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Canada and Prince Edward Island


1861 Pence Issue




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Lot 1107

1861, 2d dull rose (Scott 1), full o.g., small hinge remnant, wonderfully fresh and virtually perfectly centered, Extremely Fine to Superb, a true Gem, signed A Diena.
Unitrade 1; C$2,000.
Scott $700.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 1108

1861, 2d deep rose (Scott 1a), extremely elusive shade, full o.g.; small corner crease lower right, otherwise Very Fine, ex -Dale-Lichtenstein.
Unitrade 1a; C$2,400.
Scott $825.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1109

1861, 2d dull rose, die II (Scott 1 var.), left frame line does not touch central circle (position R. 2/5 only), full o.g., fresh and nicely centered, Very Fine, priced only used.
SG £1,000 for used ($1,680).
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500

BELIEVED TO BE THE ONLY MINT EXAMPLE EXTANT.
Realized $4,000.
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Lot 1110

1861, 2d dull rose (Scott 1), bottom sheet margin block of 15, full o.g., bright color and exceptional centering; position 1 rejoined, small thin spots positions 1-2 and selvedge, small light stains positions 1 & 6 and several short perfs at top, all truly insignificant given its size and rarity, Very Fine to Extremely Fine and most attractive, ex -Burrus, Dale-Lichtenstein, Hubbard, Covington, 1969 RPS certificate.
Unitrade 1; C$30,000+.
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000

THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE 2D ROSE.

This block was displayed in the Court of Honor at CAPEX 96.

Realized $17,000.
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Lot 1111

1861, 3d blue (Scott 2), full o.g., mathematically centered with deep rich color, bright, fresh and absolutely Superb a true condition rarity, 2004 Greene Foundation certificate.
Unitrade 2; C$4,000.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $4,000.
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Lot 1112

1861, 3d blue (Scott 2), a choice horizontal pair, delicate color with sharp impression amidst equally balanced margins, truly remarkable, full o.g., lightly hinged, lovely light blue shade, incredibly fresh and nearly perfectly centered, Extremely Fine to Superb, Burrus, 2004 Greene Foundation certificate.
Unitrade 2; C$8,000+.
Scott $4,500+.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

Puported to be the largest original gum multiple
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Unsold
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Lot 1113

1861, 3d blue (Scott 2), tied by grid cancel on folded outer cover to Moncton, N.B., postmarked (on reverse) mostly clear strike Prince Edward Island circular datestamp, Dec 20, 1861, the earliest documented use of this postmark, Head of Shediac, N.B. receiving postmark, Jan 6, 1862, also on reverse, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, Seybold, Saint.
SG £1,800+ ($3,020). Unitrade 2; C$1,200+.
Scott $1,100+.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

Earliest Recorded Use of the P7 Postmark
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Realized $5,250.
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Lot 1114

1861, 3d blue, double impression (Scott 2b), full, brownish o.g., perfectly centered and completely sound, Extremely Fine, Hubbard, 1959 Greene Foundation & 2004 B.P.A. certificates.
SG £4,000 ($6,700). Unitrade 2b; C$10,000.
Scott $4,750.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000

This single was separated from the unique horizontal strip of 3 and is believed to be the only sound example of the three in existence.

Realized $6,000.
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Lot 1115

1861, 6d yellow green (Scott 3), top left corner margin single, deep vibrant color with razor sharp impression, jumbo margins centerred to the right, trimmed from the sheet so as to leave complete perforations and nice margina all around, full o.g., hinge remnant, fresh and bright, Very Fine, 2007 B.P.A. certificate.
SG £1,700 ($2,850). Unitrade 3; C$5,500.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

A Choice positional example of this rare stamp.

Unsold
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Lot 1116
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1861, 6d yellow green (Scott 3), unused without gum, bright color, almost Very Fine, 2001 C.P.E.S. certificate noting part o.g.
SG £1,700 ($2,850). Unitrade 3; C$2,750.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 1117
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1861, 6d yellow green (Scott 3), sharp detailed impression with complete perforations, lovely P7 postmark, virtually perfectly centered with large balanced margins, a Superb gem, ex -Dale-Lichtenstein.
SG £750 ($1,260). Unitrade 3; C$1,500.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

CERTAINLY AMONG THE FINEST USED EXAMPLES EXTANT.

Certainly one of - if not the finest example available
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Realized $1,600.
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