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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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New Zealand - 1873 Chalon Issue, Perf. 12½

Lots 316-320

Lot 316 ()   

New Zealand, 1872, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d brown, perf 12½, unwatermarked, without gum, bold color, F.-V.F., scarce especially in mint condition. Scott No. 47.
SG No. 137    £1,100 ($1,520).

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Current Opening Bid: $280

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Lot 317 o   

New Zealand, 1872, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d vermilion, perf 12½, watermarked TH Saunders (double lined capitals), plate II retouched, from row 18, no. 9, barred "S" in oval cancel, rich deep color, Fine and scarce; with 2014 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 48 var. Campbell Paterson No. A2t (Y).
SG No. 138c    £800 ($1,100).

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 318    

New Zealand, 1872, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 4d bright orange yellow, perf 12½, unwatermarked, left margin horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and bright color, Extremely Fine and choice, a handsome pair; with 2014 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 49. Campbell Paterson No. A4c.
SG No. 139    £400 for singles ($550).

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 319 o   

New Zealand, 1872, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 4d bright orange yellow, perf 12½, unwatermarked, nicely used with "C" in barred oval cancel of Christchurch, attractive fresh color, Very Fine and rare used example; with 2011 Odenweller and Behr certificates. Scott No. 49. Campbell Paterson No. A4c.
SG No. 139    £850 ($1,170).

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Current Opening Bid: $525

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Lot 320 o   

New Zealand, 1873, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 4d orange yellow, perf 12½, watermarked (double lined capitals), shows portion of TH Saunders watermark, "Wellington Oc 1873" duplex postmark, rich color, Very Fine, unlisted and unpriced used in Stanley Gibbons; with 2014 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 49 var. Campbell Paterson No. A4c (Z).
SG No. 139a    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

AN EXTREMELY RARE CONTEMPORARILY USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 4D PERF 12½ ISSUE WITH THE "TH SAUNDERS" WATERMARK.

Robert Odenweller states in his book "The Postage Stamps of New Zealand: 1855-1873 The Chalon Head Issues" that few postally used copies the 4d unwatermarked are known and…"That is compounded even more with regard to the same stamp showing parts of the TH Saunders watermark. Very few copies are known…"

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Current Opening Bid: $1,250

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Lots 316-320

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