Lot 605, Falkland Islands 1933 five shilling orange yellow King Penguin, VF NH

Lot 605, Falkland Islands 1933 five shilling orange yellow King Penguin, VF NHLot 605 Falkland Islands #74a 1933 5sh Orange Yellow King Penguin, mint never hinged, fresh and very fine. A rarely encountered shade of this popular stamp, catalogued as hinged only. The shade is much more orange in person than in our scan, in fact when compared with several yellow copies we have on hand, this one stands out. Scott CV U$3,250.

Lot 545, Newfoundland six and a half pence scarlet Heraldic, VF ng

Lot 545, Newfoundland six and a half pence scarlet Heraldic, VF ngLot 545 Newfoundland #7 1857 6½d Scarlet Heraldic Imperforate, unused (no gum) with bright colour and four large to well clear margins, very fine. The stamp is accompanied by three certificates: 2012 Richard Gratton AIEP, 2012 Bernard and Pascal Behr and a 2013 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $1,800. Unitrade CV$6,000.

Lot 621, Great Britain 1841 Two Penny Blue, VF with #3 Maltese Cross cancel in black

Lot 621, Great Britain 1841 Two Penny Blue, VF with #3 Maltese Cross cancel in blackBack of Lot 621, Great Britain 1841 Two Penny Blue, VF with #3 Maltese Cross cancel in blackLot 621 Great Britain #4 1841 2d Blue Queen Victoria Imperforate, used with a well centered and crisp strike of the #3 in Maltese Cross cancel in black. The stamp has a strong “Ivory Head” and four large margins, showing the next stamp at left, position OF, very fine. Scott CV U$725.