Lot 375 ()Canada, 1903-08, 1¢ & 5¢-10¢ King Edward VII issues, imperf, four values lacking the 2¢ for completion, horizontal pairs, without gum as issued, all with strong colors and large margins, a Very Fine and choice set.
Scott No. 89a, 91a-93a $3,925.
Lot 376Canada, 1903, King Edward VII, 2¢ carmine, underpaying the 5¢ UPU rate on cover to Antwerp, Belgium, tied by "St. John West, N.B., My 29, 08" cds with "T30" due handstamp, Belgium 10c +20c Dues tied by "Anvers, Juin 7, 1908" cds's, returned with Retour boxed handstamp and London transit, Ottawa D.L.O. date stamp on reverse, Very Fine. SG No. 176.
Scott No. 90 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 377 ()Canada, 1903, King Edward VII, 2¢ carmine, imperf, horizontal pair, without gum as issued, brilliant color, large margins, Very Fine and choice; with 2014 R. Gratton certificate. SG No. 176a var.
Scott No. 90c $850.
Lot 378Canada, 1903, King Edward VII, 5¢ blue on bluish, o.g., never hinged, choice centering within large well balanced margins, rich vibrant color an exceptionally fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, a gem never hinged stamp; with 2016 V.G. Greene certificate. SG No. 178.
Scott No. 91 $625.
Lot 379Canada, 1903, King Edward VII, 5¢ blue on bluish, o.g., never hinged, well centered amid large margins, fresh with rich color, Very Fine; with 2015 V.G. Greene certificate. SG No. 178.
Scott No. 91 $625.
Lot 380 /Canada, 1903, King Edward VII, 7¢ olive bister, top margin strip of 5 with "Ottawa - No. 2" imprint, o.g., 2nd stamp small thin, others never hinged, strong color, natural paper inclusion in middle stamp and some perf separations between 2nd and 3rd stamps, otherwise Very Fine. SG No. 180.
Scott No. 92 $2,860 for singles.
Lot 381 PCanada, 1908 Quebec complete, die proofs on India, on India stamp size, mostly removed from card stock (remnants of card on many), fresh with rich colors, Very Fine, ex-A.B.N.Co. Archives; with 2013 V.G. Greene certificate. Scott No. 96-103.
Unitrade No. 96DP-103DP Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
A UNIQUE SETS OF PRESENTATION DIE PROOFS OF THE 1908 QUEBEC TERCENTENARY ISSUE.
Lot 382Canada, 1908, 7¢ Quebec, top margin single with part imprint, o.g., never hinged, beautiful centering amid oversized well balanced margins, rich color and Post Office fresh, an Extremely Fine jumbo gem, rarely encountered so large. SG No. 192.
Scott No. 100 $400.