG examples one will likely encounter on this stamp, VF VLH; photocopy of 1995 Greene Foundation cert. for a block of four from which this stamp originates.
464
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 22,A beautiful post office fresh mint single, nicely centered with radiant colour on fresh paper and displaying unusually clean original gum with a very light hinge mark at foot. One of the nicest OG examples one will likely encounter on this stamp, VF VLH; photocopy of 1995 Greene Foundation cert. for a block of four from which this stamp originates.
Cat. $2,000+
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  1873 (late June) Orange envelope franked with Large Queen 2c emerald green and Small Queen 1c orange, First Ottawa printing tied by oval mute grid cancels, superb Petersville Church, NB dispatch (no date) to Grand Lake, NB with clear Gagetown JY 1 1873 and Sheffield transit backstamps, F-VF and attractive (Unitrade 24i, 35ii)
465
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 1873 (late June) Orange envelope franked with Large Queen 2c emerald green and Small Queen 1c orange, First Ottawa printing tied by oval mute grid cancels, superb Petersville Church, NB dispatch (no date) to Grand Lake, NB with clear Gagetown JY 1 1873 and Sheffield transit backstamps, F-VF and attractive (Unitrade 24i, 35ii)
Est. $150+
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  25iii,A superior example of this very distinctive, short-lived printing, characteristic sharp impression on bright white paper and intact perforations all around, very well centered used with grid cancellation. A lovely stamp especially scarce in such choice condition, XF
466
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 25iii,A superior example of this very distinctive, short-lived printing, characteristic sharp impression on bright white paper and intact perforations all around, very well centered used with grid cancellation. A lovely stamp especially scarce in such choice condition, XF
Cat. $600+
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  26,A remarkable Trial Colour Die Proof, stamp size, printed in red on india paper, trivial light natural thin hardly discernible even in fluid, a rare coloured proof of wonderful eye-appeal, VF; 2022 Greene Foundation cert. (Minuse & Pratt 26TCa)
467
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 26,A remarkable Trial Colour Die Proof, stamp size, printed in red on india paper, trivial light natural thin hardly discernible even in fluid, a rare coloured proof of wonderful eye-appeal, VF; 2022 Greene Foundation cert. (Minuse & Pratt 26TCa)
Est. $3,500+
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  27,A quite well centered mint single with rich colour, remarkably retaining a large portion of its characteristic dull, white streaky original gum; much nicer than normally seen for this difficult stamp in mint condition, F-VF H; clear 2021 Greene Foundation cert.
468
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 27,A quite well centered mint single with rich colour, remarkably retaining a large portion of its characteristic dull, white streaky original gum; much nicer than normally seen for this difficult stamp in mint condition, F-VF H; clear 2021 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $4,400
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  28,A spectacular mint block of four, unusually fresh and well centered with bright vivid colour, possessing full white original gum; light diagonal bend on top pair, lower pair NEVER HINGED. A very scarce mint block with such superior centering and in a remarkable state of preservation, VF (Unitrade cat. $16,800 as singles)

Expertization: 2007 Greene Foundation certificate

Provenance: Henry Hussey, Sissons Sale 329, November 1973; Lot  271
Michael Roberts, Eastern Auctions, December 2006; Lot 296
469
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 28,A spectacular mint block of four, unusually fresh and well centered with bright vivid colour, possessing full white original gum; light diagonal bend on top pair, lower pair NEVER HINGED. A very scarce mint block with such superior centering and in a remarkable state of preservation, VF (Unitrade cat. $16,800 as singles)

Expertization: 2007 Greene Foundation certificate

Provenance: Henry Hussey, Sissons Sale 329, November 1973; Lot 271
Michael Roberts, Eastern Auctions, December 2006; Lot 296
Est. $7,500+
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  28,A post office fresh mint single with radiant colour on bright fresh paper, nicely centered along with unusually full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A beautiful and seldom seen stamp in this premium mint condition, VF NH

Expertization: photocopy of 2013 Greene Foundation cert. for a strip from which this stamp originates.
470
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 28,A post office fresh mint single with radiant colour on bright fresh paper, nicely centered along with unusually full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A beautiful and seldom seen stamp in this premium mint condition, VF NH

Expertization: photocopy of 2013 Greene Foundation cert. for a strip from which this stamp originates.
Cat. $5,600
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  29,Plate proof single in dark purple printed directly on thin white card, large margined  with sheet margin at left, attractive and VF
471
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 29,Plate proof single in dark purple printed directly on thin white card, large margined with sheet margin at left, attractive and VF
Cat. $1,000
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  30c,A quite well centered mint single of this very challenging stamp, displaying the distinctive colour and impression on thick white paper; in remarkably sound condition as this short-lived printing is very susceptible to faults. A beautiful stamp with full original gum and very scarce thus, F-VF LH

Expertization: 1979 BPA cert.
472
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 30c,A quite well centered mint single of this very challenging stamp, displaying the distinctive colour and impression on thick white paper; in remarkably sound condition as this short-lived printing is very susceptible to faults. A beautiful stamp with full original gum and very scarce thus, F-VF LH

Expertization: 1979 BPA cert.
Cat. $9,500
CANADA -  4 LARGE QUEEN  1873 (February 28) Blue legal envelope from Québec to Wales with  an unusual mixed issue franking with Large Queen 15c red lilac on smooth horizontal wove paper perf 12 strip of three and Small  Queen 3c orange rose (First Ottawa Printing), perf 11¾x12  overlapping at left, tied by light Quebec FE 28 duplex dispatch, additional clear strike at right; clear Abergavenny MR 13 CDS  receiver. Minor edge wear and staining on reverse only, in  exceptional condition considering the weight carried and distance travelled; a most impressive Trans-Atlantic cover, F-VF  (Unitrade 29b, 37ii)

From January 1, 1870 and September 30, 1875 there were two rates  in force to the UK - 6c per half ounce by Canadian Packet or 8c  by Cunard Packet via New York. As there are no instructional  markings, we assume it travelled the slower route by Canadian  Packet. According to the Wayne Smith census, this is the only  recorded franking paying an 8-fold 6c letter rate to the UK.
473
CANADA - 4 LARGE QUEEN 1873 (February 28) Blue legal envelope from Québec to Wales with an unusual mixed issue franking with Large Queen 15c red lilac on smooth horizontal wove paper perf 12 strip of three and Small Queen 3c orange rose (First Ottawa Printing), perf 11¾x12 overlapping at left, tied by light Quebec FE 28 duplex dispatch, additional clear strike at right; clear Abergavenny MR 13 CDS receiver. Minor edge wear and staining on reverse only, in exceptional condition considering the weight carried and distance travelled; a most impressive Trans-Atlantic cover, F-VF (Unitrade 29b, 37ii)

From January 1, 1870 and September 30, 1875 there were two rates in force to the UK - 6c per half ounce by Canadian Packet or 8c by Cunard Packet via New York. As there are no instructional markings, we assume it travelled the slower route by Canadian Packet. According to the Wayne Smith census, this is the only recorded franking paying an 8-fold 6c letter rate to the UK.
Est. $2,000+
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  35,A superb mint example, precise centering within large margins and intact perforations all around, fabulous deep colour and full unblemished original gum; a wonderful stamp in all respects, XF NH GEM
474
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 35,A superb mint example, precise centering within large margins and intact perforations all around, fabulous deep colour and full unblemished original gum; a wonderful stamp in all respects, XF NH GEM
Cat. $180+
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  36e,An exceptionally choice mint block of this scarce perforation gauge, superb colour on fresh white wove paper, well centered and showing full white, streaky original gum, characteristics of this printing and NEVER HINGED. A rarely seen multiple with such superior attributes. One would have to search far and wide to find another block remotely similar to the one offered here, VF NH
475
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 36e,An exceptionally choice mint block of this scarce perforation gauge, superb colour on fresh white wove paper, well centered and showing full white, streaky original gum, characteristics of this printing and NEVER HINGED. A rarely seen multiple with such superior attributes. One would have to search far and wide to find another block remotely similar to the one offered here, VF NH
Cat. $16,000
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  45c,A mint imperforate corner margin block of six with "TEN" counter at top with clear, distinctive shading in the lettering, full original gum, thin spot top centre stamp, hinge on top right pair leaving the other two pairs with pristine original gum, NEVER HINGED. An appealing and visually striking multiple, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,500 as three pairs)
476
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 45c,A mint imperforate corner margin block of six with "TEN" counter at top with clear, distinctive shading in the lettering, full original gum, thin spot top centre stamp, hinge on top right pair leaving the other two pairs with pristine original gum, NEVER HINGED. An appealing and visually striking multiple, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,500 as three pairs)
Est. $2,500+
CANADA
CANADA  1872 (August 3) Clean cover mailed at St. Pierre & Miquelon to Philadelphia, mostly clear SPM datestamp at right, manuscript "0.25" (25 centimes) indicating the prepaid St. Pierre post office charges. Franked with a 6c yellow brown (First Ottawa printing), light crease, at North Sydney, Cape Breton and tied by oval grid alongside North Sydney AU 5 1872 double arc dispatch, partial "H" (Halifax) transit backstamp; pays the 6c letter rate to the US. A rare and particularly choice cover mailed from St. Pierre & Miquelon bearing a Canadian Small Queen, VF (Unitrade 39 early printing)
 
Provenance: C.M. Jephcott (private sale)
Bill Simpson, Part Two, Maresch Sale 307, May 1996; Lot 356
James R. Taylor St. Pierre & Miquelon collection

Literature: Illustrated in BNA Topics, Whole 218, December 1963, page 321.
Discussed and illustrated in London Philatelist September 2020 "Foreign Destinations of Pre-UPU Mail from St. Pierre and Miquelon: The US of Nova Scotia and Canada stamps" on page 325-326 (Figure 4)


The Canada 6¢ Small Queen pays the 6¢ treaty rate to the United States effective from April 1st 1868.
477
CANADA 1872 (August 3) Clean cover mailed at St. Pierre & Miquelon to Philadelphia, mostly clear SPM datestamp at right, manuscript "0.25" (25 centimes) indicating the prepaid St. Pierre post office charges. Franked with a 6c yellow brown (First Ottawa printing), light crease, at North Sydney, Cape Breton and tied by oval grid alongside North Sydney AU 5 1872 double arc dispatch, partial "H" (Halifax) transit backstamp; pays the 6c letter rate to the US. A rare and particularly choice cover mailed from St. Pierre & Miquelon bearing a Canadian Small Queen, VF (Unitrade 39 early printing)

Provenance: C.M. Jephcott (private sale)
Bill Simpson, Part Two, Maresch Sale 307, May 1996; Lot 356
James R. Taylor St. Pierre & Miquelon collection

Literature: Illustrated in BNA Topics, Whole 218, December 1963, page 321.
Discussed and illustrated in London Philatelist September 2020 "Foreign Destinations of Pre-UPU Mail from St. Pierre and Miquelon: The US of Nova Scotia and Canada stamps" on page 325-326 (Figure 4)


The Canada 6¢ Small Queen pays the 6¢ treaty rate to the United States effective from April 1st 1868.
Est. $2,500+
CANADA  1872 (February 19) Large cover fragment mailed from St. Pierre & Miquelon to Edinburgh, partly legible SPM 19 Fevr 72 dispatch at left, manuscript "0.25" indicating the prepaid 25 centimes St. Pierre post office charges, bearing two strips of three of the 1c deep orange (First Ottawa printing) tied by fancy segmented cork cancels (transit not known, perhaps as far as Saint John, NB), neat Paid Liverpool Br. Packet 8 MR 72 British transit in red; pays the 6c letter rate to Scotland. A very rare franking / origin combination; believed to be the only one known mailed to the United Kingdom, VF (Unitrade 35iv) ex. James R. Taylor St. Pierre & Miquelon collection

Literature: Discussed and illustrated in London Philatelist September 2020 "Foreign Destinations of Pre-UPU Mail from St. Pierre and Miquelon: The US of Nova Scotia and Canada stamps" on page 325-326 (Figure 4).
478
CANADA 1872 (February 19) Large cover fragment mailed from St. Pierre & Miquelon to Edinburgh, partly legible SPM 19 Fevr 72 dispatch at left, manuscript "0.25" indicating the prepaid 25 centimes St. Pierre post office charges, bearing two strips of three of the 1c deep orange (First Ottawa printing) tied by fancy segmented cork cancels (transit not known, perhaps as far as Saint John, NB), neat Paid Liverpool Br. Packet 8 MR 72 British transit in red; pays the 6c letter rate to Scotland. A very rare franking / origin combination; believed to be the only one known mailed to the United Kingdom, VF (Unitrade 35iv) ex. James R. Taylor St. Pierre & Miquelon collection

Literature: Discussed and illustrated in London Philatelist September 2020 "Foreign Destinations of Pre-UPU Mail from St. Pierre and Miquelon: The US of Nova Scotia and Canada stamps" on page 325-326 (Figure 4).
Est. $400+
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  1877 (August 22) Queen Street Brewery, Pale Ale and Porter, Toronto advertising cover bearing a well centered 3c dull red (Montreal printing), perf 12 tied by Toronto split ring, slightly reduced at right, mailed to Hamilton with next-day clear receiver backstamp; an attractive, early and rare Brewery cover, VF (Unitrade 37)
479
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 1877 (August 22) Queen Street Brewery, Pale Ale and Porter, Toronto advertising cover bearing a well centered 3c dull red (Montreal printing), perf 12 tied by Toronto split ring, slightly reduced at right, mailed to Hamilton with next-day clear receiver backstamp; an attractive, early and rare Brewery cover, VF (Unitrade 37)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  1884 (October 8) Clean cover with beautiful light blue all-over "The Davies Brewing & Malting Co. Ales, Porter & Lager Beer" advert on reverse, franked with a 3c orange red (Montreal printing, perf 12) nicely tied by Toronto duplex, addressed to St. Catharines, VF (Unitrade 37)
480
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 1884 (October 8) Clean cover with beautiful light blue all-over "The Davies Brewing & Malting Co. Ales, Porter & Lager Beer" advert on reverse, franked with a 3c orange red (Montreal printing, perf 12) nicely tied by Toronto duplex, addressed to St. Catharines, VF (Unitrade 37)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  1890 (November 29) H. Corby, Distiller, Belleville, Ont. lithographed in blue advertising cover bearing 3c bright vermilion, Ottawa printing, tied by neat Belleville duplex, small tear at top and part backflap missing; includes company invoice similar to letterhead "Importer of Fine Wines & Liquors", F-VF (Unitrade 41)
481
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 1890 (November 29) H. Corby, Distiller, Belleville, Ont. lithographed in blue advertising cover bearing 3c bright vermilion, Ottawa printing, tied by neat Belleville duplex, small tear at top and part backflap missing; includes company invoice similar to letterhead "Importer of Fine Wines & Liquors", F-VF (Unitrade 41)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  1895 (February 28) Laporte, Martin & Cie. Epiciers en Gros "Philippe Richard Cognac Bottle" illustrated cover with all-over advert text on reverse, bearing 1c yellow & 2c green (Ottawa printings perf 12) tied by Montreal duplex, cover repair at right, Fine with great appeal (Unitrade 35, 36i)
482
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 1895 (February 28) Laporte, Martin & Cie. Epiciers en Gros "Philippe Richard Cognac Bottle" illustrated cover with all-over advert text on reverse, bearing 1c yellow & 2c green (Ottawa printings perf 12) tied by Montreal duplex, cover repair at right, Fine with great appeal (Unitrade 35, 36i)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  47,A large margined plate proof single on card, bright shade characteristic of the proof, unusually choice, XF
483
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 47,A large margined plate proof single on card, bright shade characteristic of the proof, unusually choice, XF
Est. $500+
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  46a,A spectacular mint imperforate pair surrounded by very large margins, distinctive rich colour associated with this particular imperforate. A superb pair in pristine condition and rare thus, XF H GEM
484
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 46a,A spectacular mint imperforate pair surrounded by very large margins, distinctive rich colour associated with this particular imperforate. A superb pair in pristine condition and rare thus, XF H GEM
Cat. $1,800+
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  47a,An unusually select example of this difficult mint imperforate pair, large margined with characteristic deep colour and remarkably possessing full immaculate original gum, never hinged. A very scarce imperforate pair, VF NH; 2023 Greene Foundation cert.
485
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 47a,An unusually select example of this difficult mint imperforate pair, large margined with characteristic deep colour and remarkably possessing full immaculate original gum, never hinged. A very scarce imperforate pair, VF NH; 2023 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $5,400
CANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  46-47,The set of two fresh and well centered mint singles, rich colours, VF LHCANADA -  5 SMALL QUEEN  46-47,The set of two fresh and well centered mint singles, rich colours, VF LH
486
CANADA - 5 SMALL QUEEN 46-47,The set of two fresh and well centered mint singles, rich colours, VF LH
Cat. $1,200
CANADA
CANADA  50-64,An impressive group of 15 Large Die Proofs to the $4 denomination; 1c proof 145 x 105mm, others are FULL-SIZE DIE PROOFS measuring 225-227 x 150-152mm, printed directly on card or on india paper sunk on card, the latter being considerably scarcer. All fresh and in a pristine state of preservation, VF-XF

It is interesting to point out no complete set in issued colours on india was ever assembled, as the colours of the One cent and Two cent were reversed. This lot has four denominations printed on india - the ½c, 50c, $1 and $4, the latter with 2020 Greene Foundation certificate.CANADA  50-64,An impressive group of 15 Large Die Proofs to the $4 denomination; 1c proof 145 x 105mm, others are FULL-SIZE DIE PROOFS measuring 225-227 x 150-152mm, printed directly on card or on india paper sunk on card, the latter being considerably scarcer. All fresh and in a pristine state of preservation, VF-XF

It is interesting to point out no complete set in issued colours on india was ever assembled, as the colours of the One cent and Two cent were reversed. This lot has four denominations printed on india - the ½c, 50c, $1 and $4, the latter with 2020 Greene Foundation certificate.CANADA  50-64,An impressive group of 15 Large Die Proofs to the $4 denomination; 1c proof 145 x 105mm, others are FULL-SIZE DIE PROOFS measuring 225-227 x 150-152mm, printed directly on card or on india paper sunk on card, the latter being considerably scarcer. All fresh and in a pristine state of preservation, VF-XF

It is interesting to point out no complete set in issued colours on india was ever assembled, as the colours of the One cent and Two cent were reversed. This lot has four denominations printed on india - the ½c, 50c, $1 and $4, the latter with 2020 Greene Foundation certificate.
487
CANADA 50-64,An impressive group of 15 Large Die Proofs to the $4 denomination; 1c proof 145 x 105mm, others are FULL-SIZE DIE PROOFS measuring 225-227 x 150-152mm, printed directly on card or on india paper sunk on card, the latter being considerably scarcer. All fresh and in a pristine state of preservation, VF-XF

It is interesting to point out no complete set in issued colours on india was ever assembled, as the colours of the One cent and Two cent were reversed. This lot has four denominations printed on india - the ½c, 50c, $1 and $4, the latter with 2020 Greene Foundation certificate.
Est. $15,000+
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  51,Large Trial Colour Die Proof  in green, issued colour of the Two cent, on india paper 65 x 67mm die sunk on full-size card 226 x 152mm; negligible corner card crease at lower right. Only about a half dozen exist, an impressive coloured proof, VF
488
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 51,Large Trial Colour Die Proof in green, issued colour of the Two cent, on india paper 65 x 67mm die sunk on full-size card 226 x 152mm; negligible corner card crease at lower right. Only about a half dozen exist, an impressive coloured proof, VF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  55,A large Die Proof in the issued colour printed directly to card; die sinkage area 64 x 63mm on full-size card 226 x 150mm. A beautiful proof in immaculate condition, XF
489
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 55,A large Die Proof in the issued colour printed directly to card; die sinkage area 64 x 63mm on full-size card 226 x 150mm. A beautiful proof in immaculate condition, XF
Est. $1,000+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  56,An impressive mint single, well centered with incredibly large margins, amazing deep rich colour and full original gum. A great stamp that really stands out, XF NH JUMBO
490
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 56,An impressive mint single, well centered with incredibly large margins, amazing deep rich colour and full original gum. A great stamp that really stands out, XF NH JUMBO
Cat. $600+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  1897 (June 25) Preprinted envelope mailed registered to Paris, Ontario, franked with single 8c dark violet tied by Dorchester Station Ont. JU 25 97 postmark less than a week after Day of Issue of the series, second strike at left, oval "R" registry handstamps, Lon. Ham. & Tor. M.C. RPO CDS and Paris JU 26 97 receiver backstamps, pays the 3c letter rate plus 5 cent registration, VF (Unitrade 56)
491
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 1897 (June 25) Preprinted envelope mailed registered to Paris, Ontario, franked with single 8c dark violet tied by Dorchester Station Ont. JU 25 97 postmark less than a week after Day of Issue of the series, second strike at left, oval "R" registry handstamps, Lon. Ham. & Tor. M.C. RPO CDS and Paris JU 26 97 receiver backstamps, pays the 3c letter rate plus 5 cent registration, VF (Unitrade 56)
Est. $250+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  57,Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 62 x 61mm die sunk on full-size card 226 x 150mm. In immaculate condition, very seldom seen, XF
492
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 57,Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 62 x 61mm die sunk on full-size card 226 x 150mm. In immaculate condition, very seldom seen, XF
Est. $1,250+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  58,Large Die Proof in the issued colour on india paper 63 x 62mm die sunk on full-size card 227 x 150mm, radiant colour and superb in all respects, XF
493
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 58,Large Die Proof in the issued colour on india paper 63 x 62mm die sunk on full-size card 227 x 150mm, radiant colour and superb in all respects, XF
Est. $1,250+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  58,A selected mint block of four with exceptionally fresh colour,  very well centered, stamps with full immaculate original gum, a  scarce multiple, VF NH
494
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 58,A selected mint block of four with exceptionally fresh colour, very well centered, stamps with full immaculate original gum, a scarce multiple, VF NH
Cat. $5,400
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  59s-65s,The set of seven mint singles with SPECIMEN overprint; typical fine or better centering with unusually bright colours, four values with small thin or gum thin as often, $3 perf faults at foot, exceptionally fresh with true rich colours, Fine H (Unitrade cat. $2,600 as fine)CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  59s-65s,The set of seven mint singles with SPECIMEN overprint; typical fine or better centering with unusually bright colours, four values with small thin or gum thin as often, $3 perf faults at foot, exceptionally fresh with true rich colours, Fine H (Unitrade cat. $2,600 as fine)
495
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 59s-65s,The set of seven mint singles with SPECIMEN overprint; typical fine or better centering with unusually bright colours, four values with small thin or gum thin as often, $3 perf faults at foot, exceptionally fresh with true rich colours, Fine H (Unitrade cat. $2,600 as fine)
Est. $500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  60,Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 62 x 61mm die sunk on full-size card 227 x 150mm, striking colour, appealing and choice, XF
496
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 60,Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 62 x 61mm die sunk on full-size card 227 x 150mm, striking colour, appealing and choice, XF
Est. $1,250+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  61,Large Die Proof in the issued colour on india paper 64 x 61mm die sunk on full size card 226 x 151mm; fresh and choice, XF; 2020 Greene Foundation cert.
497
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 61,Large Die Proof in the issued colour on india paper 64 x 61mm die sunk on full size card 226 x 151mm; fresh and choice, XF; 2020 Greene Foundation cert.
Est. $1,250+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  61,An impressive mint example with lovely deep colour, full intact perforations all around, well centered within large margins, remarkable full unblemished original gum - the nicest someone will likely ever see on this particular stamp, NEVER HINGED. A gorgeous stamp in all respects, VF+ NH
498
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 61,An impressive mint example with lovely deep colour, full intact perforations all around, well centered within large margins, remarkable full unblemished original gum - the nicest someone will likely ever see on this particular stamp, NEVER HINGED. A gorgeous stamp in all respects, VF+ NH
Cat. $3,000+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  61,A nicely centered used example with good colour, light central Toronto NO 22 01 split ring datestamp, scarce thus, VF
499
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 61,A nicely centered used example with good colour, light central Toronto NO 22 01 split ring datestamp, scarce thus, VF
Cat. $1,000
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  62,An impressive plate proof sheet of 50 printed in the issued colour on card mounted india paper; no plate imprint as it was trimmed off before being sunk on card. Negligible corner card crease at top right, a rare intact proof sheet, VF; clear 2021 Greene Foundation cert. (Unitrade cat. $40,000)

A known plate variety is at Position 44, with doubling in the "R" and "I" of central "VRI" letters.
500
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 62,An impressive plate proof sheet of 50 printed in the issued colour on card mounted india paper; no plate imprint as it was trimmed off before being sunk on card. Negligible corner card crease at top right, a rare intact proof sheet, VF; clear 2021 Greene Foundation cert. (Unitrade cat. $40,000)

A known plate variety is at Position 44, with doubling in the "R" and "I" of central "VRI" letters.
Est. $10,000+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  62,A  mint single with deep post office fresh colour on pristine white wove paper, a few improved perfs at left, well centered  with full original gum showing only a faint trace of hinging. An  impressive stamp with dazzling colour, VF VLH
501
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 62,A mint single with deep post office fresh colour on pristine white wove paper, a few improved perfs at left, well centered with full original gum showing only a faint trace of hinging. An impressive stamp with dazzling colour, VF VLH
Cat. $2,000
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  63,A beautiful, selected example with amazing post office fresh colour, well centered along with unobtrusive, face-free Winnipeg postmark in magenta, VF
502
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 63,A beautiful, selected example with amazing post office fresh colour, well centered along with unobtrusive, face-free Winnipeg postmark in magenta, VF
Cat. $1,600
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  64,Plate proof sheet of 50 printed in the issued colour on card mounted india paper, no 
imprint - trimmed just above the stamps after printing; corner card crease at top right. VF and rare (Unitrade cat. $40,000)
503
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 64,Plate proof sheet of 50 printed in the issued colour on card mounted india paper, no
imprint - trimmed just above the stamps after printing; corner card crease at top right. VF and rare (Unitrade cat. $40,000)
Est. $7,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  65,Plate proof sheet of 50 printed in issued colour on card mounted india paper, 
no imprint - trimmed just above the stamps after printing. Immaterial corner card crease at lower left, VF and rare (Unitrade cat. $40,000)
504
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 65,Plate proof sheet of 50 printed in issued colour on card mounted india paper,
no imprint - trimmed just above the stamps after printing. Immaterial corner card crease at lower left, VF and rare (Unitrade cat. $40,000)
Est. $7,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  65,A superb used example with magenta CDS postmarks employed for recording bulk mailing of the Winnipeg Free Press newspapers, very well centered with noticeably large margins and deep colour; a great stamp, XF
505
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 65,A superb used example with magenta CDS postmarks employed for recording bulk mailing of the Winnipeg Free Press newspapers, very well centered with noticeably large margins and deep colour; a great stamp, XF
Cat. $1,600+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  66-73,The complete set of eight plate proof blocks of four, mostly large margined, all with bright colours; 6c with fold between pairs. A nice set, seldom seen in blocks, VF (Unitrade cat. $8,000)CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  66-73,The complete set of eight plate proof blocks of four, mostly large margined, all with bright colours; 6c with fold between pairs. A nice set, seldom seen in blocks, VF (Unitrade cat. $8,000)
506
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 66-73,The complete set of eight plate proof blocks of four, mostly large margined, all with bright colours; 6c with fold between pairs. A nice set, seldom seen in blocks, VF (Unitrade cat. $8,000)
Est. $2,000+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  66, 66i,A quite well centered Plate 1 left pane of 100, sheet margin on three sides as do all known, showing many well centered stamps including both Major Re-entries found at Positions 1 and 69. Folded horizontally along perfs at centre, in an excellent state of preservation, F-VF NH (Unitrade cat. $3,895)
507
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 66, 66i,A quite well centered Plate 1 left pane of 100, sheet margin on three sides as do all known, showing many well centered stamps including both Major Re-entries found at Positions 1 and 69. Folded horizontally along perfs at centre, in an excellent state of preservation, F-VF NH (Unitrade cat. $3,895)
Est. $750+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  67a,A fresh mint imperforate pair, sheet margin at right and large margins on other sides, rich colour on fresh paper, XF H
508
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 67a,A fresh mint imperforate pair, sheet margin at right and large margins on other sides, rich colour on fresh paper, XF H
Cat. $750+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  68,A mint Plate 1 block of six with full imprint, radiant colour, small hinging in selvedge and lower centre stamp, other five stamps NH, VF (Unitrade cat. $1,280 as singles)
509
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 68,A mint Plate 1 block of six with full imprint, radiant colour, small hinging in selvedge and lower centre stamp, other five stamps NH, VF (Unitrade cat. $1,280 as singles)
Est. $500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  71,A choice fresh, well centered mint single with full original gum, VF NH
510
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 71,A choice fresh, well centered mint single with full original gum, VF NH
Cat. $600
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  73,A premium mint example of this key value on vertical mesh wove paper, displaying deep rich colour and full pristine original gum, VF+ NH; 2018 Greene cert.
511
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 73,A premium mint example of this key value on vertical mesh wove paper, displaying deep rich colour and full pristine original gum, VF+ NH; 2018 Greene cert.
Cat. $2,400
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  74,Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-114" and ABNC Ottawa imprint (23mm long), minute natural paper inclusion at base. A superb die proof, a mere few exist, XF
512
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 74,Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-114" and ABNC Ottawa imprint (23mm long), minute natural paper inclusion at base. A superb die proof, a mere few exist, XF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  74/82,Five different corner margin plate proof blocks of four, in issued colours on card mounted india paper - the ½c, 5c, 7c & 8c from UL corner and 2c carmine, Die I from UR corner, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,200)CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  74/82,Five different corner margin plate proof blocks of four, in issued colours on card mounted india paper - the ½c, 5c, 7c & 8c from UL corner and 2c carmine, Die I from UR corner, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,200)CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  74/82,Five different corner margin plate proof blocks of four, in issued colours on card mounted india paper - the ½c, 5c, 7c & 8c from UL corner and 2c carmine, Die I from UR corner, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,200)
513
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 74/82,Five different corner margin plate proof blocks of four, in issued colours on card mounted india paper - the ½c, 5c, 7c & 8c from UL corner and 2c carmine, Die I from UR corner, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,200)
Est. $750+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  74v, 75iv, 79ii, 82ii,Four matching imperforate blocks of twelve with sheet margin at right, ungummed as issued; 5c with trivial natural inclusion on one stamp and light creasing at foot of bottom row,  VF (Unitrade cat. $19,200)CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  74v, 75iv, 79ii, 82ii,Four matching imperforate blocks of twelve with sheet margin at right, ungummed as issued; 5c with trivial natural inclusion on one stamp and light creasing at foot of bottom row,  VF (Unitrade cat. $19,200)CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  74v, 75iv, 79ii, 82ii,Four matching imperforate blocks of twelve with sheet margin at right, ungummed as issued; 5c with trivial natural inclusion on one stamp and light creasing at foot of bottom row,  VF (Unitrade cat. $19,200)CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  74v, 75iv, 79ii, 82ii,Four matching imperforate blocks of twelve with sheet margin at right, ungummed as issued; 5c with trivial natural inclusion on one stamp and light creasing at foot of bottom row,  VF (Unitrade cat. $19,200)
514
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 74v, 75iv, 79ii, 82ii,Four matching imperforate blocks of twelve with sheet margin at right, ungummed as issued; 5c with trivial natural inclusion on one stamp and light creasing at foot of bottom row, VF (Unitrade cat. $19,200)
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  1900 (January) An appealing unsealed cover franked with ½c Numeral tied by Arthabaskaville, Que CDS, second strike at left, addressed locally and accepted without penalty. Slight ageing on front, a very small half cent single-franking cover, F-VF (Unitrade 74)
515
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 1900 (January) An appealing unsealed cover franked with ½c Numeral tied by Arthabaskaville, Que CDS, second strike at left, addressed locally and accepted without penalty. Slight ageing on front, a very small half cent single-franking cover, F-VF (Unitrade 74)
Est. $100+
CANADA
CANADA  75,A superb Large Die Proof in the issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-115" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long). In immaculate condition, a rare die proof, XF
516
CANADA 75,A superb Large Die Proof in the issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-115" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long). In immaculate condition, a rare die proof, XF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  76,An exceptionally fresh and choice Large Die Proof in near issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-116" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long) below design. A very rare die proof in pristine condition, XF
517
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 76,An exceptionally fresh and choice Large Die Proof in near issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-116" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long) below design. A very rare die proof in pristine condition, XF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  76i,A superb mint example, exceptional centering with oversized margins, post office fresh with blazing colour and full pristine original gum, XF NH GEM
518
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 76i,A superb mint example, exceptional centering with oversized margins, post office fresh with blazing colour and full pristine original gum, XF NH GEM
Cat. $240+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  1899 (May 16) Brantford & Pelee Island Wine & Vineyards Co. "Grapes and Scroll" illustrated advertising cover, franked with 2c violet tied by clear Brantford, Ont CDS postmark to Amherstburg, attractive, VF (Unitrade 76)
519
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 1899 (May 16) Brantford & Pelee Island Wine & Vineyards Co. "Grapes and Scroll" illustrated advertising cover, franked with 2c violet tied by clear Brantford, Ont CDS postmark to Amherstburg, attractive, VF (Unitrade 76)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  1899 (May 31) Reinhardt & Co. Brewers "coat of arms" advertising cover, three of their beers are illustrated on reverse - Bock, Bavarian Lager Beer and Salvador, the latter claimed to be "Canada
520
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 1899 (May 31) Reinhardt & Co. Brewers "coat of arms" advertising cover, three of their beers are illustrated on reverse - Bock, Bavarian Lager Beer and Salvador, the latter claimed to be "Canada's most famous beer", franked with 2c purple tied by Broadview Avenue Toronto CDS, addressed locally; a lovely Brewery cover, VF (Unitrade 76)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  1901 (August 12) Pan American Exposition 1901 (the World
521
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 1901 (August 12) Pan American Exposition 1901 (the World's Fair held in Buffalo May 1 to Nov. 2, 1901), all-over multi-coloured illustrated advertising cover, tear at top away from 2c carmine Numeral, Die I, light gum staining tied by Fort Erie, Ont. dispatch CDS to Trenton, New Jersey. A lovely World's Fair cover mailed from Canada, VF (Unitrade 77)
Est. $200+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  1902 (July 31) A beautiful, multi-coloured Winchester  multi-coloured illustrated advertising cover, franked with a 2c  carmine, Die I tied by Tilsonburg dispatch duplex to London,  Ont. with same-day receiver on back, VF (Unitrade 77)
522
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 1902 (July 31) A beautiful, multi-coloured Winchester multi-coloured illustrated advertising cover, franked with a 2c carmine, Die I tied by Tilsonburg dispatch duplex to London, Ont. with same-day receiver on back, VF (Unitrade 77)
Est. $300+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  1903 (August 1) P. Frapin & Co. Champagne & Cognac "bottle" illustrated advertising cover with all-over advertising text for Vichy Natural Mineral Water in dark blue on reverse, bearing a 2c carmine, Die II tied by Montreal machine cancel to Amherstburg, clean and appealing, VF (Unitrade 77a)
523
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 1903 (August 1) P. Frapin & Co. Champagne & Cognac "bottle" illustrated advertising cover with all-over advertising text for Vichy Natural Mineral Water in dark blue on reverse, bearing a 2c carmine, Die II tied by Montreal machine cancel to Amherstburg, clean and appealing, VF (Unitrade 77a)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  78,An impressive Large Die Proof in issued colour on india paper 61 x 75mm, die sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; die number "F-113" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long), light pencil archival numbers at top left and bottom right. A superb proof in pristine condition, very rare die proof - much scarcer than the more obtainable smaller size die proofs on wove paper, XF
524
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 78,An impressive Large Die Proof in issued colour on india paper 61 x 75mm, die sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; die number "F-113" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long), light pencil archival numbers at top left and bottom right. A superb proof in pristine condition, very rare die proof - much scarcer than the more obtainable smaller size die proofs on wove paper, XF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  78,Trial Colour Die Proof printed in black on india paper 62 x 74mm, showing die number "F-113" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (24mm long) below design, faint corner crease at top left. A very scarce and visually striking, VF
525
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 78,Trial Colour Die Proof printed in black on india paper 62 x 74mm, showing die number "F-113" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (24mm long) below design, faint corner crease at top left. A very scarce and visually striking, VF
Est. $750+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  79,Trial Colour Large Die Proof printed in mauve on india paper 60 x 75mm, die sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-117" number and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long). A very rare proof in a striking unissued colour; only two or three exist, VF
526
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 79,Trial Colour Large Die Proof printed in mauve on india paper 60 x 75mm, die sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-117" number and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long). A very rare proof in a striking unissued colour; only two or three exist, VF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  80,A superb Large Die Proof in the issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm, die sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-118" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long). In immaculate condition, very few of any size are known, XF
527
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 80,A superb Large Die Proof in the issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm, die sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die number "F-118" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long). In immaculate condition, very few of any size are known, XF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  80,A superior mint corner margin example of this difficult stamp, with rich colour on fresh paper and full pristine original gum. Visually striking, VF+ NH
528
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 80,A superior mint corner margin example of this difficult stamp, with rich colour on fresh paper and full pristine original gum. Visually striking, VF+ NH
Cat. $900+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  81,Large Trial Colour Die Proof printed in brown (similar to the issued Six cent) on india paper 62 x 75mm sunk on card; ABNC archival marks on reverse only, die number "O-10" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint below design. A striking and very rare coloured proof, unlisted in the exhaustive Minuse & Pratt handbook, VF
529
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 81,Large Trial Colour Die Proof printed in brown (similar to the issued Six cent) on india paper 62 x 75mm sunk on card; ABNC archival marks on reverse only, die number "O-10" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint below design. A striking and very rare coloured proof, unlisted in the exhaustive Minuse & Pratt handbook, VF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  82,An exceptionally fresh Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm, die sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die "F-119" number and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long). An impressive and very rarely seen full-size die proof, VF+
530
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 82,An exceptionally fresh Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 60 x 75mm, die sunk on full-size card 150 x 227mm; showing die "F-119" number and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long). An impressive and very rarely seen full-size die proof, VF+
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  82,Large Die Proof printed in deep orange - unusual as most of the few known die proofs are in a lighter shade, on india paper 61 x 75mm sunk on nearly same size card; die sinkage area on three sides. Archival  adhesive marks on reverse, trivial spots along right edge, faint yellowing at lower right. A very rare coloured die proof, F-VF; ex. Art Leggett collection (private sale)
531
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 82,Large Die Proof printed in deep orange - unusual as most of the few known die proofs are in a lighter shade, on india paper 61 x 75mm sunk on nearly same size card; die sinkage area on three sides. Archival adhesive marks on reverse, trivial spots along right edge, faint yellowing at lower right. A very rare coloured die proof, F-VF; ex. Art Leggett collection (private sale)
Est. $1,000+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  83ii,A corner margin imperforate block of four, the paler shade associated with this horizontal mesh wove imperforate, ungummed as issued, VF
532
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 83ii,A corner margin imperforate block of four, the paler shade associated with this horizontal mesh wove imperforate, ungummed as issued, VF
Cat. $2,500
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  83a,A fresh, large margined mint imperforate pair with full original gum, XF LH
533
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 83a,A fresh, large margined mint imperforate pair with full original gum, XF LH
Cat. $1,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  83i,An impressive mint plate strip showing complete "OTTAWA - No - 1" imprint, printed in a distinctive deeper shade, very well centered for this particularly difficult stamp; selvedge slightly trimmed and a few reinforced perfs, centre pair with full immaculate original gum, NEVER HINGED. Without a doubt, among the nicest of the very few existing plate multiples, VF (Unitrade cat. $6,000 as singles)
534
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 83i,An impressive mint plate strip showing complete "OTTAWA - No - 1" imprint, printed in a distinctive deeper shade, very well centered for this particularly difficult stamp; selvedge slightly trimmed and a few reinforced perfs, centre pair with full immaculate original gum, NEVER HINGED. Without a doubt, among the nicest of the very few existing plate multiples, VF (Unitrade cat. $6,000 as singles)
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES  85,Die proof stamp size of the accepted black engraving (die F139 1/2), printed directly on thin card, nice even margins all around. Very few die proofs of any size exist, VF
535
CANADA - 6 1897-1902 VICTORIAN ISSUES 85,Die proof stamp size of the accepted black engraving (die F139 1/2), printed directly on thin card, nice even margins all around. Very few die proofs of any size exist, VF
Est. $2,000+
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  89a,A superb imperforate pair, ungummed as issued, in exceptional quality and surrounded by four large margins on pristine paper, as nice as they come, XF
536
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 89a,A superb imperforate pair, ungummed as issued, in exceptional quality and surrounded by four large margins on pristine paper, as nice as they come, XF
Cat. $900+
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  1903 (September 28) Vin de St. Michel / Tonique Parfait, Stimulant Energique bottle and "bottle" illustrated advert cover with all-over advertising text for Vichy Natural Mineral Water in dark blue on reverse, bearing 2c carmine, Type I tied by Montreal machine datestamp cancel to Amherstburg, VF (Unitrade 90e)
537
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 1903 (September 28) Vin de St. Michel / Tonique Parfait, Stimulant Energique bottle and "bottle" illustrated advert cover with all-over advertising text for Vichy Natural Mineral Water in dark blue on reverse, bearing 2c carmine, Type I tied by Montreal machine datestamp cancel to Amherstburg, VF (Unitrade 90e)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  91,An engraved Die Proof stamp size, printed in blue on card, sharp impression and very large margins all around; a very scarce (any size) KEVII proof, VF
538
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 91,An engraved Die Proof stamp size, printed in blue on card, sharp impression and very large margins all around; a very scarce (any size) KEVII proof, VF
Est. $500+
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  91a,A large margined imperforate pair with bright fresh colour, ungummed as issued, XF
539
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 91a,A large margined imperforate pair with bright fresh colour, ungummed as issued, XF
Cat. $1,500+
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  92,A fabulous mint Plate 1 strip of three, each stamp nicely centered with noticeably large margins, hinged in selvedge only, stamps with full pristine original gum, never hinged. A beautiful plate multiple in a very scarce early shade, superior quality, VF+ NH (Unitrade cat. $5,250 as three singles)
540
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 92,A fabulous mint Plate 1 strip of three, each stamp nicely centered with noticeably large margins, hinged in selvedge only, stamps with full pristine original gum, never hinged. A beautiful plate multiple in a very scarce early shade, superior quality, VF+ NH (Unitrade cat. $5,250 as three singles)
Est. $2,000+
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  92a,A nice imperforate pair with mostly large margins, attractive deep rich colour and ungummed as issued, VF
541
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 92a,A nice imperforate pair with mostly large margins, attractive deep rich colour and ungummed as issued, VF
Cat. $1,000
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  93,A selected mint example of this difficult stamp, very well centered with exceptionally fresh colour and full pristine original gum; a beautiful stamp, VF+ NH
542
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 93,A selected mint example of this difficult stamp, very well centered with exceptionally fresh colour and full pristine original gum; a beautiful stamp, VF+ NH
Cat. $2,800
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  93,A remarkable mint example with fabulous colour on fresh paper, very well centered and with full immaculate original gum; an elusive stamp to find in such select quality, VF+ NH
543
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 93,A remarkable mint example with fabulous colour on fresh paper, very well centered and with full immaculate original gum; an elusive stamp to find in such select quality, VF+ NH
Cat. $2,800
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  93a,A superb imperforate block of four surrounded by unusually very large margins including part sheet margin at right, lovely rich colour on fresh paper, ungummed as issued, XF
544
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 93a,A superb imperforate block of four surrounded by unusually very large margins including part sheet margin at right, lovely rich colour on fresh paper, ungummed as issued, XF
Cat. $3,000
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  94,A spectacular mint Plate 1 strip of three with full imprint, exceptionally fresh and quite well centered with large margins, displaying intact perforations which is hard to find on this denomination, full original gum showing a very light hinge on centre stamp, the two end stamps with pristine original gum, NEVER HINGED. A very scarce plate multiple of this key stamp, F-VF (Unitrade cat. $6,100 as three singles)
545
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 94,A spectacular mint Plate 1 strip of three with full imprint, exceptionally fresh and quite well centered with large margins, displaying intact perforations which is hard to find on this denomination, full original gum showing a very light hinge on centre stamp, the two end stamps with pristine original gum, NEVER HINGED. A very scarce plate multiple of this key stamp, F-VF (Unitrade cat. $6,100 as three singles)
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  95i,A lovely mint single, well centered within large margins, rich colour on fresh paper, full original gum, VF LH
546
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 95i,A lovely mint single, well centered within large margins, rich colour on fresh paper, full original gum, VF LH
Cat. $1,500
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  96ii-103ii,The complete set of eight imperforate pairs in horizontal format with sheet margins at top, from the so-called first printing, each pair in a distinctive deeper shade and ungummed as issued; 15c light marginal crease at right, otherwise choice and seldom seen especially in horizontal format, VF-XFCANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  96ii-103ii,The complete set of eight imperforate pairs in horizontal format with sheet margins at top, from the so-called first printing, each pair in a distinctive deeper shade and ungummed as issued; 15c light marginal crease at right, otherwise choice and seldom seen especially in horizontal format, VF-XFCANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  96ii-103ii,The complete set of eight imperforate pairs in horizontal format with sheet margins at top, from the so-called first printing, each pair in a distinctive deeper shade and ungummed as issued; 15c light marginal crease at right, otherwise choice and seldom seen especially in horizontal format, VF-XFCANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  96ii-103ii,The complete set of eight imperforate pairs in horizontal format with sheet margins at top, from the so-called first printing, each pair in a distinctive deeper shade and ungummed as issued; 15c light marginal crease at right, otherwise choice and seldom seen especially in horizontal format, VF-XFCANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  96ii-103ii,The complete set of eight imperforate pairs in horizontal format with sheet margins at top, from the so-called first printing, each pair in a distinctive deeper shade and ungummed as issued; 15c light marginal crease at right, otherwise choice and seldom seen especially in horizontal format, VF-XFCANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  96ii-103ii,The complete set of eight imperforate pairs in horizontal format with sheet margins at top, from the so-called first printing, each pair in a distinctive deeper shade and ungummed as issued; 15c light marginal crease at right, otherwise choice and seldom seen especially in horizontal format, VF-XFCANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  96ii-103ii,The complete set of eight imperforate pairs in horizontal format with sheet margins at top, from the so-called first printing, each pair in a distinctive deeper shade and ungummed as issued; 15c light marginal crease at right, otherwise choice and seldom seen especially in horizontal format, VF-XFCANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  96ii-103ii,The complete set of eight imperforate pairs in horizontal format with sheet margins at top, from the so-called first printing, each pair in a distinctive deeper shade and ungummed as issued; 15c light marginal crease at right, otherwise choice and seldom seen especially in horizontal format, VF-XF
547
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 96ii-103ii,The complete set of eight imperforate pairs in horizontal format with sheet margins at top, from the so-called first printing, each pair in a distinctive deeper shade and ungummed as issued; 15c light marginal crease at right, otherwise choice and seldom seen especially in horizontal format, VF-XF
Cat. $8,000
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  101,A precisely centered mint block with brilliant fresh colour, full original gum lightly hinged at top centre, minor gum bend on lower left stamp, lower pair NH, a beautiful block, VF
548
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 101,A precisely centered mint block with brilliant fresh colour, full original gum lightly hinged at top centre, minor gum bend on lower left stamp, lower pair NH, a beautiful block, VF
Cat. $2,400
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  103,Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 73 x 63mm, full die sinkage with untrimmed india on large card 150 x 110mm; showing die number "F-198" and ABNC imprint below design, VF and scarce
549
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 103,Large Die Proof printed in the issued colour on india paper 73 x 63mm, full die sinkage with untrimmed india on large card 150 x 110mm; showing die number "F-198" and ABNC imprint below design, VF and scarce
Est. $750+
CANADA -  7 KING EDWARD VII  103,An outstanding mint block of four with superior centering, radiant colour, intact perforations and full immaculate original gum, never hinged. The key stamp of Canada
550
CANADA - 7 KING EDWARD VII 103,An outstanding mint block of four with superior centering, radiant colour, intact perforations and full immaculate original gum, never hinged. The key stamp of Canada's second commemorative series; from past experience this is easily one of the very best mint blocks we have seen, ideal for the condition conscious collector only seeking the finest, XF NH
Cat. $4,800+
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  106v,A premium mint block of four with amazing post office fresh colour, extremely well centered with large margins and full immaculate original gum; a beautiful block in an attractive shade, XF NH
551
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 106v,A premium mint block of four with amazing post office fresh colour, extremely well centered with large margins and full immaculate original gum; a beautiful block in an attractive shade, XF NH
Cat. $480+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  110,Lower left pane of 100 with natural straight edge on two sides, with deep rich colour and showing Type D lathework (about 40% strength) in the lower margin, minor perf separation and light gum disturbance from offset in last two columns, the remaining eighty stamps with full original gum, NH; a very scarce intact lathework sheet, F-VF (Unitrade cat. $15,000+)
552
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 110,Lower left pane of 100 with natural straight edge on two sides, with deep rich colour and showing Type D lathework (about 40% strength) in the lower margin, minor perf separation and light gum disturbance from offset in last two columns, the remaining eighty stamps with full original gum, NH; a very scarce intact lathework sheet, F-VF (Unitrade cat. $15,000+)
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  110,A very well centered mint single with deep rich colour and full pristine original gum, choice, XF NH; 2019 PSE cert. Graded XF 90
553
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 110,A very well centered mint single with deep rich colour and full pristine original gum, choice, XF NH; 2019 PSE cert. Graded XF 90
Cat. $300+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  111a,A marvelous mint block in the unmistakable shade, showing characteristic smaller perforation holes with perks being unusually intact all around, spectacular true deep rich colour, faint hinging on lower left stamp and light natural gum bend leaving three stamps never hinged. One of the most challenging shades of the entire Admiral series to find, VF+
554
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 111a,A marvelous mint block in the unmistakable shade, showing characteristic smaller perforation holes with perks being unusually intact all around, spectacular true deep rich colour, faint hinging on lower left stamp and light natural gum bend leaving three stamps never hinged. One of the most challenging shades of the entire Admiral series to find, VF+
Cat. $9,600
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  111,An impressive mint Plate 4 block of six with "OTTAWA - No - 4" complete imprint in top margin, pencil date of acquisition at right, quite well centered on top row, lightly hinged in selvedge only leaving all six stamps never hinged. A rare plate block, especially attractive with such a dark rich shade, F-VF NH (Unitrade cat. $3,120 as singles)
555
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 111,An impressive mint Plate 4 block of six with "OTTAWA - No - 4" complete imprint in top margin, pencil date of acquisition at right, quite well centered on top row, lightly hinged in selvedge only leaving all six stamps never hinged. A rare plate block, especially attractive with such a dark rich shade, F-VF NH (Unitrade cat. $3,120 as singles)
Est. $1,000+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  An extraordinary Large Die Essay of this unissued value, printed in carmine on india 55 x 59mm sunk on large card 75 x 77mm; showing die number "OG-421" above design. A fabulous and highly desirable Admiral proof in immaculate condition, XF
556
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V An extraordinary Large Die Essay of this unissued value, printed in carmine on india 55 x 59mm sunk on large card 75 x 77mm; showing die number "OG-421" above design. A fabulous and highly desirable Admiral proof in immaculate condition, XF
Est. $5,000+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  113iv,A superior mint sheet margin block of four of this elusive,  short-lived shade, extremely well centered with full unblemished  original gum. One of the finest known blocks of this under-rated  shade, XF NH; 2021 Greene Foundation cert.
557
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 113iv,A superior mint sheet margin block of four of this elusive, short-lived shade, extremely well centered with full unblemished original gum. One of the finest known blocks of this under-rated shade, XF NH; 2021 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $4,800+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  117,A brilliant fresh mint block displaying 80% strength Type D lathework, noticeably superior to what one is accustomed to seeing on the Ten cent blue, hinge remnants on top pair, the key lower pair with pristine original gum, never hinged. An appealing and scarce lathework multiple, VF (Unitrade cat. as two lathework singles)
558
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 117,A brilliant fresh mint block displaying 80% strength Type D lathework, noticeably superior to what one is accustomed to seeing on the Ten cent blue, hinge remnants on top pair, the key lower pair with pristine original gum, never hinged. An appealing and scarce lathework multiple, VF (Unitrade cat. as two lathework singles)
Cat. $3,000+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  122,A lovely fresh mint block of four, well centered with deep colour and full pristine original gum, VF NH
559
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 122,A lovely fresh mint block of four, well centered with deep colour and full pristine original gum, VF NH
Cat. $1,440
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  122b,An exceptional mint example, extremely well centered and displaying the characteristic deep colour and bold impression associated with this first printing, full unblemished original gum, never hinged. A challenging stamp to find in such premium quality. A wonderful stamp for the collector seeking difficult, highly select stamps, XF NH; 2023 PSE cert. Graded XF 90 Mint OGnh
560
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 122b,An exceptional mint example, extremely well centered and displaying the characteristic deep colour and bold impression associated with this first printing, full unblemished original gum, never hinged. A challenging stamp to find in such premium quality. A wonderful stamp for the collector seeking difficult, highly select stamps, XF NH; 2023 PSE cert. Graded XF 90 Mint OGnh
Cat. $1,600+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  123,A superb mint single, amazing fresh colour and full intact perforations, remarkably well centered with full pristine original gum; as nice as they come, XF NH; 2018 Greene Foundation cert.
561
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 123,A superb mint single, amazing fresh colour and full intact perforations, remarkably well centered with full pristine original gum; as nice as they come, XF NH; 2018 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $450+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  128ai,A superb mint block imperforate horizontally, precise centering unlike most we have seen, distinctive darker colour, part guide arrow at right and showing much higher strength Type D lathework than normally seen; XF H
562
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 128ai,A superb mint block imperforate horizontally, precise centering unlike most we have seen, distinctive darker colour, part guide arrow at right and showing much higher strength Type D lathework than normally seen; XF H
Cat. $2,500+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  130a,A post office fresh mint block imperforate horizontally, characteristic dark rich colour, quite well centered for this very challenging issue and displaying unusually intact perforations and usual strength Type D lathework, full pristine original gum. A scarce lathework multiple in choice condition, VF NH
563
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 130a,A post office fresh mint block imperforate horizontally, characteristic dark rich colour, quite well centered for this very challenging issue and displaying unusually intact perforations and usual strength Type D lathework, full pristine original gum. A scarce lathework multiple in choice condition, VF NH
Cat. $4,500
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  135,Trial Colour Large Die Proof printed in black directly on card (0.009" thick) 78 x 67mm, die number "OG-194" above design, a very rare proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 135TC1a)
564
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 135,Trial Colour Large Die Proof printed in black directly on card (0.009" thick) 78 x 67mm, die number "OG-194" above design, a very rare proof, VF (Minuse & Pratt 135TC1a)
Est. $1,500+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  140b,A choice mint single, well centered and clearly showing the triple surcharge variety, scarce, VF LH; 1985 Greene Foundation cert.
565
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 140b,A choice mint single, well centered and clearly showing the triple surcharge variety, scarce, VF LH; 1985 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $500
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  1913 (March 19) Berlin Lion Brewery, Berlin Ontario all-over advertising cover on both sides, franked with 2c carmine tied by Tor. & Sar. M.C. / No. 1 RPO, slightly reduced at one side, otherwise in pristine fresh condition, VF (Unitrade 106)CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  1913 (March 19) Berlin Lion Brewery, Berlin Ontario all-over advertising cover on both sides, franked with 2c carmine tied by Tor. & Sar. M.C. / No. 1 RPO, slightly reduced at one side, otherwise in pristine fresh condition, VF (Unitrade 106)
566
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 1913 (March 19) Berlin Lion Brewery, Berlin Ontario all-over advertising cover on both sides, franked with 2c carmine tied by Tor. & Sar. M.C. / No. 1 RPO, slightly reduced at one side, otherwise in pristine fresh condition, VF (Unitrade 106)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  1920 (May 3) The Original Kuntz Brewery, Waterlow all-over advert cover, observe shows addressee and a 10c plum tied by oval Registered Waterloo, Ont. handstamps in blue, Waterloo split ring dispatch and oval "R" handstamp at left, College Lutheran Seminary label affixed at top, Dresden receiver; pays 5c cent letter rate plus 5c registration to Germany, opening tear at foot and light toning do not detract, F-VF (Unitrade 116)CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  1920 (May 3) The Original Kuntz Brewery, Waterlow all-over advert cover, observe shows addressee and a 10c plum tied by oval Registered Waterloo, Ont. handstamps in blue, Waterloo split ring dispatch and oval "R" handstamp at left, College Lutheran Seminary label affixed at top, Dresden receiver; pays 5c cent letter rate plus 5c registration to Germany, opening tear at foot and light toning do not detract, F-VF (Unitrade 116)
567
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 1920 (May 3) The Original Kuntz Brewery, Waterlow all-over advert cover, observe shows addressee and a 10c plum tied by oval Registered Waterloo, Ont. handstamps in blue, Waterloo split ring dispatch and oval "R" handstamp at left, College Lutheran Seminary label affixed at top, Dresden receiver; pays 5c cent letter rate plus 5c registration to Germany, opening tear at foot and light toning do not detract, F-VF (Unitrade 116)
Est. $100+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  1924 (July 30) Lethbridge Breweries multi-coloured advert cover sent registered from Lethbridge, Alberta to the Island of Jersey, nice three-colour franking - 1c yellow, 3c carmine and 10c light blue, latter with small surface scuff, all nicely tied by dispatch CDS, boxed registration handstamp at left, four different backstamps including two Jersey receivers; slight ageing, pays the 4c letter rate + 10c registration to the UK. F-VF (Unitrade 105, 109, 117ii)
568
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 1924 (July 30) Lethbridge Breweries multi-coloured advert cover sent registered from Lethbridge, Alberta to the Island of Jersey, nice three-colour franking - 1c yellow, 3c carmine and 10c light blue, latter with small surface scuff, all nicely tied by dispatch CDS, boxed registration handstamp at left, four different backstamps including two Jersey receivers; slight ageing, pays the 4c letter rate + 10c registration to the UK. F-VF (Unitrade 105, 109, 117ii)
Est. $150+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  141a,A fresh mint imperforate Plate 4 block of eight, full imprint with positional guide "dot", full pristine original gum. Very seldom offered this nice, VF+ NH
569
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 141a,A fresh mint imperforate Plate 4 block of eight, full imprint with positional guide "dot", full pristine original gum. Very seldom offered this nice, VF+ NH
Cat. $1,535
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  143b,Upper left corner margin mint Plate 1 inscription block of six, imperforate vertically, faint hinge marks in selvedge only, leaving stamps VF NH; a very scarce part-perforate imprint block.
570
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 143b,Upper left corner margin mint Plate 1 inscription block of six, imperforate vertically, faint hinge marks in selvedge only, leaving stamps VF NH; a very scarce part-perforate imprint block.
Est. $750+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  144b,A very well centered mint block of eight imperforate vertically, showing full Plate 2 (UR pane) imprint on extended sheet margin, brilliant fresh and with full original gum; only a few part perforated plate multiples exist, VF NH
571
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 144b,A very well centered mint block of eight imperforate vertically, showing full Plate 2 (UR pane) imprint on extended sheet margin, brilliant fresh and with full original gum; only a few part perforated plate multiples exist, VF NH
Cat. $1,535
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  149-159,The complete set of eleven plate proof singles in dark rich shades of the issued colours on distinctive soft india paper, difficult to find in such nice condition, VF-XFCANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  149-159,The complete set of eleven plate proof singles in dark rich shades of the issued colours on distinctive soft india paper, difficult to find in such nice condition, VF-XFCANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  149-159,The complete set of eleven plate proof singles in dark rich shades of the issued colours on distinctive soft india paper, difficult to find in such nice condition, VF-XF
572
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 149-159,The complete set of eleven plate proof singles in dark rich shades of the issued colours on distinctive soft india paper, difficult to find in such nice condition, VF-XF
Cat. $2,500
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  150,Superb Trial Colour Die Proof printed in black on india paper 75 x 88mm, die sunk on full-size card 228 x 151mm; showing "CANADA" imprint and die number "XG-195" below design. In pristine condition and very scarce, XF (Minuse & Pratt, unlisted in this colour)
573
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 150,Superb Trial Colour Die Proof printed in black on india paper 75 x 88mm, die sunk on full-size card 228 x 151mm; showing "CANADA" imprint and die number "XG-195" below design. In pristine condition and very scarce, XF (Minuse & Pratt, unlisted in this colour)
Est. $750+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  150,Large Die Proof in dark green on india paper 75 x 87mm, die sunk on large card 142 x 186mm; unhardened state without die number and imprint, manuscript "OK (signed) Sep 4 / 28", pencil number "O-672", on reverse showing two different ABNC APPROVED "clock" 1828 SEP 7 datestamps. Certainly a one-of-a-kind approved 2c Scroll die proof, ideal for exhibition, VF
574
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 150,Large Die Proof in dark green on india paper 75 x 87mm, die sunk on large card 142 x 186mm; unhardened state without die number and imprint, manuscript "OK (signed) Sep 4 / 28", pencil number "O-672", on reverse showing two different ABNC APPROVED "clock" 1828 SEP 7 datestamps. Certainly a one-of-a-kind approved 2c Scroll die proof, ideal for exhibition, VF
Est. $750+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  152,Large Die Proof in bistre, issued colour, on india paper 75 x 87mm die sunk on larger card measuring 110 x 117mm; the hardened die showing die number "XG 215" and "CANADA" imprint below, in pristine fresh condition and choice, XF
575
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 152,Large Die Proof in bistre, issued colour, on india paper 75 x 87mm die sunk on larger card measuring 110 x 117mm; the hardened die showing die number "XG 215" and "CANADA" imprint below, in pristine fresh condition and choice, XF
Est. $400+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  153,Large Die Proof in deep violet, issued colour, on india paper 76 x 85mm die sunk on larger card 116 x 124mm; the unhardened die without die number; a superb proof; less than a dozen exist, XF
576
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 153,Large Die Proof in deep violet, issued colour, on india paper 76 x 85mm die sunk on larger card 116 x 124mm; the unhardened die without die number; a superb proof; less than a dozen exist, XF
Est. $350+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  158b,A superb mint Plate 3 upper right block of eight imperforate vertically; negligible wrinkle margin only, a spectacular part perforated plate multiple of which very few  survive intact. An important Bluenose plate block, ideal for exhibition, VF NH
577
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 158b,A superb mint Plate 3 upper right block of eight imperforate vertically; negligible wrinkle margin only, a spectacular part perforated plate multiple of which very few survive intact. An important Bluenose plate block, ideal for exhibition, VF NH
Cat. $9,600
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  158c,A well centered mint block imperforate horizontally, showing Plate 3 imprint (from UL pane), a few split perfs and even toning along top edge of margin, minute moisture spot on lower right stamp, VF NH; 1982 PF cert. (Unitrade cat. as two pairs only)
578
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 158c,A well centered mint block imperforate horizontally, showing Plate 3 imprint (from UL pane), a few split perfs and even toning along top edge of margin, minute moisture spot on lower right stamp, VF NH; 1982 PF cert. (Unitrade cat. as two pairs only)
Cat. $4,800
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  158,A fresh and nicely centered mint Plate 2 block of four (from UR pane), the top pair is NH, VF LH
579
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 158,A fresh and nicely centered mint Plate 2 block of four (from UR pane), the top pair is NH, VF LH
Cat. $2,000
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  158,An impressive duo of very well centered mint singles, displaying  Plate 2 and Plate 3 inscriptions respectively, both from UR pane  position, former LH in selvedge only, otherwise VF NH (Cat. as  normal singles)

It is interesting to note that Plate 1 was never issued.  Inexplicably however, all plate proofs of the Bluenose originate from  Plate 1.CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  158,An impressive duo of very well centered mint singles, displaying  Plate 2 and Plate 3 inscriptions respectively, both from UR pane  position, former LH in selvedge only, otherwise VF NH (Cat. as  normal singles)

It is interesting to note that Plate 1 was never issued.  Inexplicably however, all plate proofs of the Bluenose originate from  Plate 1.
580
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 158,An impressive duo of very well centered mint singles, displaying Plate 2 and Plate 3 inscriptions respectively, both from UR pane position, former LH in selvedge only, otherwise VF NH (Cat. as normal singles)

It is interesting to note that Plate 1 was never issued. Inexplicably however, all plate proofs of the Bluenose originate from Plate 1.
Cat. $1,400
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  158,An extremely well centered, fresh mint block of four, faint bend on lower right stamp only, a beautiful block, VF NH
581
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 158,An extremely well centered, fresh mint block of four, faint bend on lower right stamp only, a beautiful block, VF NH
Cat. $2,800
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  159b,An extraordinary mint Plate 1 upper right block of eight imperforate vertically, of wonderful appeal with precisely centering and brilliant fresh colour, full original gum, never hinged. Extremely rare as only a miniscule number of part perforated plate imprint multiples are known of this high value, XF NH
582
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 159b,An extraordinary mint Plate 1 upper right block of eight imperforate vertically, of wonderful appeal with precisely centering and brilliant fresh colour, full original gum, never hinged. Extremely rare as only a miniscule number of part perforated plate imprint multiples are known of this high value, XF NH
Cat. $8,640+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  168,British American Bank Note Die Proof of the issued stamp inscribed "POSTAGE" at right, in issued colour on glazed (enamel) surfaced paper; stamp size (as all are) and affixed to thick BABN custom archival card measuring 132 x 143mm, insignificant natural paper inclusion to card. Very few die proofs are known, VF
583
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 168,British American Bank Note Die Proof of the issued stamp inscribed "POSTAGE" at right, in issued colour on glazed (enamel) surfaced paper; stamp size (as all are) and affixed to thick BABN custom archival card measuring 132 x 143mm, insignificant natural paper inclusion to card. Very few die proofs are known, VF
Est. $1,250+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  169,British American Bank Note Die Proof of the issued stamp inscribed "POSTAGE" at right, in issued colour on glazed (enamel) surfaced paper; stamp size and affixed to thick BABN custom archival card measuring 132 x 143mm. Very few are known, VF
584
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 169,British American Bank Note Die Proof of the issued stamp inscribed "POSTAGE" at right, in issued colour on glazed (enamel) surfaced paper; stamp size and affixed to thick BABN custom archival card measuring 132 x 143mm. Very few are known, VF
Est. $1,250+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  171,British American Bank Note Die Proof printed in dark blue, issued colour, the adopted design inscribed "POSTAGE" at right, on characteristic glazed (enamel) surfaced paper, stamp size as are all known, affixed to custom BABN card 65 x 78mm. Exceptionally fresh and in immaculate condition, very rare, VF
585
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 171,British American Bank Note Die Proof printed in dark blue, issued colour, the adopted design inscribed "POSTAGE" at right, on characteristic glazed (enamel) surfaced paper, stamp size as are all known, affixed to custom BABN card 65 x 78mm. Exceptionally fresh and in immaculate condition, very rare, VF
Est. $1,000+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  175,A remarkable mint example, very well centered with very large margins and pristine original gum; XF NH JUMBO
586
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 175,A remarkable mint example, very well centered with very large margins and pristine original gum; XF NH JUMBO
Cat. $140+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  176,A mint right margin pair with Plate No. 1 imprint (5mm spacing), well centered, brilliant fresh, VF NH
587
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 176,A mint right margin pair with Plate No. 1 imprint (5mm spacing), well centered, brilliant fresh, VF NH
Cat. $1,200
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  177,A precisely centered mint example, post office fresh with full unblemished original gum; a great stamp, XF NH GEM
588
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 177,A precisely centered mint example, post office fresh with full unblemished original gum; a great stamp, XF NH GEM
Cat. $600+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  209a,A superb mint imperforate pair with sheet margin at top, lovely colour on fresh paper and full unblemished original gum, as nice as they come, XF NH
589
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 209a,A superb mint imperforate pair with sheet margin at top, lovely colour on fresh paper and full unblemished original gum, as nice as they come, XF NH
Cat. $3,500+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  211-216,The set of six plate proof pairs in issued colours on card  mounted india paper, each with sheet margin at left; the 3c & 13c show partial plate imprint - unusual as these were usually  trimmed off before card mounting by the printer, VFCANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  211-216,The set of six plate proof pairs in issued colours on card  mounted india paper, each with sheet margin at left; the 3c & 13c show partial plate imprint - unusual as these were usually  trimmed off before card mounting by the printer, VFCANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  211-216,The set of six plate proof pairs in issued colours on card  mounted india paper, each with sheet margin at left; the 3c & 13c show partial plate imprint - unusual as these were usually  trimmed off before card mounting by the printer, VF
590
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 211-216,The set of six plate proof pairs in issued colours on card mounted india paper, each with sheet margin at left; the 3c & 13c show partial plate imprint - unusual as these were usually trimmed off before card mounting by the printer, VF
Cat. $1,500
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  211a-216a,The complete set of six mint imperforate pairs in horizontal format, the three and ten cent pairs with lower right corner margin, all with noticeably large margins, bright colours and full original gum; a superior set, XF NH
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  211a-216a,The complete set of six mint imperforate pairs in horizontal format, the three and ten cent pairs with lower right corner margin, all with noticeably large margins, bright colours and full original gum; a superior set, XF NH
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  211a-216a,The complete set of six mint imperforate pairs in horizontal format, the three and ten cent pairs with lower right corner margin, all with noticeably large margins, bright colours and full original gum; a superior set, XF NH
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  211a-216a,The complete set of six mint imperforate pairs in horizontal format, the three and ten cent pairs with lower right corner margin, all with noticeably large margins, bright colours and full original gum; a superior set, XF NH
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  211a-216a,The complete set of six mint imperforate pairs in horizontal format, the three and ten cent pairs with lower right corner margin, all with noticeably large margins, bright colours and full original gum; a superior set, XF NH
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  211a-216a,The complete set of six mint imperforate pairs in horizontal format, the three and ten cent pairs with lower right corner margin, all with noticeably large margins, bright colours and full original gum; a superior set, XF NH
591
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 211a-216a,The complete set of six mint imperforate pairs in horizontal format, the three and ten cent pairs with lower right corner margin, all with noticeably large margins, bright colours and full original gum; a superior set, XF NH
Cat. $3,600+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  213i,A lovely mint imperforate block of eight with interpanneau gutter margin at centre, bright fresh colour, VF NH; only ten such blocks exist and not all of them remain in NH condition.
592
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 213i,A lovely mint imperforate block of eight with interpanneau gutter margin at centre, bright fresh colour, VF NH; only ten such blocks exist and not all of them remain in NH condition.
Cat. $5,250
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  215i,A brilliant fresh and choice mint imperforate block of eight with interpanneau gutter margin at centre, full unblemished original gum; a very scarce and attractive block, a maximum of ten such blocks can exist (in any condition), VF+ NH
593
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 215i,A brilliant fresh and choice mint imperforate block of eight with interpanneau gutter margin at centre, full unblemished original gum; a very scarce and attractive block, a maximum of ten such blocks can exist (in any condition), VF+ NH
Cat. $5,250
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  216i,A fresh mint vertical strip of three with sheet margin at foot, the top stamp shows the elusive "Shilling Mark" variety (from Plate 1 UR pane; Position 78), nicely centered and VF NH
594
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 216i,A fresh mint vertical strip of three with sheet margin at foot, the top stamp shows the elusive "Shilling Mark" variety (from Plate 1 UR pane; Position 78), nicely centered and VF NH
Cat. $1,350+
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  217-222,The set of six plate proof blocks of eight in issued colours on card mounted india paper; each with vertical gutter margin (12mm wide) at centre. A beautiful set of interpanneau proof multiples, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,800 as single proofs)CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  217-222,The set of six plate proof blocks of eight in issued colours on card mounted india paper; each with vertical gutter margin (12mm wide) at centre. A beautiful set of interpanneau proof multiples, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,800 as single proofs)CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  217-222,The set of six plate proof blocks of eight in issued colours on card mounted india paper; each with vertical gutter margin (12mm wide) at centre. A beautiful set of interpanneau proof multiples, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,800 as single proofs)CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  217-222,The set of six plate proof blocks of eight in issued colours on card mounted india paper; each with vertical gutter margin (12mm wide) at centre. A beautiful set of interpanneau proof multiples, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,800 as single proofs)CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  217-222,The set of six plate proof blocks of eight in issued colours on card mounted india paper; each with vertical gutter margin (12mm wide) at centre. A beautiful set of interpanneau proof multiples, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,800 as single proofs)CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  217-222,The set of six plate proof blocks of eight in issued colours on card mounted india paper; each with vertical gutter margin (12mm wide) at centre. A beautiful set of interpanneau proof multiples, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,800 as single proofs)
595
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 217-222,The set of six plate proof blocks of eight in issued colours on card mounted india paper; each with vertical gutter margin (12mm wide) at centre. A beautiful set of interpanneau proof multiples, VF (Unitrade cat. $4,800 as single proofs)
Est. $1,500+
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  231c-236a,A superb set of six mint imperforate pairs, each pair with full margins, post office fresh colour and full unblemished original gum, XF NHCANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  231c-236a,A superb set of six mint imperforate pairs, each pair with full margins, post office fresh colour and full unblemished original gum, XF NHCANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  231c-236a,A superb set of six mint imperforate pairs, each pair with full margins, post office fresh colour and full unblemished original gum, XF NHCANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  231c-236a,A superb set of six mint imperforate pairs, each pair with full margins, post office fresh colour and full unblemished original gum, XF NHCANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  231c-236a,A superb set of six mint imperforate pairs, each pair with full margins, post office fresh colour and full unblemished original gum, XF NHCANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  231c-236a,A superb set of six mint imperforate pairs, each pair with full margins, post office fresh colour and full unblemished original gum, XF NH
596
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 231c-236a,A superb set of six mint imperforate pairs, each pair with full margins, post office fresh colour and full unblemished original gum, XF NH
Cat. $3,600+
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V
CANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  241-245,The set of four plate proof blocks of four in issued colours on  card mounted india paper, complete (13c does not exist); each  with sheet margin on one side, VF and scarceCANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  241-245,The set of four plate proof blocks of four in issued colours on  card mounted india paper, complete (13c does not exist); each  with sheet margin on one side, VF and scarceCANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  241-245,The set of four plate proof blocks of four in issued colours on  card mounted india paper, complete (13c does not exist); each  with sheet margin on one side, VF and scarceCANADA -  8 KING GEORGE V  241-245,The set of four plate proof blocks of four in issued colours on  card mounted india paper, complete (13c does not exist); each  with sheet margin on one side, VF and scarce
597
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V 241-245,The set of four plate proof blocks of four in issued colours on card mounted india paper, complete (13c does not exist); each with sheet margin on one side, VF and scarce
Cat. $2,400
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  246-248,The set of three Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 47-58 x 60-68mm, die sunk on full-size cards 230 x 153mm - all three in horizontal format with each proof shows an extra die number and imprint in black; tiny card spot at left of 3c proof, a beautiful set of which very few exist, VF CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  246-248,The set of three Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 47-58 x 60-68mm, die sunk on full-size cards 230 x 153mm - all three in horizontal format with each proof shows an extra die number and imprint in black; tiny card spot at left of 3c proof, a beautiful set of which very few exist, VF CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  246-248,The set of three Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 47-58 x 60-68mm, die sunk on full-size cards 230 x 153mm - all three in horizontal format with each proof shows an extra die number and imprint in black; tiny card spot at left of 3c proof, a beautiful set of which very few exist, VF
598
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 246-248,The set of three Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 47-58 x 60-68mm, die sunk on full-size cards 230 x 153mm - all three in horizontal format with each proof shows an extra die number and imprint in black; tiny card spot at left of 3c proof, a beautiful set of which very few exist, VF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  246-248,The set of three Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 96-100 x 88-89mm die sunk on full-size cards 228 x 152mm - horizontal format on 1c & 3c, vertical format on 2c. Each proof has cross excised mark where guidelines were positioned at both sides of the die, still quite visible on the 2c. Each shows CBN imprint and die number in the respective colours of the frame. A very scarce set, VFCANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  246-248,The set of three Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 96-100 x 88-89mm die sunk on full-size cards 228 x 152mm - horizontal format on 1c & 3c, vertical format on 2c. Each proof has cross excised mark where guidelines were positioned at both sides of the die, still quite visible on the 2c. Each shows CBN imprint and die number in the respective colours of the frame. A very scarce set, VFCANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  246-248,The set of three Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 96-100 x 88-89mm die sunk on full-size cards 228 x 152mm - horizontal format on 1c & 3c, vertical format on 2c. Each proof has cross excised mark where guidelines were positioned at both sides of the die, still quite visible on the 2c. Each shows CBN imprint and die number in the respective colours of the frame. A very scarce set, VF
599
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 246-248,The set of three Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper 96-100 x 88-89mm die sunk on full-size cards 228 x 152mm - horizontal format on 1c & 3c, vertical format on 2c. Each proof has cross excised mark where guidelines were positioned at both sides of the die, still quite visible on the 2c. Each shows CBN imprint and die number in the respective colours of the frame. A very scarce set, VF
Est. $2,000+
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  246-248,An exceedingly rare set of three mint imperforate plate blocks - the 1c Plate 4-2 UL is lightly hinged in the top selvedge only, the 2c Plate 2-2 UR and 3c Plate 2-3 LR are both in superb mint NH condition, each block is UNIQUE. One of only four possible sets of imperforate plate blocks (any plate number or position) that can be assembled regardless of condition. This set ranks among the very finest known. A GEM set ideal for a discriminating collector, XF LH / NH

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  246-248,An exceedingly rare set of three mint imperforate plate blocks - the 1c Plate 4-2 UL is lightly hinged in the top selvedge only, the 2c Plate 2-2 UR and 3c Plate 2-3 LR are both in superb mint NH condition, each block is UNIQUE. One of only four possible sets of imperforate plate blocks (any plate number or position) that can be assembled regardless of condition. This set ranks among the very finest known. A GEM set ideal for a discriminating collector, XF LH / NH

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  246-248,An exceedingly rare set of three mint imperforate plate blocks - the 1c Plate 4-2 UL is lightly hinged in the top selvedge only, the 2c Plate 2-2 UR and 3c Plate 2-3 LR are both in superb mint NH condition, each block is UNIQUE. One of only four possible sets of imperforate plate blocks (any plate number or position) that can be assembled regardless of condition. This set ranks among the very finest known. A GEM set ideal for a discriminating collector, XF LH / NH

Literature: Illustrated in Capex
600
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 246-248,An exceedingly rare set of three mint imperforate plate blocks - the 1c Plate 4-2 UL is lightly hinged in the top selvedge only, the 2c Plate 2-2 UR and 3c Plate 2-3 LR are both in superb mint NH condition, each block is UNIQUE. One of only four possible sets of imperforate plate blocks (any plate number or position) that can be assembled regardless of condition. This set ranks among the very finest known. A GEM set ideal for a discriminating collector, XF LH / NH

Literature: Illustrated in Capex '96 Gems of Canadian Philately on page 114, a complimentary copy of the limited edition (No. 18) book is enclosed with the lot.
Est. $12,500+
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)
 
Position and plate number details follow: 

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6  LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2  LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
                   C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
                   Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex
601
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 249d-262a,THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN COMPLETE SETS OF IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCKS. Only three of each denomination were printed, in some cases with a different sheet position and / or plate number. The 4c KGVI has a tiny marginal nick at lower right, otherwise EACH BLOCK IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION as the day it was printed, with large margins and full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A glorious set in all respects, the greatest and most valuable King George VI era set in all of Canadian Philately, VF-XF NH (Photocopies of four articles pertinent to the set are enclosed)

Position and plate number details follow:

One cent – Plate 2 LR
Two cent – Plate 2 LR
Three cent dark carmine – Plate 1 UR
Three cent rose violet – Plate 12 LL
Four cent dark carmine – Plate 6 LR
Four cent Grain Elevator – Plate 1 LR
Five cent – Plate 1 UL
Eight cent – Plate 1 UR
Ten cent – Plate 2 LL
Thirteen cent – Plate 1 LL
Fourteen cent – Plate 1 LR
Twenty cent – Plate 2 UL
Fifty cent – Plate 1 UR
One dollar – Plate 1 UR

Provenance: Alfred Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc. November 1954; Lot 631
C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 323-324, April 1973; Lot 448
Unknown provenance, Maresch Sale 301-303, November 1995; Lot 746

Literature: Illustrated in Capex '96 Gems of Canadian Philately on page 116-117, which copy No. 143 limited edition book enclosed along with the set.

CANADA’S RAREST AND MOST DESIRABLE KING GEORGE VI ERA SETS - NEARLY 30 YEARS HAS PASSED SINCE LAST OFFERED ON THE MARKET.
Est. $50,000+
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249d,A superb mint imperforate Lower Right Plate 1 block of four, in immaculate condition with full original gum; one of only three known imperforate plate blocks (the other two are in complete sets), XF NH

The other two known imperforate plate blocks are Plate 1 LR and Plate 2 LR. 

Provenance: George Ludlow Lee, H.R. Harmer Inc., December 1963; Lot 356
602
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 249d,A superb mint imperforate Lower Right Plate 1 block of four, in immaculate condition with full original gum; one of only three known imperforate plate blocks (the other two are in complete sets), XF NH

The other two known imperforate plate blocks are Plate 1 LR and Plate 2 LR.

Provenance: George Ludlow Lee, H.R. Harmer Inc., December 1963; Lot 356
Est. $3,500+
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  249variety,An exceedingly rare horizontal pair, completely imperforate vertically between (no trace of blind perfs), natural straight edge at foot as originated from misguillotined booklet panes, Arvida, P.Q. postmark; hint of a crease between stamps and small shallow thin. Despite these minor imperfections, this is the only such perforation error we recall seeing on this stamp. A striking KGVI error ideal for a serious collection, VF; 1987 Greene Foundation cert.
603
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 249variety,An exceedingly rare horizontal pair, completely imperforate vertically between (no trace of blind perfs), natural straight edge at foot as originated from misguillotined booklet panes, Arvida, P.Q. postmark; hint of a crease between stamps and small shallow thin. Despite these minor imperfections, this is the only such perforation error we recall seeing on this stamp. A striking KGVI error ideal for a serious collection, VF; 1987 Greene Foundation cert.
Est. $1,500+
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  257a,An exceedingly rare mint imperforate Upper Left Plate 1 block of  four, lightly hinged in top selvedge and minute gum thin on top  left stamp, of no importance for this beautiful plate block; one  of only three known imperforate blocks (the other two are in  complete sets), VF+ LH

The other two known imperforate plate blocks are Plate 1 LL and  Plate 2 LL.

Provenance: George Ludlow Lee, H.R. Harmer Inc., December 1963; Lot 364
604
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 257a,An exceedingly rare mint imperforate Upper Left Plate 1 block of four, lightly hinged in top selvedge and minute gum thin on top left stamp, of no importance for this beautiful plate block; one of only three known imperforate blocks (the other two are in complete sets), VF+ LH

The other two known imperforate plate blocks are Plate 1 LL and Plate 2 LL.

Provenance: George Ludlow Lee, H.R. Harmer Inc., December 1963; Lot 364
Est. $3,000+
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  270,Progressive large die proof in black with blank value tablets, on india paper 72 x 62mm, sunk on full-size card 227 x 152mm. A spectacular and extremely rare proof ideal for an advanced collection, VF (Minuse & Pratt 270PX-Aa)
605
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 270,Progressive large die proof in black with blank value tablets, on india paper 72 x 62mm, sunk on full-size card 227 x 152mm. A spectacular and extremely rare proof ideal for an advanced collection, VF (Minuse & Pratt 270PX-Aa)
Est. $2,000+
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  273,Large die proof printed in red violet, colour of issue, on india paper on card measuring 80 x 69mm, CBN archival marks on reverse. The hardened die with die number "XG-822" and CBN imprint below. A very rare and underrated proof, VF 

Indicative of its rarity is that the One dollar is unlisted in Minuse & Pratt handbook - only the 8c and 50c Peace series are listed. Furthermore, no die proofs of the Peace Issue were present in the 1990 American Bank Note Company archives auction.
606
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 273,Large die proof printed in red violet, colour of issue, on india paper on card measuring 80 x 69mm, CBN archival marks on reverse. The hardened die with die number "XG-822" and CBN imprint below. A very rare and underrated proof, VF

Indicative of its rarity is that the One dollar is unlisted in Minuse & Pratt handbook - only the 8c and 50c Peace series are listed. Furthermore, no die proofs of the Peace Issue were present in the 1990 American Bank Note Company archives auction.
Est. $1,250+
CANADA -  9 KING GEORGE VI  277,Large Die Proof in grey, colour of issue, on india paper 113 x 88mm, die sunk on large card 206 x 153mm, die number "X-G 870" above design. Very rare - in fact we recall offering only one other such proof in recent years, VF
607
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI 277,Large Die Proof in grey, colour of issue, on india paper 113 x 88mm, die sunk on large card 206 x 153mm, die number "X-G 870" above design. Very rare - in fact we recall offering only one other such proof in recent years, VF
Est. $1,000+
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  492,The set in six different progressive proofs on thick white surfaced paper -- in yellow, magenta, cyan, brown, orange and complete with cyan added, all with matching lower margins, VFCANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  492,The set in six different progressive proofs on thick white surfaced paper -- in yellow, magenta, cyan, brown, orange and complete with cyan added, all with matching lower margins, VFCANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  492,The set in six different progressive proofs on thick white surfaced paper -- in yellow, magenta, cyan, brown, orange and complete with cyan added, all with matching lower margins, VF
608
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 492,The set in six different progressive proofs on thick white surfaced paper -- in yellow, magenta, cyan, brown, orange and complete with cyan added, all with matching lower margins, VF
Cat. $1,200
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  537i,The lower right corner margin block displaying the dramatic  MISSING GREY INSCRIPTIONS major colour error, a wonderful  multiple of great visual appeal, well centered and fresh,  inconsequential light gum disturbance on lower pair, the only  such block in existence, VF NH (Unitrade cat. $16,000 as four  singles)

Expertization: 2017 Greene Foundation certificate

Census: only three corner blocks survive from the unique sheet,  the UL block no longer exists intact.

This is one of the rarest missing colour errors of Canada, and  is Canada
609
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 537i,The lower right corner margin block displaying the dramatic MISSING GREY INSCRIPTIONS major colour error, a wonderful multiple of great visual appeal, well centered and fresh, inconsequential light gum disturbance on lower pair, the only such block in existence, VF NH (Unitrade cat. $16,000 as four singles)

Expertization: 2017 Greene Foundation certificate

Census: only three corner blocks survive from the unique sheet, the UL block no longer exists intact.

This is one of the rarest missing colour errors of Canada, and is Canada's second earliest reported missing colour error. A single pane of 50 stamps was found in September 1971 by a non-collector at a post office in Sherbrooke, Québec. After extensive searching in nearby post offices and additional extensive coverage by Winnipeg stamp dealer Kasimir Bileski, only one more used single was ever found.
Est. $5,000+
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  549a,Imperforate coil pair in immaculate condition, large margined and unusually choice, XF NH
610
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 549a,Imperforate coil pair in immaculate condition, large margined and unusually choice, XF NH
Cat. $1,500+
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  614a,A right margin imperforate block, top pair DOUBLE PRINTED in error, faint wrinkle at lower right, still superior to most we have seen. Visually striking and seldom seen in such high quality, VF NH
611
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 614a,A right margin imperforate block, top pair DOUBLE PRINTED in error, faint wrinkle at lower right, still superior to most we have seen. Visually striking and seldom seen in such high quality, VF NH
Cat. $1,800
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  641a,Mint imperforate pair in pristine condition, sheet margin at right, XF NH
612
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 641a,Mint imperforate pair in pristine condition, sheet margin at right, XF NH
Cat. $2,000
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  841a,A top margin mint single with missing gold colour in error, untagged, VF NH; 2018 Greene Foundation cert.
613
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 841a,A top margin mint single with missing gold colour in error, untagged, VF NH; 2018 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $1,750
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  841a,A choice mint example of the striking error, gold colour and tagging omitted in error, VF NH; 2013 Greene Foundation cert.
614
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 841a,A choice mint example of the striking error, gold colour and tagging omitted in error, VF NH; 2013 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $1,750
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  878i,The striking triple error - missing gold inscriptions, untagged and printed on the gum side, a rarely encountered plate imprint block, faint bend ends in a light crease on top right stamp, VF NH; clear 2002 Greene Foundation cert. (Unitrade cat. $9,000)
615
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 878i,The striking triple error - missing gold inscriptions, untagged and printed on the gum side, a rarely encountered plate imprint block, faint bend ends in a light crease on top right stamp, VF NH; clear 2002 Greene Foundation cert. (Unitrade cat. $9,000)
Est. $2,000+
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  878i,Mint single missing gold inscriptions, untagged and printed on gum side, completely devoid of the usual flaws so prevalent on this striking error, VF NH; 2021 Greene Foundation cert.
616
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 878i,Mint single missing gold inscriptions, untagged and printed on gum side, completely devoid of the usual flaws so prevalent on this striking error, VF NH; 2021 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $2,000
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1292b,Mint se-tenant imperforate block of four in pristine condition, seldom seen as such without the usual gum disturbance and wrinkles often present on this particular error, XF NH; 2007 Greene Foundation cert.
617
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1292b,Mint se-tenant imperforate block of four in pristine condition, seldom seen as such without the usual gum disturbance and wrinkles often present on this particular error, XF NH; 2007 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $2,500
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1442b,Mint pane of twenty displaying the MISSING HOLOGRAM ERROR on Position 18; tiny stain spot mostly in the margin next to position 16, a rare sheet, VF NH; clear 2009 Greene Foundation cert.
618
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1442b,Mint pane of twenty displaying the MISSING HOLOGRAM ERROR on Position 18; tiny stain spot mostly in the margin next to position 16, a rare sheet, VF NH; clear 2009 Greene Foundation cert.
Cat. $5,000
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1442b,Mint se-tenant pair showing the MISSING HOLOGRAM error at left, part plate imprint in margin at right; furthermore this pair is UNTAGGED -- very few examples have been found with both errors. Very rare and in pristine condition, VF NH; 2011 Greene Foundation cert. (Unitrade cat. is for a normal tagged pair with missing hologram)
619
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1442b,Mint se-tenant pair showing the MISSING HOLOGRAM error at left, part plate imprint in margin at right; furthermore this pair is UNTAGGED -- very few examples have been found with both errors. Very rare and in pristine condition, VF NH; 2011 Greene Foundation cert. (Unitrade cat. is for a normal tagged pair with missing hologram)
Cat. $2,000+
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1489c,An impressive intact booklet containing two imperforate se-tenant strips of five; one pane with negligible two minute moisture spots. Less than a dozen strips exist, the complete booklet is especially rare with only one other example known , VF
620
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1489c,An impressive intact booklet containing two imperforate se-tenant strips of five; one pane with negligible two minute moisture spots. Less than a dozen strips exist, the complete booklet is especially rare with only one other example known , VF
Cat. $8,000
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1489c,A choice mint imperforate se-tenant strip of five originating from the booklet, margin on three sides including imprint and "traffic" lights shown at right. Less than a dozen strips exist, VF NH
621
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1489c,A choice mint imperforate se-tenant strip of five originating from the booklet, margin on three sides including imprint and "traffic" lights shown at right. Less than a dozen strips exist, VF NH
Cat. $4,000
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1498b,Lower left imperforate plate block of four, a very scarce error, VF NH
622
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1498b,Lower left imperforate plate block of four, a very scarce error, VF NH
Cat. $4,000
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1499b,Horizontal mint pair imperforate vertically between, in pristine condition; an error that occurred from a mis-guillotined booklet sheet, VF NH
623
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1499b,Horizontal mint pair imperforate vertically between, in pristine condition; an error that occurred from a mis-guillotined booklet sheet, VF NH
Cat. $1,600
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1534ii,Prepared but never issued, a full mint plate sheet of 50, printed in anticipation of a rate increase that was never approved, a 50¢ was issued instead, VF NH; 2021 Greene Foundation cert. (Unitrade cat. $10,600)
624
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1534ii,Prepared but never issued, a full mint plate sheet of 50, printed in anticipation of a rate increase that was never approved, a 50¢ was issued instead, VF NH; 2021 Greene Foundation cert. (Unitrade cat. $10,600)
Est. $2,000+
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1932a,Mint imperforate pair with left sheet margin, choice, VF NH
625
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1932a,Mint imperforate pair with left sheet margin, choice, VF NH
Cat. $1,800
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1945b,Imperforate pair in pristine condition from top left corner of the sheet, showing "traffic lights" at right and imprint at top, scarce, VF NHCANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1945b,Imperforate pair in pristine condition from top left corner of the sheet, showing "traffic lights" at right and imprint at top, scarce, VF NH
626
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1945b,Imperforate pair in pristine condition from top left corner of the sheet, showing "traffic lights" at right and imprint at top, scarce, VF NH
Cat. $1,800
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  1969a,Lower left margin plate imprint block of six, gold inscriptions missing on the left block of four; in pristine condition, VF NH
627
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1969a,Lower left margin plate imprint block of six, gold inscriptions missing on the left block of four; in pristine condition, VF NH
Cat. $2,500
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II  2239b,Self-Adhesive imperforate block of six, top half of the booklet of twelve with die cut omitted in error. Reportedly only five such panes were found, VF NH
628
CANADA - 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2239b,Self-Adhesive imperforate block of six, top half of the booklet of twelve with die cut omitted in error. Reportedly only five such panes were found, VF NH
Cat. $2,025
CANADA - 11 BOOKLETS
CANADA - 11 BOOKLETS  BK25,Complete booklet in French, no binding tape under staple, choice with clean covers and VF NH panes
629
CANADA - 11 BOOKLETS BK25,Complete booklet in French, no binding tape under staple, choice with clean covers and VF NH panes
Cat. $525
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS  C5b, C5iii,A pristine mint imperforate gutter margin block of eight, exceptionally fresh with large margins all around. Very rare as only eight such blocks of eight and two gutter blocks of four are recorded. A great airmail showpiece, XF NH
630
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS C5b, C5iii,A pristine mint imperforate gutter margin block of eight, exceptionally fresh with large margins all around. Very rare as only eight such blocks of eight and two gutter blocks of four are recorded. A great airmail showpiece, XF NH
Cat. $8,025
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS  C7a,A spectacular mint imperforate Upper Right Plate 1 block of four, large margins all around, faint bend in right margin only. An exceedingly rare imperforate plate block with full pristine original gum, VF+ NH

Provenance: C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 324, April 1973; part of Lot 480

Only four imperforate plate blocks exist of the 6c airmail; one similar UR Plate 1 block is known (Eastern Auctions, February 2019; Lot 966 - sold for $5,625)
631
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS C7a,A spectacular mint imperforate Upper Right Plate 1 block of four, large margins all around, faint bend in right margin only. An exceedingly rare imperforate plate block with full pristine original gum, VF+ NH

Provenance: C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 324, April 1973; part of Lot 480

Only four imperforate plate blocks exist of the 6c airmail; one similar UR Plate 1 block is known (Eastern Auctions, February 2019; Lot 966 - sold for $5,625)
Est. $4,000+
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS  C7i,A spectacular mint Upper Right Plate 1 block, IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY between stamps and sheet margin at top in error, inconsequential faint yellowing from previous light hinging in selvedge only, stamps are NH. The only recorded - UNIQUE perforation error block, a KGVI showpiece, VF LH

Provenance: Dr. Fred A.E. Starr, BNA Topics Whole 200, pages 85-86 
                   Graham Cooper, Spink, December 2016; Lot 332

The Unitrade specialized catalogue listing and catalogue value is based on this item.
632
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS C7i,A spectacular mint Upper Right Plate 1 block, IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY between stamps and sheet margin at top in error, inconsequential faint yellowing from previous light hinging in selvedge only, stamps are NH. The only recorded - UNIQUE perforation error block, a KGVI showpiece, VF LH

Provenance: Dr. Fred A.E. Starr, BNA Topics Whole 200, pages 85-86
Graham Cooper, Spink, December 2016; Lot 332

The Unitrade specialized catalogue listing and catalogue value is based on this item.
Cat. $6,000+
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS  C8a,Superb mint imperforate Upper Right Plate 2 block of four, in outstanding quality and with large margins all around and full immaculate original gum. An exceptional showpiece, XF NH

Provenance: C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 324, April 1973; part of Lot 480
633
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS C8a,Superb mint imperforate Upper Right Plate 2 block of four, in outstanding quality and with large margins all around and full immaculate original gum. An exceptional showpiece, XF NH

Provenance: C.M. Jephcott, Sissons Sale 324, April 1973; part of Lot 480
Cat. $4,500+
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS  C8a,An exceptional mint imperforate Lower Right Plate 1 block of four in immaculate condition, brilliant fresh colour and full pristine original gum. The UNIQUE positional imperforate plate block; an absolute showpiece from this popular KGVI series, XF NH

Only two other imperforate plate blocks exist - Plate 1 LL and Plate 2 UR.
634
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS C8a,An exceptional mint imperforate Lower Right Plate 1 block of four in immaculate condition, brilliant fresh colour and full pristine original gum. The UNIQUE positional imperforate plate block; an absolute showpiece from this popular KGVI series, XF NH

Only two other imperforate plate blocks exist - Plate 1 LL and Plate 2 UR.
Cat. $4,500+
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS  C8i,An impressive mint Lower Right Plate 4 block, IMPERFORATE VERTICALLY between stamps and sheet margin at right, lightly hinged at top only. The only such recorded perforation error on the 7c airmail - a wonderful item for the KGVI specialist, Fine; ex. Graham Cooper (December 2016; Lot 333)

The Unitrade specialized listing is based on the block offered here. Catalogue value reflects the realization when last sold.
635
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS C8i,An impressive mint Lower Right Plate 4 block, IMPERFORATE VERTICALLY between stamps and sheet margin at right, lightly hinged at top only. The only such recorded perforation error on the 7c airmail - a wonderful item for the KGVI specialist, Fine; ex. Graham Cooper (December 2016; Lot 333)

The Unitrade specialized listing is based on the block offered here. Catalogue value reflects the realization when last sold.
Cat. $4,000+
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS  CE2a,An impressive, brilliant fresh mint imperforate Lower Left Plate 1 block of four in pristine condition, faint trace of hinging at top; one of only two recorded lower left blocks, VF LH
636
CANADA - 12 AIRMAILS CE2a,An impressive, brilliant fresh mint imperforate Lower Left Plate 1 block of four in pristine condition, faint trace of hinging at top; one of only two recorded lower left blocks, VF LH
Est. $3,500+
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  CLP2g,Aero Club of Canada with numerals of value, a choice well  centered example of this notoriously fragile stamp on rough, off-white paper, full  original gum relatively lightly hinged, VF
637
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS CLP2g,Aero Club of Canada with numerals of value, a choice well centered example of this notoriously fragile stamp on rough, off-white paper, full original gum relatively lightly hinged, VF
Cat. $850
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  1928 (August 17) Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan to Winnipeg, Manitoba Flight cover in immaculate fresh condition bearing a 2c green Admiral tied by clear Moose Jaw 10:30 AM AUG 17 1928 machine datestamp on departure; the ($1) red on white Moose Jaw stamp (Position 5 in the pane of five) on reverse is well centered, sound and in choice condition, affixed at foot of envelope as customary and shows Winnipeg 8:30 PM AUG 17 1928 arrival postmark above stamp as do most known flight covers. A wonderful cover of this scarce pioneer flight, XF (AAMC PF-32i; Unitrade CLP7 cat. $3,500)
638
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS 1928 (August 17) Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan to Winnipeg, Manitoba Flight cover in immaculate fresh condition bearing a 2c green Admiral tied by clear Moose Jaw 10:30 AM AUG 17 1928 machine datestamp on departure; the ($1) red on white Moose Jaw stamp (Position 5 in the pane of five) on reverse is well centered, sound and in choice condition, affixed at foot of envelope as customary and shows Winnipeg 8:30 PM AUG 17 1928 arrival postmark above stamp as do most known flight covers. A wonderful cover of this scarce pioneer flight, XF (AAMC PF-32i; Unitrade CLP7 cat. $3,500)
Est. $1,500+
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  CL7c,A choice, well centered mint tête-bêche gutter margin pair, fresh and well centered, scarce, VF NH
639
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS CL7c,A choice, well centered mint tête-bêche gutter margin pair, fresh and well centered, scarce, VF NH
Cat. $1,300
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  CL13d, i,An exceedingly rare mint single with blue-black official route inscriptions and showing   the rarely seen INVERTED "RED LAKE" marginal inscription in error as well as the small "t" to "TO" (Position 8) variety, brilliant fresh colour and with full original gum; a UNIQUE combination of inverted inscriptions and route variety, VF NH

THE ONLY KNOWN INVERT ERROR SHOWING THE SMALL "t" VARIETY TO OFFICIAL BLUE BLACK ROUTE INSCRIPTION.
640
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS CL13d, i,An exceedingly rare mint single with blue-black official route inscriptions and showing the rarely seen INVERTED "RED LAKE" marginal inscription in error as well as the small "t" to "TO" (Position 8) variety, brilliant fresh colour and with full original gum; a UNIQUE combination of inverted inscriptions and route variety, VF NH

THE ONLY KNOWN INVERT ERROR SHOWING THE SMALL "t" VARIETY TO OFFICIAL BLUE BLACK ROUTE INSCRIPTION.
Cat. $6,000+
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  CL13b, i,An exceedingly rare mint single with green route inscriptions showing the rarely seen INVERTED "RED LAKE"  error as well as the small "t" to "TO" (Position 8) variety, full original gum with slight trace of disturbance but never hinged. A UNIQUE combination of the inverted inscription and the variety, F-VF NH

THE ONLY KNOWN INVERT RED LAKE SHOWING THE SMALL "t" VARIETY TO GREEN ROUTE INSCRIPTION.
641
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS CL13b, i,An exceedingly rare mint single with green route inscriptions showing the rarely seen INVERTED "RED LAKE" error as well as the small "t" to "TO" (Position 8) variety, full original gum with slight trace of disturbance but never hinged. A UNIQUE combination of the inverted inscription and the variety, F-VF NH

THE ONLY KNOWN INVERT RED LAKE SHOWING THE SMALL "t" VARIETY TO GREEN ROUTE INSCRIPTION.
Cat. $6,000+
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  CL20,A premium mint single as fresh as the day it was printed, with 5 cents ascending overprint (Type B) in black, well centered, fresh and with full immaculate original gum and difficult to obtain as such, XF NH
642
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS CL20,A premium mint single as fresh as the day it was printed, with 5 cents ascending overprint (Type B) in black, well centered, fresh and with full immaculate original gum and difficult to obtain as such, XF NH
Cat. $1,875+
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  CL20b,A selected, fresh mint example with ascending 5c overprint (Type B) in red and full pristine original gum, VF NH
643
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS CL20b,A selected, fresh mint example with ascending 5c overprint (Type B) in red and full pristine original gum, VF NH
Cat. $1,875
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  CL25d,Mint single with descending 5c overprint (Type B) in red showing constant variety third "O" malformed - filled in LOOKOUT (Position 7), fresh, VF NH
644
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS CL25d,Mint single with descending 5c overprint (Type B) in red showing constant variety third "O" malformed - filled in LOOKOUT (Position 7), fresh, VF NH
Cat. $675
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  CL43a,A superb corner margin mint example of the striking INVERTED AIRPLANE ERROR, Series number "20" imprint at top, full  immaculate gum. An appealing example of this very scarce error,  VF+ NH
645
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS CL43a,A superb corner margin mint example of the striking INVERTED AIRPLANE ERROR, Series number "20" imprint at top, full immaculate gum. An appealing example of this very scarce error, VF+ NH
Cat. $3,000+
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS  CL43c,A pristine fresh mint imperforate pair with sheet margin on both sides, choice, XF NH
646
CANADA - 13 SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAILS CL43c,A pristine fresh mint imperforate pair with sheet margin on both sides, choice, XF NH
Cat. $975
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E1,Trial Colour Large Die Proof printed in olive black on india paper 66 x 63mm, die sunk on full-size card 225 x 151mm; die number "F-126" and ABNC Ottawa imprint (23mm long) below design. A wonderful die proof in immaculate condition, XF
647
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY E1,Trial Colour Large Die Proof printed in olive black on india paper 66 x 63mm, die sunk on full-size card 225 x 151mm; die number "F-126" and ABNC Ottawa imprint (23mm long) below design. A wonderful die proof in immaculate condition, XF
Est. $1,500+
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E1,Trial Colour Large Die Proof printed in dark olive green on india paper 67 x 63mm die sunk on large card 200 x 151mm; showing die number "F-126" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long) below stamp design. A superb and visually striking proof, XF
648
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY E1,Trial Colour Large Die Proof printed in dark olive green on india paper 67 x 63mm die sunk on large card 200 x 151mm; showing die number "F-126" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa imprint (23mm long) below stamp design. A superb and visually striking proof, XF
Est. $1,500+
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E1,Large Die Proof printed in green, issued colour, on india paper 67 x 63mm die sunk on full-size card 225 x 151mm; die number "F-126" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa (23mm long) imprint below design. A superb proof in pristine condition, XF
649
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY E1,Large Die Proof printed in green, issued colour, on india paper 67 x 63mm die sunk on full-size card 225 x 151mm; die number "F-126" and American Bank Note Co. Ottawa (23mm long) imprint below design. A superb proof in pristine condition, XF
Est. $2,000+
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E1,Trial Colour Die Proof stamp size in black printed directly on thin card, faint corner crease at top right not readily apparent, a very scarce proof, VF
650
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY E1,Trial Colour Die Proof stamp size in black printed directly on thin card, faint corner crease at top right not readily apparent, a very scarce proof, VF
Est. $600+
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E1,Engraved proof in brown on yellowish wove paper, showing multiple re-entered lines; accompanied with photographic print of the same proof on "bromide" affixed on archival card. The first such proof we recall seeing, VF; former proof with 1984 BPA cert. ex. G.H. Davis (November 1992; Lot 1623)CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E1,Engraved proof in brown on yellowish wove paper, showing multiple re-entered lines; accompanied with photographic print of the same proof on "bromide" affixed on archival card. The first such proof we recall seeing, VF; former proof with 1984 BPA cert. ex. G.H. Davis (November 1992; Lot 1623)
651
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY E1,Engraved proof in brown on yellowish wove paper, showing multiple re-entered lines; accompanied with photographic print of the same proof on "bromide" affixed on archival card. The first such proof we recall seeing, VF; former proof with 1984 BPA cert. ex. G.H. Davis (November 1992; Lot 1623)
Est. $500+
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E1,A remarkable plate proof block in the issued colour on card mounted india paper, sheet margin at right, tiny natural card inclusion at top left visible from the back only, otherwise in pristine condition and a rarely seen multiple, VF+
652
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY E1,A remarkable plate proof block in the issued colour on card mounted india paper, sheet margin at right, tiny natural card inclusion at top left visible from the back only, otherwise in pristine condition and a rarely seen multiple, VF+
Cat. $4,000
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  1912 (November 26) 2c red on blue laid paper postal envelope uprated with US 2c Washington and 10c registration stamp plus Canada 10c blue green special delivery tied by Sierra Madre double ring datestamps in red, boxed registered handstamp, mailed registered special delivery to Winnipeg. A most unusual franking, VF (Unitrade E1)
653
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY 1912 (November 26) 2c red on blue laid paper postal envelope uprated with US 2c Washington and 10c registration stamp plus Canada 10c blue green special delivery tied by Sierra Madre double ring datestamps in red, boxed registered handstamp, mailed registered special delivery to Winnipeg. A most unusual franking, VF (Unitrade E1)
Est. $250+
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E2a,An exceptionally well centered mint block of the first printing in the characteristic deeper shade, rich colour and full pristine original gum, a scarce block, VF NH
654
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY E2a,An exceptionally well centered mint block of the first printing in the characteristic deeper shade, rich colour and full pristine original gum, a scarce block, VF NH
Cat. $3,600
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E6,Large Die Proof printed in dark carmine, near issued colour, on india paper 95 x 88mm sunk on larger card 128 x 134mm; without die number or imprint but the finished design showing the grave accent on "EXPRÈS", a seldom seen proof, VF
655
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY E6,Large Die Proof printed in dark carmine, near issued colour, on india paper 95 x 88mm sunk on larger card 128 x 134mm; without die number or imprint but the finished design showing the grave accent on "EXPRÈS", a seldom seen proof, VF
Est. $750+
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY  E10a,Choice mint imperforate Upper Left Plate 1 block of four, in pristine fresh condition, light hinge mark in top selvedge only. A very rare block, ideal for a serious KGVI collection, XF LH

Of the six reported imperforate blocks; three are LL Plate 1 blocks and three are from UL Plate 1 (includes the one offered here).
656
CANADA - 14 SPECIAL DELIVERY E10a,Choice mint imperforate Upper Left Plate 1 block of four, in pristine fresh condition, light hinge mark in top selvedge only. A very rare block, ideal for a serious KGVI collection, XF LH

Of the six reported imperforate blocks; three are LL Plate 1 blocks and three are from UL Plate 1 (includes the one offered here).
Est. $3,000+
CANADA - 15 REGISTRATION STAMPS
CANADA - 15 REGISTRATION STAMPS  F1i + variety,An extremely well centered mint single surrounded by large margins, distinctive rich colour on fresh paper, showing Re-entry (Position 44) with doubling of left and right side framelines, full shiny unblemished original gum, VF+ NH (Cat. as normal stamp)
657
CANADA - 15 REGISTRATION STAMPS F1i + variety,An extremely well centered mint single surrounded by large margins, distinctive rich colour on fresh paper, showing Re-entry (Position 44) with doubling of left and right side framelines, full shiny unblemished original gum, VF+ NH (Cat. as normal stamp)
Cat. $750+
CANADA - 15 REGISTRATION STAMPS  F2,A plate proof single in the distinctive yellow green shade, printed directly on thin white card, scarce, VF
658
CANADA - 15 REGISTRATION STAMPS F2,A plate proof single in the distinctive yellow green shade, printed directly on thin white card, scarce, VF
Cat. $1,000
CANADA - 15 REGISTRATION STAMPS  1895 (August 20) 2c green postal envelope to Germany uprated with Small Queen ½c strip of six and 5c green RLS (small flaws) tied by large oval "R" registry handstamps, Montreal squared circle precursor partly overlapped by German instructional marking label, two clear strikes on back with Adorf 30.8.95 arrival CDS. Pays 5c UPU letter rate to Germany plus 5c registration, F-VF (Webb EN9, Unitrade 34, F2)

This is the earliest recorded Krippner cover from North America, #001 in Peter Motson
659
CANADA - 15 REGISTRATION STAMPS 1895 (August 20) 2c green postal envelope to Germany uprated with Small Queen ½c strip of six and 5c green RLS (small flaws) tied by large oval "R" registry handstamps, Montreal squared circle precursor partly overlapped by German instructional marking label, two clear strikes on back with Adorf 30.8.95 arrival CDS. Pays 5c UPU letter rate to Germany plus 5c registration, F-VF (Webb EN9, Unitrade 34, F2)

This is the earliest recorded Krippner cover from North America, #001 in Peter Motson's handbook "Krippner Covers North America" Listing of all items.
Est. $300+
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE  J3, J5,Seldom seen Large Die Proofs in the issued colour on india paper 58 x 53mm and 60 x 55mm, die sunk on larger cards 229 x 152mm and 75 x 70mm respectively, die numbers below design, both in choice condition, VF; these two values were issued at the same time in July 1928, whereas the other three - 1c, 2c & 5c appeared more than twenty years earlier in 1906.CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE  J3, J5,Seldom seen Large Die Proofs in the issued colour on india paper 58 x 53mm and 60 x 55mm, die sunk on larger cards 229 x 152mm and 75 x 70mm respectively, die numbers below design, both in choice condition, VF; these two values were issued at the same time in July 1928, whereas the other three - 1c, 2c & 5c appeared more than twenty years earlier in 1906.
660
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE J3, J5,Seldom seen Large Die Proofs in the issued colour on india paper 58 x 53mm and 60 x 55mm, die sunk on larger cards 229 x 152mm and 75 x 70mm respectively, die numbers below design, both in choice condition, VF; these two values were issued at the same time in July 1928, whereas the other three - 1c, 2c & 5c appeared more than twenty years earlier in 1906.
Est. $750+
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE  J5,A selected mint block with bright fresh colour and immaculate original gum. Difficult to find, even as a single, VF-XF NH
661
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE J5,A selected mint block with bright fresh colour and immaculate original gum. Difficult to find, even as a single, VF-XF NH
Cat. $1,200
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE  J6,A nice mint sheet of 100, engraved plate "1" (reversed) at top along perfs as usual, minor separation in lower margin, a better centered sheet, F-VF NH (Unitrade cat. $2,874)
662
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE J6,A nice mint sheet of 100, engraved plate "1" (reversed) at top along perfs as usual, minor separation in lower margin, a better centered sheet, F-VF NH (Unitrade cat. $2,874)
Est. $400+
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE  J9i,A post office fresh mint sheet of 100, characteristic engraved plate "1" at bottom centre, scarce and F-VF NH (Unitrade cat. $4,275)
663
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE J9i,A post office fresh mint sheet of 100, characteristic engraved plate "1" at bottom centre, scarce and F-VF NH (Unitrade cat. $4,275)
Est. $750+
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE  J9i,A mint sheet of 100 with plate
664
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE J9i,A mint sheet of 100 with plate '1' at bottom centre, some perf separations and lightly aged gum, otherwise F-VF NH (Unitrade cat. $4,275)
Est. $500+
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE  J10a,An exceptional mint vertical pair, imperforate horizontally in error, displaying radiant colour on fresh white wove paper, incredibly well centered displaying the best possible centering and quality attainable on this notoriously poorly centered error. Superb in all respects and without question, among the finest extant pairs, XF NH
665
CANADA - 16 POSTAGE DUE J10a,An exceptional mint vertical pair, imperforate horizontally in error, displaying radiant colour on fresh white wove paper, incredibly well centered displaying the best possible centering and quality attainable on this notoriously poorly centered error. Superb in all respects and without question, among the finest extant pairs, XF NH
Cat. $5,000+
CANADA - 17 WAR TAX
CANADA - 17 WAR TAX  MR4,Large Die Proof on india paper 52 x 56mm die sunk on large card 152 x 156mm; the hardened die with albino impression of die number "OG 106½" below stamp design. An exceptional Admiral War Tax die proof, rarely seen with about a half-dozen known, VF
666
CANADA - 17 WAR TAX MR4,Large Die Proof on india paper 52 x 56mm die sunk on large card 152 x 156mm; the hardened die with albino impression of die number "OG 106½" below stamp design. An exceptional Admiral War Tax die proof, rarely seen with about a half-dozen known, VF
Est. $2,500+
CANADA - 17 WAR TAX  MR4,A post office fresh, well centered mint block showing strong doubling of full Type A lathework (13mm wide) plainly visible below left stamp,full pristine original gum; a lovely block, VF NH
667
CANADA - 17 WAR TAX MR4,A post office fresh, well centered mint block showing strong doubling of full Type A lathework (13mm wide) plainly visible below left stamp,full pristine original gum; a lovely block, VF NH
Cat. $3,600
CANADA - 18 OFFICIALS
CANADA - 18 OFFICIALS  O9,A lower right mint Plate 1 block, bright fresh colour and nicely centered, VF NH
668
CANADA - 18 OFFICIALS O9,A lower right mint Plate 1 block, bright fresh colour and nicely centered, VF NH
Cat. $2,400
CANADA - 18 OFFICIALS  O9,An elusive used block, part Toronto (AP or SP 1 53) CDS postmarks, VF
669
CANADA - 18 OFFICIALS O9,An elusive used block, part Toronto (AP or SP 1 53) CDS postmarks, VF
Cat. $600+
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW  OX1-OX4,An unusually nice mint set of four of these difficult stamps, especially so for the 1879 and the 1902 issue on thick bluish paper, well centered with full original gum, VF LHCANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW  OX1-OX4,An unusually nice mint set of four of these difficult stamps, especially so for the 1879 and the 1902 issue on thick bluish paper, well centered with full original gum, VF LHCANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW  OX1-OX4,An unusually nice mint set of four of these difficult stamps, especially so for the 1879 and the 1902 issue on thick bluish paper, well centered with full original gum, VF LHCANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW  OX1-OX4,An unusually nice mint set of four of these difficult stamps, especially so for the 1879 and the 1902 issue on thick bluish paper, well centered with full original gum, VF LH
670
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW OX1-OX4,An unusually nice mint set of four of these difficult stamps, especially so for the 1879 and the 1902 issue on thick bluish paper, well centered with full original gum, VF LH
Cat. $1,950
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW  OX2P,A large margined plate proof single in black, colour of issue, on india paper, VF and scarce
671
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW OX2P,A large margined plate proof single in black, colour of issue, on india paper, VF and scarce
Cat. $1,000
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW  OX2a,An exceptionally fresh and choice imperforate pair on the characteristic very thick blue paper, large margins all around and ungummed as issued. Very scarce as only one sheet was printed (only 25 pairs can exist), superb in all respects, XF
672
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW OX2a,An exceptionally fresh and choice imperforate pair on the characteristic very thick blue paper, large margins all around and ungummed as issued. Very scarce as only one sheet was printed (only 25 pairs can exist), superb in all respects, XF
Cat. $6,500+
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW  OX4,Trial Colour Die Proof in black, stamp size and printed on thin card affixed to similar size archival card, razor-sharp impression and rare, VF
673
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW OX4,Trial Colour Die Proof in black, stamp size and printed on thin card affixed to similar size archival card, razor-sharp impression and rare, VF
Est. $500+
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW  PWF4,Department of National Defense issue printed in black on red, rouletted at top and at foot, a remarkably fresh and choice mint single with "5M-11-44" imprint and with full immaculate original gum; scarce this nice, XF NH
674
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW PWF4,Department of National Defense issue printed in black on red, rouletted at top and at foot, a remarkably fresh and choice mint single with "5M-11-44" imprint and with full immaculate original gum; scarce this nice, XF NH
Cat. $800+
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW  PWF5,A select used single of this elusive POW stamp, clearly tied to small piece by neat Saskatoon, Sask. duplex. The scarcest POW stamp to obtain either mint or used, VF
675
CANADA - 19 OFFICIALLY SEALED AND POW PWF5,A select used single of this elusive POW stamp, clearly tied to small piece by neat Saskatoon, Sask. duplex. The scarcest POW stamp to obtain either mint or used, VF
Cat. $950
CANADA - 20 POSTAL STATIONERY
CANADA - 20 POSTAL STATIONERY  1860 (September 22) 5c red Nesbitt postal envelope Seneca double arc dispatch to Toronto; also another  1860 (May 5, early usage) postmarked Toronto and mailed to Quebec, F-VF (Webb EN1)
676
CANADA - 20 POSTAL STATIONERY 1860 (September 22) 5c red Nesbitt postal envelope Seneca double arc dispatch to Toronto; also another 1860 (May 5, early usage) postmarked Toronto and mailed to Quebec, F-VF (Webb EN1)
Est. $200+
CANADA
CANADA  1888 (September 23) 1c grey postal card used in SPM, uprated with French Colonies Alphée Dubois 5c green for 10 centimes postcard rate to Newfoundland; tied by SPM datestamp, second strike at left, neat Coastal TPO West SP 26 and St. John
677
CANADA 1888 (September 23) 1c grey postal card used in SPM, uprated with French Colonies Alphée Dubois 5c green for 10 centimes postcard rate to Newfoundland; tied by SPM datestamp, second strike at left, neat Coastal TPO West SP 26 and St. John's receiver SP 28 88 split ring backstamps; on reverse printed remittance advice from Merchants' Bank of Halifax at St. Pierre. Light ageing to card, a most unusual and very rare (if not unique) usage of a Canadian 1c postcard from St. Pierre, F-VF (Webb P5; Scott A49)

Literature: Subject of an article written by James R. Taylor in BNA Topics, April-June 1999, pages 47-48.
Est. $300+
CANADA - 20 POSTAL STATIONERY
CANADA - 20 POSTAL STATIONERY  With brown leather cover and gold "Coat of Arms" and "Canada / 1932 Post Cards / Cartes Postales" imprint, contains all 70 sepia cards of the 1932 2c Arch issue shown on 22 uncut panes of four cards each. Some edge wear to covers only, split inside front binding, panes are in nice shape. The first such presentation booklet containing these postal stationery cards we recall offering, F-VF (Webb P124/P125-P1 cat. $2,000)
678
CANADA - 20 POSTAL STATIONERY With brown leather cover and gold "Coat of Arms" and "Canada / 1932 Post Cards / Cartes Postales" imprint, contains all 70 sepia cards of the 1932 2c Arch issue shown on 22 uncut panes of four cards each. Some edge wear to covers only, split inside front binding, panes are in nice shape. The first such presentation booklet containing these postal stationery cards we recall offering, F-VF (Webb P124/P125-P1 cat. $2,000)
Est. $750+
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V
679
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V $50 banknote, 1931 series, Large Die Proof of front, no serial number, printed in green and black on india paper die sunk on 230 x 153mm card, faint ageing at foot of card only. Also enclosed are matching vignette die proofs of Charles Gordon and Jackson Dodds on full-size cards. An appealing group.
Est. $400+
680
CANADA - 8 KING GEORGE V $5 & $10 banknotes, 1917 series, Large Die Proofs of the front engraved in black, unfinished design on india paper sunk on large cards 226 x 152mm; the $5 proof has die number "O-1012" at top, $10 with pencil notation "best proof" at bottom left and "Rec'd from M. Treadwell" on reverse.
Est. $350+
CANADA
681
CANADA Four different bond coupon proofs in black, includes Beaver vignette for $30 Canada Cement Company Limited (1929), $2.50 Dominion of Canada (no date), $30 Ontario Bakeries Limited (no date; all imprints & text engraved in reverse) and Newfoundland Dog vignette for $25 Newfoundland Timber Estates, Limited coupon (no date). All engraved by BABN, Ottawa. Great collateral items.
Est. $250+
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI
682
CANADA - 9 KING GEORGE VI $5 banknote, 1938 series, Large Die Proofs of front (multicoloured) and back (in green) on india paper die sunk on 230 x 152mm cards, in superb condition. Also included are matching vignette die proofs of Robert Rae (General Manager) and Clifton Carlisle (President) on full-size cards, a large piece of production file envelope with printer's annotation with affixed photograph and a proof of Carlisle's portrait. Most attractive.
Est. $500+
CANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL)
CANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL)  FB20,Trial Colour Die Proof printed in black on india paper 38 x 55mm, with die number "237" and ABNC imprint below stamp design, very scarce, choice, XF
683
CANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL) FB20,Trial Colour Die Proof printed in black on india paper 38 x 55mm, with die number "237" and ABNC imprint below stamp design, very scarce, choice, XF
Est. $250+
CANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL)  FB23,"Goodall" Die Proof, engraved, printed in greenish blue on india paper 22 x 35mm, sunk on larger card 34 x 55mm; die number "239" above and light impression of ABNC imprint below design, very scarce, VF
684
CANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL) FB23,"Goodall" Die Proof, engraved, printed in greenish blue on india paper 22 x 35mm, sunk on larger card 34 x 55mm; die number "239" above and light impression of ABNC imprint below design, very scarce, VF
Est. $300+
CANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL)  FG16,Royal "Crown" Issue, Engraved Die Proof in black on india paper 40 x 86mm, displaying die number "230" above design in addition to an unusual lathework pattern clearly engraved at top and faintly at foot, two light diagonal creases and small mounting mark away from design. Very rare and the only denomination of the this issue reported to exist as a die proof, VF
685
CANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL) FG16,Royal "Crown" Issue, Engraved Die Proof in black on india paper 40 x 86mm, displaying die number "230" above design in addition to an unusual lathework pattern clearly engraved at top and faintly at foot, two light diagonal creases and small mounting mark away from design. Very rare and the only denomination of the this issue reported to exist as a die proof, VF
Est. $500+
CANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL)  FX34, 35, 37, 38,Four different Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper, first three with die number at top, 3c stamp size and sunk on  card with pencil "XG 375" die number at  right. All are on full-sized large cards measuring 222-230 x 152-153mm, VF and  desirableCANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL)  FX34, 35, 37, 38,Four different Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper, first three with die number at top, 3c stamp size and sunk on  card with pencil "XG 375" die number at  right. All are on full-sized large cards measuring 222-230 x 152-153mm, VF and  desirableCANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL)  FX34, 35, 37, 38,Four different Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper, first three with die number at top, 3c stamp size and sunk on  card with pencil "XG 375" die number at  right. All are on full-sized large cards measuring 222-230 x 152-153mm, VF and  desirableCANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL)  FX34, 35, 37, 38,Four different Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper, first three with die number at top, 3c stamp size and sunk on  card with pencil "XG 375" die number at  right. All are on full-sized large cards measuring 222-230 x 152-153mm, VF and  desirable
686
CANADA REVENUES (FEDERAL) FX34, 35, 37, 38,Four different Large Die Proofs in issued colours on india paper, first three with die number at top, 3c stamp size and sunk on card with pencil "XG 375" die number at right. All are on full-sized large cards measuring 222-230 x 152-153mm, VF and desirable
Est. $1,000+
CANADA REVENUES (PROVINCIAL)
CANADA REVENUES (PROVINCIAL)  QR7,Striking example showing large portion of papermaker
687
CANADA REVENUES (PROVINCIAL) QR7,Striking example showing large portion of papermaker's watermark ("BIE" letters), socked-on-nose double-ring Registry Office of Montreal SEP 30 1872 CDS, F-VF and scarce
Cat. $600
CANADA REVENUES (PROVINCIAL)  SL68-SL78,Complete set of eleven in full mint sheets of 50, all in an excellent state of preservation and showing Canadian Bank Note Co. imprint at lower centre of each. A rare set with face value of $4,592, VF NH (Van Dam $6,000 as singles)
688
CANADA REVENUES (PROVINCIAL) SL68-SL78,Complete set of eleven in full mint sheets of 50, all in an excellent state of preservation and showing Canadian Bank Note Co. imprint at lower centre of each. A rare set with face value of $4,592, VF NH (Van Dam $6,000 as singles)
Est. $750+
CANADA WILDLIFE STAMPS (PROVINCIAL)
CANADA WILDLIFE STAMPS (PROVINCIAL)  BCD1a,A spectacular mint booklet pane of four with tab margin at left, in an immaculate state of preservation with bright colours on fresh paper, tiny natural paper inclusion on lower right stamp is visible from reverse only. All stamps are well centered with full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A very rare intact pane and the ultimate item of all Canadian Wildlife Conservation stamps, VF NH

Expertization: clear 2016 Greene Foundation certificate
689
CANADA WILDLIFE STAMPS (PROVINCIAL) BCD1a,A spectacular mint booklet pane of four with tab margin at left, in an immaculate state of preservation with bright colours on fresh paper, tiny natural paper inclusion on lower right stamp is visible from reverse only. All stamps are well centered with full original gum, NEVER HINGED. A very rare intact pane and the ultimate item of all Canadian Wildlife Conservation stamps, VF NH

Expertization: clear 2016 Greene Foundation certificate
Cat. $21,000
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS
690
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS Displayed on two stockpages noting #1 (2, one fine, other VF with colour slightly oxidized but sound), a range of 3p on wove paper (various shades and papers noted) #4c ribbed paper (2; one is VF), #5 fine, #7 on thin crisp paper two fine examples, selection of #14 with many VF, also CDS and some imprints, a #16 deep colour, tiny tear , #20 VF unused, etc. Overall condition better normally encountered.
Est. $2,500+
691
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS Mostly used on quadrilled pages noting 1c (19), 2c, 5c (59), 10c (5), 12½ (7) and 17c (10), with shades, perfs, cancels and some varieties. Noted better such as nice mint #14, #15vii used "Rock in Waterfall", 18iv used Major Re-entry (Pos. 94), 19ii used (reperf at top) Major Re-entry (Pos. 100), etc. A nice representation with overall quality better than normally encountered on these.
Est. $1,000+
692
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS About 300 stamps and four covers mostly on stockpages, for the most part identified by papers (horizontal, vertical mesh, thin, laid, etc.) with ½c (8), 1c brown red (12), 1c yellow orange (16), 2c (51), 3c (60), 5c (12), 6c (35), 12½c (30) and 15c (80). A wealth of cancels, noting stamps on watermarked and the soft white blotting papers, a laid paper 1c (tiny thin at top centered a bit to right) and five examples of the 3c mostly fine; a wide range of shades / printings of the 15c from 1868 on thin paper to deep violet on thick paper, many cancels, varieties, etc. A wonderful lot with plenty of material to satisfy the seasoned collector.
Est. $2,500+
693
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS A useful lot consisting of 22 mint or unused and 11 used on a stockpage, noting used #22a 1c brown red watermarked (2), #37a orange rose (closely resembling copper red shade), #37a rose fresh mint LH, #38a unused, 38i deep shade, #39a fresh mint OG perf 11½x12, #40 part OG, #46 mint block and used CDS strip of four, etc.
Est. $1,000+
694
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS Several hundred mainly mounted on quadrilled pages, often classified by printings, perfs, some varieties noted. Predominantly used with a strong showing of early 1870s shades, printings, select cancels, coloured cancels, CDS, etc. Many choice, well centered, sound used singles. Noted 3c on thick soft paper with partially distinct 2-ring numeral, 3c perf 12½ (small faults) with 2-ring '7', selection of early Montreal printing 10c noting two pale milky rose lilac, choice mint 10c Ottawa printing, range of 20c & 50c Widow Weeds including mint LH set; a few covers, etc. A great lot in well-above average condition, deserving of closer examination.
Est. $2,500+
695
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS A range of mostly fresh mint H or NH singles, a high percentage well centered, light duplication noting shades. Noted an unusually well centered 5c NH block of ten, 6c VF NH, 59i NH, 50c powder blue shade VF OG and normal shade VF LH, $4 VF rich colour mint OG redistributed over LH mark to appear NH, $5 F-VF VLH, etc.
Est. $2,500+
696
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS Forty used stamps on two stockpages, mainly with clear postmarks (a few high values with parcel or roller as customary). Light duplication but offers a range of cancels and shades in places. Noted better such as $1 lake used (3), $2 dark purple (2), $4 purple with Winnipeg magenta CDS and another with CDS, $5 with Toronto CDS, the odd flaw but mainly F-VF
Est. $750+
697
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS A substantial lot covering five different series, noted mint singles and some blocks, although some duplication emphasis is on used with an excellent showing of CDS postmarks, RPOs, coloured cancels, varieties, retouches, shades and printings, especially on lower denominations. A high percentage are sound.
Est. $1,250+
698
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS Displayed on five stockpages with more than 30 mint blocks, includes Leaf set to the 10c, the top value with Major Re-entry (UL stamp) and lower pair NH, Numerals to 8c (5c & 8c NH, latter with natural gum skips); also an 1897 Leaf set of eight plate proofs, two mint sets, plus several values "squat printing" on horizontal wove paper; various Numeral mint singles including 10c (7) and 20c (4), F-VF, many stamps are NH; a useful lot.
Est. $2,500+
699
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS Small selection of five mint blocks in various shades from lavender to golden oceans, four are imprint blocks, three from Pos. 3-4 / 13-14 showing Re-entry at Pos. 3 visible doubling in both "2" numerals and tablets; plus a few singles. F-VF OG / NH
Est. $300+
700
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS Four stockpages includes KEVII 1c green - four shades in blocks of four (most stamps VF NH), 2c booklet pane of six disturbed OG, 20c UL F-VF block, three NH, a nice range of mint OG or NH singles, including better KEVII 20c (4; one has SPECIMEN handstamp), 50c (3), Québec two sets, plus extra 20c (3), etc. A nice lot with fresh colours, F-VF with much NH
Est. $2,500+
701
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS A clean lot of nearly 40 mint blocks of four or larger including better printings such as 7c ochre retouched frameline on left pair, 20c grey green, first printing, bottom pair VF NH, $1 deep orange wet printing, VF block with lower pair NH, War Tax 2c+1c deep carmine, Die II, F-VF NH block, plus another Die II block F-VF VLH, MR4b imperforate Die I block; also a large assortment of mint OG or NH singles including War Tax, duplicated in places but offering shades and printings, noting MR3a & MR4a. Overall nice condition throughout; worth a close look.
Est. $2,500+
702
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS Several hundred with strong showing of mint noting various shades & printings, various blocks of four including a nicely centered NH $1 orange block of 16, coils with singles, pairs or larger units as well as War Tax issues. Also a larger number of used singles showing excellent representation of cancels, postmarks, shades, printings, etc.; a few booklet panes and covers shown. A great lot for anyone wanting to get acquainted and specialize in this fascinating and increasingly popular series.
Est. $2,000+
703
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS On five stockpages with strips of four, paste-up pairs or larger, pairs and singles from 1913 to 1924 issues (Scott 123-134, MR6-MR7) including a wealth of shades and dies. Noted 123i paste-up strip, key centre pair VF NH, 123 starter pair + three blank tabs, #124 VF NH pair, 125ii NH strip of four, 126c & 128ai wet printing part perforate blocks VLH, latter with quite prominent Type D lathework, 130 VF LH strip, MR7iii yellow brown VF LH strip and paste-up strip, MR7a Die I VF LH pair, and much more. A great lot for anyone and a substantial "leap" in acquiring a sizeable group for further specialization. Mainly F-VF LH or NH
Est. $3,000+
704
CANADA LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS On retail cards starting with 1917 3c Confederation, then excellent coverage from 1927 to early 1940s including blocks and plate blocks plus coil singles, line pairs and strips. Light duplication including high values. A high percentage are well