Sale 1243 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 11: British North America

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

Category — 1865-94 Pictorial Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
708
 
Sale 1243, Lot 708, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1865, 2c Green on Thin Yellowish Paper (24a; SG 25). With complete "American Bank Note Co. New York" captured imprint at top, exceptionally choice centering which is quite scarce unto itself, unobtrusive circular cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a striking and stunning example, ex Boulders, with 2003 A.P.S. certificate, catalogued without premium for imprint, Scott $70.00, SG £110, Unitrade C$100.00

E. 300-400
800
709
ng
Sale 1243, Lot 709, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1865, 5c Brown (25; SG 26). Unused (regummed), impressively well-centered for this notoriously difficult stamp, deep rich color and a crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, one of the finest centered examples we have encountered, with 2016 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $600.00, SG £600, Unitrade C$800.00

E. 300-400
275
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710
 
Sale 1243, Lot 710, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1865, 5c Brown (25; SG 26). Uncharacteristically well-centered with particularly wide margins, bold color and sharp impression, neatly cancelled, Extremely Fine Gem, easily one of the finest used examples we have encountered of this notoriously difficult stamp, ex Boulders, with 2000 Greene Foundation and 2007 P.F. certificates, Scott $450.00, SG £180, Unitrade C$600.00

E. 500-750
700
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711
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Sale 1243, Lot 711, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1868, 5c Black (26; SG 27). Original gum, wonderfully well-centered with wide margins, strong shade on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2016 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $375.00, SG £375, Unitrade C$1,200.00

E. 300-400
800
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712
 
Sale 1243, Lot 712, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1868, 5c Black (26; SG 27). Precisely centered with wide margins, bold color, light cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a surprisingly challenging stamp to find this well-centered and in used condition, ex Boulders, with 1997 P.S.E. and 2007 P.F. certificates, Scott $275.00, SG £110, Unitrade C$400.00

E. 200-300
225
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713
nh
Sale 1243, Lot 713, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1865, 10c Black on Thin Yellowish Paper (27a; SG 27). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well centered for this, proof-like color and impression on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine, an impossibly difficult stamp to find in this choice Mint Never-Hinged quality, ex "Crossings" and Dr. Killien, with 2010 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $1,275.00, Unitrade C$1,800.00, SG £375

E. 1,000-1,500
2,700
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714
nh
Sale 1243, Lot 714, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1865-94, 12c Pale Red Brown, 12c Brown on White (28-29; SG 33, 61). Mint N.H., each beautifully centered, wonderful rich colors which show the distinctive shades, Extremely Fine, No. 28 with 2008 P.F. and No. 29 with 2007 P.F. certificates, Scott $390.00, SG £150, Unitrade C$660.00

E. 300-400
550
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715
 
Sale 1243, Lot 715, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1865-94, 12c Pale Red Brown, 12c Pale Red Brown on Thin Yellowish Paper, 12c Brown on White (28, 28a, 29; SG 28, 33). Three Gem used examples in the two different shades and paper types, exceptionally well-centered and far superior than what is typically encountered, bold colors, each Extremely Fine, a rare trio in this pristine quality, No. 28 and 28a ex Boulders, No. 28 with 2003 A.P.S. and No. 28a with 2001 Greene Foundation certificates, Scott $292.50, SG £246, Unitrade C$370.00

E. 300-400
275
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716
nh
Sale 1243, Lot 716, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1865, 13c Orange (30; SG 29). Mint N.H., well-centered, vibrant fresh color on crisp paper, Very Fine, not an easy stamp to find in this Mint N.H. condition, ex "Crossings", with 1992 Greene Foundation and 2010 Sismondo certificates, Scott $650.00, SG £120, Unitrade C$900.00

E. 400-500
800
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717
 
Sale 1243, Lot 717, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1865, 13c Orange (30; SG 29). Impressive centering with particularly wide margins, vibrant color on bright paper, grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb quality example which is rarely encountered this choice, ex Boulders, with 1996 P.S.E. and 2007 P.F. certificates, Scott $115.00, SG £140, Unitrade C$150.00

E. 200-300
225
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718
nh
Sale 1243, Lot 718, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1868, 1c Violet (32; SG 34). Mint N.H., uncharacteristically precise centering with wide margins, exceptional color and razor-sharp impression on pristine paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb Mint N.H. example of this challenging stamp, easily one of the finest available examples, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Scott $200.00, SG £75, Unitrade C$600.00

E. 400-500
850
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719
nh
Sale 1243, Lot 719, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1871, 1c Brown Lilac, Re-engraved (32A; SG 35). Mint N.H., remarkably well-centered for this exceptionally difficult stamp, lovely crisp shade on pristine paper, Extremely Fine, an example which would be nearly impossible to improve upon and in a condition which is just superb - well-centered, exceptionally fresh and in Mint N.H. condition, ex "Crossings", with 2008 Sismondo and 2009 Greene Foundation certificates, Scott $400.00, SG £130, Unitrade C$1,080.00

E. 500-750
1,500
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720
 
Sale 1243, Lot 720, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1868-71, 1c Violet, 1c Brown Lilac (32-32A; SG 34-35). Each with near perfect centering, wonderfully rich colors showing the clear difference in shades and impressions, lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine Gems, scarce this choice, No. 32 ex Boulders and with 2002 A.P.S. certificate, Scott $135.00, SG £130, Unitrade C$180.00

E. 200-300
150
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721
og
Sale 1243, Lot 721, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1870, 3c Vermilion (33; SG 36). Original gum, lightly hinged, wonderfully well-centered, bright shade on crisp paper, small owner's backstamp, Very Fine, a choice original-gum example, ex "Crossings", with 1994 Greene Foundation and 2010 Sismondo certificates, Scott $425.00, SG £300, Unitrade C$650.00

E. 200-300
350
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722
 
Sale 1243, Lot 722, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1870, 3c Vermilion (33; SG 36). Uncharacteristically well-centered for this difficult issue, lovely rich color on bright paper, lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used example and rare in this exceptional quality, ex Boulders, with 2001 Greene Foundation and 2007 P.F. certificates, Scott $190.00, SG £100, Unitrade C$250.00

E. 200-300
225
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723
nh
Sale 1243, Lot 723, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1877, 1c Brown Lilac, Rouletted (37; SG 40). Mint N.H., remarkably fresh, with deep rich color on bright white paper, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, an impossible stamp to obtain in this premium Mint Never-Hinged condition, ex Dr. Killien, with photocopy of 2006 Greene Foundation (for a block) and 2016 P.F. certificates, Scott $425.00, SG £120, Unitrade C$800.00

E. 300-400
750
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724
nh
Sale 1243, Lot 724, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1879, 2c Green, Rouletted (38; SG 41). Mint N.H., well-centered with uncommonly wide margins, deep rich color, sharp impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine and choice, especially scarce and desirable in this condition, with 2008 Sismondo certificate, Scott $700.00, SG £170, Unitrade C$1,200.00

E. 500-750
1,500
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725
og
Sale 1243, Lot 725, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1877, 3c Blue, Rouletted (39; SG 42). Original gum, impressively large margins all around, exceptionally deep rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, easily one of the largest margined and best centered examples of this scarce stamp we have encountered, ex "Crossings", with 1994 Greene Foundation certificate, Scott $425.00, SG £325, Unitrade C$600.00

E. 400-500
750
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726
nh
Sale 1243, Lot 726, 1865-94 Pictorial IssuesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1876, 5c Blue, Rouletted (40; SG 43). Mint N.H. with selvage at right, uncommonly well-centered with wide margins, wonderfully rich color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, exceedingly rare in this stunning Mint N.H. condition, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Scott $700.00, SG £200, Unitrade C$1,200.00

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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