Lot 776 Newfoundland #C5 1930 50c on 36c Columbia Flight Surcharge, mint and very lightly hinged, fresh and fine-very fine. A very nice example of this stamp, with only 300 having been surcharged, of which 100 were used on cover and probably very few of the remaining 200 are this fresh. Accompanied by a 1963 Bolaffi (Italy) certificate, a 1995 Peter Holcombe (Switzerland) certificate and a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate stating that it is from position 2 (upper right) of the overprint setting. Also has pencilled expert signatures and a tiny purple ink expert handstamp on back. Rsv. Unitrade CV$9,000.
Lot 761 Newfoundland #53 1880 5c pale blue Harp Seal, mint with full original gum, never hinged. A fresh and very fine stamp, with bright colour and crisp impression, with blind perf hole at left, accompanied by a 2009 Greene Foundation certificate. A lovely stamp in all respects and rare in this superior quality. An example in extremely fine condition sold for $6,670 in our May 2018 sale. Unitrade CV C$2,500.
Lot 685 Newfoundland #19 1861 3d reddish brown Heraldic Imperforate, Unwatermarked, mint never hinged lower right corner margin single, very fine. Accompanied by a 1995 APS certificate using old number “Unitrade 19ii”. Unitrade CV$200 sold for C$170.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 704 Newfoundland #48 1880 2c orange red Codfish, mint with full original gum, never hinged. A very well centered and fresh stamp, lovely and very fine. Accompanied by a 2017 Greene Foundation certificate. Unitrade CV$180, sold for C$220.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.