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1862-64 Chalon Issue, Rouletted 7 at Auckland, Wmk. Large Star

Lots 244-248

Lot 244 o   

New Zealand, 1862, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d orange vermilion & 2d pale blue, rouletted 7, Large Star watermark, single of each, barred oval cancels, 1d with roulettes on three sides and 2d with roulettes on all sides, each with small thin, F.-V.F. appearance. Campbell Paterson No. A1e (Y), A2d (N).
SG No. 47, 51    £1,450 ($1,880).

Complete Images.

Realized: $750

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Lot 245 o   

New Zealand, 1862, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d deep blue, rouletted 7, Large Star watermark, moderate plate wear, rouletting all around, light barred oval cancel, F.-V.F.; with 1974 R.P.S.N.Z. certificate. Scott No. 12c. Campbell Paterson No. A2d (Y).
SG No. 49    £475 ($620).

Realized: $600

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Lot 246 o   

New Zealand, 1862, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d red brown, rouletted 7, Large Star watermark, exceptionally well centered with large margins and roulettes on all sides, strong vibrant color, bold numeral "1" thick barred oval of Auckland, small flaws, fresh and Extremely Fine appearance. Scott No. 14c. Campbell Paterson No. A5b (V).
SG No. 55    £475 ($620).

Realized: $280

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Lot 247    

New Zealand, 1862, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d red brown, rouletted 7, Large Star watermark, rouletting all around, used with 6d red brown (43), both with deep rich color and cancelled by indistinct barred ovals, matching "Auckland, New Zealand, OC 6, 1863" origin cds backstamp on Laver correspondence cover to Sydney, New South Wales, "Ship-Letter, Sydney, OC 13, 1863" arrival backstamp; opening tear, F.-V.F. Scott No. 14c. Campbell Paterson No. A5b (V).
SG No. 55    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE 6D RED BROWN AUCKLAND ROULETTE AND 6D RED BROWN IMPERF COMBINATION FRANKING.

This is the first recorded letter written by Quartermaster Robert Laver of the 12th. Regiment from the Auckland Camp to his wife care of the 12th Regiment, Victoria Barracks.

The identity of the shades suggest that the stamps may have been from the same sheet.

Realized: $950

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Lot 248 o   

New Zealand, 1862, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s yellow green, rouletted 7, Large Star watermark, barred oval cancels, showing full roulettes on three sides, margins ample to just touching, shallow thin, F.-V.F. appearance. Scott No. 15c var. Campbell Paterson No. A6d(Y).
SG No. 57    £900 ($1,170).

Realized: $600

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Lots 244-248

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