Prestige Philately Auction 161 CatalogueLot 24Catalogue by countryNew Zealand
Jump To Lot
- Click on the Image for a Larger Image Version.
- Check on our symbols and terminology.
- PDF Version available
Displaying 1 - 20 of 32 Lots in Category - New Zealand
Oddments from New Zealand including mint Christchurch Exhibition set (hinge remainders), Auckland Exhibition set (no certificates but they appear to be genuine) & Smiling Boys (toning), also Arms Surcharges 11/- 22/- x2 & 35/- apparently postally used (toning); Papua 1910 2/6d fine mint & 2d with 'BONAGAI SED' relief cds; Australia 3d Roo on 1924 cover to the USA; Tasmania 4d Courier apparently fine unused but cleaned; etc. (Qty 24 + cover)
pre-WWII album pages with useful ranges of Canada with better 1930s values and New Zealand with 2d+1d Smiling Boy & some postmark interest, then an attractive range of Kangaroos with multiples including First Wmk 3d Dies I-II, 6d & 9d blocks of 4 and Second Wmk 1/- pair, etc, finally KGV Penny Reds with shades & better varieties noted including Substituted Clichés x2 & Die III x2 etc. An old-time lot that invites close examination. (Qty 100s)
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1931 Kingsford Smith 6d violet Re-Entry to 'T' of 'AUSTRALIA' in a pair tied to 1934 registered flight cover (minor stain on the reverse) to New Zealand by Sydney cds & flight cachet in violet.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1894 cover to New Zealand with 1d bistre, 2d yellow x2 & 2d grey tied by 'GUILDFORD/WESTERN AUSTRALIA - G ' duplex, '[crown]/REGISTERED' h/s at lower-left, 'TRAVELLING POST OFFICE/ A /WA' & Albany transit & Dunedin arrival b/s, minor blemishes.
1960s-2000 box of First Day Covers from Cooks Aitutaki & Penrhyn, mostly addressed to New Zealand, a few unaddressed, generally very fine. (Qty 100 approx)
FIJI - Postal History
"The Postage Stamps of New Zealand" Volumes I to VII complete, varying degrees of foxing from having lived in Brisbane for many years still a serviceable set; also "Recovered Mail 1918-1978" by Nierinck and "A History of Wreck Covers" by Hopkins both with minor foxing. (Qty 9 books)
1855-67 Chalons comprising Imperf 2d blue/blued paper SG 5, rich colour, margins in places; 2d pale blue SG 9, margins just touching to large, tiny surface abrasion at upper-left; & 1d dull carmine SG 35var (CP #A1e5), margins just touching to large, minor blemishes, manuscript cancel; and Perf 12½ 4d yellow SG 120, closed tear; & 1/- yellow-green SG 125; Cat £1000. Separate Odenweller Certificates (2010). (Qty 5)
1857-63 No Watermark Imperf 1d dull orange SG 8, margins clear to good except at lower-left where slightly cut-into, with an ironed-out crease at the top and minor stain at lower-left, unused, Cat £3000. Odenweller Certificate (2010).
1857-63 No Watermark 2d pale blue SG 9, margins good to large, light BN '6' (or '9'?) cancel, Cat £180. Superb!
1864 Watermark 'NZ' Perf 12½ at Auckland 6d red-brown SG 108, exceptional colour and appearance being remarkably well centred for this issue, very lightly mounted with virtually full o.g., Cat £600. A magnificent example of this underrated stamp. Ex Sir Gawaine Baillie (sold for £1265 in February 2006) & Joseph Hackmey (sold for $US1440 in February 2009, one of the bargains of the sale). RPSofL Certificate (2006). [Odenweller at pages 123-4 "As with other issues on which the perforations or separations were inaccurate, the users found it necessary to use scissors to separate them"]
1864-71 Large Star selection comprising 1d carmine-vermilion, 2d Plate II (2), 1/- yellow-green single & pair (tonespots, large-part o.g.) and 1d brown (2), all apparently unused, Cat £1975+. (Qty 8)
1871 Large Star Perf 12½ 6d pale blue SG 136 marginal block of 15 (5x3) from the right of the sheet, well centred for this issue, large-part to full o.g. with one unit being unmounted, Cat £3000++ (mounted). An exceptional block of great rarity and beauty. Ex Joseph Hackmey: acquired for $US9875 (Feb 2009) against a low estimate of $US2000-3000. BPA Certificate (2009).
No longer available
1882-1900 Sidefaces with Advertisements on the Reverse 1d complete reconstruction of the 240 positions in red & stated to be the First Setting, a few pairs noted, condition variable. [This work - and the next lot - was completed many years before the publication in 2006 of Jim Robb's marvellous research into & re-writing of the advertising stamps story. Consequently, the plating is probably flawed. However, re-working a lot like this is bound to be loads of fun]
1882-1900 Sidefaces with Advertisements on the Reverse 2d complete reconstruction of the 240 positions in red-brown & stated to be the First Setting, condition variable.
1898 Pictorials No Watermark 1d bistre & blue SG 262 (Perf 15) with Full Offset of the Vignette on the Reverse CP #E2a[V], a few blemishes, large-part o.g. , Cat $NZ1000.