Prestige Philately Auction 169 CatalogueNEW ZEALAND
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Displaying 13 Lots in Category - NEW ZEALAND
Scrappy assortment with a blue springback album and a range of covers including censored mail, Health stamps and FDCs, postal stationery, lettercards, and PPCs. (Qty 200+)
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1855-57 Blue Paper 1d red SG 4, margins good to large, light Napier cancel, Cat £1800. Robert Odenweller Certificate (2011) states "slightly oxidised at left". However, in our opinion, this is an optical illusion caused by irregular application of the cancelling ink.
1857-63 White Paper No Wmk 1/- dull emerald-green SG 16, margins just clear to good, ironed-out diagonal crease& minor central thin; and 1/- blue-green SG 17, three close to large margins but a little cut-into at right, small tear & also repaired; Cat £1800 each. Separate Robert Odenweller Certificates (2011). An atttractive pair of "spacefillers".
1862-63 Large Star Rouletted 7 at Auckland 1d orange-vermilion SG 47, with roulettes on three sides leaving the design clear, fraction of the adjoining unit evident at the top, fine numeral '1' cancel of Auckland, Cat £800. RPSofL Certificate (1934).
1862-63 Large Star Rouletted 7 at Auckland 6d red-brown SG 55, with rouletting on all sides just shaving the design at the right, indistinct light cancel, Cat £475. BPA Certificate (1990).
1869 cover to Wanganui with 2d pale blue SG 113 tied by indistinct cancel, 'TUTAENUI' departure cds & 'WANGANUI' arrival b/s.
1908-16 Perf 14x14½ KEVII 3d chestnut, 4d orange-yellow, 5d brown, 6d carmine & 8d indigo-blue in blocks of 4, the lower units of each block unmounted, some hinge remainders on upper units, Cat £388+. (Qty 5 blocks)
1955-59 QEII Large Figures 1d deep orange imperforate tête-bêche horizontal pair on gummed watermarked paper, unmounted. Superb!
1988 80c Penguins block of 24, the central eight units with Major Misperforation Shift, unmounted.
POSTAGE DUES: Selection including 1902 Crump Forgery 2d and 3d singles *, 1902 No Wmk Perf 11 half sheet (*, toning), Madagascar Specimen extracts with 1902 "Cowan" Unsurfaced 1d (5) and 2d (4) tied by 'POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/COLLECTION DE BERNE/MADAGASCAR' cancels plus another 1d * & 2d (4, two mint), 1925-1935 "Cowan" Thick Chalky ½d to 2d blocks of 12 ** & 3d block of 4 with 'WANGANUI/9JAN1931/ PARCELS' cancel, 1937 "Wiggins Teape" ½d block of 20 * & 3d (2, *), plus taxed covers with postage dues added, centre offset and plate flaw examples, and additional multiples, Cat £1500+. (Qty 200+)
POSTAGE DUES: 1904-08 "Cowan" Paper Perf 11 ½d red and green horizontal pair with Imperforate Between SG D18a, small ink stain upper right of centre, mounted, Cat £1200. [John Williams' very fine pair sold for $2875 at our auction of 6/3/2010]
POSTAL FISCALS: 1940-58 Arms Surcharges comprising '3/6d' on 3/6d (3), '5/6d' on 5/6d (3), '11/-' on 11/- (4), '22/-' on 22/- (3, SG F190, F216 & F216w), also £4 light blue SG F210, a few with gumside ink annotations but generally fine, Cat £2200+. (Qty 14)
REPRINTS: 1884 official reprint of imperf Large Star 6d dull brown with Type C sans-serif 'SPECIMEN.' (11x1mm) handstamp in red, good to large margins, without gum. Holcombe Certificate (1992) states "......is a reprint, and as such is in my opinion genuine. Specimen handstamps on the reprint are very rare and very few exist."