Catalogue

Auction 36 - Saturday, March 7, 2020

 LotTypeDescriptionPriceBid
749 C 1867 1d Die I, blue & red, imperf (4 margins) on small neat cover to Wanganui, bearing 5 July 1897 Wanganui, index 3 "F" class arrival cancel on cover, 6 July Wanganui index 2 "F" class cancel tying stamp to cover, TO PAY / 2d / DOUBLE DEFICIENT POSTAGE h/s in black. Rear appears to have had a notice (re postage deficiency?) affixed but since removed. QVLT stamp valid for postage until 1913, but postage underpaid by 1d + 1d fine, hence applied h/s. $200.00 Spin UpSpin Down
750 U 1878 1d blue QV small type, with major retouch by mouth, Balcairn 10/4/82 m/s cancel & indistinguishable over cancel. $125.00 Spin UpSpin Down
751 M 1d lilac & 1d blue QV small types, former fiscal, latter mint, slight oily patch. $125.00 Spin UpSpin Down
752 / 1878 1d lilac QV small types x 2 mint, x 1 GU/FU, x 28 fiscally used, some variable condition. $1,200.00 Spin UpSpin Down
753 C 1882 1d blue QV small type vert pair on envelope tied by barred "C" cancels (Christchurch) addressed to Timaru. B/s Christchurch 19 AP 82 & Timaru 20 AP 1882. Correctly used during the short Feb-May 1882 interim period. $500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
754 M 1882 1d QV small types lilac. OG, H/H mint. Very scarce in this condition. Minor blemishes. Cat $3250. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
755 M 1882 1/- pink, p12 nearly 12, NZ & star wmk (CP type 3). Horiz crease does not affect appearance. RPSNZ cert (2019). CP Z1h. Unused no gum. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
756 P c1882 4d, 1/-, 2/-, 2/6d, 3/-, 4/-, 5/-, 6/-, 7/-, 8/-, 9/- x 2 shades, 10/-, 15/- & £1 (15), imperf plate proofs in issued colours, on thin card. $1,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
757 U 1882 5/- green, orignal 1880 issue, NZ wmk, p11¾. Postally used, canc postal duplex pmk (?) (?) 82 (town name illegible) during initial transitional postal period. With RPSNZ certificate (2012). Unlisted by both SG & CP. Even rarer PU than the 4d, 6d, 8d, 1/- with the same wmk. No price quoted by SG for similar 2/6d to 10/- values with the NZ wmk (SG F10a, F12a, F14a, F15a, F17a, F19c). The NZ wmk was replaced by the NZ & star wmk later in 1882. Ex Francis ex Spence. With copy of recent article by David Smitham. $2,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
758 * 1882-1925 5/- & 6/- with RH selvedges (6/- lightly toned gum). Jury cat $3000. MUH. $600.00 Spin UpSpin Down
759 U 1882-1925 £3 Nelson 31 MY 8? cds pmk. VFU. $150.00 Spin UpSpin Down
760 U 1882 £400 rose, 6mm NZ & star wmk (horiz mesh), p11¾. Newly discovered top value, unlisted in Kiwi catalogue. Neat partial fiscal cds cancel (?) (?) 87, with also embossing & 2 foil slits at sides. This is the earliest printing of a £400 denomination (previously not known till the 1888 p12½ printing). The recently recorded £200 value (Kiwi R498B) is cat $1500 punched. To be listed as R500B. With copy of recent article by David Smitham. $1,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
761 U 1906 7/6d bronze-grey, p14, unsurfaced paper. Very reasonable part 1934 parcel pmk. Indisputable postal use. CP Z9d. Cat £1000. GU. $300.00 Spin UpSpin Down