Lot 830 Newfoundland #C3a 1921 35c Red Halifax Airmail Issue with Inverted Overprint, mint lightly hinged and very well centered, this is the overprint without period and is quite rare, with only 40 stamps known (this is the first we have offered). A very fine example of this must-have variety, for the serious Newfoundland or varieties collector. Accompanied by a 2021 Greene Foundation certificate. Rsv. $4,400. Unitrade CV $7,500.
Lot 792 Bahamas #E1b 1916 5p orange and black Special Delivery with Inverted Overprint, mint hinged, with full original gum, fresh and very fine. Accompanied by a 2012 Sergio Sismondo certificate. Apparently only thirty examples of this variety exist and this has to be among the finest. (SG S1c) Scott CV$1,750.
Lot 1381 Canada #CL30c Invert 1928 Patricia Airways Semi-Official Airmail Variety on Cover, franked with 2c Confederation and Patricia Airways Exploration semi-official (#CL30c variety with inverted overprint), tied by Rolling Portage MY.2.28 split-ring, addressed to Red Lake with same-day arrival backstamp and WESTERN CANADA / AIRWAYS LIMITED / MAY 2 1928 / RED LAKE ONT handstamp. A scarce and attractive example. Estimate $250, sold for $200 plus buyer’s premium.