Dr. Lewis L. Reford Collection

The Second bill stamp material and the prices realized from the auction. Note the high discrepancy between estimate and the realized prices.

Harmer, Rooke & Co. Auction, October 5th, 1950
Revenues

The following lots are listed and priced by the Standard Canadian Revenue Catalogue published by Marks Stamp Company Limited.

1865 Second Bill Issue

Lot #DescriptionEstimate Realized
1409 P Large trial color die proof in black on India. Die #234. Very fine.(B18 TC1)50.0010.00
1410 P1c to 9c. Small trial color die proofs on white proof paper in black mounted on card (Goodall). All with die # and imprint, except 1c. Very fine. (B18-26 TC2g)210.00+32.00
1411 P1c to 9c. Plate proofs on India in issued colors. Nine imperf blocks of 4. 3 stamps tiny thin, otherwise fine to very fine.(B18-26 P3)237.5020.00
1412 P1c to 8c. Plate proofs on India in different colors. Eight imperf blocks of 4 with imprints. Two stamps tiny thin. Very fine.(B18-25 TC3)240.00+24.00
1413 P3c Trial color plate proof on India in blue. Imperf lower part of sheet. Block of 70 (10x7) with 4 imprints. Five stamps with small faults, 2 damaged.(B20 TC3)510.00+35.00
1414 P4c Trial color plate proof on India in violet. Imperf lower part of sheet. Block of 70 (10x7) with 4 imprints. Six stamps with faults. (B21TC3)510.00+26.00
1415 P5c. Trial color plate proof on India in green. Imperf lower part of sheet. Block of 70 (10x7) with 4 imprints. Few small faults. (B22 TC3)510.00+26.00
1416 P6c. Trial color plate proof on India in brown. Imperf lower part of sheet. Block of 70 (10x7) with 4 imprints. Few small faults. (B23TC3)510.00+26.00
1417 P7c. A similar part sheet of 70 in orange. (B24 TC3)510.00+26.00
1418 P8c. A similar part sheet of 70 in blue. (B25 TC3)510.00+26.00
1419 P9c. A similar part sheet of 70 in red (issued color). (B26 p3)425.00+26.00
1420 P10c. Large trial color die proof in black on India. Die #232. Very fine. (B27 TC1)50.0021.00
1421 P10c. Trial color plate proofs on stamp paper Perf 12. Four different brown shades. Good to very fine, one tiny thin. (B27 TC6a)100.0013.00
1422 P10c, 30c, 40c Trial proofs on India in issued colors. three imperf blocks of 4. One stamp damaged. (B27, 29, 31 P3)85.0011.00
1423 P10c to 40c Trial color plate proofs on India in violet, brown, green and red. Marginal blocks of 4 with imprint #B31. Creased before printing. Fine to very fine. (B27-29, 31TC3)120.0014.00
1424 P10c to 50c. Small trial color die proofs on white proof paper in black mounted on card. Goodall. All with die #. Very fine. (B27-29, 31, 32 TC2)125.00+37.00
1425 E$1 Plate essay of frame only in orange. Block of 4. Tiny thin. (B33E-B3)175.0026.00
1426 P$1 Small trial color die proof on India in black with Die #233 at top. Minute thin. (B33 TC2a)40.00+8.00
1427 P$1 Small trial color die proof on white proof paper in black mounted on card with Die #233. Goodall. Very fine (B33 TC2g)30.0016.00
1428 P$1 Four different trial color plate proofs on India. Small faults. Fine. (B33 TC2g)60.0023.00
1429 P $1 trial color plate proof on India red and dark green. Block of 4. Slight thin at left. (B33 TC3)75.0023.00
1430 P $1 trial color plate proof on India blue and red. Block of 4. Very fine. (B33 TC3)75.0023.00
1431 E$2 Small die essays of frame only on white proof paper on card with die #587 in black and green. Goodall. (B35E-B2g)75.0050.00
1432 P$2 Trial color plate proofs on India. Frames of different colors with black centers. Four stamps. One damaged. (B35 TC3)60.0026.00
1433 P$2 Trial color plate proofs on India. Red and black. Block of 4. Small tear at bottom. (B35 TC3)75.0016.00
1434 PA similiar block in brown and black. Very fine. (B35 TC3)75.0018.00
1435 E$3 Small die essays of frame only on white proof paper on card with die #595. Black and green. Goodall. Very fine. (B36E-B2g)75.0047.50
1436 P$3. Four trial color plate proofs on India. Different colors. Two slightly creased. (B36 TC3)60.0023.00
1437 P$3. Plate proof on India paper in issued color. Red and blue. Block of 4. Very fine. (B36 P3)87.5025.00
1438 P$3. Trial color plate proof on India. Blue and orange. Block of 4 with imprint. Tear at top margin and crease. (B36 TC3)75.0023.00
1439 *$3 red & blue. Single, pair and strip of 3. Fine to very fine (B36)45.004.50
1440 *$3 red and blue. Block of 4. Fine (B36)30.00+8.50
1441 * OCollection includes pairs, strips, blocks of 4-32. Shades, #B29a, 31 (imperf horizontally), 32a etc. Few with faults. Good to very fine. (B18-36)115.17+36.00
1442 * O429 stamps, mostly in large blocks including 2 sheets of 100 each. Good to very fine (B21(97), 22(42), 24(200), 26(90)66.07+16.00