Lot 657, Newfoundland 1857 two pence scarlet vermilion with grid cancel, XF used

Lot 657, Newfoundland 1857 two pence scarlet vermilion with grid cancel, XF usedLot 657 Newfoundland #2 1857 2d scarlet vermilion Heraldic Imperforate, used with light grid cancel, four large margins, and deep intense colour. Extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2017 Greene Foundation certificate stating “…with a name printed on reverse” – which is a tiny Roig expert handstamp. A spectacular example of this classic rarity. Unitrade CV$10,000.
2017 V. G. Greene Foundation certificate

Lot 829 — Newfoundland 1857 two pence scarlet vermilion, unused, sold for $24,150

It was not hard to decide on the standout realization from Auction #16.

Lot 829
Lot 829 Newfoundland #2 1857 2d scarlet vermilion Heraldic, unused (no gum), with deep rich colour, a fine impression and four large to huge margins (showing next stamp at left). Extremely fine, a world rarity and worthy of the finest collection. Accompanied by a 1970 A. Diena certificate. Ex-Maurice Burrus (1963) and Dr. Chan Chin Cheung (1995). Unitrade CV$25,000, sold for $21,000.00 plus buyer’s premium.

Lot 829 — Newfoundland 1857 two pence scarlet vermilion Heraldic, no gum

Lot 829Lot 829 Newfoundland #2 1857 2d scarlet vermilion Heraldic, unused (no gum), with deep rich colour, a fine impression and four large to huge margins (showing next stamp at left). Extremely fine, a world rarity and worthy of the finest collection. Accompanied by a 1970 A. Diena certificate. Ex-Maurice Burrus (1963) and Dr. Chan Chin Cheung (1995). Unitrade CV$25,000.