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Lot 77 - Sale 50 - The Milestone Auction

Estimate:
7.500,00-10.000,00 USD
Starting price:
6.750,00 USD (5.978,21 €)


Montreal, Canada, ND (ca.1866), Large format advertising vignette sheet printed in black on green border and under-tint on india paper, 15 by 10 inches, Vignettes include Queen Victoria on bottom middle flanked by Royal Arms, Columbus sighting land on top middle, portraits of 2 Canadian notables on left and right, Canadian 3 cents Postage stamp on upper left which would be a Trial Color if cut out from sheet and a $3 revenue stamps on upper right corner, 8 Queen Victoria portraits under title using portrait design used on Canadian postage stamps under Ornate title. British American Bank Note Company was formed in 1866, just one year before Canada's Confederation by W.C. Smillie as President and G.B. Burland as manager. VF but appearing XF with vertical folds, minor thins on back. Still extremely striking in appearance and rare if not unique as proof. Rare advertising sheet that will definitely attract considerable interest. BABNC. This is the only example of this advertising sheet seen by our firm.


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Auction: Sale 50 - The Milestone Auction


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Timetable

SESSION 1 (Lots 1-478)
Online auction - End
03 12 2018 05:00 CET
02 12 2018 23:00 America/New_York
Room auction - Starts
03 12 2018 20:00 CET
03 12 2018 14:00 America/New_York

SESSION 2 (Lots 501-1182)
Online auction - End
04 12 2018 05:00 CET
03 12 2018 23:00 America/New_York
Room auction - Starts
04 12 2018 16:30 CET
04 12 2018 10:30 America/New_York