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Sale 1049 — The World Traveler Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 26-27 June, 2013

Category — Newfoundland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1332
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1332, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 3p Green (3; SG 3), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 3p Green (3; SG 3)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 3p Green (3; SG 3). Large part original gum, large margins all around, deep proof-like color and impression, Extremely Fine, the accompanying certificate notes this stamp is attributed to a printing made in the early months of 1860 on medium opaque white paper without mesh (Jarrett No. 10), with 2003 Sismondo certificate, SG £1,600, Unitrade C$700.00

475
425
1333
ng
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1333, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 6-1/2p Scarlet Vermilion (7; SG 7), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 6-1/2p Scarlet Vermilion (7; SG 7)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 6-1/2p Scarlet Vermilion (7; SG 7). Unused (no gum), ample margins mostly all around, brilliantly fresh color and a sharp detailed impression, shallow thin, Very Fine appearance, a scarce unused stamp, signed Bloch and with 1973 Friedl certificate, SG £4,000, Unitrade C$3,000.00

4,500
500
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1334
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1334, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 4p Orange (12; SG 12), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 4p Orange (12; SG 12)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 4p Orange (12; SG 12). Light grid cancels, large to very large margins all around, bright color, Extremely Fine, a highly select quality stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate, SG £950, Unitrade C$1,500.00

1,150
650
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1335
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1335, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 6p Orange (13; SG 14), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 6p Orange (13; SG 14)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 6p Orange (13; SG 14). Light grid cancel, four ample to full margins, lovely fresh color, Very Fine, signed Bloch and with 1973 Friedl certificate, SG £700, Unitrade C$1,400.00

1,000
600
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1336
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1336, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange (15; SG 15), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange (15; SG 15)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange (15; SG 15). Light grid cancel, full margins all around, bright fresh color and a crisp impression

VERY FINE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1860 ONE-SHILLING ORANGE. THIS IS IN FAR SUPERIOR CONDITION THAN MOST.

The 1sh value of the 1860 Issue is notorious for having small or no margins. This example, with full margins on all four sides, is among the finest available.

With 1967 B.P.A., 1972 Buhler and 1999 Greene Foundation certificates. SG £10,000. Unitrade C$15,000.00.

11,500
12,000
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1337
nh
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1337, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1898, 3c Orange, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (83a; SG 88a), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1898, 3c Orange, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (83a; SG 88a)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1898, 3c Orange, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (83a; SG 88a). With sheet margin at top, Mint N.H., beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, a Gem example of this error, with 1995 A.P.S. certificate, SG £450, Unitrade C$1,200.00

750
750
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1338
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1338, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1910, 1c Deep Green, Perf 12 x 11, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (87c; SG 109a), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1910, 1c Deep Green, Perf 12 x 11, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (87c; SG 109a)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1910, 1c Deep Green, Perf 12 x 11, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (87c; SG 109a). Selvage at left, lightly hinged, outstanding centering, exceptionally fresh, Extremely Fine, with 1996 A.P.S. certificate, SG £325, Unitrade C$500.00

400
325
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1339
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1339, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1910, 2c Carmine, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (88b; SG 107a), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1910, 2c Carmine, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (88b; SG 107a)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1910, 2c Carmine, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (88b; SG 107a). Strip of four, the middle two stamps the error pair, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate, SG £700, Unitrade C$1,000.00

300
600
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1340
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1340, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1920, 2c on 30c Slate, Inverted Surcharge (127a; SG 144a), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1920, 2c on 30c Slate, Inverted Surcharge (127a; SG 144a)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1920, 2c on 30c Slate, Inverted Surcharge (127a; SG 144a). H.r., insignificant gum bend, deep color, Very Fine, only 50 were produced, with 1941 American Board of Experts and 2011 B.P.A. certificates, SG £1,200, Unitrade C$1,500.00

1,000
950
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1341
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1341, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1929, 3c on 6c Gray Black, Ty. II, Inverted Surcharge (160a, SG 188a), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1929, 3c on 6c Gray Black, Ty. II, Inverted Surcharge (160a, SG 188a)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1929, 3c on 6c Gray Black, Ty. II, Inverted Surcharge (160a, SG 188a). Mint N.H., well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, few of the 75 that were printed are found in Mint N.H. condition, with 1995 A.P.S. certificate, SG £850, Unitrade C$2,400.00

1,200
1,500
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1342
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1342, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Red Brown, Hawker Air Post (C1; SG 142), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Red Brown, Hawker Air Post (C1; SG 142)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Red Brown, Hawker Air Post (C1; SG 142). Manuscript initials "J.A.R." on reverse as always, outstanding color that is remarkable deep and intense, lightly hinged

A VERY FINE AND ESPECIALLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS AIR POST RARITY.

Postmaster J.A. Robinson of St. John's overprinted 200 stamps for the special flight. No more than 87 unused stamps can still exist, though the actual number of surviving copies is probably quite lower. The example offered here is notable for its exceptional freshness.

Signed Champion, Galvez and with a 1954 P.F. certificate. SG £21,000. Unitrade C$35,000.00.

27,500
18,000
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1343
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1343, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, $1.00 on 15c Scarlet, Air Post, Without Period After "1919" (C2b; SG 143b), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, $1.00 on 15c Scarlet, Air Post, Without Period After "1919" (C2b; SG 143b)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, $1.00 on 15c Scarlet, Air Post, Without Period After "1919" (C2b; SG 143b). Lightly hinged, gorgeous vibrant color, Very Fine and choice, only 400 printed, with 2000 P.F. certificate, SG £350, Unitrade C$650.00

450
300
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1344
nhbl
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1344, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1921, 35c Red, Air Post (C3; SG 148), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1921, 35c Red, Air Post (C3; SG 148)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1921, 35c Red, Air Post (C3; SG 148). Block of 25 containing the complete setting, with all of the listed varieties (No. C3b, d, f, h, j), Mint N.H., the right column is especially well-centered, bright and fresh

VERY FINE. A GORGEOUS BLOCK OF 25 CONTAINING THE COMPLETE SETTING.

Cataloged as singles. SG £3,850 (as hinged), Unitrade C$13,860.00

8,230
3,000
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1345
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1345, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1930, 50c on 36c Olive Green, Columbia Air Post (C5; SG 191), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1930, 50c on 36c Olive Green, Columbia Air Post (C5; SG 191)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1930, 50c on 36c Olive Green, Columbia Air Post (C5; SG 191). Lightly hinged, rich color on fresh white paper

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE COLUMBIA AIR POST -- ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF AEROPHILATELY.

The Newfoundland government overprinted 300 copies of the 36c "Caribou" issue for use on this flight. Only 100 were actually used: 65 from St. John's and 35 from Harbour Grace. Five unused blocks of four are known. After flying 2,650 miles, the plane was forced down at Tresco Island, off the coast of England. The "Columbia" was able to finish the flight, landing at Croydon Airport on October 13.

Signed Bloch and with 1974 Friedl certificate. SG £6,500. Unitrade C$12,000.00

9,500
6,000
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1346
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1346, NewfoundlandNEWFOUNDLAND, 1933, $4.50 Balbo Air Post (C18), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1933, $4.50 Balbo Air Post (C18)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1933, $4.50 Balbo Air Post (C18). Well-centered, minor toned spot at top right, tied by "St. John's Newf'd 26 Jul 33" circular datestamp on flown cover to Grand Bank, making the round-trip flight, several Italian and Newfoundland backstamps, ending with a Sept. 7, 1933 circular datestamp of Grand Bank, Very Fine, Unitrade C$1,100.00

875
475
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