Catalogue

Auction 35 - Saturday, September 21, 2019

 LotTypeDescriptionPrice
370 / 1873 ½d Newspaper Stamp p10, NZ wmk: 10 mint/MNG (incl block of four – 2 with & without NZ wmk & a single MNG), 9 used & 1 official reproduction on 3 pages. CP B1a, cat $3,400. $750.00
371 M* 1873-1892 ½d Newspaper Stamp accum (incl various perfs, shades, wmks, flaws etc) of approx 180 mint/MUH/MNG. Incl singles & multiples, some varieties annotated. Useful research material, some variable condition. Cat (all as cheapest & mint) $2700. $600.00
372 / 1873-92 ½d Newspaper seln: 1873 p10 short perf H/H mint; 1875 p12½ star wmk: block of 4 MUH, single MUH, horiz block of 4 GU/FU (minor faults); 1892 p12½ NZ & star wmk: 2 blocks of 4 mint (2 stamps MUH) & horiz block of 6 GU/FU (minor perf tone). Also wrapper used with ½d Mt Cook. CP B1a, B2a, B3a etc. $400.00
373 C 1875 ½d Newspaper Stamp p11¾ star wmk usage on newspapers etc: 1) single (imperf at top) on The New Zealand Methodist (Vol 1 No. 24) 11 December 1884 Christchurch “A” Class cds; 2) single on readdressed The Gumdiggers’ Weekly newspaper wrapper 14 September 1893 “A” Class cds, Opua 18 September 1893 “A” class b/s & 20 September 1893 Waihaha “A” Class arrival cancel; 3) strip of 3 (tones) on The Graphic (British) 2 April 1881 Christchurch “A” Class cds to Chatham Islands. $1,500.00
374 M 1873-1882 Simplified mint ½d Newspaper, FSF & SSF sets on Hagner. 1d, 2d, 4d, 1/- (scuffed) FSF & 3d SSF no gum; 2/- disturbed gum, 5/- small gum tone spot. 1/- SSF gum blemish. Cat $4700. $900.00
375 M* 1892 ½d Newspaper Stamp, p12½ NZ & star wmk, block of 4 with double perfs centrally vertical, 2 mint/2 MUH. CP B3a(W). $300.00
376 C 1892 ½d Newspaper Stamp p12½ NZ & star wmk x 3 together with 4d SSF on small neat reg'd cover (5½d reg'd letter rate) ex 2 April 1895 Te Aro to Honolulu, Hawaii, bearing Wellington & Auckland transit b/s, & 2 May 1895 Honolulu arrival cancel - a difficult destination cover. $450.00
377 C 1892 ½d Newspaper Stamp, p12½ NZ & star wmk: 6 covers 1892-1894; 2 endorsed BOOK POST [incl one (Blenheim) “drop letter”] & 1 endorsed CIRCULAR; 1 cover & 1 front (Napier) “drop letters” & an unsealed printed matter rate (1d) cover with folded contents ex Wellington. These last 3 items part of Robert McLean correspondence. Some mixed condition. Ex Gwynn. $450.00
378 C 1892 ½d Newspaper Stamp, p12½ NZ & star wmk misperf single (used as make-up rate) plus 2d SSF on small neat handwritten cover bearing 25 January 1893 Christchurch “F” Class cancels to New York, USA. $150.00
379 C 1892 ½d Newspaper Stamp, p12½ NZ & star wmk bearing horiz strip of four with 27 December 1895 Wanganui “F” Class cancels on cover to Brisbane, Queensland. Rear bears 28 December 1895 RPO transit cancel & 10 January 1896 Brisbane arrival b/s. Minor ageing. Cover shows 2d letter rate to Australia, though late usage of ½d Newspaper stamp. $150.00
380 / 1892 ½d Newspaper Stamp, p12½ NZ & star wmk x 189 mint/MUH etc on pages with letter wmks/no wmk. Some variable condition. CP B3a/z/y. Cat $14,000+ $750.00
381 M* 1874 4d maroon horiz block of 6 (5 MUH) with L/H selvedge. 3 very faint tone spots. Jury cat $6950. Mint/MUH. $2,000.00
382 U 1874 1/- green, horiz strip of 3, p12½. Fine Timaru 20 JU 76 cdss. Rare multiple CP C6a. Cat $450. FU. $400.00
383 U 1874 2/-, 5/-. Cat $1750. FU. $400.00
384 U 1874 2/-, 5/-. Jury cat $1750. FU. $400.00
385 M 1874 2/-, 5/- (5/- 1 faint toned perf). Jury cat $2200. Mint. $750.00
386 U 1874 5/- Grey fine Blenheim 5 OC 85 cds. Jury cat $900. FU. $250.00