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.
Lot 568 Newfoundland #28a 1869 12c pale red brown Queen Victoria on thin yellow paper cover to England, mailed “St John’s Newfoundland PAID” APR.30.1869 (in red) with a Paid Liverpool Packet MAY.18.1869 receiver (in red) on front. Also a Poole receiver on back MAY.19.1869. Trimmed slightly at left and a few minor edge faults plus a light stain on front. Accompanied by owner’s exhibit page write-up. Unitrade CV$300, sold for C$170 plus buyer’s premium.