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.
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.
VERY FINE. A GORGEOUS BLOCK OF 25 CONTAINING THE COMPLETE SETTING.
Cataloged as singles. SG £3,850 (as hinged), Unitrade C$13,860.00
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