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Sale 92: The Summer Sale

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1864-71 Chalon Issue, Perf. 12½, Wmk. Large Star

Lots 269-278 Lots 279-288 Lots 289-298 Lots 299-306

Lot 269 /   

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d carmine vermilion, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, block of 6 (R. 17-18/10-12), Pos. R. 17/10 showing re-entry, o.g., never hinged except h.r. at top center, strong color, F.-V.F. and scarce multiple showing the re-entry variety. Scott No. 31. Campbell Paterson No. A1m (Y).
SG No. 110    £1,500 as singles ($1,950).

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Lot 270 ()   

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d carmine vermilion & orange vermilion, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, horizontal pair of each, without gum, carmine vermilion pair (re-entry R 18/5-6), rich colors, latter pair with crease in left stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a handsome duo.
SG No. 110-111    £1,100 ($1,430).

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Lot 271 o   

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d carmine vermilion, perf 12½, and 1871, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d orange, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, each with full strikes of "W 2" circular date stamp of Wallacetown, both with rich colors, Very Fine.
SG No. 110, 133    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 272    

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d pale orange vermilion, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, block of four and four pairs (one folded over edge), all tied by multiple strikes of numeral "1", matching "Auckland, JY 1, 70 on 1870 cover to Liverpool, England, endorsed "Via San Francisco" at top left, Liverpool (11.25) arrival backstamp; cover and stamp faults and soiling, Fine and rare. Scott No. 31 var. Campbell Paterson No. A1m (3).
SG No. 111    Estimate $500 - 750.

A REMARKABLE FRANKING OF TWELVE 1D STAMPS TO PREPAY THE ONE SCHILLING RATE VIA SAN FRANCISCO TO THE UNITED KINGDOM.

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Lot 273 P   

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d pale blue, very worn plate, plate proof, Large Star watermark, on stout unwatermarked paper, block of 18 formed from rejoined blocks of eight and ten (rows 19-20, positions 4-12), margins ample to slightly in at right; two vertical creases and a few pinholes, Very Fine appearance, a very scarce large proof multiple, ex-Marcel Stanley, John Boker, Joseph Hackmey, Paul Kruger, Schuyler Rumsey (April 2018, Lot 286). Scott No. 32a. Campbell Paterson No. A2m.
SG No. 113P    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

In 1864, Davies printed a sheet of the 2d from plate I which he sent to Perkins, Bacon with a request for a new plate.

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Lot 274    

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d pale blue, worn plate, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, bright color, tied by numeral "5" barred oval, matching "Timaru, DE 24, 1864" rimless backstamp on blue folded "O.H.M.S., Public Works Department" part-printed circular to Waimate Police Barracks, Very Fine. Scott No. 32a. Campbell Paterson No. A2m (2).
SG No. 113    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 275    

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d pale blue, worn plate, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, tied by "Auckland, SE 12, 65" duplex on New Zealand Insurance Co. preprinted envelope to Puketona, Bay of Islands, rimless "Russell, New-Zealand, SP 20, 1865" transit cds, Very Fine and scarce early advertising cover. Scott No. 32a. Campbell Paterson No. A2m (2).
SG No. 113    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 276 P   

New Zealand, 1866, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d black, plate proof on card, complete sheet of 240 separated in four panes, clearly showing damage and retouching in lower portion of plate, Very Fine.
SG No. 114P    Estimate $600 - 800.

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Lot 277    

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, position R. 20/3 pre-retouch, tied by indistinct numeral barred oval, matching "Napier, JN 1, 66" cds adjacent on cover to Dunedin, reverse with Jun. 10th arrival cds, Very Fine and rare pre-retouch use; with 1995 R.P.S.N.Z. certificate. Scott No. 32. Campbell Paterson No. A2n (7).
SG No. 115    Estimate $400 - 600.

The right side of this pre-retouch stamp shows evidence of plate damage, proving this to have occurred soon after plate put into use.

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Lot 278    

New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, horizontal pair, used with 6d red brown (122), rich colors, each tied by bold numeral "05" barred oval, matching "Waikouaiti, Otago, FE-18, 66" origin backstamp on 1866 Grindley correspondence cover to London, England, endorsed "Via Marseilles" at bottom left, reverse with Dunedin (9.18) transit cds and London (11.12) arrival; abrasion spot bottom right, Very Fine and attractive. Scott No. 32. Campbell Paterson No. A2n (7).
SG No. 115    Estimate $200 - 300.

Letter carried by P&O "Ellora" from Melbourne Sept. 28th 1866.

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