Catalogue

Auction 39 - Saturday, September 25, 2021

 LotTypeDescriptionPrice
603 C 1871 1/- Die II violet & blue, postally used on reg'd cover to AT Bate, Native Superintendent, Wellington, ex 5 September 1891 Christchurch, with 7 September 1891 arrival cancel. Attractive, philatelic use. $450.00
604 U 1873 6d red-brown & blue, die II, p10 x 12½, large NZ wmk, good part A32 obliterator & MERCER / JY 25 / 82 d/s, believed to be the 3rd known example. Clearly within emergency period approved use of revenue stamps for postal purposes & not philatelic use. Whilst CP lists & prices 1882 4d, 6d & 1/- QVLTs as postally used, it does not list the earlier QVLTs PU, although several examples are now known of genuine postal use in the 1880s. NB: Craddock does not list this. See also PSNZ Vol VII, pg 229. RARE. $2,000.00
605 C 1878 1d lilac Stamp Duty, small size, postally used, canc Auckland G-type cds 7 SP 98 on cover to local address. Posted at printed paper. Jury cat $1600. $500.00
606 M 1878 1d blue Stamp Duty, minor faults; 1882 QVLTs 2/-; 2/6d rounded lower right corner; 3/-, 4/-. Jury cat $1725. Mint. $400.00
607 C 1882 1d lilac Stamp Duty (2) on cover to HJ Knowles Esq, Property Tax Department, Wellington, ex 22 May 1890 Christchurch. Scarce postal but philatelic use. These stamps remained valid for postage until demonetised on 31 December 1913. Odenweller cert (2016). $2,750.00
608 U 1882 1d blue Stamp Duty x 14, mostly FU. All genuine postal use c1882. $300.00
609 * 1882 1d lilac Stamp Duty, minor gum bend. Jury cat $6000. MUH. $3,250.00
610 U 1882 6d red-brown (2nd type), NZ & Star wmk, p11¾, o/c. Postal A in 6 bar obliterator cancel. Small stain on back. CP Z1e. Cat $750. GU/FU. $350.00
611 U 1882 8d, NZ wmk, 13 December 1882 Auckland "A" class cancel. CP Z1f. Cat $2000. Rare item. FU. $550.00
612 M 1882-1926 2/- to 7/- (7/- oxidised to dark blue shade). Jury cat $2825. Mint. $1,000.00
613 M 1882-1926 3/-, 4/-, 8/-. Cat $1725. Mint. $750.00
614 * 1882-1926 3/-. Jury cat $900. MUH. $350.00
615 * 1882-1926 5/-. Cat $1200. MUH. $400.00
616 M 1882-1926 15/-. Jury cat $2500. Mint. $1,000.00
617 U 1882-1925 £3 Nelson 31 MY 8? cds pmk. VFU. $150.00
618 C 1886 2/6d on advertising envelope (featured on rear The Grand Hotel, Dunedin, New Zealand) bearing '4½' in red pencil on front to Germany, cancelled 28 April 1886 Dunedin "F" class d/s. Rear bears red 14 June 1886 London transit and Frankfurt on Main arrival cancels. $700.00
619 M 1925 12/6d purple, Cowan, p14½ x 14, VLHM. An exceptionally scarce, handsome stamp. Previously offered by us in 2010, hammer price $39,000. Ex Gerard McCoy. SG F140. CP Z13c. Very few known, of which Mowbrays have sold 3. $50,000.00