Prestige Philately Auction 157 CatalogueNEW ZEALAND
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 24 Lots in Category - NEW ZEALAND
1857-1930s collection on leaves with imperforate 6d Chalons (2, one with fine BN '1' of Melbourne), perforated Chalons including 1d brown (11, including two strips of 3 and a pair), 3d lilac (7), 6d brown (6), 6d blue (2), First Sidefaces to 1/- including 4d pair, Second Sidefaces to 1/- (2) with a few adverts, Pictorials mint & used to 9d (4, two *), 1/- (5, two *), 2/- (3, one *) & 5/- (3, one * & one postally used) plus Reduced Sizes 3d, 6d (2) & 1/- *, Christchurch & Auckland sets *, KEVII & KGV definitives to 1/- *, 2d Smiling Boy *, also King Edward VII Land 1d x2 used, mixed condition with some mint stamps heavily mounted, high catalogue value. (Qty 300+)
Range of Chalons imperf to 1/- (2) & perf to 1/- (2) including 2d with large-part 'HEADQUARTERS' cancel & a somewhat oxidised 4d rose, a few Sidefaces & Pictorials including 3d Bird block of 4 with ''FANNING ISLAND' cds, plus a couple of postally used QV postal fiscals, condition variable. (Qty 54)
1855 London Printings 2d dull blue on bluish paper SG 2, good even margins, neat '9' cancel of New Plymouth, Cat £650. Superb!
1855-57 Blue Paper 1d red SG 4, margins good to large, light numeral cancellation, Cat £1800. [Joseph Hackmey's very fine single sold for $US2350 in 2009]
1857-63 No Watermark Imperf 2d deep ultramarine SG 8a, margins close to good, untidy '10' cancel of Wellington, Cat £900. [Many examples of this shade are not correctly identified. Most genuine examples were used at Wellington]
1857-63 No Watermark Imperf 2d pale blue SG 9, margins close to large, apparently unused, Cat £1100.
1857-63 No Watermark - Imperf 2d blue SG 10 horizontal pair, large even margins except at right where close to a little cut-into; and 6d brown SG 13, margins good to large, tiny closed tear in the margin at the top; Cat £660+. There is an error in the description - the 6d brown is in fact Wmk Large Star SG 43 - the estimate has been reduced accordingly.
1857-63 No Watermark Imperf 6d pale brown SG 14, margins good to large, light numeral cancel, Cat £300. Superb! BPA Certificate (1992).
1862 Large Star Imperf 2d slate blue SG 37, margins close to large, unused, Cat £1900.
1862 Large Star Perf 13 at Dunedin 1d orange-vermilion SG 68 two misperforated unused examples, Cat £2500 each; also an apparently unused 2d with pen cancel removed & 4d yellow used; Cat £1300. (Qty 4)
1862 Large Star Perf 13 at Dunedin 6d red-brown SG 77, an enormous example Imperforate Vertically with portions of the adjoining units at left & right, neat Otago duplex cancel. Unlisted. Ex Joseph Hackmey. RPSofL Certificate (2006). An important rarity. [Odenweller at page 95 states: "The 2d 3d & 6d are known imperf vertically..."]
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1862-63 Pelure Paper Imperf 1d orange-vermilion SG 81, good even margins, unused, Cat £10,000. A major Chalons rarity. [Less than 10 examples recorded: absent from such major collections as Hind, Caspary, Dale-Lichtenstein, "Chalon" and Bartrop. The fine "Du Bois" (Inoue) example sold for $7187 at our auction of 1/9/2007]
1862-63 Pelure Paper Imperf 2d ultramarine SG 83, margins just shaved (at base) to good, a few minor surface marks, unused, Cat £5000.
1862-63 Pelure Paper Imperf 6d black-brown SG 85, margins just clear to good, '1' cancel of Auckland, Cat £250.
1864-67 Large Star 2d Plate II imperforate plate proof single in deep blue - a sensational shade - on ungummed unwatermarked paper, from the left of the sheet [R16/1] with margins good to huge. Superb! Ex Dale-Lichtenstein, Sir Gawaine Baillie - sold for £518 in February 2006 - & Joseph Hackmey. RPSofL Certificate (2006).
1864-67 Large Star Perf 12½ at Auckland 4d rose SG 119, an unusually large example with excellent colour, light numeral cancel, Cat £250.
1864-67 Large Star Perf 12½ at Auckland 4d yellow SG 120, deep rich colour, large-part o.g., Cat £250.
1872 Wmk Lozenges 2d vermilion SG 142, an unusually large example with above-average perfs and centring, barred numeral cancel, Cat £325
1874-78 First Sidefaces Perf 12 1/- green SG 164 with sans-serif 'SPECIMEN' handstamp twice in red, perf faults, large-part o.g.
1902-07 Pictorials Perf Compound of 11 & 14 4d blue & yellow-brown SG 333 Perf 11x14x14x14, characteristic rough perfs, unmounted, Cat £325 (mounted). [John Williams' mounted example - Perf 14x14x11x14 - sold for $719 at our auction of 6/3/2010]