Lot 559, Newfoundland 1871 twelve cent pale red brown Victoria cover to Liverpool, sold for $138

Lot 559, Newfoundland 1871 twelve cent pale red brown Victoria cover to Liverpool, sold for $138Lot 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 566, Newfoundland 1872 12 cent pale red brown Victoria cover to England, sold for $126

Lot 566 Newfoundland #28 1872 12c pale red brown Queen Victoria Cover to England, mailed at Greenspond (lovely black c.d.s. dated JAN.29.1872), via St John’s (c.d.s. on back) and arrived at Liverpool via British Packet on MAR.25.1872 and finally reached Poole on the next day. Back of the cover is quite grubby and has some small pieces missing. Front has some minor edge faults. The stamp has deep colour and shows part of the plate inscription at bottom. Unitrade CV$200, sold for C$110 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 570, Newfoundland 1869 twelve cent pale red brown on folder letter to England, sold for $230

Lot 570 Newfoundland #28a 1869 12c pale red brown Queen Victoria on thin yellow paper Folded Letter to England, mailed St John’s NOV.25.1869 (in red), with Liverpool DEC.12.1869 receiver on front and Poole receiver on back DEC.13.1869. There is a “via Halifax” notation on front. Stamp is damaged and the damaged outer wrapper of this folded letter has been repaired with tape. Unitrade CV$300, sold for C$200 plus buyer’s premium.