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KING EDWARD VII
PROGRESSIVE DIE PROOF: 2d recessed reversed "intaglio" die proof in black on a double thickness of white paper (101x127mm), some faint engraver's markings in the vicinity of the stamp impression, the paper cut at the edges of the recessing - a natural incident of the striking - still superb!
FINISHED DIE PROOF: 2d die proof in blue on glazed card reduced to stamp-size & affixed to a thicker piece of card (55x61mm)
IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS: 2d horizontal pairs in bright violet (poor quality impressions) or maroon both with uncleared surrounds on ungummed unwatermarked wove paper, and in black with cleared surrounds on similar but better quality paper.
PERFORATED PLATE PROOFS: 2d horizontal pairs in bright violet, carmine or greenish blue all with uncleared surrounds on gummed unwatermarked paper, the last with a few split perforations, full unmounted o.g.
1903-12 KEVII 1c die proof in green of an unadopted design on wove paper (71x72mm). Superb! [There are numerous differences between this essay and the approved design including the numerals being in white, the background being horizontally lined, the maple leaves being orientated differently, etc]
1903-12 KEVII 1c to 50c SG 173-187 including all the shades listed by Gibbons plus additional shades of the 1c (3), 2c & 7c, characteristic variable centring, also 2c Imperforate single and marginal pair from the base of the sheet, and 2c Booklet Pane of 6 SG 176a (guillotined into the design at the top, hinge remainders on the second unit otherwise unmounted), some hinge remainders but generally fine, Cat £2700 approximately. (Qty 24 + pane)
1908 Quebec Tercentenary ½c to 20c SG 188-195, characteristic variable centring, full unmounted o.g., Cat £425 (mounted). A superb set! [The Canadian "Unitrade" catalogue prices the set with "fine" centring at $C515 +200% for being unmounted = $C1545] (Qty 8)
POSTAGE DUES: 1906-28 First Series 1c to 10c SG D1-8 including the listed shades and Thin Papers, characteristic variable centring, several are unmounted, Cat £270. (Qty 11)
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1897-1911 Issues SG 83-116 complete plus Royal Family 2c (unmounted) & 3c shades, 1910 Colonisation Litho with both 6c, Perf 12x14 & 12x11 values and 1c 'NFWFOUNDLAND', mostly well centred ("Very Fine"), mostly lightly to very lightly mounted, Cat £1000. (Qty 33)
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1897-1910 Royal Family 1c Queen Victoria vertical pair Imperforate Horizontally SG 85b (Unitrade #80b), unmounted, Cat £275 ($C300 for "Fine" +100% for being unmounted = $C600). Superb!
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1897-1910 Royal Family 4c Duchess of York marginal horizontal Imperforate Pair SG 89a (Unitrade #84a), margins good to huge & well centred, Cat £600 ($C450 for "Very Fine").
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1908 Map 2c SG 94 (Unitrade #86) lower-left corner block of 4, the upper units with a hinge remainder but the lower units are well centred & superb unmounted, Cat £108++ ($C220 based on centring plus 100% premium for the two "Very Fine" unmounted units = $C380+).
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1910 Tercentenary of Colonisation 12c KEVII imperforate colour trial singles in yellow-green, yellow-brown, carmine or myrtle-green on gummed unwatermarked paper, unmounted. Superb!
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1910 Tercentenary of Colonisation 12c KEVII marginal horizontal Imperforate Pair SG 104a (see Unitrade #96a) from the right of the sheet, unmounted, Cat £325 ($C500 for "Very Fine" +150% for being unmounted = $C1250). Superb!
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1910 Tercentenary of Colonisation Perf 12x14 1c King James I marginal block of 4 Imperforate Between (Vertically) SG 109a (Unitrade #87g) from the left of the sheet, the first unit with the 'NFWFOUNDLAND' Error SG 95a/var (Unitrade #87vii), exceptional centring, lightly mounted, Cat £650++ ($C1550+ for "Very Fine"). Ex Giorgio Perazzo. RPSofL Certificate (1974).
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1910 Tercentenary of Colonisation Perf 12x11 1c King James I vertical pair Imperforate Between SG 109b (Unitrade #87d), the gum a little sweated, Cat £375 ($C300 for "Fine").
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1910 Tercentenary of Colonisation Perf 12x11½ 2c Arms SG 110 (Unitrade #88c), very lightly mounted, Cat £350 ($C350 for "Fine"). Superb!
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1911 Recess Printed 8c 'MOSQUITO' Imperforate Horizontal Pair SG 112var (Unitrade #99a), margins good to large, very lightly mounted, Cat $C350 for "Fine". Unlisted by Gibbons. RPSofL Certificate (1973) states "genuine proof status". However, the Unitrade Catalogue lists no proofs for this issue.
NEWFOUNDLAND: 1911 Recess Printed 10c Paper Mills Imperforate Horizontal Pair SG 114var (Unitrade #101a), large even margins, unmounted, Cat $C400 for "Very Fine" (+50% for unmounted = $C600). Unlisted by Gibbons. Superb.