Lot 264 Newfoundland #8 1857 8d scarlet vermilion Heraldic, imperforate, mint, with full original gum, never hinged. This stamp possesses four large margins all around and is fresh with deep rich colour and very fine. Accompanied by a 2017 Greene Foundation certificate. A lovely stamp in all respects. Unitrade CV$1,500, sold for C$1,050 plus buyer’s premium.
Lot 494 Newfoundland #8a 1860 8d scarlet vermilion Heraldic Diagonal Half Used on Folded Letter. Mailed St John’s (MAR.28.1860) and addressed to Baltimore US “via Halifax”. The stamp has large margins, deep colour and is properly tied by an oval grid cancel. Couple of vertical file folds do not detract and are away from stamp, very fine. A rare genuine bisect usage. Accompanied by a 1979 BPA certificate. Unitrade CV$7,000.