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Lot Catalogue Number Description Catalogue Value or Estimate
72 4 1865 10c Blue, Imperforate A fresh unused single with clear to mostly full margins and brilliant colour, F-VF

Photo (48K)
2,250.00
73 6 1865 10c Blue, Perf 14 A highly select mint example, well centered with intact perforations, lovely fresh colour and large part dull streaky original gum associated with early DLR printings; a choice stamp, VF OG

Photo (51K)
1,250.00
74 7 1865 3p Blue, Perf 14 Mint hinged block with fresh, rich colour, gum crease on lower left stamp and pinpoint thin at top right, still a scarce multiple retaining large part OG, Fine


Photo (82K)
800.00
75 10 10c on 3p Lilac Rose, Perf 14 A remarkably fresh, well centered mint example with intact perforations, wing margin at right, brilliant colour on fresh paper and remarkably showing a large portion of its characteristic dull streaky original gum; a great stamp and certainly among the nicest we have seen, VF OG

This stamp was printed in advance and sent to British Columbia. It was never placed into circulation, as supplies of the 10c on 3p perf 12 were still available until the end of the Colonial era (July 1871).

Photo (45K)
3,600.00
76 11 1869 25c on 3p Orange, Perf 14 A fresh mint single with full, dull streaky original gum; a nice example with bright colour, Fine+ LH

Photo (46K)
600.00
77 12 1871 50c on 3p Violet, Perf 14 An attractive mint single with intact perforations, wing margin at right, beautiful bright colour and large part characteristic dull streaky original gum, Fine+

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1,800.00
78 13 $1 on 3p Green, Perf 14 A bright mint single, prepared but never issued, normal centering for the issue and unusually fresh, partially disturbed OG from hinge removal, Fine; 1986 RPSL cert.

Photo (44K)
3,000.00
79 14 1869 5c on 3p Bright Red, Perf 12 A quite well centered example of this difficult stamp showing characteristic uncleared perf discs, nice colour and showing portion of grid "1" cancel of New Westminster, Fine+


Photo (58K)
1,500.00
80 14 1869 5c on 3p Bright Red, Perf 12 A well centered used example of this challenging stamp, negligible perf flaws at foot, light unobtrusive cancel in blue, Fine

Photo (49K)
1,500.00
81 15 1869 10c on 3p Lilac Rose, Perf 12 A superior centered mint example, choice with brilliant fresh colour, intact perforations and large part dull, streaky original gum characteristic of the early DLR printings, VF OG; 2017 Greene Foundation cert.

Photo (60K)
2,400.00
82 15 1869 10c on 3p Lilac Rose, Perf 12 A scarce used example, well centered for the issue with partially legible FE 25 1870 CDS in blue, Fine; 1951 RPSL cert.

Photo (52K)
1,200.00
83 15 1869 10c on 3p Lilac Rose, Perf 12 An unusually well centered used example, some uncleared perf discs typical of the issue, barely discernible perf tear at top, a nice stamp with deep colour, portion of grid "35' cancel in blue, VF

Photo (53K)
1,200.00
84 16 1869 25c on 3p Orange, Perf 12 An extremely well centered mint example of this notoriously difficult stamp, characteristic uncleared perf discs associated with the 1869 issue, remarkably fresh and possessing full, dull streaky original gum, NEVER HINGED. Rarely seen in such top-quality, VF NH (Unitrade cat. for hinged only; Scott Classic US$2,400 for NH)

Photo (49K)
1,500.00 +
85 18 1869 $1 on 3p Green, Perf 12 An elusive mint example with its true delicate colour on fresh paper, quite well centered for the issue and showing large part original gum, small paper hinge. A hard stamp to find, F-VF OG

Photo (52K)
3,600.00
86 18 1869 $1 on 3p Green, Perf 12 An elusive used example of this high value, above average centering, somewhat rough perforations as often seen on the 1869 issue, showing large portion of straightline (P)AID handstamp in black, Fine

Photo (45K)
1,800.00
87 F Extensive Forgery Collection Displayed on five pages, some identified and at times describing their traits. Mainly crude forgeries including couple Barnard's express labels. Also group of five different Spiro litho "Coat of Arms" forgeries (four are partial sheets, the 2c & $1 are full sheets of 25). A useful reference lot of 200+ forgeries, ex. Varro E. Tyler reference collection

Photo (29K) Photo 2 (29K) Photo 3 (42K) Photo 4 (54K)
Est. 750.00
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