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Lot Catalogue Number Description Catalogue Value or Estimate
100 1 1853 1p Red Brown on Deeply Blued Paper, Imperforate An appealing unused example with deep rich colour, clear to unusually large margins, F-VF and quite elusive

Photo (42K)
2,250.00
101 2b 1851-1857 3p Pale Blue on Blue Paper, Imperforate Select used example in a beautiful distinctive shade, ample margins and lightly struck oval grid, VF

Photo (50K)
350.00
102 2b 1851-1859 3p Pale Blue on Blue Wove Paper, Imperforate An impressive large margined example with gorgeous colour on fresh paper, light grid cancel, XF

Photo (49K)
350.00
103 2i 1851-1857 3p Bright Blue on Blue Paper, Imperforate An attractive used single surrounded by mostly very large margins, with radiant colour and light oval grid cancel, VF

Photo (49K)
300.00
104 3 1851-1857 3p Dark Blue on Deeply Blued Paper, Imperforate A full margined used example with rich colour, oval mute grid cancel, VF

Photo (48K)
400.00
105 4 1851 6p Yellow Green on Bluish Wove Paper, Imperforate An impressive mint example of this challenging stamp, retaining a large portion of its original gum, despite accompanying certificate stating "traces of original gum", surrounded by ample to large margins and displaying brilliant fresh colour. A rarely seen mint stamp in sound condition, VF

Expertization: 2004 BPA certificate

Provenance: "Vaduz" Collection, November 1979; Lot 511
Koh Seow Chuan, April 1999; Lot 155

Photo (49K)
15,000.00
106 4 1856 (August 21) Small yellow lady's cover mailed from Pictou to Bristol, Maine bearing a 6p yellow green on bluish wove paper, barely touching design at top right, well clear to large margins on other sides, tied by light oval mute grid cancellation, Pictou double arc dispatch along with St. John AU 24 1856 transit on reverse, paying the 6 pence overland rate to USA via New Brunswick, Fine

Photo (20K)
Est. 750.00 +
107 6 1857 1sh Reddish Violet on Bluish Wove Paper, Imperforate A choice and attractive example of this sought-after classic stamp, strong impression and true colour, ample to large margins and showing two lightly struck oval mute grid cancellations; pencil signed G. Gilbert on reverse along with his certificate. A beautiful stamp in selected condition, VF; 2006 Greene Foundation cert.


Photo (54K)
7,000.00
108 F Extensive Forgery Collection Displayed on eleven pages with identification on their traits, plus a duplicated range of Cents issue forgeries organized on a stockpage. Includes Heraldic and Cents issues, mainly crude forgeries but noted deceiving ones as well such as 1p red brown and two examples of 6p yellow green, these are in our opinion the "best" forgeries of Nova Scotia, plus other engraved forgeries of 1p, 6p and 1sh, Oneglia 1c black, etc. A great lot of about 220 items, ex. Varro E. Tyler reference collection

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Est. 750.00
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