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Sparks Auctions Sale - 30

Canada Large Queen Issue

Canada Large Queen Issue
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
1 E/P   imageBradbury Wilkinson Engraved Die Essay of Queen Victoria Facing Right, in green, on bond paper measuring 23 x 27 mm, from an original design engraved by Charles Henry Jeens. A rare, and possibly unique essay. Ex. Bradbury Wilkinson Archives. Pictured on page 9 of Canada's Postage Stamps of the Small Queen Era, 1870-1897 by Hillson and Nixon ("H&N"). See John Hillson's biography on our website. (Scan a)

Est $ 750

SOLD for C$2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
2 E/P   imageBradbury Wilkinson Engraved Plate Proof Essay of Queen Victoria Facing Right, in black, on horizontal wove paper, from an original design engraved by Charles Henry Jeens. It is believed that this design was submitted to the newly formed Dominion and it may have been the basis of vignette used for the Large and Small Queens. A very scarce plate proof. (Scan a)

Est $ 300

SOLD for C$800.00
Will close during Public Auction
3 O 21, etc. imageCollection of the ½c Value, comprising of ten used stamps, and includes varieties such as "Spur", "White Chignon", "Relief Split" (line above P of POSTAGE), as well as a few paper varieties. Very nice quality, with some very fine stamps included. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$230.00
Will close during Public Auction
4 O 21a image1873 ½c black Small Queen, Perforated 11½ x 12, used with neat corner target cancel, very fine. (Scan a)

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Unitrade $ 125

SOLD for C$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
5 O 21c image1868 ½c black Small Queen on Thin Paper, used with neat corner c.d.s. cancel, very fine. (Scan a)

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Unitrade $ 100

SOLD for C$65.00
Will close during Public Auction
6 O 22 imageGroup of 1c 1868 brown red Issues, with three stamps, chosen to illustrate three different paper types (and shades), overall very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Unitrade $ 600

SOLD for C$150.00
Will close during Public Auction
7 O 22a image1868 1c brown red Large Queen on Watermarked Paper, showing portions of five letters of the watermark (WE / ILL), used with light, face-free cancel. A fine example of this stamp. (Scan a)

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Unitrade $ 300

SOLD for C$130.00
Will close during Public Auction
8 O 23 imageGroup of 1869 1c yellow Large Queen Issues, with four stamps, chosen to illustrate four different shades: orange (fine), yellow orange (very fine), two copies of pale yellow orange (both very fine), overall very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Unitrade $ 1,000

SOLD for C$200.00
Will close during Public Auction
9 O 24, etc. imageCollection of the 2c Large Queen Value, with eight stamps, all mounted on a page, illustrating papers and shades (a wide range). A mostly very fine group. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$230.00
Will close during Public Auction
10 O 24a image1868 2c green Large Queen on Watermarked Paper, showing parts of five letters of the watermark (G.B / UTH), used with grid cancel, fine. (Scan a)

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Unitrade $ 250

SOLD for C$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
11 O 24b image1868 2c green Large Queen on Thin Paper, used with part Hamilton double broken circle cancel. A very fine stamp. (Scan a)

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Unitrade $ 130

SOLD for C$65.00
Will close during Public Auction
12 O 24iii image1868 2c green Large Queen on Soft White Paper, used with socked on the nose Saint John double broken circle dated MAY.31.1871. A fresh and very fine stamp. Ex. Siverts. (Scan a)

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Unitrade $ 350

SOLD for C$300.00
Will close during Public Auction
13 O/CVR 25, etc. imageCollection of the 3c Large Queen Value, with eight stamps, each chosen to illustrate paper types (three different). A mostly very fine group. Also comes with a lovely 3c single franked cover from Waterloo (MAR.1.1869) to St Jacobs (MAR.4.1869 receiver in blue on back), very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
14 O 25a image1868 3c red Large Queen on Watermarked Paper, showing complete letters "TH" of watermark, used with light grid cancel, fine. (Scan a)

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Unitrade $ 250

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
15 O 25iii image1868 3c red Large Queen on Thick Soft White "Blotting" Paper, used with neat part datestamp at top, with characteristic sharp impression and bright colour. A very fine stamp in all respects, and quite scarce thus for this difficult paper. (Scan a)

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Unitrade $ 600

SOLD for C$240.00
Will close during Public Auction
16 O 26 image1875 5c olive green Large Queen, used with broken circle datestamp dated OCT.2.1875, very fine. A very early use, as the earliest recorded date for this stamp is SEP.28.1875 on a cover from Montreal to England, via New York. Accompanied by a 4x blow up colour scan of the stamp. (Scan a)

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Est $ 250

SOLD for C$625.00
Will close during Public Auction
17 O 26 image1875 5c olive green Large Queen, Perforated 11½ x 12, used with light datestamp, fresh and extremely fine. (Scan a)

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Unitrade $ 270

SOLD for C$190.00
Will close during Public Auction
18 O 26, etc. imageCollection of the 5c Value, with five used stamps, top two in scan identified by Hillson as 11.5 x 12, bottom three 11.75 x 12. We also note shades, a nice quality lot. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 250

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
19 O 26a image1875 5c olive green Large Queen, Perforated 12.1, used with face free target cancel, fine. A fresh example of this rare perforation variety, accompanied by a 1996 APS certificate identifying it as #26ii (the old UCS number for this perf variety). (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Unitrade $ 750

SOLD for C$675.00
Will close during Public Auction
20 O 27, etc. imageCollection of the 6c Value, with nine stamps, all mounted on an album page, chosen to illustrate papers, plates and shades (a wide range). A nice quality group, mostly all very fine. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$230.00
Will close during Public Auction

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