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Canada continued...

Queen Victoria Era -- Large Queens continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
341 ng 26b image26b: 5¢ olive green, THE UNIQUE IMPERFORATE PAIR, radiantly fresh with full deep rich colour and huge margins all around, a couple of minor faults (vertical crease in margin between and tiny pinhole in left '5'), ITS EXISTENCE IS THE REASON FOR THE CATALOGUE LISTING (which is grossly undervalued at only $15,000), a CRUCIALLY IMPORTANT and incredibly RARE DISPLAY ITEM, with 1986 Greene Foundation certificate (stating '... #26, variety, imperforate pair, unused, genuine in all respects ...'). Ex - Dale-Lichtenstein, Julian Smith, 'Lindemann', Brigham. (Image) Est. C$20,000

SOLD for C$28,000.00
Will close during Auction
342 c 26 image26: 5¢ olive green, perforated 11½x12, a single 5¢ franking paying both the 3¢ domestic postage and a TWO CENT SHIP CAPTAIN'S GRATUITY, a special conveyance by non-contract steamer, tied by cork to cover from Quebec 28 MY '77 to New Glasgow, 10 JU receiver as well as Amherst 7 JU and Truro 8 JU transits on back, with manuscript routing instruction on front 'Pr Secret' (a vessel of the Quebec & Gulf Ports Steamship Co, which had previously held a contract for the Quebec-Pictou mail service before being replaced in 1876 by the Inter-Colonial Railway), one of ONLY TWO KNOWN COVERS with a 5¢ stamp paying both the postage and shipmaster's gratuity (the other one is the next lot in this sale). Missing backflap (and part of back) and some light cover age stains, still an EXCEEDINGLY RARE and desirable RATE COVER. Ex - Brigham. (Image) Est. C$5,000

SOLD for C$3,500.00
Will close during Auction
343 c 26 image26: 5¢ olive green, perforated 11½x12, a single 5¢ franking tied by target (paying both the 3¢ domestic postage and a 2¢ CENT SHIP CAPTAIN'S GRATUITY) to cover from St Peter's, Cape Breton 17 AU 1876, addressed to Low Point Lighthouse (letters were conveyed to the lighthouse via the supply ship, thus the 2¢ gratuity), one of ONLY TWO KNOWN COVERS with a 5¢ stamp paying both the postage and shipmaster's gratuity (the other one is the previous lot in this sale). Some cover age spots and reduced at left, still a charming and EXTREMELY RARE RATE COVER. Ex - Brigham. (Image) Est. C$2,000

SOLD for C$2,000.00
Will close during Auction
344 c 26 image26: 5¢ olive green, perforated 11½x12, two singles tied by bright BLUE cork to DOUBLE WEIGHT trans-Atlantic cover from Wycocomagh 23 MY '78 to ENGLAND, two transits on back - 24 MY Post Hastings, 25 MY Halifax and 7 JU London receiver, a very fine and GORGEOUS COVER, with 2009 Greene Foundation certificate. Ex - Menich, Brigham. (Image) Est. C$2,500

SOLD for C$1,700.00
Will close during Auction
345 c 26 image26: 5¢ olive green, perf 11½x12, a SINGLE 5¢ FRANKING paying the 3¢ domestic postage and 2¢ registration fee AFTER THE ALLOWED PERIOD (between October 1, 1875 and January 7, 1876), tied by targets to REGISTERED cover from Dunnville 26 MY '76 to Oneida, with next day receiver on back, some cover edge faults, a scarce RATE COVER.. Ex - Jansen, Brigham. (Image) Est. C$500

SOLD for C$550.00
Will close during Auction
346 c 26 image26: 5¢ olive green, perforated 11½ x 12, tied by Toronto 14 OC '75 duplex to pristine trans-Atlantic cover to IRELAND, red Derry 25 OC transit on front, next day Ballymote receiver on reverse, clean and very fine, with 2009 Greene Foundation certificate. Ex - Jansen, Brigham. (Image) Est. C$500

SOLD for C$800.00
Will close during Auction
347 c 26 image26: 5¢ olive green, perforated 11½x12, tied by blue grid to trans-Atlantic cover from Wycocomagh 19 JA '77 (matching blue cds despatch) to SCOTLAND, travelled on the Allan Line's Austrian, with 3 FE Glasgow transit and 4 FE Edinburgh receiver on back, couple of small faults, still an attractive cover. Ex - 'Lindemann', Brigham. (Image) Est. C$350

SOLD for C$280.00
Will close during Auction
348 c 26 image26: 5¢ olive green PAIR, perforated 11½x12, tied by Chambly-Canton 6 NO '75 cds and grid to 10¢ trans-Atlantic cover to FRANCE, travelled on the Allan Line's Moravian, with Montreal 6 NO and London 23 NO transits, plus 24 and 25 NO Vendome receivers, all on reverse, some cover and stamp faults, still a rare FOREIGN DESTINATION RATE COVER cover. Ex - Brigham. (Image) Est. C$5,000

SOLD for C$4,250.00
Will close during Auction
349 c 26i image26i: 5¢ deep olive green, well-centered with AMAZING RICH COLOUR, a SINGLE 5¢ FRANKING paying the 3¢ domestic postage and 2¢ registration fee (allowed between October 1, 1875 and January 7, 1876), tied by straight-line REGISTERED to advertising cover from Montreal 10 NO '75 to Chatham, with G.W.R. WEST 11 NO RPO and BOXED G.W.R REGISTERED on back, along with 12 NO receiver, some cover faults and slight reduction at left, still a fine appearing and scarce RATE COVER.. Ex - Jansen, Brigham. (Image) Est. C$750

SOLD for C$550.00
Will close during Auction
350 c 26iv image26iv: 5¢ olive green, perforated 11¾x12, tied by Halifax 4 AP '76 'H' grid duplex to trans-Atlantic cover to ENGLAND, travelled on the Inman/Allan Line's Sardinian, with red 15 AP Liverpool Br Packet transit on front and same date Birmingham receiver on back, missing backflap, still a very fine and attractive cover. Ex - 'Lindemann', Brigham. (Image) Est. C$500

SOLD for C$400.00
Will close during Auction
351 c 26,37 image26: 5¢ olive green, perforated 11½x12 plus 3¢ Small Queen (oxidized), both tied by Halifax 16 DE '75 cds to 8¢ DOUBLE WEIGHT REGISTERED MIXED ISSUE FRANKING cover (two x 3¢ plus 2¢ registration)to Wallace, couple of stamp/cover faults, still a scarce and ATTRACTIVE RATE COVER. Ex - Brigham. (Image) Est. C$3,000

SOLD for C$2,900.00
Will close during Auction
352 P 27P image27P: 6¢ LARGE DIE PROOF in BLACK, crisp print on India paper (31 x 36mm), very fine and a crucial item for any Large Queen display, very RARE one of only three known. Ex - Menich, Brigham. (Image) Est. C$15,000

SOLD for C$11,000.00
Will close during Auction
353 P 27P image27P: 6¢ LARGE DIE PROOF in DEEP BLACK, sharp impression on very white India paper (30 x 34mm), two shallow thins at right, mostly in margin, otherwise very fine and very RARE, one of only three known. Ex - Reford, 'Lindemann', Brigham. (Image) Est. C$12,500

SOLD for C$7,500.00
Will close during Auction
354 P 27P image27P: 6¢ LARGE DIE PROOF in DARK YELLOW BROWN, deep rich colour and printed on thin translucent WOVE PAPER (26 x 31mm), a UNIQUE DIE PROOF and truly a 'Gold Medal' worthy SHOWPIECE. Ex - Brigham. (Image) Est. C$20,000

SOLD for C$13,000.00
Will close during Auction
355 P 27P image27P: 6¢ LARGE TRIAL COLOUR DIE PROOF in DEEP VENETIAN RED, vivid impression on India paper (29 x 38mm), very fine and an indispensible SHOWPIECE, exceedingly RARE, one of only two known. Ex - Menich, 'Lindemann', Brigham. (Image) Est. C$15,000

SOLD for C$12,500.00
Will close during Auction
356 P 27P image27P: 6¢ SMALL DIE PROOF in warm YELLOW BROWN, printed on thick INDIA PAPER, some minor paper faults (as usual for this delicate paper and mostly at outer edges) a UNIQUE DIE PROOF, the only one known in this shade on India paper, EXCEEDINGLY RARE. Ex - Gillian, Brigham. (Image) Est. C$7,500

SOLD for C$3,000.00
Will close during Auction
357 PP 27Piii image27P: 6¢ PLATE PROOF on card in DARK BROWN (colour of issue), showing the MAJOR RE-ENTRY from position 93, an important plate proof, as it proves this variety to actually be a 'fresh entry' done when the plate was prepared for use, and not a 're-entry' done to strengthen worn parts of the design during the printing of the stamps, very fine and quite probably unique. Ex - Jansen, Brigham. (Image) Est. C$1,500

SOLD for C$1,400.00
Will close during Auction
358 PP 27P image27P: 6¢ PLATE PROOF PAIR on card in BROWN (colour of issue), scarce and very fine, with 1993 Greene Foundation certificate (erroneously stating 'on india on card', all Large Queen plate proofs in colour of issue are printed on card only). Ex - Brigham. (Image) CV. C$1,500

SOLD for C$675.00
Will close during Auction
359 PP 27P image27P: 6¢ PLATE PROOF BLOCK OF FOUR on card in BROWN (colour of issue), a very fine and RARE plate proof MULTIPLE. Ex - Christie Clark, Menich, Brigham. (Image) CV. C$3,000

SOLD for C$1,600.00
Will close during Auction
360 ng 27,etc image27,var: Six unused 6¢ (one is plate 1, others plate 2), all unused in a range of shades including two dark brown, two yellow brown and two brown, all more of less faulty but appear fine to very fine (a couple would appear to be lightly cancelled). Ex - Brigham. (Image) (imagea) (imageb) (imagec) (imaged) (imagee)

imageimage

Est. C$1,000

SOLD for C$600.00
Will close during Auction

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