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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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New Zealand - 1855-58 Chalon Issue, Auckland Print, Imperforate

Lots 177-186 Lots 187-188

Lot 177 ()   

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d red on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, without gum, margins ample to just clear at lower right, beautiful rich color on pristine deeply blued paper, F.-V.F.; with 2011 Odenweller and Behr certificates. Scott No. 4. Campbell Paterson No. A1c.
SG No. 4    £12,000 ($16,560).

AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 1D AUCKLAND PRINT ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,000

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Lot 178 o   

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d bright red on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, light face free barred oval cancel, four large margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine and choice, a beautiful lightly cancel stamp; with 2012 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 4. Campbell Paterson No. A1c (1).
SG No. 4    £2,000 ($2,760).

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Current Opening Bid: $750

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Lot 179 o   

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d red on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, barred "6" in oval cancel of New Plymouth, ample to large margins, strong vivid color on fresh blued paper, Extremely Fine, a choice and scarce face-free canceled stamp; with 2013 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 4. Campbell Paterson No. A1c (2).
SG No. 4    £2,000 ($2,760).

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Current Opening Bid: $575

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Lot 180 o   

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d red on blue paper, with papermaker's watermark showing complete letter "D", Auckland printing, most likely from the Sands & McDougal/Melbourne watermark, barred oval cancel, margins large to in at upper right, slight edge thinning at right, Fine appearance, one of the few known full letters from the papermaker's watermark. Scott No. 4 var. Campbell Paterson No. A1c (Y).
SG No. 4 var.    £2,000 for normal ($2,760).

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Current Opening Bid: $280

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Lot 181 ()   

New Zealand, 1856, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, without gum, ample to huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps at top and upper right, rich vivid color an exceptional freshness, Extremely Fine, a stunning mint example of the 1856 2d Auckland print issue; with 1989 B.P.A. and 2011 Odenweller certificates. Scott No. 5. Campbell Paterson No. A2b.
SG No. 5    £3,000 ($4,140).

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Current Opening Bid: $1,250

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Lot 182 o   

New Zealand, 1856, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, light face free barred oval cancel, four large margins all around, rich color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine, choice so nice; with 2014 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 5. Campbell Paterson No. A2b (1).
SG No. 5    £300 ($410).

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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 183 o   

New Zealand, 1856, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, horizontal strip of 3, barred "16" in oval cancels of Port Victoria, margins large to just shaving frameline at lower left, strong color, F.-V.F., an attractive and scarce multiple; with 2015 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 5. Campbell Paterson No. A2b (1).
SG No. 5    £900 for singles ($1,240).

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 184    

New Zealand, 1856, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue on blue paper, vertical strip of three, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, margins large to in at bottom and upper left, center stamp with pre-use crease, manuscript canceled on cover to Dublin, Ireland, reverse with "Bluff Harbor, Ja 25, 1858" origin cds, carried by the European & Australian Royal Mail Service ship Simis leaving Sydney Feb 11, 1858 via Suez and Southampton with "Dublin, Ap 7, 1858" arrival backstamp, Very Fine, the vertical strip of three is the largest known during this period that had very few vertical multiples, ex-Dumas, "Emerald" and Benvie; with 1978 R.P.S.L. and 2014 Odenweller certificates. Scott No. 5. Campbell Paterson No. A2b (1).
SG No. 5    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Bluff Harbor opened on March 1st, 1856. The office moved to Invercargill on November 20th, 1858 and reopened at Campbelltown on March 1st, 1863 when the name was changed to Bluff.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,050

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Lot 185 o   

New Zealand, 1856, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d pale blue on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, light barred "10" in oval cancel of Wellington, huge margins, strong color and impression, an Extremely Fine gem, a wonderful superb stamp; with 2012 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 5. Campbell Paterson No. A2b (2).
SG No. 5    £300 ($410).

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 186    

New Zealand, 1856, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, clear to large margins, tied by bold barred "1" in oval handstamp on small ladies cover to Aberdeen, Scotland, reverse with "Auckland, Sp 29, 1856" origin cds, manuscript "8" ship letter rating, red "10 Fe, 1857" entry cds on reverse; cover missing most of backflap with top of cover slightly folded over, Very Fine; with 2014 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 5. Campbell Paterson No. A2b (Y).
SG No. 5    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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