Auction 36 - Saturday, March 7, 2020

192 Christchurch Exbn 7 JY 82 index letter "D" "A" class cancel on 1d SSF. PO open 10 APR-24 JY 1882 only. Very scarce. $750.00 Spin UpSpin Down
193 U Ngatunui (HN 1916-23) virtually complete slightly smudged 21 AU 23(?) "J" class cancel. Wooders 10. GU/FU. $300.00 Spin UpSpin Down
194 C 1855 small letter addressed to J Morgan, New Plymouth & canc New Plymouth AP 12 1855 & with rather indistinct "Paid at New Plymouth" red h/s (SG type CCI). B/s PETRE (Wanganui). Ex Morgan family. SG CC3. Cat £3000. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
195 C 1863-70 range of 17 covers with FFQ, noted 1864 to Tasmania (3 x 6d red-brown); 1864 to UK with 2 x 2d, 6d black-brown imperf, 1867 Mahurangi (m/s cancel) to UK; 1867 cover to London with pair 4d rose, 1 x 2d blue; 1863 cover with imperf 6d black-brown to UK with Howick m/s cancel; 1866 soldier's letter (1d rate) Wellington to York, UK; plus 6 FFQ [SG 5 x 3 (incl pair), 55, 86 & 106 (double perfs)]. Condition varies but worth inspection. $6,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
196 C 1894 SS Wairarapa, very scarce small type "SAVED FROM WRECK OF 'WAIRARAPA' " cachet x 2 on long envelope from NSW with 2d x 3 Emu tied by barred "A" (Auckland) pmks, plus packet-boat boxed cachet, address to Auckland. Official seal label over RH end of envelope. Damaged condition. Only 2 covers with this cachet recorded in "MARITIME DISASTER MAIL" by Hoggarth & Gwynn, this is a 3rd example. On well written up exhibit page. $1,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
197 C 1900 (6 July) envelope from Berne to Sydney, bearing 1900 UPU set of 3 with Express cds, missent to NZ due to the lack of a country in the address with "Australia" added subsequently, showing boxed "MISSENT TO / INVERCARGILL" (31 x 8mm) with the reverse showing Invercargill cds, "R.P.O. DN S/2" TPO (14.8), Sydney (23.8) and Kogarlah cds. The sole recorded example of this h/s. This mail was sent by northbound train from Invercargill to Dunedin & exchanged with the southbound train at the "crossover" station of Waianakarau. Ex Jury, Wood. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
198 C 1904 1d Wales machine Die I franking machine impression (small vert double ring oval) on unused Wain's Hotel, Dunedin envelope. Some slight staining on envelope. RPSNZ cert (2018). Note: machine was positioned very close to hotel. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
199 C Military WWI postal history. Noted 12 NZ-related covers or p/cs, incl 2 nice NZ troopship d/s (NOS 8, 33), NZEF Egypt to NZ, NZ Division cds x 6 (5 diff), unusual NZEF wax seal on regd envelope, 2 fine patriotic machine pmks, NZ Div 1918 Xmas card. Also some cinderellas (incl 1913 Otaki Infantry Brigade) & non-NZ covers. Also 6 Boer War covers (3 to NZ with officers' signatures & 1 ex St Helena POW camp) & rare printed silk memento (stuck to stout card) "To Commemorate Britain's Gallant Defenders of Mafeking, Relieved May 16th 1900" (flags, Baden-Powell). Boer War items generally with faults. (58 items). $800.00 Spin UpSpin Down
200 C 1922-39 Express Delivery covers (2). 1922 cover to Palmerston North with 6d & 2d GV stamps (unusual not to use Express stamp, but allowed); 1939 cover to Dunedin with 6d Car. $500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
201 C 1934 Royal Train cover - visit of HRH Duke of Gloucester. Crusader tied by Royal Train 24 DE 34 cds, also Wellington 28 DEC 1934 machine cancel. Typed addressee LL Hills (GPO). Readdressed in pen. Minor tone spots. $400.00 Spin UpSpin Down
202 C 1934 Royal Train cover - visit of HRH Duke of Gloucester. 1d Field Marshal tied by Royal Train 24 DE 34 cds, also Wellington 28 DEC 1934 machine cancel. Typed addressee LL Hills (GPO), readdressed in pen. Minor tone spots on top edge. $400.00 Spin UpSpin Down