Tag Archive: Block

Aug 06

Victoria Vermilion — Weekly Feature #450

1873 6d. corner block of 12 with deep, fresh colour, a few natural paper inclusions and trivial creasing in the selvedge.  The stamps are unused no gum extremely Fine.  These stamps bear the large star watermark and this large marginal block also shows the outer edge of the whole watermark being a border of four …

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Jul 19

July 19th, 2013

At a little past the mid-month mark we may report a number of interesting additions to inventory.  Our Canada collectors will be pleased to find a profusion of used blocks, Plate Blocks, better mint and even some early used stamps.  Newfoundland has received some attention, particularly with mint stamps.  Venturing beyond Canada’s borders we have …

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Mar 30

March 30th, 2013

Closing out a productive month we have some interesting additions to inventory to report.  For British Commonwealth we have added literally hundreds of better singles from most of the Commonwealth with emphasis on Aden, India and North Borneo to name a few.  For the collector of better Canada we have added mint blocks of four …

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Feb 12

Pleasant Plum — Weekly Feature #439

The key value of the Admiral set, the 10¢ plum.  First issued January 12, 1912 and produced using the wet printing method.  This is a fresh block with the upper left stamp mint never hinged F-VF, the upper right stamp mint very lightly hinged Very Fine and the lower two stamps mint never hinged Very …

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Jan 08

Beautiful Brown – Weekly Feature #437

George V Admiral 3¢ in a marginal block of 15.  Mint never hinged.  A wonderful block with full immaculate gum and set off by the type D lathework.  This well-centred item was printed by the dry method in a shade of deep yellow brown.  Incredible colour.  The Unitrade catalogue value for #108b is $4995.00.  We …

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