Sale 339

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


Twelve-and-a-Half Cent Green
 
 
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Lot 220
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Canada, 1859, Queen Victoria, 12½¢ olive green, horizontal stitch watermark (Unitrade 18i, vi), perf. 12x11, exceptionally fresh and nearly perfectly centered with a neat, centrally struck target cancel, small, faint corner crease at upper left, otherwise Extremely Fine and choice. Not priced by Unitrade in the grade of Very Fine. Scott 18 var. Unitrade C$2,000 for Fine ($1,500),

A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE VARIETY.

Expertization: 2011 Greene Foundation Certificate.
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Lot 221
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Canada, 1859, Queen Victoria, 12½¢ green (Unitrade 18ii), block of four, nearly perfectly centered with deep color, canceled Ottawa "27" four-ring numerals, nearly separated and reinforced vertically, couple small ink stains, apparently originating at the time of use, still Very Fine and very scarce. Scott 18 var. $480 as singles. Unitrade C$800 as singles ($600)
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Lot 222
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Canada, 1859, Queen Victoria, 12½¢ yellow green (Unitrade 18), block of six from positions 51-53/61-63, traces of re-entries at pos. 61-62, bright color and light Toronto square grid cancels, perfs clipped slightly at left, affecting mainly the upper left stamp, otherwise Fine. A rare multiple. Scott 18 $720 as singles.
Estimate $500 - 750

Expertization: 2011 Greene Foundation Certificate.
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Lot 223
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Canada, 1859, Queen Victoria, 12½¢ yellow green (Unitrade 18), 15 singles and two pairs, nice range of shades and cancels including socked-on-the-nose Chatham "8" (pair), Ottawa "27", St. John "39" and Dereham England "245"; also including the major-re-engraved (pos. 94); few small faults, generally F-VF. Scott 18.
Scott $1,560+
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