Lot 381, Newfoundland 1933 $4.50 on 75c bistre Balbo surcharge, inverted watermark, VF NH, realized $2070

Lot 381, Newfoundland 1933 $4.50 on 75c bistre Balbo surcharge, inverted watermark, VF NH, realized $2070Lot 381 Newfoundland C18var 1933 $4.50 on 75c bistre Gen. Balbo Flight surcharge with inverted watermark, mint never hinged, well centered and very fine. Accompanied by a 2014 Greene Foundation certificate. Unlisted in Unitrade, catalogue value given is for Stanley Gibbons #235w for hinged, described as “Wmk top of shield to left”. An elusive stamp, missing from most collections. SG £2,000, sold for C$1,800 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 369, Newfoundland 1870 three cent vermilion Victoria plate proof, lower right block of 15

Lot 369, Newfoundland 1870 three cent vermilion Victoria plate proof, lower right imprint block of 15Lot 369 Newfoundland #33P 1870 3c vermilion Queen Victoria Plate Proof, on card-mounted India paper, in a lower right plate block of 15 stamps, with printer’s imprint in bottom and right margins. Catalogue value is for 15 single stamps only. Rare and very fine. Unitrade CV$1,200.