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Canada and Prince Edward Island


1862-1870 Pence Issue




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Lot 1118
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1862-68, 1d trial color, tête-bêche large die proof in black on glazed paper, large electrotyped trial color die proof printed in black on glazed white surfaced wove paper, with engravers ink marking flaw below neck and errantly at upper left in margin, 110 x 80 mm, otherwise Very Fine, ex -Cusworth.
Minuse & Pratt 4TC1 var. Unitrade 4P var.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

The only recorded example of this compound large die trail color proof.

Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1119

1862-68, 1d yellow orange on yellowish part-perf (Scott 4 var.), horizontal pair, imperf vertically between & at left, left margin pair, deep bright rich shade amidst balanced margins, full o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine.
SG £550 ($920). Unitrade 4iv; C$500.
Estimate $400 - 600

Only five pairs believed to exist.

Realized $400.
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Lot 1120

1862-68, 1d yellow orange and 2d rose (Scott 4, 5), paying 3d rate, tied to cover to Summerside, PEI to Halifax, Nova Scotia, with (P50) postmarks and town cancel at left dated July 17; missing backflap, otherwise Very Fine, ex -Saint.
Unitrade 4, 5; C$325.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1121

1862-68, 2d rose, imperf left sheet margin (Scott 5 var.), o.g., lightly hinged, bright color; small light stain between left stamps, otherwise Very Fine.
Unitrade 5v.
Unitrade C$500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1122

1862-68, 2d rose, imperf left sheet margin (Scott 5 var.), o.g., hinge remnant, bright color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Unitrade 5v.
Unitrade C$250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1123

1862-68, 2d rose, double perforations (Scott 5 var.), horizontal pair, double perfs between, o.g., never hinged, fresh and Very Fine.
Unitrade 5iii.
Unitrade C$700 for Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 1124

1862-68, 2d rose, double perforations (Scott 5, 5f & vars.), complete sheet of 60, "TWC" error at position 54 and double vertical perforations between 7th & 8th vertical rows (Unitrade 5iii, 6x $700), o.g., never hinged, exceptionally bright and fresh; bit of very minor toning at edges of selvage only, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $828 ++. Unitrade 5, 5f, 5iii [6].
Unitrade C$4,800.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

A fabulous showpiece.

Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1125

1862-68, 2d rose (Scott 5), tied to neat envelope from Charlottetown to Bay Fortune, Quebec, Canada by (13) barred oval postmark, stamp placed over manuscript instruction of some sort, opened roughly, backstamped Prince Edward Island AP 11/ 1865, Very Fine.
Unitrade 5; C$125.
Scott $100.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $190.
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Lot 1126

1862-68, 2d rose on yellowish, imperforate bottom sheet margin (Scott 5a var.), o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Unitrade 5vii var.; C$206 for Fine white paper.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1127
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1862-68, 2d rose on yellowish, imperf vertically (Scott 5c), horizontal pair, unused without gum, Very Fine, only 10 pairs believed to exist, ex -Lichtenstein, 2010 Gratton certificate.
Unitrade 5c; C$350.
Scott $275.
Estimate $300 - 400

Terribly Undervalued
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Realized $200.
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Lot 1128

1862-68, 2d rose on yellowish, imperf vertically (Scott 5c), horizontal pair, o.g., bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine, ex -Dale-Lichtenstein.
Scott $275. Unitrade 5c.
Unitrade C$350.
Estimate $300 - 400

Believed to be one of only six pairs extant.

Realized $200.
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Lot 1129

1862-68, 2d rose on yellowish, imperf horizontally (Scott 5d var.), bottom sheet margin vertical pair, imperf at top & between, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh, Very Fine.
Unitrade 5vi.
Unitrade C$700.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1130

1862-68, 2d rose on yellowish, imperf horizontally (Scott 5d), vertical pair, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Unitrade 5d; C$1,000.
Scott $560.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1131

1862-68, 2d rose on yellowish, imperf horizontally (Scott 5d var.), bottom sheet margin vertical pair, imperf at top & between, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and Very Fine.
Unitrade 5vi.
Unitrade C$350.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1132

1862-68, 2d rose, "TWC" for "TWO" error (Scott 5f, 5), bottom center stamp in a bottom margin block of 6, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine.
Unitrade C$245+.
Scott $153+.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1133

1862-68, 3d blue (Scott 6), complete sheet of 30, o.g., never hinged (lightly hinged in selvage only), position 8 with "missing nose" variety, Very Fine.
Unitrade 6; C$1,050 ++.
Scott $570 ++.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

Lehr notes that only two examples of the "missing nose" are recorded.

Realized $600.
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Lot 1134
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1862-68, 3d blue, imperf (Scott 6b), complete sheet of 30, pale blue shade, unused without gum; faded horizontal & vertical pen strokes through center rows, otherwise Very Fine, ex -Kershaw, 2006 Greene Foundation certificate.
Unitrade 6b; C$2,250 as pairs ++.
Scott $2,250 as pairs ++.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

The sole intact imperf sheet recorded.

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Lot 1135

1862-68, 3d blue, imperf bottom sheet margin (Scott 6 var.), o.g., never hinged, wonderfully bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Unitrade 6iv.
Unitrade C$600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1136

1862-68, 3d blue, imperf bottom sheet margin (Scott 6 var.), o.g., lightly hinged, fresh, bright and nicely centered, Very Fine.
Unitrade 6iv.
Unitrade C$400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1137
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1862-68, 3d blue, imperf left sheet margin (Scott 6 var.), the two left stamps in a lower left corner block of 4, o.g., top lightly hinged, bottom never hinged, bright color & paper; few small tone spots, none on the error stamps, Very Fine, unlisted.
Unitrade 6 var.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1138
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1862-68, 3d blue, tête-bêche imperf gutter pair (Scott 6b var.), with bottom sheet margin, unused without gum, bright and fresh with huge margins; creased in gutter and pressed creases right stamp, Extremely Fine appearance, 2008 P.F. certificate.
Unitrade 6v.
Unitrade C$3,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

One of only three have been recorded, all with creased gutters.

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Lot 1139

1862-68, 3d blue, imperf gutter pair (Scott 6b var.), the right stamp a slightly darker shade of blue, o.g., lightly hinged, large balanced margins, Very Fine, 2008 C.P.E.S. certificate.
Unitrade 6iii.
Unitrade C$1,250 for Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

Six of these pairs should exist, but only three have been recorded; the other two are creased in the gutter.

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Lot 1140
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1862-68, 3d blue, imperf, impression of 4d in black on reverse (Scott 6b var.), right sheet margin horizontal pair, from the ERROR plate, unused without gum, Very Fine, ex -Laird.
Estimate $500 - 750

From the unique sheet of 30
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Realized $400.
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Lot 1141
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1862-68, 3d blue, imperf (Scott 6b), pairs, two horizontal pairs displaying distinct shades, one a left margined example, lovely, unused without gum, large margins, Extremely Fine.
Unitrade 6b; C$300.
Scott $300.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1142
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1862-68, 3d blue, imperf (Scott 6b), pair, large margins; pressed wrinkles, Very Fine.
Unitrade 6b; C$600 for mint VF.
Scott $300 for mint.
Estimate $500 - 750

This block was "lifted from the original package of Mr. Paul Duke of Charlottetown PEI".

Realized $375.
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Lot 1143
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1862-68, 3d blue, imperf, impression of 4d in blue on reverse (Scott 6b var.), single, unused without gum, Very Fine.
Unitrade 6b var.
Estimate $350 - 500

One of only three believed to exist
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Realized $275.
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Lot 1144
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1862-68, 3d blue, imperf between (Scott 6d), the two right horizontal pairs in a full bottom margin block of 12, Very Fine.
SG £811+ ($1,360). Unitrade 6d; C$996+.
Scott $1,146+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

Unlisted by any of the catalogues—in all likelihood only four other pairs could exist.

Realized $600.
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Lot 1145

1862-68, 6d blue green on yellowish (Scott 7a), bottom sheet margin single, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, photocopy of 1993 Greene Foundation certificate for a block of 4.
SG £170 ($280). Unitrade 7a; C$450.
Scott $200.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1146

1862-68, 9d violet on yellowish (Scott 8), an enormous, beautifully centered Jumbo, deep rich luxuriant color resonates throughout, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Extremely Fine, 1993 P.S.E. certificate.
SG £120 ($200). Unitrade 8; C$300.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1147

1862-68, 9d violet on yellowish (Scott 8), o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh and nearly perfectly centered, Extremely Fine.
SG £120 ($200). Unitrade 8; C$300.
Scott $140.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1148

1862-68, 9d violet on yellowish (Scott 8), a choice block of 4, o.g., never hinged, each stamp perfectly centered or nearly so; small, light tone spot at bottom of lower right stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine.
SG £480 ($800). Unitrade 8; C$1,200.
Scott $560.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1149

1862-68, 9d violet on yellowish (Scott 8), bottom left sheet margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, fresh and crisp, Fine to Very Fine.
SG £480+ ($800). Unitrade 8; C$420+.
Scott $560+.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1150

1862-68, 9d violet on yellowish, imperf (Scott 8a), horizontal pair, o.g., large margins; small gum thin & faint pressed crease, otherwise Very Fine.
Unitrade 8a; C$400.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1151

1862-68, 9d violet on yellowish, imperf vertically (Scott 8b), horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnant, Fine.
SG £950 ($1,590). Unitrade 8b; C$400.
Scott $325.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1152

1868, 4d black, imperf bottom & right sheet margins (Scott 9 vars.), vertical pair with bottom stamp imperforate in margin, very fine single with imperforate margin at right, lovely matched set, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Unitrade 9iii, iv.
Unitrade C$450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1153
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1868, 4d black (Scott 9var), bottom sheet margin gutter block of 8, unused without gum; creased in gutter as always, Very Fine, Cusworth.
Unitrade 9vii; C$2,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

Gutter pairs of the 4d are exceedingly rare—this is believed to be the only mutiple larger than a pair.

Realized $1,600.
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Lot 1154

1868, 4d black, imperf bottom margin (Scott 9 var.), strip of 5 in a full bottom sheet margin block of 10, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Unitrade 9iii.
Unitrade C$1,125 ++.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

The largest known multiple of this scarce variety.

Realized $500.
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Lot 1155

1868, 4d black (Scott 9), complete sheet of 30 with the "shading variety" at position 7 and "FOUP" at position 19, o.g., never hinged, fresh and solid; few tiny, faint tone spots around the edges of the selvage only, Fine to Very Fine.
Unitrade 9, 9v; C$679 ++.
Scott $345 ++.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1156

1868, 4d black (Scott 9), tied by light oval grid on cover to Boston, postmarked "Summerside, P.E. Island, Nov 13"; reduced slightly with small nick at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Unitrade 9.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1157

1868, 4d black on yellowish, imperf left sheet margin (Scott 9a var.), top left corner margin block, the left vertical pair imperforate at left, o.g., never hinged, fresh and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine.
Unitrade 9a viii.
Unitrade C$750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1158

1868, 4d black on yellowish, part perf (Scott 9a var.), horizontal strip of 3 imperf between, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, ex -Lichtenstein.
SG £550+ ($920). Unitrade 9a vi.
Unitrade C$2,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1159

1868, 4d black on yellowish, part perf (Scott 9a var), top sheet margin horizontal strip of 5, the three left stamps imperf between, o.g., never hinged; light diagonal crease affecting the error strip, otherwise Very Fine, ex -Lichtenstein, signed H. Bloch.
SG £550 ($920). Unitrade 9a vi.
Unitrade C$2,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1160

1868, 4d black on yellowish (Scott 9a), complete sheet of 30 with the "shading variety" at position 7 and "FOUP" at position 19, o.g., never hinged; bit of minor separation, Fine to Very Fine.
Unitrade 9a, 9v, 9ii; C$1,120.
Scott $630 ++.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 1161
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1868, 4d black, imperf (Scott 9d), horizontal pair, unused without gum, ex -Lichtenstein, Carr.
Unitrade 9d; C$2,250 ++.
Scott $2,100 ++.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

This is believed to be the sole remaining full sheet of 30 imperforates

The lack of the "FOUP" variety indicates that it occurred later in the press run. At this point the "R" of "FOUR" showed only a small dot in the right leg.

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Lot 1162
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1868, 4d black, imperf, double impression (Scott 9d var), horizontal pair, left stamp in a horizontal pair, position 19-20, unused without gum, large balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Unitrade 9d v var.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

One of only two recorded examples of this striking variety.

Realized $550.
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Lot 1163

1868, 4d black, imperf "FOUP" variety (Scott 9d var.), left stamp in a horizontal pair, position 19-20, right margin pair; tiny tone speck on left stamp, Very Fine.
Unitrade 9d, v; C$150 ++.
Estimate $500 - 750

One of five known to exist
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Lot 1164

1868, 4d black, imperf between (Scott 9e var.), horizontal pair, position 19-20, the left stamp showing the "FOUP" variety, o.g., hinge remnant; left stamp light vertical crease, Fine to Very Fine, ex -Canham.
Unitrade 9e, v.
Unitrade C$200 ++.
Estimate $500 - 750

The sole recorded example of this double error—last offered publicly in 1954.

Realized $300.
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Lot 1165

1868, 4d black, imperf between (Scott 9e), horizontal pairs, one with sheet margin at right the other in a strip of three, perforated stamp at right, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
SG £450 ($750). Unitrade 9e; C$400.
Scott $360.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1166
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1870, 4½d greenish black, plate proof on India on card (Scott 10TC4), horizontal pair, Extremely Fine, ex -Redford.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1167

1870, 4½d brown (Scott 10), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and perfectly centered, a Superb gem.
Unitrade 10; C$300.
Scott $150.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1168

1870, 4½d brown (Scott 10 var), wide horizontal gutter block of 4, o.g., never hinged; minor perf separations, Very Fine, ex -Laird.
Unitrade 10ii; C$2,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

Considered to be the finest block of four with the wide horizontal gutter between.

Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1169

1870, 4½d yellow brown (Scott 10 var.), block of 4, full o.g., never hinged, light gum adherence, bright and fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Unitrade 10i; C$1,200 for NH.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1170
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1870, 4½d brown (Scott 10), bottom sheet margin imprint block of 10, incredible fresh bright color and impression within balanced margins, unused without gum, Very Fine to Extremely Fine a showpiece.
SG £750+ ($1,260). Unitrade 10; C$1,500.
Scott $550+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1171

1870, 4½d brown (Scott 10 var), right margin wide horizontal gutter block of 24 (6 x 4) with interpane margin & guide line at right, o.g., hinge remnants; sensible hinge reinforcing (only the left gutter block of 4 is completely intact and the bottom stamp in that block has a sealed tear), few small light stains, otherwise Very Fine, ex -Lichtenstein.
Unitrade 10ii; C$3,450.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

The largest recorded multiple with the wide horizontal gutter.

Realized $1,300.
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