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

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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 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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Current Opening Bid: $9,500

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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 6025 ()

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s pale yellow green on blued paper, London printing, Large Star watermark, unused without gum, large well balanced margins, remarkable brilliant color and detailed impression on fresh paper., Extremely Fine and choice in such exceptional condition., Samos, Ivy Shreve Mader, June 1991, lot 822
Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves, February 2009, lot 1015
; with 1947 R.P.S.L. and 1983 Holcombe certificates. Scott No. 3 $55,000. Campbell Paterson No. A6a $125,000 ($85,500).
SG No. 3    £45,000 ($59,130).

A STUNNING GEM, WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE FEW RECORDED UNUSED EXAMPLES OF THIS VERY RARE STAMP.

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Lot 6028

New Zealand, 1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s pale yellow green on blued paper, London printing, Large Star watermark, unusually large margins except clear at bottom, strong color and impression, tied by indistinct barred oval, matching "Otago, New-Zealand, MR 24 1858" cds on blue folded letter to London, England, red London Paid (7.13) arrival cds also ties 1s; light vertical fold barely affects 1s, Very Fine and choice use, R.C. Agabeg, Robson Lowe, March 1971, lot 1013
Major Henry Dumas, Spink, March 2000, lot 261
John Woolfe, Spink, October 2006, lot 250
; with 1948 R.P.S.L. certificate. Scott No. 3. Campbell Paterson No. A6a $75,000 ($51,300).
SG No. 3    Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

ONE OF ONLY FIVE RECORDED COVERS BEARING THE UNBISECTED 1S LONDON PRINTING FIRST ISSUE.

This cover was carried by "Thomas and Henry" from Dunedin to Melbourne, then by E & A "European" from Melbourne to Suez (via Galle), then RMSP "Teviot" from Alexandria to Malta, and finally RMSP "Wye" to Marseilles.

The five recorded unbisected 1s London printing first issue uses:
1. 1857 Dec. 5, New Plymouth to London bearing 1s single, ex-Hackmey
2. 1858 Mar. 8, Otago to London, England bearing 1s single, ex-Agabeg, Dumas and Woolfe, the cover offered here.
3. 1858 Apr. 8, Nelson to London, England bearing 1s horizontal pair, ex-Kaye, Hackmey
4. 1858 Aug. 3, Ahuriri to Lewes, Sussex bearing 1s single, ex-Amundsen, Hackmey
5. 1858 Oct. 27, New Plymouth to Bridport, Dorset bearing 1s single, ex-Hackmey.

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Lot 6047 ()

New Zealand, 1857, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s green on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, unused without gum, four clear to full margins, beautiful bright color on deeply blued paper, fresh and Very Fine, Maurice Burrus, Robson Lowe, July 1963, lot 40
Robert Odenweller
Paul Kruger (2016 private sale)
; with 2015 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 6. Campbell Paterson No. A6b $100,000 ($68,400).
SG No. 6    £40,000 ($52,560).

A REMARKABLE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1856 1S AUCKLAND PRINT ISSUE.

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Lot 6251 o

New Zealand, 1863 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d orange vermilion on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, horizontal strip of five (R. 20/4-8), just clear to very large margins all round and showing portion of adjoining stamp at right, all the more remarkable given the miss-alignment of the impressions from left to right, neatly cancelled with five strikes of "Dunedin" five-bar oval; virtually free of imperfections which is quite extraordinary given the delicate nature of the paper used in this issue, Extremely Fine and choice, Charles Lathrop Pack, Harmer Rooke & Co. N.Y., December 1944, lot 1394 as strip of six
Alfred H. Caspary, H.R. Harmers N.Y., October 1958, lot 313
John Boker, Stanley Gibbons
Antipodes, Corinphila, September 1988, lot 3445
Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves, February 2009, lot 1268
; with 1988 Holcombe certificate. Scott No. 21. Campbell Paterson No. A1g.
SG No. 81    £12,500 as singles ($16,420).

A STUNNING USED MULTIPLE OF THE 1863 1D ORANGE VERMILION ON PELURE PAPER, THE LARGEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF ANY PELURE PRINTING.

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Lot 6105 ()

New Zealand, 1857, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s blue green, imperf, unwatermarked, unused without gum, full to large margins, beautiful bright color and impression, Extremely Fine and choice, Paul Kruger (private sale); with 2012 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 10. Campbell Paterson No. A6c (2).
SG No. 17    £17,000 ($22,340).

A STUNNING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1857 1S BLUE-GREEN IMPERF ISSUE, SURELY ONE OF THE FINEST RECORDED EXAMPLES.

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Lot 6269 ()

New Zealand, 1862 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s deep green on pelure paper, perf 13, unwatermarked, unused without gum, quite well centered for this notoriously difficult stamp, deep vibrant color on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, Charles Lathrop Pack, Harmer Rooke & Co. N.Y., December 1944, lot 1414
F.C. Krichauff, Robson Lowe, November 1947
Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves, May 2010, lot 2289
Paul Kruger (private sale)
; with 2010 B.P.A. and 2014 Odenweller certificates. Scott No. 25a. Campbell Paterson No. A6f (W).
SG No. 94    £14,000 ($18,400).

A MAGNIFICENT UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE EXCEPTIONALLY RARE 1862 1S DEEP GREEN ON PELURE PAPER PERF 13.

References: Illustrated in Odenweller as part of fig. 6.13, p. 106.

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Current Opening Bid: $5,750

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Lot 6246

New Zealand, 1862, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s yellow green, perf 13, Large Star watermark, vertical pair, used with 1d orange vermilion (68), 2d blue (72) and 3d brown lilac (74), all with strong shades and cancelled by strikes of "Dunedin" barred oval, red "Dunedin N.Z. OC 14, 1863" cds and matching "Registered" double-arc handstamp on cover with blue "Via Marseilles" routing ribbon to Boston Mass., large "8" pence credit rating, red "Registered, London 12 FE 04" oval transit and crowned "Registered" handstamp, red "Boston Br. Pkt. 'Paid' Feb 29" exchange leap year arrival cds; some small edge flaws, Very Fine and attractive use, Antipodes, Corinphila, September 1988, lot 3441
Vivian Sussex, Cavendish, March 2002, lot 359
; signed Holcombe, with 2001 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 20b. Campbell Paterson No. A6e (5).
SG No. 80    Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED RECORDED FOUR-COLOR PERF 13 FRANKING. A REMARKABLE REGISTERED USE TO THE UNITED STATES.

Cover prepaid 2s 6d for the 1s 6d rate to the United States plus 1s registry fee.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,500

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