Lot 702 Newfoundland #28 12c pale red brown Queen Victoria on two 1871 Covers, and both addressed to the same person in Poole, England. One went Fogo to Twillingate to Poole and the other went Fogo to Twillingate to St. John’s to Halifax to Queenstown to Liverpool to Poole. Both covers have a London c.d.s. of July 1st 1871 on back. Both covers are presented on a written-up page and are accompanied by 2002 APS certificates. Minor faults, still very fine and interesting. Unitrade CV$400, sold for C$425 plus buyer’s premium.
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 565 Newfoundland #28 1872 12c pale red brown Queen Victoria cover to England, mailed at Twillingate on MAR.9.1872 (nice black c.d.s. on front), with St John’s transit c.d.s. on back APR.15.1872 and reached Liverpool via British Packet on MAY.19.1872. Few edge creases and minor corner faults, stamp is a real jumbo (with small faults), else a very fine cover. Accompanied by a 2002 APS certificate not mentioning the small faults. Unitrade CV$200, sold for C$230 plus buyer’s premium.