NEW ZEALAND: 1871 cover to Otago with Chalons 1d orange x2 (both badly oxidised) & 'O24' cancels plus very fine 'MANUHERIKIA' cds (rated 7) alongside, 'PORT CHALMERS' arrival b/s, minor soiling. RPSofL Certificate (2004). "Manuherikia" = (loosely) using a wounded bird to attract more birds.
Auction Category: "PRETTY POLLY" - PARROTS & COCKATOOS EXHIBIT
Early Imperforate Stamps , Postmarks - Numerals , Postmarks , Postal History , NEW ZEALAND , Birds - Parrots , Fauna - birds , THEMATICS & TOPICALS