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1862-63 Chalon Issue on Pelure Paper, Imperforate, Unwmkd.

Lots 255-264 Lot 265

Lot 255 o   

New Zealand, 1863 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d orange vermilion on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, clear to large margins except barely touched at right corners, strong color, clear strike of "Gold Field B, JY 2 63" double circle postmark, large vertical tear, Fine appearance, a most unusual cancellation on this rare stamp, ex-Woolfe. Scott No. 21. Campbell Paterson No. A1g.
SG No. 81    £2,500 ($3,250).

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 256 o   

New Zealand, 1863 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d orange vermilion on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, horizontal pair, "Dunedin" postmark in 15 bar oval, large margins all around except touched at bottom right corner, beautiful radiant color, unnoticeable light vertical crease in left stamp, particularly fresh and Extremely Fine appearance; with 2001 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 21. Campbell Paterson No. A1g.
SG No. 81    £5,000 as singles ($6,500).

A REMARKABLE RARE USED PAIR OF THE 1863 1D ORANGE VERMILION ON PELURE PAPER.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 257 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, ex-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 ($16,250).

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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Current Opening Bid: $7,500

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Lot 258    

New Zealand, 1862 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d ultramarine on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, tied by numeral oval grid on small fragment with "Wellington NO 29 1862" cds alongside, huge margins except slightly in at top left, showing portions of three stamps at other sides, hinged in place, F.-V.F. Scott No. 22c. Campbell Paterson No. A2f (1).
SG No. 82    £850 ($1,100).

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 259    

New Zealand, 1862 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d ultramarine on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, large to huge margins except clear at top, tied by numeral "7" barred oval, matching "Wellington, New-Zealand, DE 29, 1862" cds backstamp on cover to Lytteton, Dec. 30th arrival cds; stain at bottom left, F.-V.F. and rare use; signed Holcombe. Scott No. 22c. Campbell Paterson No. A2f (1).
SG No. 82    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 260 o   

New Zealand, 1862 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d black brown on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, corner margin single (R. 20/1), huge margins at left and bottom, full to large at top and right, bright color, cancelled by indistinct numeral barred oval; tiny tone speck in chin and couple small thins, otherwise Very Fine and rare corner margin single, ex-Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves (May 2010, as part of lot 2280). Scott No. 24. Campbell Paterson No. A5d.
SG No. 85    £250 ($320).

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 261 o   

New Zealand, 1862 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s deep green on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, large to huge margins, deep rich color on bright paper, neatly cancelled by numeral "17" barred oval of Christchurch, Extremely Fine and choice. Scott No. 25b. Campbell Paterson No. A6f (1).
SG No. 86    £1,100 ($1,430).

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 262 o   

New Zealand, 1862 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s deep green on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, full to large margins except close at bottom left, intense color and impression on bright paper, neatly cancelled by numeral "5" barred oval, Very Fine. Scott No. 25b. Campbell Paterson No. A6f (1).
SG No. 86    £1,100 ($1,430).

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Lot 263    

New Zealand, 1862 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s deep green on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, large margins all around, beautiful rich color, used with 1862, 2d deep blue (36) with large margins and rich color, each tied by numeral "2" barred oval, matching "Russell, New-Zealand, FE 14, 1863" cds backstamp on cover to New Bedford Mass., Auckland (2.18) transit cds and magenta "8" pence credit rating to G.B., red London Paid (5.21) transit also ties stamps and matching "16/Cents" credit handstamp at left, sharp "Boston Am. Pkt. '5' Jun 3" debit exchange cds, New Bedford (6.4) arrival backstamp, original whaling letter datelined "Feb. 14th 1863, Port Russell, Bay of Islands"; small edge flaws and wear; 1s lifted by BPA for examination and hinged back, Very Fine and rare use; with 1994 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 25b. Campbell Paterson No. A6f (1).
SG No. 86    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

AN EXCEPTIONAL 1862 1S DEEP GREEN ON PELURE PAPER ISSUE USE TO THE UNITED STATES.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,700

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Lot 264 o   

New Zealand, 1862 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s yellow green on pelure paper, imperf, unwatermarked, clear to large margins, beautiful bright color and strong impression, sharp strike of numeral "15" barred oval of Wanganui, F.-V.F. and a scarce shade. Scott No. 25b var. Campbell Paterson No. A6f (2).
SG No. 86 var.    £1,100 as normal ($1,430).

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Current Opening Bid: $230

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