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Volume 43 – #21

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Volume 43#21

February 5 – February 18, 2019

A 1932 Dornier Do X inverted surcharge error (Scott #C12a) with a catalogue value of $60,000 will be offered as Lot 507 of Eastern Auctions’ two-day general sale this February.

Rare Dornier Do X inverted surcharge error to cross block this February

Described by auctioneers as “an exceptionally fresh and well-centred mint never hinged example,” a Dornier Do X inverted surcharge error will be offered at auction in New Brunswick this February. To cross the block as Lot 507 of Eastern Auctions’ two-day general sale, the overprinted stamp is Newfoundland’s 1931 $1 “Historic Transatlantic Flights” issue (Scott #C11) with a 50-cent surcharge (Scott #C12) that was erroneously inverted (Scott #C12a). “This is in as good a condition as you’ll find for that stamp,” said auctioneer Gary Lyon, owner of Bathurst, N.B.-based auction house, who added the stamp is “without question, one of the finest existing examples of this rare error.” Continue reading →

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