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lot # 2127 - World canada - newfoundland

Thursday Oct 29, 2020 12:00 Australia/Sydney
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1927 Atlantic Airmail Flight 'Air Mail / DE PINEDO / 1927' red opt 60c black. Superb VFU on cover tied by 'ST JOHNS N/FLD 20 MAY 1927" machine cancel, with 'TREPASSEY T.P.O. NEWF'D' cds below & at left, sent to Rome in Italy. Stamp in pristine condition with excellent centring, cover with backflap gone & sl vert fold of no significance, extremely fresh & attractive. Unitrade C4 cat C$25,000+++ as loose stamp & cat C$40,000 on cover. SG 163 cat £13,000+++ as loose stamp & cat £19,500 on cover. Only 300 printed and actually only a small fraction survived, as most were used on covers to dignitaries/officials in Italy & around the world. Such nice covers are almost never seen & one of the major rarities of world airmails. Exp Bolaffi etc, plus 1955 Alberto Diena & 1956 BPA photo certs. (P)

Estimate: A$14000 - 22000


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