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 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 #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.