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Sale 87: The Dr. David Patterson Collection of New Zealand

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1855 Chalon Issue, London Print, Imperforate, Wmk. Large Star

Lots 6014-6023 Lots 6024-6029

Lot 6014 ()

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d dull carmine, London printing, Large Star watermark, unused without gum, full margins and fresh bright color., Extremely Fine and choice, Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves, May 2010, lot 2029
Paul Kruger, 2017 Private Sale
; with 2015 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 1 $85,000. Campbell Paterson No. A1a $150,000 ($102,600).
SG No. 1    £70,000 ($91,980).

ONE OF THE FINEST UNUSED EXAMPLES OF THE 1855 1D LONDON PRINT ISSUE IN COMPLETELY SOUND CONDITION - A GREAT CHALON HEAD RARITY.

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Current Opening Bid: $19,000

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Lot 6015 o

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d dull carmine, Re-entry R. 18/6, London printing, Large Star watermark, showing re-entry above top frame-line and in value tablet, large to extra large margins except slightly in at left, bright color, neatly cancelled barred "1" oval at Auckland, Fine, ex-Alfred Clayton, 1959
Gerald Ellott
Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves, February 2009, lot 1018
; with 1959 R.P.S.L. certificate. Scott No. 1 var. Campbell Paterson No. A1a (Z).
SG No. 1 var.; £20,000+ ($26,280)    Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE RE-ENTRY VARIETY OF THE 1855 1D LONDON PRINT ISSUE.

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Lot 6016 o

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d dull carmine, London printing, Large Star watermark, numeral "16" barred oval cancel of Christchurch, huge margins margins to barely touched at bottom left, deep rich color on bright paper, light internal crease and small scissor cut at bottom, Very Fine appearance, a wonderful example of the very rare 1d London printing first issue; with 1992 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 1 $20,000. Campbell Paterson No. A1a.
SG No. 1    £20,000 ($26,280).

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Lot 6017 o

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d dull carmine, London printing, Large Star watermark, vertical pair, cancelled by light "11" barred oval of Port Ahuriri, large margins to slightly in at bottom, fresh with rich color, both stamps slightly thinned, top stamp with small tear at top, F.-V.F. appearance, E.J. Lee, H.R. Harmer, January 1942, lot 313; with 1987 Odenweller and 2002 R.P.S.N.Z. certificates. Scott No. 1. Campbell Paterson No. A1a.
SG No. 1    £40,000 + as singles ($52,560).

THE ONLY RECORDED VERTICAL PAIR OF THE 1855 LONDON PRINT ISSUE.

As Odenweller discusses, there are very few London print multiples and this is the only recorded vertical multiple for any value. It is believed that the stamps were cut into rows of 12 for easy storage and record keeping in shillings.

References: Illustrated in Odenweller as fig. 2.13, p. 32.

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Lot 6018

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d dull carmine, London printing, Large Star watermark, clear to large margins all around, except right slightly in at top right and small margin defect, left with tiny tear at bottom right, each with rich color, each tied by barred "1" ovals, matching "Auckland, New Zealand, OC 12 1855" backstamp on blue cover to Halifax, England, blue "Halifax, FE 4 1856" arrival double-arc datestamp; small cover imperfections and partial flap, Very Fine and rare use, Maurice Burrus, Robson Lowe, 7/23/1963, lot 29
Major Henry Dumas, Spink, 3/15/2000, lot 259
. Scott No. 1. Campbell Paterson No. A1a (Y).
SG No. 1; £40,000 as off-cover singles ($52,560)    Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.

ONE OF ONLY 5 RECORDED USAGES OF THE 1855 1D LONDON PRINT ISSUE.

The five recorded usages:
1. 1855 Aug. 13, Auckland to Birmingham, England with 1d pair, ex-"Chalon", H. Gordon Kaye, Hackmey
2. 1855 Oct. 3, Nelson to Northumberland, England with 1d pair, ex-Odenweller
3. 1855 Oct. 12, Auckland to Halifax, England with two 1d singles, ex-Burrus, Dumas
4. 1855 Nov. 19, vertical pair on front only, Bett Archives
5. 1858 Feb. 8, Ahuriri to Wellington with two 1d singles, ex-Stanley, "Antipodes".

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Lot 6019 ()

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d dull blue on blued paper, London printing, Large Star watermark, unused without gum, huge margins to clear at left, fresh vibrant color, Very Fine; with 2013 R.P.S.N.Z. certificate. Scott No. 2 $40,000. Campbell Paterson No. A2a $75,000 ($51,300).
SG No. 2    £35,000 ($45,990).

A CHOICE SOUND UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2D LONDON PRINTING FIRST ISSUE.

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Lot 6020 o

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d dull blue on blued paper, London printing, Large Star watermark, numeral "16" barred oval of Christchurch, full to large margins, brilliant color with detailed impression on bright paper, Very Fine and choice. Scott No. 2 $775. Campbell Paterson No. A2a.
SG No. 2    £650 ($850).

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 6021 o

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d dull blue on blued paper, London printing, Large Star watermark, horizontal pair (Pos. R. 3/4-5, left frame line of 3/5 recut), light barred oval cancels, beautiful bright color and paper, full to large margins except barely touched at bottom, fresh and F.-V.F. Scott No. 2 $1,550+. Campbell Paterson No. A2a.
SG No. 2    £1,300+ ($1,710).

A RARE 2D LONDON PRINTING FIRST ISSUE PAIR SHOWING THE RECUT RIGHT FRAMELINE OF POSITION R. 3/5.

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Lot 6022 o

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d dull blue on blued paper, London printing, Large Star watermark, horizontal strip of three, cancelled by numeral "1" barred oval at Auckland, margins all round on three sides, touched or just in at bottom, strong color and impressions, F.-V.F. and sound, Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves, May 2010, lot 2036. Scott No. 2 $2,325+. Campbell Paterson No. A2a.
SG No. 2    £1,950+ ($2,560).

THE LARGEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE 2D LONDON PRINTING FIRST ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $425

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Lot 6023

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d dull blue on blued paper, London printing, Large Star watermark, large to close margins, strong color, tied by numeral "10" barred oval, matching "Wellington, New-Zealand, JA 26, 1856" backstamp on blue folded letter to London, England, reverse with "Australian Packet, Liverpool, 13 MY 56 cds and red London (5.14) arrival cds, black manuscript "6d" due rating, Very Fine, Mann, Harmer Rooke & Co., December 1933, lot 30
Marcel Stanley, Robson Lowe, November 1977, lot 1
. Scott No. 2. Campbell Paterson No. A2a.
SG No. 2    Estimate $400 - 600.

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