Lot 343 Newfoundland #41-45 Group of Prince of Wales shades, with six distinct shades, all in mint blocks, with Unitrade #s 41 (bottom two NH), 42 (no gum), 43, 43 shade block of six, 44 (serious crease across two top stamps) and 45 (bottom two NH). All stamps hinged unless noted, and centering ranges from fine to very fine. Estimate $150, sold for C$350.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 740 Newfoundland Collection of Interesting Varied Covers Neatly Written-Up on Pages, starts off with three registered stationery covers mailed to the US plus another air mail registered cover, followed by a study of several different Newfoundland meter frankings, a study of three covers having gone through the Newfoundland sorting office in North Sydney, NS, followed by a study of “Stampless covers of 1918-1920” with four covers, then on to “Official Mail” with nine covers, then “Stampless covers of the forties” with eight covers and ends with a page showing five packing slips that were used to sort mail on trains. Overall very fine and interesting, all pages photographed online. Estimate $200, sold for C$475.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 366 Newfoundland #212-225 1933 Sir Humphrey Gilbert Issue Advanced Mint Collection, all in black mounts on twelve well written-up quadrille pages, starting with a basic set of mint singles, as well as a mint block of every value, with a mix of hinged (usually lightly hinged) and never hinged. Also includes an imperforate (no gum) block of the 1c value, a few line and comb perforation varieties, and a stock sheet with eight additional mint blocks of four. Very clean and overall fine to very fine. Estimate $250, sold for C$675.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 727 Newfoundland #41/55 Group of Covers Franked with 1880-1896 B.A.B.N. Issues, with 35 covers total, with a good range of different frankings, with singles, pairs and a few combinations. We note a good variety of better postmarks as well, noting Little Bay Island, Burnt Bay, Kingsbridge, Greenspond, Twillingate, Trepassy, two covers with #235 in grid cancel, etc. Destinations include inland, to Canada, to Nova Scotia, to the US and to England and there are many correct single frankings. A few are reduced at one side, noted two fronts and others with faults, still an interesting and overall fine or better group. All covers scanned online. Estimate $400, sold for C$1,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 732 Newfoundland #115-122 Group of covers franked with the 1919 Trail of the Caribou Issues, with 35 covers in all, with frankings of every denomination except the four high values. We counted thirteen registered covers, with a wide range of different rates and frankings, as well as postmark interest. Overall fine or better with a few faults as usually seen in these types of lots. All covers scanned online. Estimate $300, sold for C$1,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.