Sale 339

The Daniel Cantor Collection
The Province of Canada, 1851-1868:
The Pence & Cents Era


Ten Cent Shades
 
 
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Lot 212
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Canada, 1859, Prince Albert, 10¢ dark chocolate brown (Unitrade 17b), intense color very much like the that of first printing but perf. 12 x 11, neatly canceled by a bright green target, faint vertical crease, otherwise fresh and Fine. Scott 17b var.
Scott $135 +++

A STUNNING STAMP WITH THIS COLOR COMBINATION.
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Lot 213
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Canada, 1859, Prince Albert, 10¢ red lilac, string of pearls (Unitrade 17iv), beautifully centered with a neat, light target cancel, couple tiny, unnoticeable flaws; choice, Extremely Fine appearance. Scott 17 var. Unitrade C$1,000 ($750),

Expertization: 1989 Greene Foundation Certificate.
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Lot 214
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Canada, 1859, Prince Albert, 10¢ red lilac, horizontal stitch watermark (Unitrade 17viii), bright and well centered with a light target cancel, fresh and F.-V.F. Scott 17 var. Unitrade C$950 for Fine ($710),

Expertization: photocopy of 1995 Greene Foundation Certificate.
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Lot 215
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Canada, 1859, Prince Albert, 10¢ red lilac, two major re-entries including the "double epaulette" (Unitrade 17, 17iii, 17v), vertical strip of three, positions 41/61 with position 51 being a major re-entry and 61 the "double epaulette", each stamp pen-canceled "5th May (?) 1867"; nicely centered, fresh and Very Fine. Scott 17 & varieties. Unitrade C$1,725+ ($1,290),

AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MULTIPLE FEATURING TWO MAJOR VARIETIES.
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Lot 216
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Canada, 1859, Prince Albert, 10¢ violet, major re-entry (Unitrade 17a, 17aiii), the lower right stamp in a block of four, positions 41-42/51-52, canceled two bold, centrally struck targets; single toned perf at upper left, Fine and rare. Scott 17a, 17 var. Unitrade C$1,175 as singles ($880),

A DRAMATIC BLOCK OF FOUR, CONTAINING A MAJOR RE-ENTRY.

Provenance: Nickel
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Lot 217
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Canada, 1859, Prince Albert, 10¢ red lilac, major re-entry, etc. (Unitrade 17, 17iii, vi), block of 15, positions 8-10/48-50 with captured imprint opposite positions 20 & 30; position 29 is the major re-entry and position 20 is the so-called "chin flaw" (the chin is unshaded); in addition most stamps in the 9th & 10th vertical rows of the sheet show various stage of the "C" flaw, it being particularly strong on positions 39 & 49; as to condition, the block is bright and fresh and canceled by Whitby C.W. split-ring c.d.s.s; the upper right stamp is thinned and there are a few edge flaws; otherwise a Fine and very rare large multiple. Scott 17 and varieties.
Estimate $4,000 - 5,000

A SPECTACULAR AND HANDSOME BLOCK OF 15— THE LARGEST RECORDED USED MULTIPLE OF THE 10¢ PRINCE CONSORT.
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