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Auction 32 - Saturday, 22 September 2018

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2641 P 1903 6d Express Delivery plate proofs in imperf upper right sheet corner blocks of four on ungummed vertical lined watermarked cream horizontal laid paper x 4 different: a) vermilion & deep blue; b) vermilion & emerald green; c) vermilion & chestnut; d) deep blue & chestnut. All will be visually improved by removing upper selvedges with oily spots. $2,000.00
2642 P 1903 6d Express Delivery imperf plate proof block of four [R7/1-R8/2] on ungummed Cowan s/ws inverted NZ & star wmk paper, with 11mm plate crack in selvedge adjacent to R8/1. $500.00
2643 P 1903 6d Express Delivery imperf plate proof horizontal pair, on ungummed Cowan s/ws inverted NZ & star wmk paper. $250.00
2644 MU 1903 6d Express Delivery error: R8/1 plate crack single with double vertical perfs officially repaired/patched mint; also, single horizontal double perfs at top fu. Latter not patched, nor listed by CP. (2v) CP U1a(Y) cat $500 as muh. $300.00
2645 MU 1903 6d Express Delivery error: single double vertical perfs officially repaired/patched mint; also, single horizontal double perfs at top fu. Latter not patched, nor listed by CP. (2v) CP U1a(Y) cat $500 as muh. $300.00
2646 M 1903 6d Express Delivery p11 s/ws wmk error: imperf at base with EA letters wmk, mint. Only one error sheet known, thus only 6 examples exist. CP U1a(Z). Cat $2,000. $1,000.00
2647 / 1903 6d Express Delivery p11 x 2 denomination misplacement varieties, mint and 4 covers: 2 May 1914 Rotorua, 14 September 1914 Timaru, 15 June 1915 Wellington & 14 November 1916 Christchurch, on 2 pages. $500.00
2648 / 1903 6d Express Delivery, fern leaf, variety: red colour shift 2mm upwards into fern leaves mng, also 6d W.T. p 14 x 15 GU/FU. CP U1a var. & U1e, cat $545. $120.00
2649 / 1903 6d Express Delivery, fern leaf, variety: red colour shift 2mm upwards into fern leaves mint, also 6d W.T. p 14 x 15 GU/FU. CP U1a var. & U1e, cat $545. $140.00
2650 C 1903 6d Express Delivery p11 on colourful registered KG V 1d postal stationery envelope with KE VII ½d pair, 2d & 5d & 1d Dominion, ex 28 March 1913 Mohaka to Halifax, Nova Scotia, bearing 5 transit cancels on rear, including separated upper flap. Cover shows use of Express Delivery stamp as an ordinary postage stamp. $300.00
2651 C 1903 6d Express Delivery p11 on folded cover with KG V ½d x 3 ex 9 January 1919 to Wanganui bearing EXPRESS label, Collect 6d in red m/s & strip of 6 (R4/7-12) 2nd type postage dues 1d. Minor ageing. Vendor's comment This is a prime example of the postage due collection method for the extra distance of delivery from the nearest post office. The use by a school commissioner establishes a huge credibility to its provenance, of which this is an early example. $750.00
2652 C 1903 6d Express Delivery 6d + Victory ½d, 1½d & 6d ex 31 January 1921 Timaru AERIAL POST cover to Christchurch endorsed Per / Aerial Post / Special Delivery bearing black & orange EXPRESS label, AERIAL POST & PILOT h/s in black with Euan Dickson’s signature; & Air Mail Society of NZ authentication h/s on rear. A scarce flight cover coupled with Express Delivery service. Postage = 2d, Airmail service = 6d, Express service = 6d. Stapleton 27d, only 103 flown, most of which were not express flight covers. $1,750.00
2653 C 1903-1939 6d Express Delivery x 12 express 1918 - 1939 covers (including 1 underpaid by 3d, with 3 x 1d postage dues affixed); 2 additional (1936 & 37) registered covers; 2 express covers (1938 & 1940) without Express Delivery stamps prepaying express service; 1939 6 Express Delivery x 1 express (1941) cover & 1 registered (1943?) cover. Also, 1d Kiwi (u) & GVI 2d on 1d (m) postal stationery letter cards with express delivery promotion. Some variable condition (20 covers). $2,000.00
2654 / 1925 Dunedin Exhibition set + KG V ½d & 2d surface, together with 1d Dominion x 3 ex 1 May 1926 Dunedin Exhibition [last day (of Dunedin Exhibition) cover] bearing most of black & orange EXPRESS label; also, 6d Express Delivery ex 15 August 1939 Geraldine, Last Day of Issue cover; 6d Express Delivery 16 August 1939 plain FDC ex Mokai, & 4 (3 diff types) EXPRESS DELIVERY labels (7 items). $400.00
2655 U 1926 6d Express Delivery Cowan p14 x 14½ inverted wmk a superb used dated example Palmerston North 11 September 1928. Scarce, CP U1b(Z) - not priced used. $250.00
2656 C 1926 6d Express Delivery Cowan p14 x 14½ + 2 x KG V surface 2d (2d postage + 2d late fee payment) on small neat typed cover ex 12 November 1931 to Wellington. The 2d depression letter rate, and late fee lasted from 1 March 1931 until 31 May 1932. $250.00
2657 C 1926 6d Express Delivery Cowan p14 x 14½ + KG V 2d surface on small hand- written cover with EXPRESS label, ex 23 January 1932 Palmerston North to Wellington. The 2d depression letter rate lasted from 1 March 1931 until 31 May 1932. $200.00
2658 / 1926 6d Express Delivery Cowan p14 x 14½ sel’n of 28 m/muh - shades & flaws, (singles & blocks of 4), 2 u & 5 covers, including small neat commercial express airmail cover ex 3 July 1936 Nelson to Wellington bearing Aeroplane Trip Cancelled purple h/s, this flight not listed by Stapleton. $1,600.00
2659 C 1926 6d Express Delivery Cowan p14 x 14½, 2 covers to a Linwood Avenue chemist: a) roughly opened commercial size KG V 1d postal stationery envelope with KG V 3d surface print; b) folded foolscap envelope with KG V 5d. Express Delivery stamps plated as R3/5 & 4/6 respectively, 29 September 1930 & 24 September 1931 respectively, ex Christchurch. $300.00
2660 C 1926 6d Express Delivery Cowan p14 x 14½: 4 Express Delivery airmail covers: a) + 5d Air Mail on cacheted 20 January 1932 Wellington to Westport FFC; b) pair on registered 1st Australia-NZ airmail FFC ex 6 April 1934 Drummoyne, NSW to New Plymouth & thence forwarded on 12 April 1934 to Dannevirke; c) + 4d Air Mail on 24 December 1932 Christmas FFC - Christchurch to Timaru; d) Express Delivery cover ex 2 March 1934 Christchurch to Wanganui bearing 1d Field Marshal x 7 only. $750.00