Lot 559 Newfoundland #28 1871 12c pale red brown Queen Victoria cover to England, mailed St John’s OCT.28.1871 (red c.d.s.) and arrived Liverpool by British Packet on NOV.16.1871 (red c.d.s.), then Portsmouth on NOV.17.1871 (black c.d.s. on back). A nice, clean cover with a small tear at top middle, otherwise very fine. Unitrade CV$200, sold for C$120 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 564 Newfoundland #28 1871 12c pale red brown Queen Victoria Cover to England, mailed St John’s on DEC.26.1871 and arrived Liverpool via British Packet on JAN.16.1872, and reached Poole the next day. Another cover from the Waterman correspondence, with its contents (a long one page letter). Very minor corner fault at top right, still a very fine cover. Accompanied by a 2001 APS certificate. Unitrade CV$200, sold for C$425 plus buyer’s premium.