Prestige Philately Auction 157 CatalogueNEW ZEALAND - Official Stamps
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HANDSTAMPED 'O.P.S.O.': 1898-1903 Pictorials 2½d Lake Wakatipu handstamped in violet SG O15, a couple of small blemishes, tied to a long cover to New York by Wellington cds of 15MY06, unclaimed & returned with various markings & DLO b/s of New York & Wellington, a chunk missing at upper-left consistent with having been ripped from a Post Office file, overall soiling & two vertical folds well clear of the stamp, Cat £700 x12+. A very rare item. Ex Henry Pattiz. RPSofL (1974) & RPSofNZ (2007) Certificates.
OVERPRINTED 'OFFICIAL.': 1909 Pictorials 6d Kiwi Perf 14x15 SG O72, exceptional centring, very lightly mounted, Cat £160.
OVERPRINTED 'OFFICIAL.': 1907-11 Pictorials ½d (*/**), 2d (couple of tonespots, **) & 3d (*/**) SG O59 61 & 63 blocks of 4, 1d booklet pane SG O60a (lightly mounted in the margins only), and 2/- SG O66 (**), Cat £420++ (mounted). These stamps are rarely available unmounted. (Qty 5 items)
OVERPRINTED 'OFFICIAL.': 1907-11 Pictorials ½d green marginal block from the base of the sheet described on the RPSofNZ Certificate (2010) as having "part of the central marginal arrow &...plate scratches, probably from Plate 1" CP #FO4b, characteristic rough perfs, unmounted. Unpriced by Campbell Paterson.
OVERPRINTED 'OFFICIAL.': 1907-11 Pictorials 5/- deep red SG O67 with Branch on Trunk of 'L' of 'OFFICIAL.', characteristic rough perfs, hinge remainder, Cat £150+. Major but unlisted variety.