Lot 487 Newfoundland #24P, 25P, 28P Ca. 1868 1c, 5c and 12c values in a Se-Tenant Strip of Three, from the Top Row of the Trade Sample Sheet, in brownish red, showing part of the marginal design at top and produced by the American Bank Note Company on horizontal wove paper, very fine. Estimate $750.
Lot 559 Newfoundland 1922 15c Vickers-Vimy Essays in Blocks of Four, three different with brown and black imperforate, brown and black perforated, and brown and blue perforated, each in an ungummed block of four, fine-very fine. Listed by Walsh as TE1, TE2, TE3 and priced at $2,240, noting that “it is believed that a sheet of 100 was made for each of the above essays.” Rarely seen in blocks. Estimate $400.
Lot 728 Canada #33 1868 3c Large Queen on Laid Paper on Advertising Cover, from the Gore District Fire Insurance Co., mailed from Galt (OCT.14.1868 duplex) to Derenham, with Ingersoll (OCT.14) and Tilsonburg (OCT.15) transits on back. The stamp is a fine centered single on laid paper (tiny tear and corner crease), which was removed to confirm and placed back. A very fine and attractive cover, with accompanying 1991 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$2,500.