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Lot 21

Newfoundland, Airmail, 1933, $4.50 on 75¢ Balbo Flight (Scott C18), o.g., lightly hinged, phenomenal top quality example with beautiful centering and strong color; they don't come much nicer than this, Extremely Fine.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 22

Canada, 1870, Small Queen, 3¢ copper red (Scott 37b), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged (minor gum bend), unbelievably fresh example of this incredibly rare multiple; with vivid color and detailed impression; one of the few intact blocks of this terribly difficult copper red shade, Fine.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 23

Canada, 1872, Small Queen, 6¢ yellow brown (Scott 39), o.g., hinge remnant (pencil mark on gum), absolutely gorgeous high quality stamp with well proportioned margins and succulent rich color; seldom offered with these wonderful attributes, Extremely Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 24

Canada, 1897, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 10¢ brown violet (Scott 57), o.g., never hinged, absolutely gorgeous large margined example; brilliant fresh color and detailed impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 25

Canada, 1912, King George V "Admiral", 5¢ dark blue (Scott 111), o.g., never hinged, premium quality example in a remarkable state of preservation; delightful color in full "bloom", Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 26

Canada, 1925, King George V "Admiral", 8¢ blue (Scott 115), o.g., never hinged, very bright and fresh with nearly perfect centering, which has proven to be difficult to find as the SMQ doesn't even list a value for a stamp in this lofty grade, Superb, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ XF-Sup 95; $325 for 95.
Estimate $400 - 600

The only price we would find is one graded lower in the grade of XF-Sup 95. If the U.S. market can be used to compare the issues, other Sup 98 stamps from the 1920's tend to bring two to four times the price of an XF-Sup 95 stamp
.
Realized $225.
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Lot 27

Canada, 1929, 12¢ Quebec Bridge (Scott 156), o.g., never hinged, very bright and fresh with jumbo margins and perfect balanced margins, which has proven to be difficult to find as the SMQ doesn't even list a value for a stamp in this lofty grade, Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ XF-Sup 95; $285 for 95.
Estimate $500 - 750

The only price we would find is one graded lower in the grade of XF-Sup 95. If the U.S. market can be used to compare the issues, other Sup 98J stamps from the 1920's tend to bring six to eight times the price of an XF-Sup 95 stamp
.
Realized $275.
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Lot 28

Canada, 1929, 20¢ Harvesting Wheat (Scott 157), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh with nearly perfect centering, which has proven to be difficult to find as the SMQ doesn't even list a value for a stamp in this lofty grade, Superb, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ XF-Sup 95; $400 for 95.
Estimate $500 - 750

The only price we would find is one graded lower in the grade of XF-Sup 95. If the U.S. market can be used to compare the issues, other Sup 98 stamps from the 1920's tend to bring two to four times the price of an XF-Sup 95 stamp
.
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Lot 29

Canada, 1929, 50¢ Bluenose (Scott 158), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and very well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 30

Canada, 1929, 50¢ Bluenose (Scott 158), o.g., previously hinged, post office fresh with deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 31

Canada, 1929, 50¢ Bluenose (Scott 158), o.g., previously hinged, post office fresh with visually balanced margins all around, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 32

Canada, 1932, King George V "Medallion", 2¢ black brown (Scott 196), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh with perfectly balanced margins all around, Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 33
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Lot 34

Canada, 1932, Quebec Citadel, 13¢ dull violet (Scott 201), o.g., never hinged, deep rich color and balanced margins all around, which has proven to be difficult to find as the SMQ doesn't even list a value for a stamp in this lofty grade, Superb, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ XF-Sup 95; $285 for 95.
Estimate $500 - 750

The only price we would find is one graded lower in the grade of XF-Sup 95. If the U.S. market can be used to compare the issues, other Sup 98 stamps from the 1920's tend to bring two to four times the price of an XF-Sup 95 stamp
.
Unsold
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Lot 35

Canada, 1935, 2¢ Silver Jubilee (Scott 212), o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered, Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 36

Canada, 1938, 13¢ Halifax Harbor (Scott 242), o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered, Superb, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 37

Canada, 1942, King George VI, 1¢ green (Scott 249), o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered, Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 38

Canada, 1942, 8¢ Farm (Scott 256), o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered, Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 39

Canada, 1942, 50¢ Munitions (Scott 261), o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered, Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $350.
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Lot 40

Canada, 1946, $1 Ferry (Scott 273), o.g., never hinged, bright vibrant color and balanced margins all around, which has proven to be difficult to find as the SMQ doesn't even list a value for a stamp in this lofty grade, Superb, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ XF-Sup 95; $150 for 95.
Estimate $200 - 300

The only price we would find is one graded lower in the grade of XF-Sup 95. If the U.S. market can be used to compare the issues, other Sup 98 stamps from the 1920's tend to bring two to four times the price of an XF-Sup 95 stamp
.
Realized $110.
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Lot 41

Canada, Airmail Semi-Official, 1923-33, great grouping of covers, 10 covers, CLP 5b, CL25a, CL40 (2), CL43, CL47, CL49, CL51 (2 return flights) + Roessler unauthorized St. Pierre labels & cover, some scarce material, Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 42

Canada, Official, 1949, $1 Ferry, "O.H.M.S." (Scott O10), o.g., never hinged, Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 43
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Canada, Collection of PSE graded regular issue singles, 1872-1942, consisting of: 34 XF-Sup 95 used, 36 XF 90 used, 52 XF-Sup 95 previously hinged, 66 XF 90 previously hinged, 96 XF 90 NH, 141 XF-Sup 95 NH, 143 XF 90 NH, 144 XF-Sup 95 NH, 145 XF 90 NH, 145 XF-Sup 95 regummed, 203 XF-Sup 95 used, 204 XF-Sup 95 previously hinged, 208 XF-Sup 95 NH, 212 XF-Sup 95 NH, 212 Superb 98 NH (2), 213 XF 90 used, 215 XF 90 previously hinged, 215 Superb 98 previously hinged, 216 Superb 98 previously hinged, 216 XF-Sup 95 previously hinged, 225 XF-Sup 95 NH (2), 282 XF-Sup 95 NH, 290 XF-Sup 95 NH, 291 Superb 98 NH, 293 Superb 98 NH, 312 Superb 98 NH, Newfoundland 87 XF-Sup 95 NH, 267 XF 90 NH, each with fairly recent PSE certificates, some stamps are very difficult to find well centered, demonstrated by the fact that many of the grades are higher than the SMQ has prices, indicating some of these stamps might be the highest reported grades of some of these issues, the SMQ price (using the lower price when the proper price is not available) is $1,065, if the SMQ did price all these stamps, the value could be considerably higher, o.g., some never hinged / some previously hinged.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 44
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Canada, Collection of PSE graded regular issue singles, 1933-42, consisting of: 202 Superb 98 NH, 224 Superb 98 NH (2), 225 Superb 98 NH, 231 Superb 98 NH, 232 Superb 98 NH, 233 XF-Sup 95J NH, 235 XF 90 previously hinged, 252 Superb 98 NH, 258 Superb 98 NH, 259 Superb 98 NH, each with fairly recent PSE certificates, some stamps are very difficult to find well centered, demonstrated by the fact that most of the grades are higher than the SMQ reports prices (the SMQ price for the highest grade the SMQ published is $420, if the SMQ did price these stamps, the value could be double to four times that price), indicating these might be the highest reported grades of some of these issues., o.g., mostly never hinged.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 45
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Canada, Collection of PSE graded back-of-the-book singles, 1914-43, consisting of: C3 XF-Sup 95 previously hinged, C7 XF-Sup 95 NH, C8 Superb 98 NH, E4 XF 90J used, E6 XF-Sup 95J NH, E8 XF 90 NH, E9 XF-Sup 95J NH, E10 Superb 98J NH, each with fairly recent PSE certificates, some stamps are very difficult to find well centered, demonstrated by the fact that some of the grades are higher than the SMQ reports prices, indicating these might be the highest reported grades of some of these issues., o.g., much never hinged.
SMQ $430+.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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