Lot 263, Nova Scotia 1851 1sh cold violet Heraldic imperforate, used, sold for $7360

Lot 263, Nova Scotia 1851 one shilling cold violet imperf, sold for $7360

Lot 263 Nova Scotia #7 1851 1sh cold violet Heraldic Imperforate, used with light cancel, four clear to large margins, bright fresh colour and very fine. A famous stamp, which graced the collections of Alfred F. Lichtenstein, Dr. G.M. Geldert and the Skywalk Collection. Accompanied by certificates from Royal Philatelic Society (London, 1956), Raybaudi Experts (Rome, 1986), Martin Eichele (Basel, 2010) and Greene Foundation (Toronto, 2016). Worthy of the finest collection. Unitrade CV$8,000, sold for $6,400 plus buyer’s premium.
2016 V. G. Greene Foundation certificate
2010 Martin Eichele certificate1986 Raybaudi certificate1956 Royal Philatelic Society certificate

Lot 566, Newfoundland 1872 12 cent pale red brown Victoria cover to England, sold for $126

Lot 566 Newfoundland #28 1872 12c pale red brown Queen Victoria Cover to England, mailed at Greenspond (lovely black c.d.s. dated JAN.29.1872), via St John’s (c.d.s. on back) and arrived at Liverpool via British Packet on MAR.25.1872 and finally reached Poole on the next day. Back of the cover is quite grubby and has some small pieces missing. Front has some minor edge faults. The stamp has deep colour and shows part of the plate inscription at bottom. Unitrade CV$200, sold for C$110 plus buyer’s premium.