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

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1864-71 Chalon Issues, Wmk. Large Star - 3d-4d Issues

Lots 6343-6352 Lots 6353-6362 Lots 6363-6372 Lots 6373-6382

Lot 6343 o

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d brown lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, cancelled by manuscript "K" of Kowai, attractive warm color and clear impression, with comb perforations unusually skewed 3.5°, Very Fine and scarce cancellation; with 2015 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 33d. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (1).
SG No. 116    £650 ($850).

The vertical skew of the impression with respect to the perforations is a result of a misalignment of the guide dots at the bottom of the plate. This is particularly noticeable on the comb-perforated brown-lilac shade. All other shades are line-perforated.

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Lot 6344

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d brown lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, distinctive color, tied by bold "070" oval duplexed with "Wellington, OC 24, 68" cds on small piece, Very Fine and attractive. Scott No. 33d. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (1).
SG No. 116    £650 ($850).

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Lot 6345

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d brown lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, strong color, tied by "NI" barred oval duplex with "NZ, Nelson, AU 21 67" cds on cover to Wellington, reverse with clear arrival (8.22) datestamp; some minor cover creasing and flap missing., Very Fine and attractive, Antipodes, Corinphila, September 1988, lot 3575
Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves, February 2009, lot 1394
; with 1984 R.P.S.L. and 1988 Holcombe certificates. Scott No. 33d. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (1).
SG No. 116    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

THE ONLY RECORDED USE OF THE 1864 3D BROWN LILAC PERF 12½ PAYING THE 3D INTERPROVINCIAL RATE.

The 3d per ½ oz. interprovincial letter rate was introduced January 1, 1867. This solo use of the 3d to prepay this new rate is a remarkable use.

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Lot 6346

New Zealand, 1867, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, horizontal strip of 3 (R. 12/7-9) Pos. R. 12/8 showing plate flaw at top of "H", part o.g., beautiful strong color and clear impression, F.-V.F. and scarce plate flaw strip, Bernard Symonds, Spink, July 2007. Scott No. 33. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (3).
SG No. 117    £510 as singles ($670).

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Lot 6347

New Zealand, 1867, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d bluish lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, top right corner margin block of 4 (R. 1-2/11-12) Pos. R. 2/11 with re-entry, o.g., hinge remnant, strong color, some gum toning, F.-V.F. and scarce position multiple showing re-entry. Scott No. 33. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (7).
SG No. 117    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 6348

New Zealand, 1867, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, block of six, disturbed o.g., bright warm color, Very Fine and scarce mint block. Scott No. 33. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (3).
SG No. 117    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 6349

New Zealand, 1867, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d deep lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, check plating, right margin block of 15 (R. 6-8/9-12) with watermark lettering in sheet margin, o.g., few small hinge remnants, well centered with rich vibrant color, strong intact perfs, couple trivial tone specks, fresh and Very Fine, Maurice Burrus, Robson Lowe, July 1963, lot 276. Scott No. 33. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (5).
SG No. 117    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

A REMARKABLE LARGE ORIGINAL GUM MARGINAL BLOCK OF THE 1867 3D DEEP LILAC PERF 12½.

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Lot 6350

New Zealand, 1867, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, strip of four, used with 2d blue, plate II (S.G. 113) block of four and single, and 2d blue plate II (SG 113 var.) retouched (R. 18/3), all tied on piece by Wellington numeral "7" barred ovals; block with some wrinkling on right side, F.-V.F. and most unusual, Antipodes, Corinphila, September 1988, lot 3585
DuBois (Hiroaki Inoue), Matthew Bennett, May 2007, lot 2303
; with 1988 Holcombe certificate. Scott No. 33. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (3).
SG No. 117    Estimate $500 - 750.

The certificate and prior auctions called one of the 2d singles as plate I showing intermediate wear, but is it actually plate II retouched (position R.18/3).

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Lot 6351

New Zealand, 1867, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d bluish lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, vertical pair, strong color, tied by "Wellington, NO 7, 68" cds duplexed with "070" cancel on cover to Middlesex, England, red London (12.28) arrival backstamp; no back flap and opened at top, Very Fine use at the 6d rate via Panama to United Kingdom; signed Holcombe. Scott No. 33 var. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (7).
SG No. 117 var.    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 6352

New Zealand, 1867, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d lilac, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, two singles and pair, tied by strikes of "Napier, OC 5 '68" duplex on blue cover to France, Dunedin (10.19) backstamp and sharp "P.D." handstamp, red French arrival cds, Dec 27th arrival backstamp; couple small stamp flaws, Very Fine and scarce 3d franking prepaying the ½ oz. letter rate to Europe via Trieste. Scott No. 33. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (3).
SG No. 117    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED USAGES USING THE "VIA TRIESTE" ROUTE TO EUROPE.

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