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Lot Catalogue Number Description Catalogue Value or Estimate
1440 P FB18, FB19, FB20 1865 1c-3c Second Bill Issue A beautiful selection of American Bank Note Co. engraved trial colour plate proof blocks of four on india paper, some card mounted. Printed in dark blue (1c to 3c), dark brown (1c, 2c), maroon (1c, 3c), vermilion (3c) and dark green (3c). Three of the 3c blocks show full ABNC imprint in left margin, a beautiful lot, VF

Photo (72K) Photo 2 (72K) Photo 3 (61K)
Est. 500.00 +
1441 P FB18-FB26 1865 1c-9c Red Second Bill Issue Short set of nine - from the 1c to 9c in plate proof blocks printed in red, colour of issue, on card mounted india paper; an appealing and VF set

Photo (73K)
Est. 500.00 +
1442 P FB19 1865 2c Second Bill Trial colour plate proof strip of twenty printed in dark brown on card mounted india paper, two ABNC plate imprints at foot, VF and choice

Photo (25K)
Est. 350.00 +
1443 P FB19 1865 2c Second Bill Trial colour plate proof strip of twenty printed in dark brown on card mounted india paper, two ABNC plate imprints along top margin, brilliant fresh condition and VF

Photo (25K)
Est. 350.00 +
1444 P FB36 1865 $3 Red and Blue Second Bill Plate proof block of six in issued colours on card mounted india paper, full ABNC imprint in left margin, prominent Re-entry on upper right stamp with doubling in "B" of "BILL", left "$" sign and around circular buckle, etc., attractive, VF

Photo (77K)
Est. 500.00 +
1445 P FB36 1865 $3 Second Bill Trial colour plate proof block of six on india paper with black frame and central vignette in brown, full ABNC imprint in left margin, prominent Re-entry on upper right stamp with doubling in "B" of "BILL", in left "$" sign and around circular buckle, etc. A striking coloured plate proof multiple with a scarce plate variety, VF

Photo (99K)
Est. 300.00 +
1446 FB36a 1865 $3 Red and Blue Second Bill Issue Mint vertical pair imperforate horizontally, quite well centered, top stamp faulty, large part original gum. Despite the imperfections this is a great rarity, a mere few exist in any condition, F-VF appearance; 2016 Greene Foundation cert. (Van Dam cat. $4,500)

Photo (91K)
Est. 750.00 +
1447 P FB37-FB54 1c-$3 Third Bill Issue A complete set of seventeen plate proofs in issued colours on card mounted india paper; each with rich colour and sharp impression, small year date below; all displayed on two beige pages originating from a Special Presentation Book. A very appealing set, VF

Photo (28K) Photo 2 (28K)
Est. 300.00 +
1448 FB53a 1868 $2 Red and Black Third Bill The major printing error with INVERTED CENTRE; various faults some repaired to improve appearance, used with usual manuscript date cancel. Most known example of this error have faults. An affordable opportunity to acquire this sought-after invert error, Fine appearance (Van Dam cat. $12,500)

Photo (59K)
Est. 2,000.00 +
1449 FPL2 Petroleum Label - for Non-Domestic "IMPORTED" Products One line inscription at top, along with "188" imprint year date and inscribed "NET", lithographed in blue on yellowish wove paper, perf 12, natural straight edge on two sides; light vertical crease towards left edge, ungummed as issued. A very pretty and hard to find revenue stamp, VF

Photo (24K)
1,100.00
1450 FPL12a Petroleum Label - for Non-Domestic "IMPORTED" Products Two-line inscription at top, with "18" imprint year date and inscribed "NETT", lithographed in dark blue on thick yellowish wove paper, imperforate pair ungummed as issued, scarce, VF

Photo (36K)
700.00
1451 FSC10 1934-1941 $5 Black Widow Queen, Supreme Court Stamp Used single with serial "020047" number in red, single punch cancel, bright colour on pristine paper, F-VF

The five dollar in black was reissued in 1934 with red serial numbers; a total of 3880 stamps with serial numbers starting from "20001" up to "23880".

Photo (122K)
1,200.00
1452 FSC20a 1967-1970 $30 Dull Blue KGV Supreme Court A well centered unused example with surcharge in black including vertical bars in each corner; quite scarce, VF; only 1,260 were printed and issued between 1967 and 1970.

Photo (107K)
1,200.00
1453 FSC29 1915 10c Dark Blue Widow Weeds "IN PRIZE" Mint single serial number "044996" in red and diagonal "IN PRIZE" handstamp overprint in red; it has been reported that only 400 were printed (starting with serial number "044921"), however of these only 136 have been reported. A very scarce mint "IN PRIZE" stamp, F-VF LH

Photo (127K)
950.00
1454 FSC30 1916 $1 Blue Widow Weeds "IN PRIZE" Supreme Court stamp with red "IN PRIZE" overprint, an uncancelled example; accompanied with "Exchequer Court of Canada In Prize - The Oregon" two-page draft of "Minute of Fining Documents" - misspelling "Filing" for "Fining" document dated "9/9/16". Fine

Photo (131K)
950.00
1455 FVF2 1925-1941 $2 Black Typeset on Pink Wove Paper, Perf 12 An exceedingly rare Visa Fee Stamp with natural straight edge at right, manuscript "Trinidad and British Guiana for Benjamin Guy Flaherty" and typewritten "O-562" below, additional manuscript cancel and portion of embossed coloured seal at top left. Completely sound and of the utmost rarity - only one other perforated Visa Fee Stamp has been reported; this being the finer of the two known examples, VF (Listed in Van Dam catalogue, but still unpriced)

The Visa Fee Stamp also exists rouletted; three examples have been confirmed by Ed Zaluski (as of 2012). This is listed in Van Dam, FVF1 currently priced at $4,500.



Photo (42K)
Est. 3,500.00 +
1456 Assortment on Pages Including British Columbia Law Stamps, used selection on Bileski pages, Saskatchewan latter perforated Coat of Arms Law Stamps noting $50 (SL67) on two different papers; Weights & Measures mint sets, Supreme Court KGVI issues in mint / used singles, blocks, shades, etc. Minor flaws in places; overall in clean condition. Est. 250.00 +
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