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Delightful Diamond – Weekly Feature #430

Victoria Diamond Jubilee $5.00 high value.  Mint hinged with nice colour and light thinning from hinge removal F-VF.  It would not be until 1983 that another $5.00 denominated stamp would be issued, a span of more than 85 years.  Our Price $550.00

Sole Stamp – Weekly Feature #429

1897 $4.00 purple Jubilee.  Mint hinged with a light hinge remnant and fresh, deep colour F-VF.  This remains Canada’s sole $4.00 stamp.  Our price: $950.00

Penny Passage – Weekly Feature #425

The 1864 Penny Reds have an enduring popularity.  In its day and for more than fifty years a penny would secure the passage of a letter. This year our government will cease the minting of the penny, the Passage of the Penny, if you will, and it takes more than 60 to mail a letter.  Here is …

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Victorian Variety — Weekly Feature #423

Late in the run of the Large Queens Series a variety was issued in the 15¢.  The 1874 Victoria 15¢ Large Queen in greyish purple, perf. 11.5/12.  Used with a bold fancy cork cancel and intact perforations.  A scarce large Queen, made all the more interesting by being a sound Very Fine.  Our Price $350.  …

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Fabulous Five — Weekly Feature #418

1888 5¢ dark green Registered Mail stamp.  Mint hinged with Jumbo margins, showing the next stamp at top Very Fine.  A fabulous Five Cent.  Our Price $300.

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