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Newfoundland

Catalogue 222: EUROPE & OVERSEAS
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  • Lot# : 1958 Newfoundland

    1921 (Feb 26/March 10): Covers (2) each with 1919 Caribou frankings at 3 c. rate, earlier cover with typed 'per Airship' and handstamped 'AIR POST St. Anthony', the second cover handstamped AIR POST FOGO with Fogo backstamp; also a typed 1919 letter addressed to Joseph L. Kennedy in Quincy, Mass stating "Just got notice that the Handley Page machine will take mail to New York...".
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 1959 Newfoundland

    "Columbia Flight" 1930: Cover to Dublin endorsed 'Air Mail Columbia' franked at 40 c.ent rate with scarce 1919 Caribou 36 c. sage-green, 1928 4 c. rose-purple and 10 c. violet all tied by 'St. John's Nfld.' slogan cancellation, backstamped at Harbour Grace (Oct 9) and heavily cancelled alongside in Dubli (Oct 13) which has caused a split in the cover. Scarce, circa 180 covers carried.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 1960 Newfoundland

    "Halifax Airmail" 1921 (Nov 17): 35 c. red, wide spacing, with stop after 1921, used on First Flight cover addressed to Newark tied by 'St. John's Nfld.' machine cancellation (Nov 23). The attempted Flight was delayed and then abandoned on January 28, 1922 and the mail was sent on to Halifax by rail - arriving on February 4, reverse with Halifax return datestamp.. Slightly aged but fine cover. Scott C3b = $ 225 on cover/ Gi = £ 100 off cover.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1961 Newfoundland

    "Halifax Airmail" 1921 (Nov 17): 35 c. red, wide spacing, variety "No Stop after 1921", used on First Flight cover addressed to Boston tied by 'St. John's Nfld.' machine cancellation (Nov 17, First Day of Use). The attempted Flight was delayed and then abandoned on January 28, 1922 and the mail was sent on to Halifax by rail - arriving on February 4, reverse with Halifax return datestamp.. Fresh and fine cover. Scott C3 = $ 190/ Gi = £ 90 off cover.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1962 Newfoundland

    "Halifax Airmail" 1921 (Nov 26): 35 c. red, wide spacing, variety "No Stop after 1921", used on First Flight cover addressed to Beverly, USA tied by 'St. John's Nfld.' machine cancellation (Nov 26, Last Day of Acceptance). The attempted Flight was delayed and then abandoned on January 28, 1922 and the mail was sent on to Halifax by rail - arriving on February 4, reverse with Halifax return datestamp. Fresh and fine cover. Signed John A. Fox. Scott C3 = $ 190/ Gi = £ 90 off cover.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1963 Newfoundland

    "Halifax Airmail" 1921 (Nov 17): 35 c. red, wide spacing, variety "No Stop after 1921 / and figure below 'f' of Halifax" (a total of only 556 stamps can exist thus), used on First Flight cover addressed to Montreal tied by 'St. John's Nfld.' machine cancellation (Nov 21). The attempted Flight was delayed and then abandoned on January 28, 1922 and the mail was sent on to Halifax by rail - arriving on February 4, reverse with Halifax return datestamp.. Fresh and fine cover. Scott C3d = $ 500 on cover/ Gi = £ 275 off cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1964 Newfoundland

    "Halifax Airmail" 1921 (Nov 17): 35 c. red, narrow spacing, with stop after 1921, used on First Flight cover addressed to Montreal tied by 'St. John's Nfld.' machine cancellation (Nov 21). The attempted Flight was delayed and then abandoned on January 28, 1922 and the mail was sent on to Halifax by rail - arriving on February 4, reverse with Halifax return datestamp. Slightly aged but fine cover. Scott C3h = $ 260 on cover/ Gi = £ 120 off cover.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1965 Newfoundland

    "Halifax Airmail" 1921 (Nov 17): 35 c. red, narrow spacing, variety "No Stop after 1921" (a total of only 1'112 stamps can exist thus), used on First Flight cover addressed to Halifax tied by 'St. John's Nfld.' machine cancellation (Nov 24). The attempted Flight was delayed and then abandoned on January 28, 1922 and the mail was sent on to Halifax by rail - arriving on February 4, reverse with Halifax return datestamp. Slight hinge remant on front otherwise a fresh and fine cover. Scott C3f = $ 400 on cover/ Gi = £ 275 off cover.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1966 Newfoundland

    "Halifax Airmail" 1921 (Nov 17): 35 c. red, narrrow spacing, variety "No Stop after 1921 / and figure below 'f' of Halifax" (a total of only 556 stamps can exist thus), used on First Flight cover addressed to Halifax tied by 'St. John's Nfld.' machine cancellation (Nov 25). The attempted Flight was delayed and then abandoned on January 28, 1922 and the mail was sent on to Halifax by rail - arriving on February 4, reverse with Halifax return datestamp. Fresh and fine cover. Scott C3j = $ 550 on cover/ Gi = £ 275 off cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1967 Newfoundland

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    1927 (May 18): "Air Mail / DE PINEDO / 1927" overprint in red on 60 c. black, a fine unused example of this iconic stamp, position 18 on the sheet of 50 subjects, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. A great rarity of British Commonwealth philately with just 66 unused examples possible. Signed A. Diena, Kessler, Sanabria. Cert. Bolaffi (2014), E. Diena (2016) Scott C4 = $ 45'000/Gi = £ 42'000.
    Starting bid : 22,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 27,000 CHF

    Lot# : 1968 Newfoundland

    1857/: Collection with 1857 1 d. brown-purple unused, 1862 2 d., 6 d. and 8 d. rose-lake unused, 1865 Codfish 2 c. perf. unused and balance of set unused or used, some fine multiples incl. 'Newfoundland' ½ c. rose and 1896 orange-vermilion in blocks of four, 1928 Publicity pictorial issue with 2 c. - 10 c. and 20 c. and 30 c. in unused blocks, thereafter largely complete used or unused with 1931 Airmail 50 c. green unused pair, $ 1 blue unused; also Nova Scotia with 1860/63 1 c. and 2 c. in large unused blocks, 10 c. in a block of eight, range of New Brunswick Locomotive 1 c. (4) etc.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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