Lot 389Canada, 1927 Confederation complete, imperf, horizontal pairs, o.g., never hinged, large margins and rich colors, a Very Fine set. SG No. 266-270 vars.
Scott No. 141a-145a $900.
Lot 390Canada, 1929, 50¢ Bluenose, o.g., never hinged, choice centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 2009 P.F. Graded certificate (VF-XF 85). SG No. 284.
Scott No. 158 $450.
Lot 391Canada, 1929, 50¢ Bluenose, block of 4, o.g., never hinged (small natural gum skip in top left stamp), fresh with bold color, F.-V.F. SG No. 284.
Scott No. 158 $1,800.
Lot 392Canada, 1930, 50¢ Grand Pré, right margin "Plate No. 1" block of 4 with extra row of perforation in selvage, o.g., lightly hinged, wide margins, fresh and F.-V.F. SG No. 296.
Scott No. 176 $1,500.
Lot 393 PCanada, 1935, King George V, 2¢ brown, Large die proof on India (218DP-H) die sunk on card (117x117mm), with "XG-601" number above, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 218P Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 394Canada, 1942, $1 Destroyer, bottom right corner margin plate no. 1 block of 4, o.g., never hinged, choice centering, Extremely Fine. SG No. 388.
Scott No. 262 $675.
Lot 395Canada, 1966, 5¢ Newfoundland, red color double impression, vertical pair with gutter margin at bottom, o.g., never hinged, top stamp showing "broken stamen" variety, Very Fine, an extremely rare and possibly unique position pair, ex-G.D. Mass. Scott No. 427 var.
Unitrade No. 427ii/i C$1,200+ ($900).
Lot 396Canada, 1966, 5¢ Newfoundland, red color double impression, bottom left corner margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, top left stamp showing "broken stamen" variety (position 41), fresh and Extremely Fine, very rare with only three reported plate blocks with this combination printing error. Scott No. 427 var.
Unitrade No. 427ii/i C$3,000 ($2,250).
Lot 397Canada, 1969, 6¢ Queen Elizabeth II & Transportation coil, orange, imperforate on Hibrite paper, o.g., never hinged, crease from when discover's wife crumpled envelope containing all the known varieties, Very Fine appearance, rare with only 56 examples known. Scott No. 468A var.
Unitrade No. 468Aii; C$4,000 for pair ($3,000) Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 398 PCanada, 1969, 50¢ Suzor-Côté, Progressive Color Proof set, of 6 imperforate proofs on thick paper, showing different color and vignette separations, Very Fine.
Scott No. 492P Estimate $300 - 400.