Lot 125 oCanada, 1851, Prince Albert, 6d brown violet, laid paper, light circular cancel, rich brown violet shade from the first printing, large to huge margins, an Extremely Fine gem; with 1988 Greene Foundation certificate.
Scott Nos. 2 $1,500.
Lot 127 PCanada, 1851, Queen Victoria, 12d black, plate proof on India, vertical specimen overprint in carmine, large margins, intense color, Very Fine and choice, quite scarce. Scott Nos. 3P3.
Unitrade Nos. 3Pi C$2,500 ($1,920).
Lot 128 oCanada, 1852, Beaver, 3d red, exceptionally crisp impression, four full margins, trace of minor corner crease, Very Fine appearance.
Scott Nos. 4 $225.
Lot 129Canada, 1852, Beaver, 3d red, large even margins, deep rich color, tied by seven-ring target cancel, matching "Montreal L.C., MY 22, 1854" double-arc datestamp on light gray cover to Kingston, May 21st arrival backstamp.
Scott Nos. 4 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 130 oCanada, 1852, Beaver, 3d orange red, target cancel, large nicely balanced margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine, choice. SG Nos. 5 var.
Scott Nos. 4 var. $200+.
Lot 131Canada, 1855, Prince Albert, 6d slate gray, large margins except just in at left, tied by pretty blue 7-ring cancel, matching "Brantford U.C., MY 31, 1851" (year error) double-arc datestamp on cover to Perry N.Y.; tiny edge tear at left just affects 6d, flap torn, a Very Fine and attractive cross-border use; with 2006 Greene Foundation certificate.
Scott Nos. 5; $1,900 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 132Canada, 1857, Queen Victoria, ½d rose, 3 singles on folded letter, right copy with margins, others large margins to touching, tied by Hamilton cancels, "OC 8 1858" to Simcoe, CW, ½d copies sound and fresh, small tear from removal from seal on reverse and vertical folds not affecting stamps, a Fine cover.
Scott Nos. 8; $2,150+ Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 133 oCanada, 1857, Queen Victoria, ½d rose, horizontally ribbed paper, 1858 town cancel, wide margins showing portion of adjacent stamp at right, strong bright color, Very Fine and choice.
Scott Nos. 8a $2,500.
Lot 134 oCanada, 1857, Queen Victoria, ½d rose, vertically ribbed paper, left margin single, light barred numeral cancel, margins huge to slightly in at lower right, with small portion of plate imprint at bottom left, slight color fade, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce paper variety; with 1993 Greene Foundation certificate.
Scott Nos. 8b $3,750.